Ethiopia: Google Maps still detour via Sudan for Addis-Asmara road trip

The breathtaking change taking place in Ethiopia and Eritrea is too much even for the internet giant Google. Days after announcing Ethiopia and Eritrea have declared the end of war and normalizing... Read more »

Ethiopia Invests in its Neighbors’ Ports

Port Sudan (file image) By MarEx 2018-05-10 20:02:00 Landlocked Ethiopia has announced significant new steps to diversify its access to seagoing trade. Since the 1990s, it has depended almost exclusively upon the... Read more »

Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen | Tom Gardner | Global development

“We met in the desert,” says Badru Mohammed, gesturing at his three companions. The four Ethiopian boys pause for breath and refreshment beside the road, grasping their plastic water bottles tightly as... Read more »

Car accident killed 4 in Central Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) — A car accident in Ethiopia’s central Oromia regional state has killed four people, a regional official said on Sunday. Aschalew Alemu, Public Relations Chief at East... Read more »

Car accident in northern Ethiopia leaves 9 dead – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 18 (Xinhua) — A car accident in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state has killed nine people, an Ethiopian official said on Thursday. Gobeze Yifraw, Public Relations Director, East Gojjam... Read more »

Ethiopia: Will Logistics’ Freight Services See Headway Soon?

By Mengisteab Teshome To deal with challenges in the logistics’ freight services, a national logistic strategy is being drafted while Ethio-Djibouti railway is considered to significantly abate hurdles in the sector. Stakeholders... Read more »

Ethiopia and Djibouti to Expand Fuel Port and Upgrade Road

Ethiopia and Djibouti have agreed to upgrade the Ethio-Djibouti corridor road and expand the horizon fuel terminal. This was decided after the 2 countries ministers for transport met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s... Read more »

Ethiopia govt working to resolve Oromia, Somali region security crisis

The Ethiopian government says it is working to resolve a deadly boundary crisis between the Oromia and Somali regional states. Clashes between the armed factions in the two states have led to... Read more »

Canada issues Ethiopia security alert citing road clashes in four cities

The Canadian government on Wednesday issued a safety and security alert for Ethiopia, citing clashes in parts of the country. They subsequently cautioned citizens to exercise caution. A statement on its official... Read more »

Ethiopia: Changing Gear for Viable Road Network

By Zelalem Girma Adding luster to Ethiopia’s prosperity,the revitalization of its century-old road network and the modernization of road transport system are promising a rapid and new national growth. The stride Ethiopia... Read more »