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From Predatory to Modernizing Elites: Prospects in Abiy’s Ethiopia

Professor Messay Kebede The starting occasion of this article is a video I watched on the 7th conference of Vision Ethiopia in which my old and...

An Apartheid like System in Awassa

By Damo Gotamo It may surprise some people when they read the topic of this brief piece. But, for more than five hundred thousand residents...

Ethiopia protesters block main highway to the sea

by Katharine Houreld and Robin Pomeroy Protesters in Ethiopia's northeastern Afar region have blocked the landlocked country's main route to the sea to demonstrate against...

Ethnic-federalism incites dangerous nativism in Ethiopia

Teshome M. Borago..Satenaw Columnist New York City (PT) - While the international media has put spotlight on the negative impact of populism in President Trump’s...

Ethiopia Defense Force begins airstrike in western Oromia; says targets are...

Addis Abeba, January 13/2018 – Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) has began airstrikes in Qellem Wellega and its environs in western Oromia, a military source...

Main road connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti blocked by protesters in Afar

Addis Abeba, January 13/2018 – Protesters in Afar regional state have today blocked the main road connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti, the main import export...

Taoiseach says visit to Ethiopia changed his perspective on refugee camps

Biggest political mistake is to be dismissive of with migration concerns – Varadkar Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said his first visit to a refugee camp had changed...

Reflections on the Rule of Law and Ethiopia’s Transition to Democratic...

By Alemayehu G. Mariam What a difference a year makes? The rule of law crushed to earth for 27 years rose up in Ethiopia in...

Ethiopia, Eritrea reopen another border crossing

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki on Monday reopened a border crossing between their countries as part of an ongoing...

Homeless children struggle to survive on the streets of Ethiopia’s capital

Driven from their rural homes by family problems and lack of opportunity, more and more children are making for Addis Ababa. Alone and vulnerable,...

ESAT Special Program Major Dawit Wolde-Giorgis Speech On The 7th Vision...

ESAT Special Program Major Dawit Wolde-Giorgis Speech On The 7th Vision Ethiopia Conference Dec 2018 https://youtu.be/ArjgcrpsT5k

Is the Ark of the Covenant in Ethiopia?

According to Ethiopian lore, the Ark of the Covenant is hidden in a church in Aksum–a small city in the northern highlands–and guarded by...

Ethiopian Aviation Group to inaugurate terminal expansion, hotel projects

By Kaleyesus Bekele Ethiopian Airlines Aviation Group is to inaugurate the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport passenger terminal expansion and the five-star hotel near its...

Top news items in Ethiopia’s major media outlets

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 5 (Xinhua) -- The following are news highlights in Ethiopia's major media outlets on Saturday. -- Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on...

China Expresses Support To Ethiopia’s Reform

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who arrives Addis Ababa on Thursday for official visit, expressed his country’s support to the reform Ethiopia is currently...

Ethiopian Filmmaker Salome Mulugeta’s Captivating Family Drama, ‘WOVEN,’ Is A Must-See

LAPACAZO SANDOVAL Jan, 04, 2019 There is an Ethiopian proverb about the importance of perseverance that reads, ”Little by little an egg will walk.” The saying...

Ethiopian giants fire ex-AFC Leopards striker

By VINCENT OPIYO Record Ethiopian champions Saint George Sports Club have released former AFC Leopards’ Nigerian forward Alex Orotomal, just 76 days after he signed...

Let Ethiopia Thrive – Aklog Birara (Dr)

Aklog Birara (Dr) I have consistently opined that if Ethiopians wish to create a just and prosperous society, the current elite-based and dictated Constitutional system...

Ex-MP calls for “mixed Ethiopia” identity in 2019 Census

By Teshome M. Borago Former Member of Ethiopian Parliament Girma Seifu Maru has called for the official recognition of multiethnic mixed-Ethiopian identity on the upcoming...

Ethiopia pardons 530 prisoners amid unique Christmas day celebrations

The Ethiopian government on Wednesday announced amnesty to some 530 federal prisoners amid Ethiopia’s unique Christmas day celebrations. Prisoners were pardoned amid the unique Ethiopian...

Ethiopian Airlines plane skids off Entebbe Airport runway

By DAILY MONITOR More by this Author Ethiopian Airlines flight ET338 from Addis Ababa Thursday morning skidded off runway upon landing at Entebbe International Airport, Uganda. “Passengers...

The Trouble With Ethiopia’s Ethnic Federalism

The reforms by the country’s new prime minister are clashing with its flawed Constitution and could push the country toward an interethnic conflict. Mahmood Mamdani The...

Billene, Helen remain at PM’s press secretariat; Kassahun Gofe not joining

Addis Abeba, January 02/2018 – A source close to the office of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed tells Addis Standard that both Billene Seyoum and Helen Yosef will...

Thank You PM Abiy Ahmed for All You Have Done for...

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam An open Thank You note to H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed Dear Prime Minster Abiy: For over a decade, I have...
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