Ethiopia’s ‘African tiger’ leaps towards middle income

It is now three decades since Ethiopia experienced the infamous famine that cost the lives of more than a million people. The tragedy prompted the BBC’s Michael Buerk to describe it as... Read more »

Ethiopia – Country Case Study Update

London — A country case study update on Ethiopia which forms part or the 2013 Human Rights and Democracy Report. Progress on most economic and social rights continues on a broadly positive... Read more »

Ethiopia briefed Swiss Secretary on the current security in Somalia

Addis Ababa (HAN) October 8, 2014. Public diplomacy and National security news. Ethiopia State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Berhane Gebre-Christos held discussions  with Swiss State Secretary for Foreign Affairs, Yves Rossier,... Read more »

Yemen’s Saleh seeks refuge in Ethiopia

Former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh has decided to flee to Ethiopia to escape a likely attack by armed Houthi militias, after the group directed many threats at him and besieged his... Read more »

Rationalisation Required As Follow-Up to Historic Nile Talks

editorial A new trend seems to have begun between the leaders of the two long overdue rival countries – Ethiopia and Egypt. For the teacher-turned-diplomat-turned-head of state, Hailemariam Desalegn, of Ethiopia, and... Read more »

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 »

Ethiopia’s improvement should allay its critics

Regarding the Houston Chronicle editorial about Ethiopia, “Do Better” (Page B7, July 29), while one can take a snapshot of Ethiopia’s current political, economic and social circumstances and find areas for serious... Read more »

Ethiopia’s improvement should allay its critics

Regarding the Houston Chronicle editorial about Ethiopia, “Do Better” (Page B7, July 29), while one can take a snapshot of Ethiopia’s current political, economic and social circumstances and find areas for serious... 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 »

Ethiopian Police Arrested 11 People After Political Party Members Despute

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian police detained a dozen opposition party members after a scuffle broke out at the party’s headquarters. Yeshiwas Assefa said Thursday that his splinter group went to the... Read more »