Ethiopia defends plan to begin filling Nile dam

Ethiopia defends plan to begin filling Nile dam

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia sees no reason to delay filling its controversial mega-dam despite warnings from Egypt that such a move could destabilise the region, according to a letter from Ethiopia’s... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia aims to cut sugar tax ahead of privatization plan

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia plans to cut an excise tax on sugar to 20% from 33%, according to a draft law in parliament, proposing the move ahead of plans to privatize... Read more »
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Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia: Lemma Megersa Opposes Premier’s Party Merger Plan

Date: December 01, 2019 in: Abiy Ahmed, Addis News, AddisZena, Election, EPRDF, Featured, Front Page, Lemma Megerssa, News, Politics, Prosperity Bloomberg – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is facing opposition from one... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia rejects Egypt’s plan for operating giant dam on the Nile

ADDIS ABABA, Sept 18 (Reuters) – Ethiopia on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate a $4 billion hydropower dam the Horn of Africa country is constructing on the Nile, further... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia PM presses plan to return displaced people after violence

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister on Thursday pursued a plan to return displaced people to their homes following ethnic violence, meeting communities who recently went home, as relief workers voiced fears... Read more »
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Ethiopia religious anger over US gay tour plan

Ethiopia religious anger over US gay tour plan Rock-hewn churches at Lalibela The Toto Tours itinerary includes the ancient churches of Lalibela Ethiopian church groups have called on the government to block... Read more »