Ethiopia: Attorney General to Sue Dutch Company Over Teff Patent

Photo: A. Davey Men and women harvest the Ethiopian staple grain teff in a roadside field between Axum and Adwa in Northern Ethiopia. By Yonas Abiye The Ethiopian government has delegated the... Read more »

Urban refugee economies: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Working Paper March 2018 – Ethiopia

Alison Brown, Peter Mackie, Kate Dickenson, Tegegne Gebre-​Egziabher Summary With a focus on the informal economy, this research provides new insights into urban refugee economies and their contribution to market development in... Read more »

Ethiopia: Efforts to Claim Teff Patent Right

By Tsegaye Tilahun Ethiopia has been undertaking various efforts to claim the patent right, whether through negotiation, public campaign and the legal system. Ten years ago, a Netherlands company got the patent... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ethnic Federalism for Democratic Unity in Diversity

editorial By Dirriba Teshome Being an Ethiopian is based on our unity and diversity as we are diverse in religion, nation, culture, language, sex, age and so on. What binds us together... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ensuring Fair Wealth Distribution Via Avoiding Resource Curse

By Sintayehu Tamirat Among the potential causes of conflict is unjust distribution of wealth generated from the resources. Hence, it is wise enough to examine the existing laws and their practices to... Read more »

Ethiopia confirms 8 nationals missing in London tower inferno

The Ethiopia government says eight British nationals with Ethiopian origin are still missing in an inferno that engulfed a high rise residential apartment in London. The Ethiopian Embassy in the United Kingdom... Read more »

Rubbish dump landslide kills at least 48 in Ethiopia – Irish Times

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WADA warn against jailing doping cheats as Ethiopian faces three-year sentence

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has reiterated its concern with handing jail terms to athletes who fails drugs tests after claims an Ethiopian runner faces at least three years behind bars for... Read more »

Ethiopian govt values concerns of protesters and is working to meet their demands – envoy

Ethiopia is one of the world’s fastest growing economies, having registered double digit economic growth for the last thirteen years. But this growth has also spiked expectations and created a demanding society.... Read more »

Diplomats seek release of vintage rally flyers stranded in Ethiopia – The Guardian

Diplomats for the UK, Ireland and the US are working to secure the release of a group of pilots, including a maverick British aviator, grounded by Ethiopian authorities during an attempt to... Read more »