The African Development Bank Gives $1.2 million For Ethiopia-Sudan Railway Study

The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $1.2 million grant to Ethiopia’s government to finance a feasibility study into a standard-gauge railway (SGR) link between Ethiopia and neighboring Sudan.... Read more »

French Development Agency Provides 100 M Euros to Support Economic Reforms in Ethiopia

A signing ceremony of a loan and a grant agreements will take place today at Ministry of Finance between Ahmed Shide, Ethiopian Minister of Finance, Mr Ignace Monkam-Daverat, the French Agency for... Read more »

What next for Ethiopia after grenade attack at PM’s rally? | Ethiopia News

Tens of thousands of people descended in Addis Ababa’s Meskel square on Saturday morning in a massive show of support for Abiy Ahmed, the new, reformist prime minister of Ethiopia. Dressed in colourful attire... Read more »

Why you should invest in Ethiopia

On her final stop for Standard Bank’s Africa Connected in Ethiopia, Pan-African broadcaster Lee Kasumba talks to the Ethiopian Ambassador to South Africa, Dr Shiferaw... Read more »

Spy Chief Joins Board of Ethiopia’s Key Military Conglomerate

Ethiopia’s new intelligence chief was appointed to the board of Metals & Engineering Corp., the latest shakeup at the military-industrial conglomerate that’s played a crucial role in projects that have sought to... Read more »

Ethiopia’s futurists want artificial intelligence to drive the country’s development — Quartz

“I don’t think Homo sapiens-type people will exist in 10 or 20 years’ time,” Getnet Assefa, 31, speculates as he gazes into the reconstructed eye sockets of Lucy, one of the oldest... Read more »

Tikkun Olam half a world away in Getana, Ethiopia – International news

Getana is an independent farmer working a small plot of land in the hinterlands of the Butajira district of Ethiopia, 130 kilometers south of the capital Addis Ababa, and half a... Read more »

Ethiopia moves to take stake in Port of Djibouti after PM’s visit

Ethiopia will take a stake in the Port of Djibouti, its main gateway for trade, under a deal reached between the two countries, state media outlets said on Tuesday. Djibouti had been... Read more »

German foreign affairs chief picks Ethiopia, Tanzania for first Africa trip

Germany’s new foreign affairs chief, Heiko Maas, is in Ethiopia for the first leg of his two-nation African trip. Maas’ trip has started in Ethiopia and will end in Tanzania. It is... Read more »

Ethiopia PM meets U.N. rights boss: Human rights, democracy top agenda

The Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday held a meeting with Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the United Nations Human Rights chief who is on an official visit to Ethiopia. According to... Read more »