The Numbers Say the Ethiopian Economy Is Doing Very Well. Reality Says Many Ethiopian Citizens Are Not

Group of African children – Ethiopia, East Africa For some, the emergence of Ethiopia as Africa’s third-largest economy is cause for celebration. The ancient nation skirting the continent’s horn... Read more »

Ethiopia vows to protect European companies after farms attacked … – The Guardian

Ian Derry was shocked when he got the news. A group of men had ransacked his company’s factory and burned down several buildings. A decade of work, tonnes of... Read more »

Ethiopia vows to protect European companies after farms attacked – The Guardian

Ian Derry was shocked when he got the news. A group of men had ransacked his company’s factory and burned down several buildings. A decade of work, tonnes of... Read more »

Local Ethiopians miss out as big agriculture firms struggle in Gambella

As dusk envelops the grasslands of Gambella in western Ethiopia, a weary Jakob Pouch sits on a jerry can, resting his chest against a wooden staff. The 45-year-old evangelical... Read more »

‘Nightmare’ for Ethiopian pastoralists as foreign investors buy up land

Ethiopia’s policy of leasing millions of hectares of land to foreign investors is encouraging human rights violations, ruining livelihoods and disturbing a delicate political balance between ethnic groups, a... Read more »

US NGO Slams Rose Grower’s Karaturi Ethiopia Venture

The smell of success is usually sweet. But for the Rs 560 crore turnover Karuturi Global, this axiom cannot be farther than the truth. Karuturi’s ambitious foray into Ethiopia,... Read more »

Activists asking President Obama to reassess Ethiopia’s partnership

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Rights groups are asking President Barack Obama to re-evaluate the U.S.-Ethiopia relationship over allegations the leader of the East African nation is becoming increasingly... Read more »