U.S. Halts Some Foreign Assistance Funding to Ethiopia Over Dam Dispute with Egypt, Sudan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has approved a plan to halt U.S. foreign assistance to Ethiopia as the Trump administration attempts to mediate a dispute with Egypt and Sudan over the East... Read more »

DP World plans to set up a logistics facility in Ethiopia

Dubai: DP World is planning to set up a logistics facility in Ethiopia to facilitate transport of goods to landlocked countries in Africa, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of... Read more »

Trade wars and debt: The biggest risks to world economy | USA

A trade war and a new Cold War are threatening to rip apart the global economy. That’s the springtime message from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. Bankers and... Read more »

Infrastructure vulnerabilities make surveillance easy | USA

Governments want to spy on their citizens for all sorts of reasons. Some countries do it to help solve crimes or to try to find “terrorists” before they act. Others do it... Read more »

Regreening Ethiopia – Forests News, Center for International Forestry Research (blog)

Wind turbines in Adama, Ethiopia. Efforts are underway to restore the country’s degraded land. Ollivier Girard/CIFOR Ethiopia – Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is the ongoing process of regaining ecological functionality and enhancing... Read more »

Deba & Dibaba among the favorites to win Boston Marathon women’s race

Boston, USA – When the 2015 Boston Marathon women’s race kicks off here on Monday, all eyes will be on Buzunesh Deba and Mare Dibaba (no relation to the famous Dibaba sisters)of Ethiopia,... Read more »

War criminal or hero: the legacy of Ethiopia’s Meles Zenawi

Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has died. The news of Zenawi’s passing has made headlines around the globe and many saw him as an exceptional leader in Africa. Although numerous people feel... Read more »

Ethiopian Tirunesh Dibaba wins 10,000m and will also race 3000m

Eugene, USA – A torrential downpour might have affected some of the events on the first night of the 2012 Prefontaine Classic – Samsung Diamond League meeting but in the aftermath the... Read more »
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Village of Hope co-founder Lon Harvey Kennard pleads guilty to child sex abuse

A Wasatch County man accused of sexually abusing three of his adopted Ethiopian children pleaded guilty Wednesday to reduced charges. Lon Harvey Kennard Sr., 69, was initially charged in 4th District Court... Read more »

United States Dedicates New Embassy Compound in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Washington, DC January 31, 2011 In an important symbol of America’s commitment to an enduring friendship with Ethiopia, as well as our bilateral relationships with the Government of Ethiopia and the African... Read more »