Theresa May thanks Ethiopia for release of Briton from death row

A British national who was kidnapped and imprisoned in Ethiopia has been released from death row. Prime Minister Theresa May has thanked her Ethiopian counterpart for the release of Ethiopia-born Andargachew Tsege,... Read more »

V&A opens dialogue on looted Ethiopian treasures

Abyssinian expedition IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM The Victoria and Albert Museum is offering to return Ethiopian treasures that were looted by British troops at the battle of Maqdala in 1868. They would be... Read more »

Ethiopia’s new PM, Ghana’s record IPO, and Angola and UK uncover fraud

Ethiopia to vote in new prime minister, though political protests and arrests persist On Tuesday, the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front voted Dr. Abiy Ahmed the new chairman of the four-party... Read more »

Please don’t stop giving to charity – these Ethiopian farmers show how crucial it is | Tadesse Amera | Opinion

Among crops, cotton is notorious for the high volumes of hazardous pesticides used to grow it. Pesticide poisoning of smallholder farmers is all too common and indiscriminate use is a major cause... Read more »

Stranded in Calais: ‘This is not a life … We are human, we are human’ | France

Calais, France – An industrial zone in Calais is the setting for a gut-wrenching spectacle in Europe’s refugee crisis.  Here, on a wet, miserable Thursday, dozens stand out in the rain. Some kick about... Read more »

Kenya and Ethiopia, rising economic giants [Business Africa]

Rising economic giants Nigeria and South Africa may be out of recession, however Kenya and Ethiopia might soon outshine these economic giants in the competition for investment, according to the newly released... Read more »

Ethiopia: UK Announces 90 Million Pounds Funding for Family Planning in Ethiopia

press release London — The UK Department for International Development announced 90 million pounds of support for family planning in Ethiopia. The UK, through its Department for International Development today announced its... Read more »

UK issues travel alert for Ethiopia, cautions over ‘dodgy’ internet

The United Kingdom’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) on Tuesday issued a travel advice to its citizens with respect to Ethiopia. According to the alert, despite the restoration of internet after a... Read more »

Visiting an Ethiopian HIV charity influenced my social work training | Tom Jones | Social Care Network

Halfway through my social work MA, I decided to use part of my summer holiday to travel around Ethiopia, and so in July last year, I visited the Beza Association, a foundation... Read more »

UK Trains Ethiopian Security Forces, as MPs Call for Action on … – Common Dreams

The UK Government is training senior members of Ethiopia’s security sector, despite the illegal detention of a British father on the country’s death row. The news comes as 53 MPs and peers... Read more »