At least 32 dead in Ethiopia landslides

At least 32 dead in Ethiopia landslides

: People move their belongings after a landslide damaged dwellings built near the main landfill of Addis Ababa on the outskirts of the city. Photo: Zacharias Abubeker / AFP ADDIS ABABA –... Read more »
Ethiopia sweeps individual, team races at Bolder Boulder

Ethiopia sweeps individual, team races at Bolder Boulder

BOULDER – Ethiopia swept the team competition at the 40th annual Bolder Boulder 10-kilometer race on Monday, with Getaneh Tamire winning the men’s race and Mamitu Daska defending her women’s title. With... Read more »
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Memorandum No. 7: PM Abiy, "Ethiopia Shall Rise!"

Memorandum No. 7: PM Abiy, “Ethiopia Shall Rise!”

Author’s Note: In this memorandum commentary, I reflect on a poem read by the late Ghanaian President Kwame Nkrumah at the inauguration of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 in... Read more »
Andargachew Tsige pardoned by Ethiopia

Andargachew Tsige pardoned by Ethiopia

Ethiopia has pardoned an opposition leader with British citizenship who had been sentenced to death. Andargachew Tsige was found guilty of “terrorism” and sentenced in absentia in 2009 over his role in... Read more »
Philips to build €40m cardiac hospital in Ethiopia, the country's first

Philips to build €40m cardiac hospital in Ethiopia, the country’s first

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands, today signed a seven-year... Read more »
Ethiopia Opens Telecoms Sector to Limited Competition

Ethiopia Opens Telecoms Sector to Limited Competition

ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia’s state-run telecoms monopoly has agreed to allow some local firms to provide internet services through its infrastructure, a move seen as spurring competition and expanding the data market,... Read more »
Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to free 1,000 detained citizens

Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to free 1,000 detained citizens

An Ethiopian worker argues with a member of the Saudi security forces as he waits with his countrymen to be repatriated in Manfouha, southern Riyadh, Nov. 11, 2013.Reuters ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia —... Read more »
Ethiopia and Egypt Smooth Tensions Over Nile Dam

Ethiopia and Egypt Smooth Tensions Over Nile Dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Reservoir By Matina Stevis-Gridneff and Jared Malsin Wall Street Journal CAIRO—Officials from Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on Wednesday made progress after months of acrimony over how to share... Read more »
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 »