In Ethiopia, family planning increasingly an article of faith

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia — Religious figures have been preaching the gospel of family planning here in Africa’s second most populous nation. The result: a whittling of the fertility rate,... Read more »

Turning Ethiopia Into China’s China

Ethiopian workers walking through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa in June chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. The company’s president, just... Read more »

Ethiopia: Diplomatic interview With British Ambassador to Ethiopia Greg Dorey

Addis Ababa (HAN) July 22, 2014 – public diplomacy and Human right issues news.  The British Ambassador to Ethiopia Greg Dorey said the consecutive economic development registered in Ethiopia... Read more »

First bottles of Ethiopian wine produced by French firm Castel

The grape names – merlot, syrah, cabernet sauvignon, chardonnay – are distinctly French, but the label on the Rift Valley wines is surprising: made in Ethiopia. The French beverage... Read more »

Ethiopia Becomes China’s China in Global Search for Cheap Labor

Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. Company President Zhang Huarong,... Read more »

Ethiopia under fire over prosecution of Zone 9 bloggers

July 20, 2014 (NAIROBI) – International condemnation mounts against Ethiopia following a Federal High Court’s decision on Friday to press charges against a group of nine Ethiopian bloggers and... Read more »

Ethiopia’s child brides see marriage as key to jobs abroad, says thinktank

Up a bumpy, winding dirt track in the mountains of northern Ethiopia, past two bulls chewing pasture and a rondavel built from sticks and cow dung, is the modest... Read more »

An Irishman’s Diary on a match made in Ethiopia

I was standing on the main street in a small town in Ethiopia, a few hours south of the capital Addis Ababa, studying a noticeboard outside a bar. It... Read more »

Ethiopia’s key to safer births? Better roads (+video)

Mosebo, Amhara Region, Ethiopia — From the booming capital of Addis Ababa to Ethiopia’s remotest border regions, excavators are busy scraping earth, making way for roads that will finally... Read more »

Ethiopia Zone 9 bloggers charged with terrorism

18 July 2014 Last updated at 14:00 Zone 9’s website has carried pieces critical of the government Nine Ethiopian journalists and bloggers held in detention since April have been... Read more »