Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan Say Will Not Fill The Nile Dam Without Reaching Deal

CAIRO/KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Leaders of Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt agreed that Ethiopia will not start filling its Nile dam without reaching an agreement between them within two weeks, Sudan and Egypt said... Read more »

Ethiopia skips latest US talks with Egypt over dam dispute

Ethiopia skips latest US talks with Egypt over dam dispute ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia will skip the latest round of U.S.-brokered talks this week on a disputed Nile dam project... Read more »

Zimbabwe Billionaire to Bid for Ethiopian Telecoms License

Econet Global Ltd., owned by Zimbabwean billionaire Strive Masiyiwa, is keen to acquire a telecommunications license in Ethiopia, which is opening up the industry to foreign investment for the first time. The... Read more »

Govt Approves Law That Can Warrant Jail Time for Internet Posts That Cause Unrest

The parliament of Ethiopia recently passed a law imposing jail terms for people whose internet posts stir unrest, a move the government says is needed to prevent violence ahead of elections. This... Read more »

Ethiopia passes controversial law curbing ‘hate speech’

Months before major election, Parliament passes law imposing jail terms for people whose internet posts stir unrest. (Al Jazeera) — Ethiopia’s parliament has passed a law punishing “hate speech” and “disinformation” with... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines keeps flights to China open despite coronavirus

ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — As dozens of airlines around the world forgo massive profits and suspend flights to China amid fears of spreading the new coronavirus, Africa’s biggest airline continues to transport... Read more »

Ethiopia Reflects On Its Founding Father’s Triumphant, Bloody Legacy

Menelik II fought off Italians bent on taking his empire, but also oppressed and enslaved ethnic and religious minorities. The victims’ descendants are wary of attempts to make him a unifying figure.... Read more »

Abduction of Ethiopian Students Fuels Anger at the Government

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopians are taking to the streets and to social media to protest their government’s failure to find at least a dozen university students and five other people who... Read more »

Thailand doctors say cocktail of flu, HIV drugs can help fight coronavirus

Thai doctors have seen success in treating severe cases of the new coronavirus with the combination of medications for flu and HIV, with initial results showing vast improvement 48 hours after applying... Read more »

Joint Statement of Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan, the United States And the World Bank

Washington, DC — The Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Water Resources of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and their delegations met with the Secretary of the Treasury and the President of the World... Read more »