Ethiopia’s waste-to-energy plant is a first in Africa

For half a century, the Koshe dump site has been the only landfill in Addis Ababa. As the city has expanded, the landfill – which used to lie on... Read more »

Ethiopia secures US$ 101 AfDB funding for power systems upgrade

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 23 2017 – Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group have approved a loan and a grant amounting to US$101.46m for the rehabilitation of power... Read more »

Ethiopia: Tech Hubs for Innovation, Development

By Misael Lemma ‘Tech hub’ is a buzzword usually used in discussions about technologically advanced cities. Although, different scholars define it differently, generally a tech hub (startup or incubator... Read more »

Disarming the world | Nuclear weapons

For centuries, following bloody conflicts, military leaders acknowledged that some weapons were simply too awful to be used, but those same militaries generally continued to use them. The first... Read more »

Africa: How U.S. Surveillance Helps Repressive Regimes – the Ethiopia Case

By Felix Horne (Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa) Recent stories from Edward Snowden’s disclosures show how the US government’s involvement with Ethiopia presents a case study in enabling repressive... Read more »

How US Surveillance Helps Repressive Regimes—the Ethiopia Case

Recent stories from Edward Snowden’s disclosures show how the US government’s involvement with Ethiopia presents a case study in enabling repressive regimes to carry out surveillance on their own citizens. In... Read more »

5 Days With the Jewish Children of Ethiopia

In August I flew to Ethiopia with my friend Adi to volunteer with the Jewish community in Gondar for five days. We joined 10 Israeli post-army volunteers who ran... Read more »

BBC – Travel – Ethiopia’s miraculous underground churches

I have always questioned God’s existence, but in the northern Ethiopian town of Lalibela, I was presented with fairly substantial evidence. Officially Christian since 330AD, Ethiopia claims to be... Read more »

Ethiopia: Gishen Pharmacy disputes selling drugs without prescriptions

Amakelech Lulu, CEO of Gishen Pharmacy Photo Capital Capital – Gishen Pharmacy says they will publicly apologize if it is proven their pharmacists sold medicine without a prescription. An... Read more »

Ethiopia: Gishen Denies Doping Involvement

The management of Gishen Pharmacy Plc, one of the largest pharmacies in the city, with multiple branches, has denied the sale of a drug called EPO (Erythropoietin) that was... Read more »