Launch of the Project for "Improving Land Governance in the IGAD Region"

The project for “Improving Land Governance in the IGAD Region” was launched in Djibouti on Monday (February 16). Under this 6-year project, supported by the Swedish Agency for Development and Cooperation, the... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Zone 9 Bloggers continue to trend

20 February 2015 Last updated at 12:04 ET BBC Trending What’s popular and why In April 2014 BBC Trending covered the arrest of six bloggers and three journalists in Ethiopia. The bloggers... Read more »

How a trip to Ethiopia shattered stereotypes, spurred documentary

Amen Gibreab (right), director of the film Horeta: The Journey Beyond Culture, enjoys a traditional Ethiopian coffee ceremony performed by Fanaye Debalke at Gojo Ethiopian Restaurant on Aurora Ave. (Photo by Alex... Read more »

Ethiopian businesses adopt Japanese kaizen philosophy

For decades, Ethiopia’s economy was controlled by the government but it is slowly opening up to a free market. Many companies, however, still do things using old ways – creating problems such... Read more »

Tackling Fallen Uterus and Its Causes in Rural Ethiopia

ASSOSA, Ethiopia – Santibe Kurben, 40, suffered for years from uterine prolapse – a condition in which the pelvic muscles been weakened, causing the uterus to slip down into, or even out... Read more »

The 40th Anniversary of the Foundation of the TPLF and the Struggle Against the Military Dictatorship

Today (February 18) marks the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The occasion, being celebrated in the Stadium at Mekelle, the capital of Tigray Regional State,... Read more »

The UK Is Too Busy Cooperating with Ethiopia on Anti-Terrorism to Help a …

Andy Tsege with Yemi Hailemariam and their children This post originally appeared on VICE UK. Andargachew Tsege, known to his friends and family as Andy, is a British citizen who has been... Read more »

Space Observatory Offers Ethiopia Pathway to Stars, Development

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA— Two optical telescopes are the latest means through which Ethiopia aims to use space technology to further the country’s development. The observatory is fully functional, and soon it will... Read more »

‘Music is like gold’: Hip-hop in Amharic finds its voice in Ethiopia

At the same time, “rapping in Amharic limits the extent of your audience to Ethiopia, maybe some other East African countries,” said 33-year-old rapper Woah, best known for “Walya” about Ethiopia’s fanatically... Read more »

Salt Producers Get Model Iodizing Machines

Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) has provided salt producing areas with six salt iodizing machines, which were bought from South Africa. The Machinery called Davey are supplied to Godusbo of Somali... Read more »