Gunmen kill director of Dangote Cement plant in Ethiopia

Gunmen kill director of Dangote Cement plant in Ethiopia

Country manager of Dangote Ethiopia Deep Kamara Photo: Reporter Source: Addis Standard Addis Abeba May 16/2018 – Sources with the knowledge told Addis Standard that Deep Kamara, the country manager of Dangote... Read more »
Ethiopia suspends gold mining firm's license after weeks of protests

Ethiopia suspends gold mining firm’s license after weeks of protests

Mohammed Al Amoudi ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has suspended a gold mining firm’s license after weeks of protests in a town near the mine by local people who accuse the company... Read more »
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Ethiopian Airlines to step up expansion with more deals and jets

Ethiopian Airlines to step up expansion with more deals and jets

Ethiopian Airlines Bole Airport File ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Even by its own standards, Ethiopian Airlines’ ETHA.UL recent growth has been fast — so fast that it revised the ambitious 15-year strategy... Read more »
Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen

Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen

Ethiopians at the IOM transit centre in Obock, Djibouti, waiting to return home. People on the road to Obock told the Guardian that friends had perished en route. Photographs by Charlie Rosser... Read more »
The Quandary of Ethiopia's Bicephalic Government

The Quandary of Ethiopia’s Bicephalic Government

Prod Mesay Kebede By Messay Kebede In posted interviews and write-ups as well as in informal discussions, the debate is raging between supporters and detractors of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Among the... Read more »
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Formal Talks Begin Between Ethiopia Government and Exile Based Opposition Party ODF

Addis Standard – A statement issued by the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF), an exile based opposition party, and was received by Addis Standard says formal talks between “high-level delegation of the government... Read more »
Memorandum No. 5: PM Abiy Institutionalizing the Rule of Law and Deinstitutionalizing the Rule of Men and Lifting the State of Emergency in Ethiopia

Memorandum No. 5: PM Abiy Institutionalizing the Rule of Law and Deinstitutionalizing the Rule of Men and Lifting the State of Emergency in Ethiopia

Abiy Ahmed … Security forces wearing uniforms and caps (inaudible). Their job is to prevent people from fighting (breach of the peace). [The inability of the security forces] to perform professionally may... Read more »
In Ethiopia's bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust

In Ethiopia’s bushlands, promised riches of a railway boom turn to dust

The new railway station in the city of Adama in central Ethiopia.Photograph: Charlie Rosser By Tom Gardner The Guardian They promised us we would get jobs there,” says Tadele, nodding at the... Read more »
Protesters Demand Ethiopia Cancel Al-Amoudi's Gold-Mine Permit

Protesters Demand Ethiopia Cancel Al-Amoudi’s Gold-Mine Permit

FILE – Demonstrators gather in the Ethiopian town of Shakiso to oppose MIDROC gold mining operations in February 2016. They contend chemicals used in mining jeopardize public health. (Courtesy photo) Bloomberg –... Read more »
Ethiopian Airlines Signs Purchase Agreement for 10 firm Q400 Aircraft

Ethiopian Airlines Signs Purchase Agreement for 10 firm Q400 Aircraft

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has concluded a firm order for 10 new Q400 aircraft with Ethiopian Airlines. The order also includes purchase rights for five additional Q400 aircraft. Based... Read more »