40% of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam completed: Ethiopian president

Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome said in an interview with UK-UAE news channel Sky News Arabia that 40 percent of his country’s Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project has been completed, and the first... Read more »

Ancient rock churches put Ethiopia back on tourist map

Kiya Gezahegne joined an unruly, jostling throng surrounding a priest who wielded a 12th-century gold and bronze cross, one of the most sacred artefacts in Ethiopia. A young man shut his eyes... Read more »

Ethiopia: The post-Meles universe takes shape

Prime Minister Hailemariam is developing a style of consensual politics, but some politicans and businessmen are having difficulty adjusting. The passing of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in August 2012 has shaken up... Read more »

Ethiopia receives credit ratings needed for Eurobond issue

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia received its first credit ratings on Friday, paving the way for a possible debut sovereign debt issue which would give investors another route into Africa’s second-most populous country.... Read more »

China Assures Commitment to Continent

China’s prime minister is emphasizing his nation’s commitment to investing in Africa during a visit to the continent. Prime Minister Li Keqiang spoke Monday on China-Africa relations at the AU headquarters building,... Read more »

Dejen Gebremeskel wins BAA 5K Race

Boston, MA- For the second straight year, Dejen Gebremeskel, 24, of Ethiopia set an event record in winning the Boston Athletic Association 5K race Saturday, crossing the finish line at Boston Common... Read more »

Ethiopians Men and Women Dominates Dubai Marathon

Road running powerhouse Ethiopia bagged the top five positions in the men’s section and the top nine spots in the women’s category in the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon on Friday. In conditions... Read more »
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Ethiopian Exports Increased by 38% in Year on Coffee

Exports from Ethiopia, Africa’s biggest coffee producer, surged 38 percent in the year through July 7 as shipments of the beans jumped, the Trade Ministry said. Total exports amounted to $2.8 billion... Read more »
Ethiopians sent $1.5 billion

Ethiopians sent  a record $1.5 billion dollars to home in the past year

Ethiopia received a record US$ 1.5 billion from its citizens abroad during the just ended 2010/11 fiscal year, data released by the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has revealed. The figure, which... Read more »