Ethiopia to double road network to 200,000km by 2020 – News

30 May 2018 | By GCR Staff Rapidly industrialising Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country, has set an ambitious target to double the length of its road network by... Read more »

Ethiopia has just seen ‘historic’ political change, while its China-inspired economics continue

Hawassa Industrial Park CNBC– East African economic powerhouse Ethiopia swore in a new prime minister this week, whose pledge to smooth out ethnic ruptures in the country could mean... Read more »

Under the Radar: Ethiopia’s economic growth offers opportunities and challenges

Not many may know that Ethiopia was among the first countries to join the International Monetary Fund (IMF) when the latter was formed on 27 December 1945.  Nevertheless, it... Read more »

Ethiopia is new chair of Nile-basin council of ministers

Seleshi Bekele, the Ethiopian minister for Water, has replaced his Ugandan counterpart Sam Cheptoris as chairman of the Nile Basin Council of Ministers (Nile-COM).   Bekele, chosen last... Read more »

Ethiopia Fact Sheet September 2017 – ReliefWeb

ReliefWeb Ethiopia Fact Sheet September 2017ReliefWebEthiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 883,546 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 30 September 2017. Since... Read more »

Ethiopia: UK Announces 90 Million Pounds Funding for Family Planning in Ethiopia

press release London — The UK Department for International Development announced 90 million pounds of support for family planning in Ethiopia. The UK, through its Department for International Development... Read more »

Ethiopians are having a tense debate over who really owns Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa skyline Nine months into a state-of-emergency imposed to quell popular unrest, Ethiopia’s ruling party, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has unveiled its first significant political... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Oromos are asserting their rights for Addis Ababa or Finfinne — Quartz

Nine months into a state-of-emergency imposed to quell popular unrest, Ethiopia’s ruling party, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has unveiled its first significant political concession. But the... Read more »

Drought-hit Ethiopia moves to protect its dwindling forests

According to the ministry, the biggest forest conservation programmes are taking place in Oromia, which is home to a third of the country’s population. Drought and famine... Read more »

Ethiopia: Youth Bulge in Cities and Towns, its Remedies

Photo americancouncils.org By Tsegaye Tegenu Although still a majority rural country, Ethiopia has been rapidly urbanizing in the past few decades. The urban centres have increased both in size... Read more »