French company eyes EEPCo’s wind projects

Vergnet, the sole wind turbine manufacturer in France, is eyeing the Ethiopian Electricity and Power Corporation’s (EEPCo) wind farm projects over the coming ten years, according to Marc Vergnet, president and owner... Read more »

Ethiopian egalitartian community thrives ( VIDEO )

Nestled in Ethiopia’s rural Debub Gondar Zone exists Awra Amba, a small, utopian community in which men cook supper and religious observance is taboo. Sixty-three-year-old Zumra Nuru, a longtime promoter of gender... Read more »

Egyptian Foreign M. Abul Gheit upbeat about talks with Ethiopian officials over Nile waters

Egyptian Foreign Minister Ahmed Abu Gheit was feeling positive about talks held in Addis Ababa between Ethiopian officials and himself and Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation, Fayza Abul Naga. The talks focused... Read more »
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New one-birr coins to arrive in fortnight

The National bank of Ethiopia (NBE) is to receive the new one-birr coins from the Royal Canadian Mint (RCM), the company assigned to do the job in two weeks time, a senior... Read more »
Worlds oldest christian book found in Ethiopia

Manuscript found in Ethiopian monastery could be world’s oldest illustrated Christian work

A manuscript found in a remote Ethiopian monastery could be the oldest illustrated Christian work in the world, experts have claimed. Originally thought to be from around the 11th century, new carbon... Read more »
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Ethiopian Football National Team Hired Nigerian Descent Iffy Onoura As a Head Coach

Glasgow-born former Gillingham, Huddersfield and Swindon striker Iffy Onoura has been named head coach of the Ethiopia national team. The 42-year-old, who is of Nigerian descent, began his coaching career in 2004... Read more »
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Africa’s Failing Democracies

By Jason McLure When human rights Watch criticized the results of Ethiopia’s May elections, in which the ruling coalition “won” an improbable 545 out of 547 seats, leaders in Addis Ababa didn’t... Read more »

Petronas May Begin Ethiopian Gas Exports in 2015, Ministry Says

By Fred Ojambo (Bloomberg) — Petroliam Nasional Bhd., Malaysia’s state-owned oil company, may begin exporting natural gas from Ethiopia in five years, when production starts at a plant it is building in... Read more »

Tamagne Beyene Honored by Ethiopians (VIDEO)

Ethiopian across the globe Honored Activist and Ethiopianist Tamagne Beyene for his bravery, uprightness of character, personal integrity, courage, and for being a symbol of perseverance and defiance in the struggle for... Read more »
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Ethiopia’s Chances at CAF 2012 got a boost from Nigeria

The Ethiopian National Football team has just increased its chances of qualification for the 2012 African Cup of Nations with out kicking a ball. Team Ethiopia which is placed in Group B... Read more »