Ethiopia is now Africa’s fastest growing economy | News

Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF. Ethiopia’s economy is... Read more »

Opposition faction agrees to join South Sudan’s ruling party | News

An opposition faction controlled by South Sudan‘s first vice president has said it will join the country’s ruling party. Taban Deng Gai said on Monday that the political opposition Sudan People’s... Read more »

Ethiopia raises cry for Britain to return ‘looted’ artifacts | News

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The hair of a long-dead emperor and an intricate golden crown are among the artifacts Ethiopia’s government is demanding to be returned from British government... Read more »

US ‘locked and loaded’ if Syria uses chemical weapons again | News

The United States has warned it “is locked and loaded” to strike Syria if there are any more chemical attacks, hours after more than 100 bombs targeted facilities in... Read more »

Abiy Ahmed elected as chairman of Ethiopia’s ruling coalition | News

Ethiopia‘s ruling coalition has elected Abiy Ahmed as its new chairman, according to state media. The announcement on Tuesday by state broadcaster FANA means that Ahmed, who hails from the Oromo... Read more »

He owns much of Ethiopia. The Saudis won’t say where they’re keeping him. | News

He supplies coffee to Starbucks. He owns much of Ethiopia. And he is known as “Sheikh Mo” in the Clintons’ circle. But the gilded life of Sheikh Mohammed Hussein... Read more »

Ethiopian-Israelis decry family separation as discriminatory | News

JERUSALEM — Zemenech Bililin has not seen her sisters in more than a decade, since she immigrated to Israel from Ethiopia with part of her family. Now a 19-year-old... Read more »

Kenyatta and Odinga vow to work out differences | News

Kenya’s feuding political leaders have announced they will meet to resolve their differences. President Uhuru Kenyatta and opposition leader Raila Odinga have been at odds since 2017 elections that... Read more »

US’ Tillerson to embark on first African nations tour | News

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is heading to Africa for his first official trip to the continent. Before leaving, he announced $533 million in humanitarian assistance for several... Read more »

Reports Say Merera Gudina & Bekele Gerba Detained Again at Tadias Magazine

Ethiopia Update: Reports Say Merera Gudina & Bekele Gerba Detained Again Published by Tadias Magazine February 24th, 2018 in Featured. News reports from Ethiopia say recently freed opposition leaders... Read more »