State of Emergency grants Prime Minister Desalegn sweeping powers

By Daniel Berhane for the Horn Affairs Ethiopian government decreed a state of emergency on Sunday.…

Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency

Ethiopia declared a six-month state of emergency on Sunday following months of violent anti-government protests, according…

Statement from Feyisa Lilesa on Ethiopian prime minister’s comments to FP

Washington, DC — I saw what the Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn told Foreign Policy website…

Ethiopia, China sign $1.4 billion loan agreement

Ethiopia and China today signed a loan agreement amounting to 1.4 billion USD to support Ethiopia’s…

“Ethiopia Rising”: High level event held in Addis Ababa

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – A High-level Side Event entitled “Ethiopia Rising: Determined to become a…

Traders Wary, Uncertain as New State Wholesaler Opens Shop

About 200 consumable items will be sold in the shops of the one billion-Birr enterprise. By…

Track laying commences on section of Ethio-Djibouti Railway project

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (WIC) – The construction of Mieso-Dire Dawa–Dewanle railway project entered a new phase with…

Ethiopian government expands the mobile-phone network but tightens its grip

ETHIOPIA has Africa’s last big telecoms monopoly. The absence of competition has seen a country of…

Hailemariam Desalegn sworn in as Ethiopia’s new prime minister

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopia’s new leader, Hailemariam Desalegn, has been sworn in after the death of…