Watch President Obama Speech at the African Union – Video

Watch President Obama Delivers Remarks at the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia In his farewell speech capping a historic trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, U.S. President Barack Obama hailed Africa’s extraordinary... Read more »

Ethiopia Excited, But Cautious, Over Obama Visit – Voice of America

VOA was ordered by Addis Ababa police to stop filming after speaking residents ADDIS ABABA—Ethiopia did not roll out the red carpet when a little-known U.S. senator decided, in 2006, to visit... Read more »

Obama’s Visit To Ethiopia Sparks Controversy, Concerns Nigeria Was Snubbed

Activists and some media organizations have expressed concern that President of the United States, Barack Obama, will visit Ethiopia but not Nigeria during his Africa trip next month. Many have pointed out... Read more »

Mr. Obama’s visit to Ethiopia sends the wrong message on democracy

Mr. Obama’s visit to Ethiopia sends the wrong message on democracy – Washington Post Editorial    “AFRICA DOESN’T need strongmen, it needs strong institutions.” Those were President Obama’s words when he addressed Ghana’s... Read more »

95 illegal Ethiopian immigrants jailed in Kenya

Ninety-five illegal immigrants from Ethiopia arrested along Amboseli Road to Namanga will each serve a six-month jail term for being found guilty of being in Kenya illegally. The accused persons however have... Read more »
Kenya agrees with Ethiopia for import electricity

Kenya and Ethiopia agreed on price of importing electricity

Kenya has agreed to start importing electricity from Ethiopia at $0.07 (Sh5.80) per kilowatt hour, in what the Ministry of Energy terms as a competitive rate. The deal to import 400MW was... Read more »

Kenya to Import Ethiopian Energy

Kenya will sign a power purchase agreement today with Ethiopia that will kick-off a massive project that will see the country get an additional 400MW by 2016. Speaking on Monday at Safari... Read more »

Kenyan police arrest 55 Ethiopian immigrants on transit

By ALI ABDI Administration Police officers in Merti District have arrested 55 Ethiopian immigrants who were being transported in a vehicle to an unknown destination. The Ethiopians and the vehicle’s Kenyan driver... Read more »
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Ethiopia reject UN recommendation to stop Gilgel Gibe III dam construction

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian officials say they will not heed the U.N.’s recommendation to halt construction on a dam that the world body says endangers a world heritage site. Project manager... Read more »