Ethiopia Courts Foreigners for Sugar Plant as Army Sidelined

Ethiopia’s government plans to hire foreign companies to help develop the country’s sugar industry, after canceling a military-industrial conglomerate’s contract on a key project. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in... Read more »

Bomb blast in Ethiopia kills 3, Oromia region blames Ethio-Somali militia

A grenade explosion in the Ethiopian town of Moyale, has killed three persons and left scores wounded. Local media portals confirmed that the attack occured near a bus station.... Read more »

Ethiopia: The last Greeks of Addis Ababa | Greece

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – “Did you know that Ethiopia gets its name from the Greek word Aethiopia, first used by Homer?” Greek Ambassador to Ethiopia Nikolaos Patakias says proudly.... Read more »

Ethiopia has new prime minister, while China-style economics continue

Eric Lafforgue | Art in All of Us | Corbis via Getty Images Ethiopian farmers threshing grain with bullocks on January 18, 2017, in Lalibela, Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s population, the... Read more »

Ethiopia’s parliament swears in new prime minister

The country’s ruling coalition appointed Ahmed the new leader after weeks of uncertainty and protest. He succeeds former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who unexpectedly resigned February 15. Hailemariam took... Read more »

Ethiopia: More than 1,100 detained under state of emergency | Ethiopia News

Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested more than 1,100 people since the country declared a state of emergency after the prime minister’s resignation last month, according to state media. Hailemariam... Read more »

Ethiopia, Greece Sign Maritime Job Offer

By Haftu Gebrezgabiher Ethiopia and the Hellenic Republic (Greece) signed maritime agreement which offers job opportunities to Ethiopians on Greece vessels aboard, yesterday. Regarding the maritime sector, the agreement... Read more »

Ethiopia Arrests a Dozen Opposition Activists Over Flag Display

Ethiopian police arrested 12 opposition activists, including previously freed detainees, after they displayed a flag that differs from the official national banner. Those arrested include four members of the... Read more »

Eritrea Rejects Allegation It’s Trying to Destabilize Ethiopia

Eritrean nformation Minister Yemane Gebremeskel Bloomberg– Eritrea’s government rejected allegations by neighboring Ethiopia that it’s trying to destabilize the country after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned last month. Ethiopia... Read more »

Eritrea to Ethiopia: Deal with your security crisis, stop chasing scapegoats

Eritrea says Ethiopia must move to deal with its chronic internal security crisis instead of finding scapegoats from outside. This is the position of Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel in... Read more »