Ethiopians Flee Djibouti as Coronavirus Cases Rise

Ethiopians Flee Djibouti as Coronavirus Cases Rise

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia is imposing tighter controls at its border with Djibouti after authorities noticed an unusual spike in the number of returning nationals from the Red Sea nation. Officials said... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Locals to take the driver seat on Ethiopia-Djibouti railway

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 16 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopia-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway Share Company (EDR) on Wednesday disclosed its plan to transfer captaincy to local experts by the end of next year as... Read more »
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Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia secures 95 mil USD to finance Adama-Awash Expressway project

The government of Ethiopia and the African Development Bank Group have signed a $98 million grant agreement from the African Development Fund (ADF) to help finance phase one of the Ethiopia–Djibouti Road... Read more »
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Ethiopian Airlines steps up hunt for African connections

NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines is accelerating its strategy of weaving a patchwork of new African routes to soak up traffic on the continent and fly customers towards its more lucrative... Read more »
UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on Somalia – Washington Post

UN lifts sanctions on Eritrea, keeps arms embargo on Somalia – Washington Post

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council voted unanimously Wednesday to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighboring countries — but it kept an arms... Read more »