Ethiopia swears in first female Supreme Court chief

(CNN)Human rights lawyer Meaza Ashenafi was sworn in Thursday as the head of Ethiopia's Supreme Court by the country's parliament in a wave of...

Addis Ababa/Entoto is actually Barara

Habtamu Tegegne Assistant Professor of History at Rutgers University On 30 September 2018, Addis Fortune published a letter written by Professor Samuel Walker titled “Entoto is...

No More Doublethink, Please! Setargew Kenaw

By Setargew Kenaw Following the election of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in April 2018, the Ethiopian government has released thousands of political prisoners, undertaken certain...

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,...

Another historic day as Ethiopia supreme court gets first female president,...

Addis Standard staffs Addis Abeba, November 01/2018 – Ethiopia has witnessed another historic milestone following today’s appointment of Meaza Ashenafi, a prominent law professional and women’s...

University of Gondar: One Referral Hospital for Seven Million People –...

University of Gondar: One Referral Hospital for Seven Million People - SBS Amharic https://youtu.be/NbuKISL3caY

Ethiopia kicks off “Jegnit” National Campaign. Aims to establish women-led network...

Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, October 31/2018 – A national campaign dubbed “ጀግኒት” (Jegnit), loosely translated “She, the Brave One”,was launched yesterday at the Hilton Hotel in...

Ethiopia’s rise out of famine and war has world’s attention

 DAVID MONYAE Johannesburg - In my teenage years in the early 1980s, I remember Africa’s worst case of war, famine, disease and poverty was in...

Why Ethiopia is unable to control water hyacinth from Lake Tana...

On Sunday October 27, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited Lake Tana along with other high lever officials including DPM Demeke Mekonnen, and Amhara region...

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,...

Ethiopia overseas employment in new push to send professionals, graduates to...

Yared Tsegaye Addis Abeba, Oct. 30/2018 – The Ministry of Labor & Social Affairs (MoLSA) is set to start the deployment of Ethiopian professionals and graduates...

Former Ethiopian foreign minister returns home as reconciliation deepens

ADDIS ABABA, Oct. 29 (Xinhua) -- Former Ethiopian foreign minister Goshu Wolde returned to Ethiopia on Monday, ending 32 years in exile, as reconciliation...

French president backs Ethiopia leader’s sweeping reforms

By SYLVIE CORBET | Associated Press PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed support for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's ambitious reforms and diplomatic peace efforts. The 42-year-old...

The Revolutionary History of Ethiopia’s Jews

A new study reveals that Beta Israel were active in the Marxist-inspired armed struggle to overthrow the regime David Ratner Oct 29, 2018 The Jewish community in...

Tensions high in western Oromia following clashes between OLF militia, security...

Pictures circulating on social media show pro OLF protesters Addis Abeba, October 29/2018 – Tensions were high since the weekend following clashes between supporters of rebel...

King (ca. 510-540) His life

+ Elesbaan (who is also known by the name “Caleb”) was the son Tazena and became the king of Axum (a kingdom that covered...

ASSEFA BREAKS COURSE RECORD AT FRANKFURT MARATHON

Having finished on the lower steps of the podium at last year’s Mainova Frankfurt Marathon, Ethiopia’s Meskerem Assefa and Kelkile Gezahegn topped the podium...

Breakaway Somaliland Proposes Energy Pipeline for Ethiopia

By Nizar Manek October 29, 2018, A self-declared republic in Somalia asked Ethiopia to reroute its nascent oil and gas exports via a proposed new pipeline, challenging...

Who is Sahle-Work Zewde, Ethiopia’s first female president?

Election of first woman to presidency has raised hopes among women's rights groups for more gender equality in Ethiopia. by Elias Gebreselassie 27 Oct 2018 Addis Ababa,...

We Should Offer Our Apologies: DPM Demeke Mekonnen (አባ መላ) –...

We Should Offer Our Apologies: DPM Demeke Mekonnen (አባ መላ) Pt 2 - SBS Amharic https://youtu.be/Bwff6vfovWQ

18 killed as Ethiopian army truck collides with bus

By AFP Eighteen civilians were killed and others injured on Saturday when an army truck crashed into a minibus in northern Ethiopia, local media reported. The...

How long lazy journalism must be allowed to Undermine Reform in...

Arkebe Oquba should make up his mind whether he want to be Special Economic Adviser to Prime Minster Abiy or TPLF oligarchy. He can’t...

Toxic Politics of Ethnic Extremism 

October 26, 2018 Tesfaye Z. Yigzaw Half a century old toxic politics of ethnic repulsions once again is flaring up due to a mafia operative terrorist...
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