United Arab Emirates gives Ethiopia $1 billion lifeline to ease foreign exchange crisis

United Arab Emirates gives Ethiopia $1 billion lifeline to ease foreign exchange crisis

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan (L) meets Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (R) at National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on June 15, 2018. The United Arab... Read more »
Eritrea sending delegation to Ethiopia for peace talks

Eritrea sending delegation to Ethiopia for peace talks

By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eritrea’s president announced Wednesday he is sending a rare delegation to neighboring Ethiopia for peace talks, days after Ethiopia’s new prime minister took a... Read more »
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Abiy Ahmed pulls off an astonishing turnaround for Ethiopia – Washington Post Editorial

Abiy Ahmed pulls off an astonishing turnaround for Ethiopia – Washington Post Editorial

Washington Post – SIX MONTHS ago, Ethi­o­pia appeared trapped in a cycle of unrest, repression and more unrest. Stability in East Africa’s largest country, with a population of more than 100 million,... Read more »
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Ethiopia names new Army Chief

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed Seare Mekonnen as the new Army Chief of Staff replacing Samora Yenus. The appointment of Seare Mekonnen marks the first change at the top in... Read more »
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Ethiopia opens airline and telecoms to private, international investors

NAIROBI, Kenya—Ethiopia said it plans to sell stakes in some of the country’s most-prized assets after decades of state control, including telecommunications company Ethio Telecom and booming Ethiopian Airlines, liberalizing one of... Read more »
Memorandum No. 8: PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia: Please, Please Be Our Guest in the U.S.!

Memorandum No. 8: PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia: Please, Please Be Our Guest in the U.S.!

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Al Mariam I am informed and believe that you will not... Read more »
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Ethiopia Will ‘Fully Accept’ 2000 Peace Agreement with Eritrea

By Rick Gladstone NYT – Ethiopia announced Tuesday that it would accept a 2000 peace agreement with Eritrea over their disputed border, potentially a major step toward resolving one of post-colonial Africa’s... Read more »
BREAKING NEWS: Ethiopia 'Accepts Peace Deal' to End Eritrea Border War

BREAKING NEWS: Ethiopia ‘Accepts Peace Deal’ to End Eritrea Border War

BREAKING NEWS: Ethiopia says it will fully accept the outcome of a border commission, ending a dispute with Eritrea that sparked Africa’s deadliest border war in 1998. The ruling EPRDF coalition says... Read more »
Ethiopia moves to lift state of emergency two months early as tensions ease

Ethiopia moves to lift state of emergency two months early as tensions ease

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a rally April 11 in Ambo, Ethi­o­pia. (Zacharias Abubeker/AFP/Getty Images) By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia — Ethiopia’s government... Read more »
Ethiopia Plans to Build Navy, Prime Minister Says

Ethiopia Plans to Build Navy, Prime Minister Says

Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia attending Ethiopian Navy day annual celebration at Massawa in 1970 G.C By Nizar Manek | Bloomberg Landlocked Ethiopia is planning to build a navy, Prime Minister Abiy... Read more »