Ethiopia to Start New Exchange Rate – AddisMedia Business

Ethiopia to Start New Exchange Rate – AddisMedia Business Ethiopia plans to start setting a central bank benchmark interest rate and to introduce a floating exchange rate, according to National Bank of... Read more »

At least 52 Killed in Ethiopia Protests over Musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa Death

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – At least 50 people were killed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region in protests following the fatal shooting of a popular singer, a regional spokesman said on Wednesday, laying bare... Read more »

Ethiopia Planted More Than 200 Million Trees in One Day – World Record

Ethiopia has planted more than 200 million trees in a day, officials say, in what they believe is a world record. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is leading the project, which aims to... Read more »

Ethiopia: There Was No Attempt Coup d’etat – Experts

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia’s army chief, the president of Amhara state and three other top officials have been killed in two separate attacks. While the government has said the attacks took... Read more »

Ethiopia overtakes Dubai as top feeder of air traffic to Africa

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia has overtaken Dubai as a conduit for long-haul passengers to Africa, highlighting the success of the state airline’s expansion drive and the reforms of its new prime minister.... Read more »

Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

Ethiopia’s parliament has passed an amnesty for thousands of political prisoners, thousands of whom have been freed in recent months. Since assuming office in April, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced a series... Read more »