On the trail of the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia’s Lake Tana

The African bush and world-renowned religious sites are meant to be two separate holiday options. Stories about examining ancient Christian scrolls and searching for the tell-tale bubbles of an... Read more »

Ethiopia ready to sell hi tech stakes

INTERNATIONAL – Ethiopia  will split its state-owned telecommunications company and sell stakes in the two new entities piecemeal to international operators, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said. Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation,... Read more »

Eritrea breaks silence and responds to Ethiopia peace overtures, will send delegation

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Two weeks after the Ethiopian government made the surprise announcement that it was ready to accept a nearly 20-year-old peace deal with Eritrea, the reclusive... Read more »

Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports

JOHANNESBURG – Somalia and Ethiopia will jointly invest in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for access to ports... Read more »

Somalia, Ethiopia to jointly invest in four seaports on the Red Sea

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – Somalia and Ethiopia announced they were jointly investing in four seaports to attract foreign investment to their two countries, the latest move in a tussle for... Read more »

Mohammad Bin Zayed and Ethiopian PM hold talks

They reviewed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation, as well as latest regional and international developments Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan in Addis Ababa. Addis Ababa: An official round... Read more »

Sisi asks Ethiopia PM to swear to God that dam project will not hurt Egypt

Egyptian president, Abdel Fattah el Sisi concluded a joint press conference with his Ethiopian counterpart by seeking the strongest reassurance concerning the latter’s dam project on the Nile. Talks... Read more »

How Ethiopia’s peace offer caught Eritrea’s regime by surprise | Ethiopia

On June 5, Ethiopia announced it would fully accept and implement the 2000 Algiers Peace Accord that ended its border war with Eritrea. It also said it would accept a 2002 ruling... Read more »

Ethiopia names new Army Chief

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed Seare Mekonnen as the new Army Chief of Staff replacing Samora Yenus. The appointment of Seare Mekonnen marks the first change at... Read more »

Ethiopia offers an olive branch to Eritrea | Ethiopia

It has been 18 years since Ethiopia and Eritrea signed the Algiers Peace Accord that officially ended the 1998-2000 war, which killed an estimated 100,000, displaced more than a... Read more »