It’s overrated? Egyptian minister downplays consequences of Ethiopia dam

Egyptian Irrigation Minister Hossam al-Moghazi downplayed Friday the negative effects on Egypt’s water supply of the ongoing construction of Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam, saying the first phase...

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ROGER Federer is ready to begin his quest for his 18th Grand Slam title at the US Open. He is often said to be...

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By Robele Ababya, 29/08/14 Motivation for writing this article Some 30 years ago I was at the French Embassy as one of the hundreds of invited...

On this day: 39 years ago Emperor HaileSelassie passed away

HaileSelassie I, the last emperor in the 3,000-year-old Ethiopian monarchy, who ruled for half a century before he was deposed by military coup last...

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To Andargachew Tsege The consecutive rise of two dictatorial and sectarian regimes has convinced a great number of Ethiopians that peaceful rather than armed struggle...

Travel to Ethiopia: First Impressions -This is Ethiopia? Yes. A land...

 When I was growing up, I remember Ethiopia having a long run on the nightly news. Unfortunately newscasts all pointed to the grim. Newsreel...

Barreto happy with Ethiopia’s Brazil Tour

Ethiopia Walia Ibex Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto has expressed his  satisfaction with the 2 week Brazilian tour that saw Walia play 5 competitive friendly matches in preparations...

ERITREAN BORDER GUARDS SHOOT DEAD 10 CIVILIANS

Asmara (DIPLOMAT) – Eritrean border guards have allegedly shot dead 10 Eritreans citizens as they attempted to cross in to Ethiopia, a recent escapee...

Kenya bars travelers from Ebola-affected countries

CAPITAL FM (NAIROBI) - The Ministry of Health has, on Saturday evening, announced that it will not allow passengers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea...

US first couple host Ethiopian counterparts (By Robele Ababya )

Introduction Giant vultures of business are hovering over the abundant natural resources of the African continent; the old colonial masters are in the business of...

Ethiopia’s Armenians: Long History, Small Numbers

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Aug 2, 2014, 10:05 AM ET By BETHAN McKERNAN Associated Press The numbers at the St. George Armenian Apostolic Church in Addis...

Sudanese Christian woman spared execution arrives in the US

AFP Washington A Sudanese Christian woman – sentenced to death for renouncing Islam but acquitted after international pressure on Khartoum – has arrived in the United...

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Press freedom activists demand release of Ethiopian bloggers charged with terrorism

#FreeZone9Bloggers gains traction as trial approaches. Aljazeera Calls for press freedom in Ethiopia are resurging with the upcoming trial of 10 bloggers and journalists. Some members of the group are part of the...

Anger over ‘violent crackdown’ at protest in Ethiopia

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Ethiopians Sweep Gold-Silver in 5000m World Junior Championships in Oregon

IAAF Ethiopia’s world youth 3000m champion Yomif Kejelcha led for most of the last kilometre to win the men’s 5000m in 13:25.19, his best ever...

First Impressions of Gondar

 by Emily Gretland Enjoying an overdue breakfast on the small plane from Addis to Gondar, I peer out the window as we descend and glimpse...

Ethiopia’s child brides see marriage as key to jobs abroad –...

Up a bumpy, winding dirt track in the mountains of northern Ethiopia, past two bulls chewing pasture and a rondavel built from sticks and...

World Bank Urges Ethiopia to Devalue Birr to Boost Exports

By William Davison, Bloomberg  Ethiopia’s birr is overvalued and the country would benefit from a devaluation to boost export revenue and accelerate economic growth, the...

Ethiopia still needs a ‘strong hand’: PM

Alice Tidey | @AliceTidey CNBCWorld The World Bank is "wrong" about how hard it is to do business in Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn the country's prime...

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