Canadian citizen arrives back in Canada after 11 years in Ethiopian prison

A man is back on Canadian soil after being in an Ethiopian prison for 11 years. Tears filled the eyes of Bashir Makhtal and his family members as they... Read more »

Ethiopia: Efforts to Claim Teff Patent Right

By Tsegaye Tilahun Ethiopia has been undertaking various efforts to claim the patent right, whether through negotiation, public campaign and the legal system. Ten years ago, a Netherlands company... Read more »

[Update] Ethiopia returns passport of Eskinder Nega, told he can travel

The Addis Standard reports that Immigration officials have returned the passport of Eskinder Nega and that he has been told he will be allowed to travel. “His passport was... Read more »

Five OSU employees to be honored for service in Ethiopia

The Crown Council of Ethiopia, in cooperation with the School of Global Studies and Partnerships at Oklahoma State University, will honor five former and current OSU employees with Grand... Read more »

Ethiopian foreign exchange shortage will last years- new premier

Ethiopian Commercial Bank ADDIS ABABA, April 16 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s new prime minister said on Monday that a foreign exchange shortage will last for years and more cooperation with... Read more »

Ethiopian official blames indiscipline for air traffic disruption, flights resume

Flights have resumed at Ethiopia’s Bole International Airport after what was described as a rare but also brief industrial action that led to the grounding of flights on Tuesday... Read more »

Travel Monday: A Photo Trip to Ethiopia’s Danakil Depression

In the Afar region of northern Ethiopia, lies a vast, tortured, desert plain called the Danakil Depression. Danakil lies about 410 ft (125 m) below sea level, and is... Read more »

London Museum Says It’s Willing to Return Looted Ethiopian Artifacts on Long-Term Loan | Smart News

In 1868, some 13,000 British and Indian troops stormed the fortress of Ethiopian emperor Tewodros II, who had seized several European hostages amid a breakdown of relations with the... Read more »

My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Office of the Prime Minister Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Dear Prime Minister Abiy: Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on your inauguration as prime minister.... Read more »

Ethiopia has just seen ‘historic’ political change, while its China-inspired economics continue

Hawassa Industrial Park CNBC– East African economic powerhouse Ethiopia swore in a new prime minister this week, whose pledge to smooth out ethnic ruptures in the country could mean... Read more »