Egypt says it has new ‘vision’ for Ethiopia’s dam

Egypt’s Irrigation Minister Hossam El-Moghazi told privately owned Mehwar channel that Egypt has a new “vision” regarding Ethiopia’s planned Grand Renaissance Dam ahead of another round of talks in... Read more »

Take a Hike Across Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains

The Simien Mountains Alamy HAULING MYSELF UP a stony path, the air thins with every breath. Ribbons of mist weave past me and a vulture circles overhead. Just when... Read more »

Ethiopia and Sudan set to launch joint military operation

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 14, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s ministry of defence announced on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement with its Sudanese counterpart to establish a... Read more »

Reporter’s Notebook: A Not-So-Grand Tour Of Ethiopia’s Top Hospital

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Scientists at work: counting eruptions on Ethiopia’s volcanoes

In September 2014, the Natural Environment Research Council will launch a major five-year programme to study the volcanoes of Ethiopia’s Great Rift Valley. The project team contains core investigators... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Bekele to run Chicago Marathon

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century, will compete compete in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials announced Tuesday. It will... Read more »

DIY Beauty Recipes from Ethiopia

Photo: Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu A native of Ethiopia, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is the founder of soleRebels, a line of colorful footwear that pairs Ethiopian craftsmanship with western design. The... Read more »

The Ethiopian bloggers charged as terrorists – Twitter Q&A

Six members of Ethiopia’s blogging collective and three journalists, known as Zone Nine, are facing terrorism charges. In an alleged plot to “destabilise the nation” they stand accused of... Read more »

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“Welcome to the birthplace of mankind and coffee!” proclaimed my Peace Corps invitation, touting two of my favorite things. So, naturally, I was happy with my volunteer placement. After... Read more »

Ethiopia and its press

A RANKING that countries do not aspire to ascend is the one compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists, a New York-based group. It reckons that Ethiopia is Africa’s... Read more »