Dr Catherine Hamlin celebrates 60 years in Ethiopia

Sixty years ago this week, gynaecologist Catherine Hamlin left Sydney and travelled to Ethiopia with her husband Reg. They were supposed to be there for three years. It became a lifetime of... Read more »

28 years later, Ethiopia’s ruling party must end impunity for human rights abuses

By Fisseha Tekle  A loud explosion shook the ground in the early afternoon of 28 May 1991. It was followed by a massive fire visible from afar. Half an hour later, the... Read more »

After years of repression, Ethiopia’s media is free — and fanning the flames of ethnic tension

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia —From a collection of modest offices in a half-empty high rise, one ofEthiopia’s most prominent journalists publishes his weekly paper with astaff of just four. The country has imprisonedU.S.-educated... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines reopens Moscow route after 27 years

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines on Monday resumed flightsto Moscow after a gap of 27 years stretching back to the demise of theSoviet Union, which saw relations with Moscow dive. “Moscow... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines Voted “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards

Ethiopian Airlines, the largest Aviation Group in Africa and SKYTRAX certified Four Star Global Airline, is pleased to announce that it has been crowned “Best African Airline” at Arabian Travel Awards 2018, the second... Read more »

Ethiopia cancels turbine contract on Nile dam in reform push

GERD Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, FT- Ethiopia’s government has cancelled a contract to install turbines for a huge Nile dam by a state company, run by the military, in a sign of... Read more »

UN Security Council imposes arms embargo on South Sudan | News

The United Nations Security Council has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, almost five years after a ruinous civil war in the country started. A United States-drafted resolution won the minimum... Read more »

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s first 100 days

This article describes the stellar accomplishments made in the past 100 days since the swearing-in of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. 1. Fostered Internal Stability Today marks the 100th day of the premiership... Read more »

Can Ethiopia and Eritrea be friends? | Eritrea

It’s been an unprecedented few days in the Horn of Africa. Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed made a historic visit to Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, for a peace summit on Sunday. The... Read more »

Ethiopia and Eritrea agree to normalise ties, reopen embassies | Ethiopia News

Ethiopia and Eritrea have agreed to restore relations following a landmark meeting between the two countries’ leaders in Asmara, aimed at ending decades of diplomatic and armed strife. The announcement on Sunday capped... Read more »