Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to cement regional ties

Gondar AFP – The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations. Somalia’s President... Read more »

Ethiopia police find mass grave of 200 people

Police in Ethiopia say they have discovered a mass grave with 200 bodies near the border between the Somali and Oromia regions of the country. Hundreds of thousands of people have been... Read more »

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Yesterday, the Prime Minister spoke with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia. Prime Minister Trudeau offered his congratulations on the ambitious program of reform Prime Minister Abiy has pursued, including his leadership... Read more »

Ethiopia to launch first satellite next year

By ANDUALEM SISAY Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put the devices into orbit. “The satellite... Read more »

Ethiopia gets its first female supreme court president

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s parliament on Thursday swore in the country’s first female supreme court president, building on efforts by reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to achieve gender parity in government.... Read more »

Ethiopia’s president resigns amid Cabinet reshuffle

Teshome, 63, took office in 2013 and had often spoken for a more democratic and inclusive government in the Horn of Africa country, which has faced political upheaval and unrest for many... Read more »

Ethiopia appoints first female president in its modern history in latest reform

Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s Parliament on Thursday approved the East African country’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde, a veteran of the United Nations and the diplomatic corps. The position... Read more »

Ethiopia Elects Sahle-Work Zewde as 1st Female President

Ethiopia elects 1st female president; ‘sets the standard’ By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country’s first female president, days after approving one of... Read more »
Ethiopian Government announced Engineer Simegnew Bekele GERD Manager committed suicide

Engineer Simegnew Bekele Committed Suicide – Ethiopian Government

Ethiopian Government announced Engineer Simegnew Bekele GERD Manager committed suicide In a statement jointly given by Federal Police Commissioner Zeinu Jemal and representatives from the Federal Attorney General and the Addis Ababa... Read more »
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Chinese firm to build 220 mln USD textile plant in Ethiopia – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — A cornerstone laying ceremony was held on Tuesday in Ethiopia’s eastern city, Dire Dawa for a textile plant that will be built with an investment of... Read more »