Ethiopia to launch first satellite next year

By ANDUALEM SISAY Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put the devices into orbit. “The satellite... Read more »

Number of blood donors from Ethiopian community in Israel doubles after rule change – Israel News

Following a change in Health Ministry policy that now allows Israelis born in Ethiopia to donate blood, the number of donors from the Israeli-Ethiopian community has doubled in a space of a... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines’ acquisition spree unsettles Kenya Airways :: Kenya

Ethiopian Airlines plane In summary The airline has stakes in Malawian and Togolese carriers and is planning to buy into airlines operating in Zambia, Chad, Mozambique and Guinea It has secured an... Read more »

Ethiopia and Egypt Smooth Tensions Over Nile Dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Reservoir By Matina Stevis-Gridneff and Jared Malsin Wall Street Journal CAIRO—Officials from Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on Wednesday made progress after months of acrimony over how to share... Read more »

Coffee faces double threat in Ethiopia

Farmer Ahmed Mume started growing khat on his coffee farm in Deder, eastern Ethiopia a decade ago. Photo: AP One kilogram of coffee sells for between 50 and 60 birr ($2.40-$2.80). A... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines to step up expansion with more deals and jets

Ethiopian Airlines Bole Airport File ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Even by its own standards, Ethiopian Airlines’ ETHA.UL recent growth has been fast — so fast that it revised the ambitious 15-year strategy... Read more »

Ethiopia, Palestine Filmmakers at Cannes with Emerging Talent Program – Variety

The International Emerging Film Talent Association returns to Cannes with workshops and a new documentary as part of its mandate to help filmmakers from emerging regions, which this year includes Bangladesh, Ethiopia,... Read more »

Coffee faces a double threat to its existence in eastern Ethiopia

HARAR, Ethiopia (Reuters) – For generations, farmers planted the lush earth of Awedai and nearby areas in eastern Ethiopia with coffee trees, earning a livelihood from a crop that is now the... Read more »

Ethiopia overtakes Ghana as Fastest-Growing African Economy – IMF

The offices of the Pan African chamber of commerce, left, and Wegagaen Bank SC stand beyond the Addis Ababa light rail track in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Saturday, June 25, 2016. Kenya... Read more »

IMF Sees Ethiopia Beating Ghana as Fastest-Growing Africa Economy

Ghana has lost its mantle as the African economy likely to grow the quickest this year to Ethiopia, which has held the position for most of the past decade, International Monetary Fund... Read more »