Fitch Affirms Ethiopia at ‘B’; Outlook Stable

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) PARIS/LONDON, November 07 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Ethiopia’s Long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘B’.... Read more »

Abuna Yemata Guh in Ethiopia is world’s most inaccessible place of worship

Abuna Yemata Guh has been on the clifftop on Northern Ethiopia since 5th century AD To visit requires a six-metre climb up sheer wall of rock with no ropes... Read more »

Ethiopia: ‘B’ rating by Fitch To debut Eurobond

Addis Ababa (HAN) November 7, 2014 – Public diplomacy and Regional Financial investment news. Ethiopia announces plans to issue Eurobond to interest foreign investors to the country.  Ethiopia, which... Read more »

Ethiopian government’s witchhunt against privately-owned media

Print Send français Tweet At least six publications have had to close in recent months and around 30 journalists have fled abroad since the start of the year as... Read more »

Higgins marvels at change in Ethiopia’s Tigray province

The BBC’s Michael Buerk described the scene there 30 years ago as “a biblical famine in the 20th century” and “the closest thing to hell on Earth”. It drove... Read more »

Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint Mobile Apps Now Free

Microsoft, the world’s largest software company, said on Thursday that it would give away a comprehensive mobile edition of Office applications for free. According to the NewYork Times report... Read more »

Ethiopia: Performance testifies the growing role of international diplomacy

Addis Ababa (HAN) November 6, 2014 – Public diplomacy and Regional Security and safety news. The Ethiopian Foreign Minister  Tedros Adhanom gave a 2007 (Ethiopian calendar)  plan orientation to Ministry... Read more »

For aid to Ethiopia’s autistic, the numbers don’t add up

Men and women on the steps of the Church of St. Mary of Zion in Axum, Ethiopia. A deeply religious nation, Ethiopians ascribe much of what happens in life... Read more »

President Michael D Higgins calls for action over refugee crisis in Ethiopia

President Michael D Higgins meeting a refugee and her baby during a visit to the GOAL nutrition centre, Tierkadi refugee camp in the Gambella region in Ethiopia. Photograph: Chris... Read more »

Ethiopia announces plans to issue Eurobond (VIDEO)

Investors in the Emerging markets have exhibited an unquenchable appetite for the Bonds Market, after the success of Kenya’s debut Eurobond, other economies like Tanzania and Ethiopia have announced... Read more »