In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust | Global development

‘They promised us we would get jobs there,” says Tadele, nodding at the grand, almost baroque edifice at the bottom of the hill. Adama’s new railway station, yellow bricks golden in the... Read more »

In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust

The new railway station in the city of Adama in central Ethiopia.Photograph: Charlie Rosser By Tom Gardner The Guardian They promised us we would get jobs there,” says Tadele, nodding at the... Read more »

Tirupur garment units turn to Ethiopia

SCM Garments, the exports arm of the SCM Group of Companies from Tirupur, is setting up a 500-machine garment unit in Ethiopia. The company had opened the facility a couple of weeks... Read more »

As wild weather hits crops, Ethiopian women turn to savings

GANTA KANACHAMA, Ethiopia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Workinesh Denda, a stocky middle-aged woman, arranges hand-made stoves in a neat line in a small shop in Ganta Kanachama village, in southern Ethiopia. “Before... Read more »

Gedion Zelalem to play for U.S. at FIFA Under-20 World Cup

  Arsenal midfielder Gedion Zelalem will finally have the chance to turn out for the United States after FIFA granted him clearance on Wednesday. Fox Soccer BY Kyle McCarthy FIFA has cleared... Read more »

Anti-ISIL demonstrations turn violent in Ethiopia

Thousands of Ethiopian demonstrators hurled stones and scuffled with police during a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa after a video showed dozens of their compatriots being shot and beheaded by ISIL... Read more »

Ethiopia’s $5bn project that could turn it into Africa’s water powerhouse

Each week, Africa View explores the trends, figures and initiatives shaping Africa. From education and energy to technology and innovation, it showcases topics and influential sectors driving countries on the continent. (CNN)It’s... Read more »

Ethiopia’s women vow to turn tide of violence, rape and murder

Tejnesh Leweg’neh, a 15-year-old from Ethiopia’s mountainous northern Shoa region, was abducted by three men on her way to market in October. They tried to force her to agree to marry one... Read more »

Jennifer Lopez/Cameron Diaz new movie turns Atlanta into Ethiopia for a day

The Cameron Diaz-Jennifer Lopez movie “What to Expect When You’re Expecting” has been filming at Piedmont Park, Little Five Points and at Smith’s Olde Bar. Recently the movie, also starring Chris Rock,... Read more »