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[Reporter]The Ethiopian government last week released five helicopters with 26 foreign crew members who recently entered Ethiopian air space without legal permission.
[Reporter]The Ethiopian government last week released five helicopters with 26 foreign crew members who recently entered Ethiopian air space without legal permission.
[Reporter]Nine opposition parties have formed a platform for cooperation to stand together in the upcoming election and, in the long run, to create a platform where the parties can work together to ensure the existence of free, fair, participatory and credible elections, to expand the political space and to work on issues related to human and democratic rights of citizens.
This year in Ethiopia, the celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, started early in a unique way with many new participants, both Indian and Ethiopian.
A Brief Look into Ethiopia's Sugar Industry (October 25, 2014, 4:00 am)

Our economy has recorded an 11% growth for the last ten consecutive years. In order to realize the Millennium Development Goals by maintaining this rapid and wide-reaching economic growth, the country is working committed to enter middle-income countries within the years 2012 and 2015.

Tesfa-Alem Tekle October 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to choose an international firm that will study the hydrological and socio-environmental impacts of Ethiopia's massive hydro power plant project being built on the Nile river. Following the ongoing tripartite meeting in Cairo, the three countries have nominated seven international consultancy firms from ...
Tesfa-Alem Tekle October 21, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to choose an international firm that will study the hydrological and socio-environmental impacts of Ethiopia's massive hydro power plant project being built on the Nile river. Following the ongoing tripartite meeting in Cairo, the three countries have nominated seven international consultancy firms from ...

Ethiopia said Friday it will deploy about 210 health professionals to Ebola-affected countries to support the response against the epidemic in West Africa. In addition, the East African nation has also decided to provide financial support of $500,000 to the response in the highly affected countries, Xinhua reported.

Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Ethiopian counterpart Dr Tedros Adhanom discussed in a telephone conversation on Tuesday evening developments in bilateral relations between the two countries. During the telephone conversation, they also discussed the fourth round of the Joint Egyptian-Ethiopian Ministerial Committee to be held in Addis Ababa from 1 to 3 November.

Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine (October 24, 2014, 4:38 pm)

By David Smith in Addis Ababa Three decades after images that shocked the world, country has become darling of the global development community - and the scourge of the human rights lobby With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man's beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa. The millionaire magnate, who has gone into the local wine business with Bob Geldof, mused on the new Ethiopia: "Most of the people need first security, second food a and democracy after that."

Addis Ababa, Oct 24 (IANS) Ethiopia said Friday it will deploy about 210 health professionals to Ebola-affected countries to support the response against the epidemic in West Africa.
Addis Ababa, Oct 24 (IANS) Ethiopia said Friday it will deploy about 210 health professionals to Ebola-affected countries to support the response against the epidemic in West Africa.
A judgment day for Ethiopian Jewry (October 24, 2014, 12:38 pm)

An immigrant from Ethiopia holds an Israeli flag as she carries her child upon her arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport in January 2011.. Minister Sa'ar, I beg you to help us," beseeched Maayan Semalin, an Israeli Ethiopian Jew whose sister still lives in the Jewish community of Gondar.

By Hadra Ahmed Addis Ababa, Oct 22 (IANS): This year in Ethiopia, the celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, started early in a unique way with many new participants, both Indian and Ethiopian.
The 19 year-old teenage sensation clocked a stunning though unofficial world junior best of 2:04:32 when he took the Dubai Marathon in January.
Distance-running legend Haile Gebrselassie has encouraged Tsegaye Mekonnen to attack his own Ethiopian record at the BMW Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Sunday (26).
By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - When Scottish explorer James Bruce published a five-volume work in 1790 about his search in Ethiopia for the source of the Nile, European readers dismissed his account of ancient churches and castles: surely no such things existed in the heart of Africa. Fast forward to 2014 and Solomon Tadesse sometimes feels he faces similar preconceptions as he seeks to ...
By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - When Scottish explorer James Bruce published a five-volume work in 1790 about his search in Ethiopia for the source of the Nile, European readers dismissed his account of ancient churches and castles: surely no such things existed in the heart of Africa. Fast forward to 2014 and Solomon Tadesse sometimes feels he faces similar preconceptions as he seeks to ...

