City administration delegation to visit Seoul to learn urban policies

August 29, 2016
Addis News

A 22-member delegation led by the mayor of Addis Ababa, Diriba Kuma will visit Korea on Monday to study urban policies, Seoul city said on Sunday. The delegation will stay in Korea until Sept. 8. The Seoul metropolitan government plans a week-long session to share best policy cases and provide customized program. Since early August, 23 Addis Ababa officials and national university professors have been learning urban policies on traffic, …Read the Rest

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia have surpassed disputes over GERD: Sudanese FM

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia have surpassed disputes over GERD: Sudanese FM
August 28, 2016
Africa/World

Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia have surpassed their disputes over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), and have moved to a …Read the Rest

Ethiopia sets up $10 million ceramic factory to stem imports

Ethiopia sets up $10 million ceramic factory to stem imports
August 26, 2016
Business

The Himrawi Investment and Trading Private Limited Company has invested $10million in construction of a ceramic factory as the country …Read the Rest

President Mugabe Orders Arrest Of Zimbabwean Olympic Team For Not Winning Any Medal In Rio

President Mugabe Orders Arrest Of Zimbabwean Olympic Team For Not Winning Any Medal In Rio
August 25, 2016
Africa/World

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe has instructed the Commissioner General of Zimbabwe Police Republic, Augustine Chihuri to arrest and detain the …Read the Rest

Ethiopian Olympic team returns to Addis Ababa, Feyisa Lelisa missing

Ethiopian Olympic team returns to Addis Ababa, Feyisa Lelisa missing
August 24, 2016
Sports

Ethiopia’s Olympic team arrived back home in Addis Ababa on Tuesday, where they were received by government and athletics officials. …Read the Rest

Kenya to back Ethiopia’s candidate for WHO director-genera

Kenya to back Ethiopia’s candidate for WHO director-genera
August 23, 2016
Africa/World

(EBC; August) – Kenya appears to have thrown its weight behind Ethiopia’s candidate for the position of executive director of …Read the Rest

Medallist’s Protest Raises Eyebrows in Rio

Medallist’s Protest Raises Eyebrows in Rio
August 23, 2016
Sports

Long-distance runner Feyisa Lilesa, 26, managed to hold on to collect silver in an exciting race that saw Kenya’s Eliud …Read the Rest

Ethiopian government says protest regions now calm

Ethiopian government says protest regions now calm
August 21, 2016
Addis News

Reactions from Ethiopia after the United States issued a travel advisory to its citizens. The U.S. warning comes following protests …Read the Rest

What is triggering Ethiopia’s unrest?

What is triggering Ethiopia’s unrest?
August 15, 2016
Africa/World

Aljazeera: What is triggering Ethiopia’s unrest? Presenter: Folly Bah Thibault Guests: Getachew Reda – Ethiopian communications affairs minister Felix Horne …Read the Rest

Ethiopians react to Almaz Ayana record-breaking moment – VIDEO

Ethiopians react to Almaz Ayana record-breaking moment – VIDEO
August 14, 2016
Sports

After Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana smashed the 10,000 metres World and Olympic record in Rio de Janeiro on Friday night. Ethiopians …Read the Rest

Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana sets new women’s 10,000m record – VIDEO

Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana sets new women’s 10,000m record – VIDEO
August 13, 2016
Sports

The athletics disciplines have gotten off to a flying start as one of the longest-standing records on the track came …Read the Rest