Ethiopia crackdown on student protests taints higher education success

Over the past 15 years, Ethiopia has become home to one of the world’s fastest-growing higher education systems. Increasing the number of graduates in the country is a key component of the... Read more »

The US Has Higher Income Inequality Than Britain. And Bangladesh. And Ethiopia

This month, Bloomberg Rankings dove into U.S. census data to measure the level of economic equality in each of 435 congressional districts—a useful endeavor, given all the recent political attention on inequality.... Read more »

Egypt Willing to Negotiate With Ethiopia

Nabil Fahmy, the Foreign Minister of Egypt, has reportedly stated that Egypt is willing to negotiate earnestly with Ethiopia regarding the proposed Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) following a period of heightened diplomatic... Read more »

Not so Fair Trade

BUYING ‘Fair Trade’ coffee is not really helping the very poor, new research suggests. By comparing living standards in Fair Trade-certified producing areas in Ethiopia and Uganda with similar non-Fair Trade regions,... Read more »

Ethiopia in $500m Boeing fleet expansion deal with China

The Ethiopian Airlines said on Monday in Addis Ababa that it has signed a $500m agreement with the Chinese Government to expand its Boeing fleet. Tewolde Gebremariam told the News Agency of... Read more »

Ethiopia in Danger! Is There a Way Out Without Our Mutual Destruction? – By …

If Ethiopia is to emerge from an “ethnic apartheid era of the TPLF)” with enough strength to meet the challenges of the future, the people of Ethiopia must seek reconciliation, genuine justice... Read more »

Why ‘Made in Ethiopia’ Could Be The ‘Next Made in China’

By Tom Gara CONNECT Workers at a factory in Hangzhou, China, making national flags for the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images China’s was once known as cheapest factory floor on... Read more »

Ethiopia committed to ‘genuine negotiations with Egypt’: Ethiopian minister

Ethiopia is “committed to genuine negotiations with Egypt” in order to address the downstream nation’s concerns about the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)(Photo from Ethiopian Electric Power Cooperation) Ethiopia is “committed to... Read more »

Mining the green gold of Ethiopia’s Danakil

As companies rush to secure their claim on Ethiopia’s mineral riches, the government is keen to show it supports international transparency measures. Ethiopia is in the midst of a gold, oil, mineral... Read more »

Ethiopia ignores ‘repeated’ calls for dam negotiations: Egypt FM

Egypt has repeatedly called for negotiations with Ethiopia over the Grand Renaissance Dam but has not received a real response, Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said. Fahmy, in an interview with Al-Ahram... Read more »