When Scottish explorer James Bruce published a five-volume work in 1790 about his search in Ethiopia for the source of the Nile, European readers dismissed his account of ancient churches and castles: surely no such things existed in the heart of Africa. Fast forward to 2014 and Solomon Tadesse sometimes feels he faces similar preconceptions as he seeks to attract tourists three decades after images of famine and communist purges filled TV screens and shaped the world's view for a generation.

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigiPath Corp, a subsidiary of DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), a digital pathology solution provider that is rapidly expanding into cannabis testing and other services to the cannabis industry, is expanding abroad to bring its cutting-edge PathScope™ to improve patient care in Ethiopia. DigiPath's PathScope™ hardware will be used by Kadisco ...
LAS VEGAS, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DigiPath Corp, a subsidiary of DigiPath, Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: DIGP), a digital pathology solution provider that is rapidly expanding into cannabis testing and other services to the cannabis industry, is expanding abroad to bring its cutting-edge PathScope™ to improve patient care in Ethiopia. DigiPath's PathScope™ hardware will be used by Kadisco ...
In a unique peek into the wonder that is India, the Indian embassy in Ethiopia showcased a photo exhibition of religions in India at a national level for the first time.
Tanzania: NHC Chief Salutes Ethiopian Firm (October 24, 2014, 4:38 am)

ETHIOPIAN construction company, Flintstone Engineering, which won an over 5.9bn/- tender to construct residential apartments at Shangani in Mtwara Region earlier this year, is doing a good job on the ground. National Housing Corporation Director General, Mr Nehemia Mchechu, said the company won an international competitive tender and is so far progressing well with construction work which is due to be completed in 36 months time.

As part of the U.S. government's Feed the Future initiative, the U.S. Agency for International Development Agricultural Growth Program-Livestock Market Development project seeks to improve nutrition and boost incomes through training and investments in commodities like dairy, meat, and live animals. As part of the U.S. government's Feed the Future initiative, the U.S. Agency for International Development Agricultural Growth Program-Livestock Market Development project seeks to improve nutrition and boost incomes through training and investments in commodities like dairy, meat, and live animals.

Breast Cancer Awareness Day would be observed on Sunday, October 26, 2014 across the country with programs that help increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of the disease. The programs will be carried out in Oromia, Amhara, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples , and Tigray regional states as well as Addis Ababa, it was indicated.

Ethiopia - 30 years on (October 23, 2014, 5:00 pm)

BBC's Mike Wooldridge revisits the road where 30 years ago, desperate people walked miles from remote villages hoping to find food and medical help for their relatives. "Dawn, and as the sun breaks through the piercing chill of night on the plains outside Korem, it lights up a biblical famine now, in the 20th century."

Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 22 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed new Ambassadors to Ethiopia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kazakh presidency said Oct. 21. Yerlik Ali was appointed to the post of Kazakh Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Meanwhile Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador in the Republic of Croatia Aslan Musin was appointed to the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Montenegro at the same time.

Activities are underway to upgrade a total of 600-km gravel roads to asphalt at a cost of 9.5 billion birr, the Ethiopian Roads Authority said. Communications Directorate Team Leader at ERA, Dereje Hailu, told WIC that the six roads to be upgrade to asphalt level are located in SNNP and Oromia Regional States as well as Dire Dawa City Administration.

Addis Ababa, 23 October 2014 - Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin living in different countries have reportedly celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the Southern Ethiopia Peoples' Democratic Movement and the 7th National Flag Day. According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin living in Doha, Frankfurt and Abu Dhabi celebrated the anniversary and the Flag Day.

Addis Ababa, 21 October 2014 A - The German textile machinery and accessories manufacturers visited Ethiopian textile manufacturers from October 13 to October 17. The seventy companies from Germany came to an event organized by SBS Systems for Business Solutions and Agathon Consulting. The event was initiated by the VDMA German Engineering Federation, which is a Textile Machinery Association.

VIDEO: Remembering Ethiopia's famine (October 22, 2014, 8:38 pm)

Thirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Tesfatsion Dalellew saw the reports and coordinated World Vision's response.
Following the tradition set by Haile Gebrselassie in 2007 and continued by Wilson Kipsang in 2013, Dennis Kimetto’s first race after breaking the marathon world record will be at the Montferland Run in ‘s-Heerenberg on 7 December.

