Qatar, Ethiopia played role in lifting US sanctions on Sudan

January 20, 2017
Africa/World

A Sudanese official revealed yesterday that intense diplomatic efforts made by Sudan to persuade other countries and international bodies that the US embargo against Khartoum were “unethical” and “illegal” had bore fruit, as diplomatic efforts from other states allowed for …More Here

Are cars a luxury?: How Ethiopia is taxing vehicles off the road – BBC

Are cars a luxury?: How Ethiopia is taxing vehicles off the road – BBC
January 16, 2017
Addis News

Owning a car for many Ethiopians – even those with ready cash to spend in one of the world’s fastest-growing …More Here

Millions in Ethiopia affected by recent drought in southern region

Millions in Ethiopia affected by recent drought in southern region
January 15, 2017
Addis News

The Ethiopian government estimates it will need around 920 million dollars for urgent humanitarian assistance. The country is battling drought …More Here

PM Hailemariam Desalegn report to the parliament

PM Hailemariam Desalegn report to the parliament
January 13, 2017
Addis News

PM Hailemariam Desalegn address Members of Parliament (MPs) on Thursday to answer a broad range of questions on matters affecting …More Here

Ethiopia: Life as usual for many residents despite October declaration

Ethiopia: Life as usual for many residents despite October declaration
January 10, 2017
Addis News

Many citizens in the Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa say the country’s state of emergency, triggered in October, has had little …More Here

Africa Business Forum Holds in Addis Ababa

Africa Business Forum Holds in Addis Ababa
January 10, 2017
Addis News

The fifth edition of the Africa Business Forum will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on March 1, 2017. This …More Here

Party official warns president Salva Kiir of Looming “revolution”

Party official warns president Salva Kiir of Looming “revolution”
January 9, 2017
Africa/World

January 8, 2017 (JUBA)- A former South Sudanese official has warned President Salva Kiir of a looming “revolution” should he …More Here

Ethiopian girl band Yegna loses millions in British foreign aid funding

Ethiopian girl band Yegna loses millions in British foreign aid funding
January 9, 2017
Addis News

An Ethiopian girl band has lost its UK foreign aid funding after criticism over a grant reportedly worth millions. Pop …More Here

Ethiopia hands jail terms against Islamist activists

Ethiopia hands jail terms against Islamist activists
January 6, 2017
Addis News

An Ethiopian court this week sentenced 20 Islamist activists to over 5-years in prison on charges of plotting to establish …More Here

Ethiopia inaugurates dam to double energy output

Ethiopia inaugurates dam to double energy output
January 6, 2017
Addis News

Ethiopia on Saturday, 17 December, inaugurated a hydroelectric dam that aims to double the country’s electricity output, but which critics …More Here

Attitudes Toward Female Genital Mutilation Changing in Ethiopia

Attitudes Toward Female Genital Mutilation Changing in Ethiopia
January 5, 2017
Addis News

At least 200 million women alive today in 30 countries have been subjected to the painful procedure known as female genital mutilation, …More Here