Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia

With every generation, the chance to see some of the world’s last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades ago, there were... Read more »

Tribal people desperately cling to tradition in Omo Valley, Ethiopia

With every generation, the chance to see some of the world’s last tribal people living authentically dwindles. When I visited the Omo Valley in southern Ethiopia almost two decades ago, there were... Read more »

Ethiopia under fire over journalist arrest

Ethiopia under fire over journalist arrest/AFP ADDIS ABABA, May 29- The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) on Friday called on authorities in Ethiopia to release a journalist being held without charge following... Read more »

Egypt’s FM meets Ethiopian counterpart for dam talks

Egypt’s Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy met on Wednesday with his Ethiopian counterpart Tedros Adhanom to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries and issues related to Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, Al-Ahram’s Arabic... Read more »

Ethiopia May Delay Joining WTO in 2015; Cites Competition

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia may delay plans to join the World Trade Organization in 2015 if the country is required to liberalize its tightly regulated telecoms and banking industries sooner than it... Read more »

Mamitu Daska of Ethiopia wins 4th elite women’s Bolder Boulder title

BOULDER — Mamitu Daska is unquestionably the current queen of the Bolder Boulder’s elite women’s 10K race. The Ethiopian won her fourth title Monday well ahead of the rest of the field,... Read more »

Egypt’s presidential runner pledges to peacefully resolve dam row with Ethiopia

May 26, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Egypt’s presidential front runner Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi said he would be keen to resolve the long running Nile water dispute with Ethiopia through dialogue if he is... Read more »

Ethiopia pushes retail door ajar to foreigners

* Foreign retailers blocked from Ethiopian market * Government says it’s open to foreigners managing state firms * “Archaic” distribution networks force prices up * High public spending squeezing out private sector... Read more »

Enough is enough in Ethiopia

It’s time for the people to rise up By Graham Peebles There are tentative signs that the people of Ethiopia are beginning to organize themselves and stand up against the Ethiopian People’s... Read more »

More bad news for Tullow as it hits water in Ethiopia

Tullow Oil Updated 23 May 2014 12:23 PM OIL/GAS exploration firm Tullow Oil has found water-bearing reservoirs in its South Omo block, onshore Ethiopia. ‘; document.write(s); return; } window.google_adnum = window.google_adnum || null;... Read more »