Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi: Legacies, memories, histories

August 20 marked the second anniversary of the death of Ethiopia’s long-time leader, Meles Zenawi. Two years on, the Zenawi phenomenon is still as divisive as it is unsettling. For his supporters,... Read more »

There’s a brother fighting in Gaza and a sister waiting in Ethiopia

During Operation Protective Edge, Aregawi Tesfa was not sure he would live to see the day after the war. Tesfa fought on the front line in the most dangerous parts of the... Read more »

Take a Hike Across Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains

The Simien Mountains Alamy HAULING MYSELF UP a stony path, the air thins with every breath. Ribbons of mist weave past me and a vulture circles overhead. Just when I think my... Read more »

Why Ethiopian Extractive Industries Need Impact Agenda

Ethiopia has had a remarkable run in terms of economic growth. It is part of the EMICs – Ethiopia, Myanmar, Iran and Colombia – a group of high-opportunity countries identified by Impact... Read more »

Somalis in Ethiopia – in pictures

Leikun Nahusenay is a young and talented art photographer from Ethiopia. He holds an MA in fine art from Addis Ababa Fine Art school, and works as a studio artist and photographer... Read more »

Heineken to Open New Brewery in Ethiopia

AMSTERDAM—Heineken NV will next month open a new brewery in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in what is the Dutch brewer’s latest push to expand in Africa, one of the world’s fastest-growing beer markets.... Read more »

Ethiopia: The post-Meles universe takes shape

Prime Minister Hailemariam is developing a style of consensual politics, but some politicans and businessmen are having difficulty adjusting. The passing of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in August 2012 has shaken up... Read more »

ETHIOPIA: LOVE ON THE ROCKS OR THE LIMITS OF GUILT

ETHIOPIA: LOVE ON THE ROCKS OR THE LIMITS OF GUILT By Teshome Abebe nazret.com – In a very recent article (the Economist 5-27-2014 By M.S.) titled “Cutting through the nonsense”, the author... Read more »

ETHIOPIA: LOVE ON THE ROCKS OR THE LIMITS OF GUILT

ETHIOPIA: LOVE ON THE ROCKS OR THE LIMITS OF GUILT By Teshome Abebe nazret.com – In a very recent article (the Economist 5-27-2014 By M.S.) titled “Cutting through the nonsense”, the author... Read more »

South Sudan rebel leader in Ethiopia for talks

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — South Sudan’s rebel leader arrived in Ethiopia on Thursday, an official said, one day ahead of his first face-to-face meeting with the president since mass violence began... Read more »