Eritrea is at peace, yet its people are flooding across its borders. As many are being caught reaching the shores of Europe as come from Syria, escaping from that nation's civil war.

Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine (October 22, 2014, 11:38 am)

Three decades after images that shocked the world, country has become darling of the global development community and the scourge of the human rights lobby With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise mans beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa. The millionaire magnate, who has gone into the local ...
Asian Paints will acquire 51% stake in Ethiopia-based Kadisco Paint through its Singapore-based subsidiary Berger International for an undisclosed sum.
Ethiopia, 30 years after the famine (October 22, 2014, 11:38 am)

Three decades after images that shocked the world, country has become darling of the global development community and the scourge of the human rights lobby With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise mans beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa. The millionaire magnate, who has gone into the local ...

It was television news that changed the world, forced wealthy Western audiences in their living rooms to confront pitiful, starving African children and drove Irish rocker Bob Geldof on a quest to end poverty. But 30 years later to the day, the Melbourne doctor whose work helped broadcast those harrowing images of Ethiopia's "hell on earth" famine has warned Australia must do more to support Africa's fight against Ebola.

Ethiopia has given top priority to the kernel of the entire diplomacy; economic diplomacy, as the nation has one formidable enemy; poverty or backwardness. To effectively combat and eradicate poverty and backwardness, one has to pursue economic diplomacy which would enable it to attract more investment, trade, tourism among others, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted.

Adiis Ababa, Oct 21 (IANS) In a unique peek into the wonder that is India, the Indian embassy in Ethiopia showcased a photo exhibition of religions in India at a national level for the first time.
Addis Ababa, Oct 22 (IANS) This year in Ethiopia, the celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, started early in a unique way with many new participants, both Indian and Ethiopian.
Addis Ababa, Oct 22 (IANS) This year in Ethiopia, the celebration of Diwali, the Indian festival of lights, started early in a unique way with many new participants, both Indian and Ethiopian.
Ethiopian Airlines says that it has finalised preparations to commence flight operations to Dublin and Los Angeles starting from June 2015. The airline, in a statement on Tuesday, said that flights to Dublin and Los Angeles would be operated three times a week with the ultra- modern Boeing 787 Dreamliner. It added that the flights...  [Read More...]

Mujuru is also vice president of the ruling ZANU-PF. She was in the bush, rising to junior commander of Mugabe's ZANLA rebel forces, so you can say she fought for her place at the table It is not only in Uganda where we are having succession battles in Africa.

Ethiopia has an estimated 70 million smallholder farmers, many of whom only grow sufficient amounts of crops like grain and coffee to support their families like those in Lalibela, Amhara Region. Climate change will inevitably have an impact on people's lives.

Ethiopia, a great new frontier i... (October 21, 2014, 12:00 pm)

Ethiopia is not often associated with tourism, but as Fionn Davenport heard today during The Irish Times travel podcast, that might be changing. Ethiopia is easy to get to, with direct flights from London and Frankfurt.

Gebrselassie out of Great South Run (October 21, 2014, 10:38 am)

Ethiopian distance running legend Haile Gebrselassie withdraws from this weekend's Great South Run.

Addis Ababa, 18 October 2014 - Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front Executive Committee have discussed on the designing package of Second Five Years' Growth and Transformation Plan of the country. In a meeting it held today, the EPRDF Executive Committee said that the 2nd GTP will play a major role in strengthening the efforts exerted to develop a middle income economy via speeding up its renaissance.

Ethiopian Ambassador to Somalia, Wondimu Asmamaw, said the relation between Somalia and Ethiopia is not only limited to regional peace and security, but also includes education, transport, trade and investment cooperation. "The relations between the two countries are deepening and going beyond the regional peace and security cooperation which we usually focus on," he said in an exclusive interview with WIC.

Adiis Ababa, Oct 21 (IANS) In a unique peek into the wonder that is India, the Indian embassy in Ethiopia showcased a photo exhibition of religions in India at a national level for the first time.
* Djibouti Data Center connects to 8 fibre broadband cables * Tech firms house data at DDC to cut costs, up Internet speeds * DDC to expand into Ethiopia, Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia By Matt Smith DUBAI, Oct 21 (Reuters) - Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly but a Djibouti-based technology start-up company has ambitions to help change that. ...