Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Ethiopia’s cannabis potential valued at USD 10 billion

By Brook Abdu Hemp fabric could revolutionize Ethiopia’s textile The African Regional Hemp & Cannabis Report, 2019 industry outlook, a study by New Frontier Data, a Washington...

Africa’s Rarest Carnivore Fights for Survival in the Ethiopian Highlands

There are only about 500 Ethiopian wolves left in the wild—and they face a number of growing threats. One non-profit is working to save...

The Dawn of a New Era in the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa (HOA) is being transformed from a hapless theater of endless devastating wars into a new positive model of...

DR Congo slams African Union’s call to suspend election result

Constitutional Court poised to rule on an appeal over the outcome of the elections held in December. The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has rebuked...

The new Russian weapon 27 times faster than speed of sound...

  By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, ASSOCIATED PRESS Russia's new strategic weapon has rendered any missile defenses useless at a small fraction of their cost, officials said Thursday. The Avangard...

Ethiopia is set to launch its first satellite into space—with China’s...

By Abdi Latif DahirNovember 26, 2018 With Beijing’s assistance, Ethiopia is heading to space in just under a year. The Horn of Africa nation announced it would...

Mass grave with 200 bodies unearthed in eastern Ethiopia

Police set to examine bodies found in area between Oromia-Somali regions during probe into case of held ex-leader. Ethiopian police have unearthed a mass grave...

After years in exile, an Ethiopian politician returns home with hope...

Maggie Fick ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A year ago, rebel leader Berhanu Nega was coordinating attacks against Ethiopian soldiers from his base across the border...

CONCERNNING ALL THE PROJECTS IN THE ETHIOPIAN INVESTMENT COMISSION

by Mohammed Saido The Ethiopian investment commission abiding by the rules and regulations of the Ethiopian government, has its own constitutional autonomy to perform its...

Doctor Has Spent His Life Studying the World’s Leading Cause of...

“When you see mothers can be cured, you can't let go.” Why Global Citizens Should Care In addition to the well-known diseases of poverty, such as HIV/AIDS,...

World Bank’s board of executive Directors approves $1.2 Billion grant, credit...

Addis Abeba, October 31/2018 – The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors have yesterday Oct. 30 approved $1.2 billion ($600 million grant and $600 million...

Premier Abiy Confers with Chancellor Merkel

Addis Ababa October 30/2018 Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has discussed with German Chancellor Angela Merkel today in Berlin, Germany. After concluding his visit to France,...

Meet the 19-year-old tech genius coding at Ethiopia’s first AI lab

By Alice McCool and Thomas Lewton, for CNN (CNN)At 19-years-old, Betelhem Dessie is perhaps the youngest pioneer in Ethiopia's fast emerging tech scene, sometimes referred...

Two Slave Brothers Birthed Africa’s Oldest State Church

The history of the Axum Empire and Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. SEMERE T. HABTEMARIAM The two Christian missionaries that showed up in the ancient northeastern African...

UNREAL VIEWS OF THE TRIPPY COLORS IN ETHIOPIA’S DANAKIL DESERT

A FEW MONTHS back, German photographer Ulrike Crespo was climbing a small hill in the Afar Triangle of northern Ethiopia when the colors suddenly changed....

Reflections on Tana Forum 2018 and Ethiopia’s new PM Abiy Ahmed

At the summit and beyond, expectations on Ahmed's shoulders are high. by Nanjala Nyabola "This new guy - he's a good guy. Very good brain. Now...

Britain’s Secret Theft of Ethiopia’s Most Wondrous Manuscripts

Plundered in 1868, they are kept at the British Library—and an ongoing campaign seeks to bring them home. BY JAMES JEFFREY APRIL 11, 2018 IN THE BASEMENT OF...

Opinion The Ethiopian treasures in the V&A may have to return...

Martin Kettle is a Guardian columnist The Maqdala artefacts were seized in an imperial war that wasn’t about plunder or annexation. Still, they may not...

Looted Ethiopian treasures in UK could be returned on loan

The Guardian Victoria and Albert Museum director says artefacts could be sent to Africa on long-term loan Treasures including a gold crown and a royal wedding...

President Trump has removed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and replaced him with CIA...

"Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State," Trump tweeted. "He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex...

CNN African Voices Spotlights Former Ethiopian Model Anna Getaneh

Anna Getaneh is an acclaimed former international model, a humanitarian and social entrepreneur. She is also the founder and Creative Director of African Mosaique,...

U.S. steps into Ethiopia’s political crisis as Rex Tillerson heads to...

The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, is due in Addis Ababa next week for talks with the government over the current political...

World Economic Forum Invalidates Ethiopia’s Tourism Revenue Numbers

Hirut Woldermariam, Minister of Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MoCT), – Photo: The Reporter The World Economic Forum (WEF), in its 2017-18 global travel and tourism competitiveness...

Discovering Ethiopia’s ancient cave churches on a tedious trek that paid...

Katie Parry wins this week’s Just Back travel writing competition and £250 for her account of a long trek in search of a seventh-century...
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