Ethiopia: Media Being Decimated

(Nairobi) – The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of the May 2015 general elections, Human Rights Watch said in a report... Read more »

Poverty in Ethiopia Down 33 Percent Since 2000

Progress driven by agricultural growth, investments in basic services and effective safety nets ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia January 20, 2015– Agricultural growth was the main driver of poverty reduction in Ethiopia since 2000,... Read more »

California teenager Nubia Wilson donates birthday money to orphans in Ethiopia – KABC

An Antioch teenager’s Sweet 16 birthday won’t be a celebration of excess or even focus on her. Instead, it will be used to help orphans half way across the planet. Nubia Wilson... Read more »

Millions register for Ethiopia’s May elections

Addis Ababa – Over 12 million Ethiopians have so far registered for key polls in May, officials have said, the first national elections since the death of long-time leader Meles Zenawi. Numbers... Read more »

Leaked Report Says World Bank Violated Its Own Rules In Ethiopia

This article was reported by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a Washington DC-based global network of 185 reporters in 65 countries who collaborate on transnational investigations. Internal watchdog finds link between... Read more »

Ethiopia: On top of the world in the Simien Mountains

Africa calling Ethiopian mountains Spectacular mountain scenery in Ethiopia. Cascade: The spectacular Jinbar Falls, a fine example of the stunning scenery Ehtiopa has to offer, has a drop of 500 metres. Gelada... Read more »

Kitfo makes tasty Buffalo-Ethiopian hybrid sandwich

Kitfo, a dish of minced beef flavored with spices and clarified butter, is hugely popular in Ethiopia, where it’s often presented as the centerpiece of large meals. When Zelalem Gemmeda started serving... Read more »

Buffalo-Ethiopian cuisines merge in hybrid dish

Kitfo, a dish of minced beef flavored with spices and clarified butter, is hugely popular in Ethiopia, where it’s often presented as the centerpiece of large meals. When Zelalem Gemmeda started serving... Read more »

Israeli Solar Power Technology Will Light Up Ethiopia

JDC’s Dr. Rick Hodes treats a child in Ethiopia. Photo: Richard Lord/JDC. Ethiopia’s Ministry of Water, Irrigation, and Energy announced last month that the country had signed an agreement with an Israeli... Read more »

California teen donates birthday money to help orphans in Ethiopia – KABC

An Antioch teenager’s Sweet 16 birthday won’t be a celebration of excess or even focus on her. Instead, it will be used to help orphans half way across the planet. Nubia Wilson... Read more »