Ethiopia Signs US $600 Million Financing Agreement With World Bank

Ethiopia signed US$600 million financing agreement with WB for the implementation of the fourth Productive Safety Net Program on Friday (October 31). The agreement was signed by Sufian Ahmed,... Read more »

Climate-Driven Migration Increasing Disease Burden in Ethiopia

(Photo: trust.org) By Kagondu Njagi Gondar — When increasingly erratic weather ruined his crops of maize, wheat and barley in highland Maksegni, the middle-aged farmer migrated to Metemma, in... Read more »

New York Marathon 2014: Will to Win Returns After Training Partner’s Death

By LINDSAY CROUSE, New York Times Buzunesh Deba, left, with Tigist Tufa, was second in the 2013 New York City Marathon, months after her friend Meskerem Legesse died. Credit... Read more »

Regreening program to restore one-sixth of Ethiopia’s land

Fifteen years years ago the villages around Abrha Weatsbha in northern Ethiopia were on the point of being abandoned. The hillsides were barren, the communities, plagued by floods and... Read more »

Amnesty Says Ethiopia Detains 5000 Oromos Illegally Since 2011

Ethiopia’s government illegally detained at least 5,000 members of the country’s most populous ethnic group, the Oromo, over the past four years as it seeks to crush political dissent,... Read more »

Hoax Alert: NASA Confirms 6 Days Of Darkness In December

(IBTIMES) Hoax makers continued to create confusion and fear as they said that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the US allegedly confirmed that the Earth would... Read more »

30 years on: Ethiopia and the business of hunger

It’s 30 years since Michael Buerke’s harrowing report of a ‘biblical famine’ reached BBC TV screens. Following a year of cynical government inaction and silence, Bob Geldof launched a... Read more »

Remembering Ethiopia’s famine 30 years on

Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Up to a million people died in the disaster, but the reports prompted... Read more »

Addis Ababa’s monorail project keeps Ethiopia on track for transformation

Out of the dust and rubble of decimated junctions, soaring slabs of concrete are returning a semblance of order to the centre of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s mushrooming capital. The... Read more »

Addis Ababa’s monorail project keeps Ethiopia on track for transformation

Out of the dust and rubble of decimated junctions, soaring slabs of concrete are returning a semblance of order to the centre of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s mushrooming capital. The... Read more »