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Despite fresh fighting over control of key town of Nasir, South Sudan government and rebels led by former vice-president Riek Machar, will resume peace talks next week, a regional bloc disclosed on Thursday.

The American billionaire Bill Gates received honorary degree from Addis Ababa University.

[Gates Foundation]Bill Gates is no stranger to honorary degrees. In 2007 he even got an honorary doctorate from Harvard, where he had dropped out as an undergraduate years three decades earlier. But he seems especially touched by the degree bestowed this week at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia - Africa's oldest nation and the cradle of humanity. Ethiopian Foreign Minister r. Tedros Adhanom ...
[Gates Foundation]Bill Gates is no stranger to honorary degrees. In 2007 he even got an honorary doctorate from Harvard, where he had dropped out as an undergraduate years three decades earlier. But he seems especially touched by the degree bestowed this week at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia - Africa's oldest nation and the cradle of humanity. Ethiopian Foreign Minister r. Tedros Adhanom ...
[AlertNet]Addis Ababa -Ethiopia may not be known internationally for its wildlife, unlike neighbouring Kenya, but the government has launched a plan both to protect and promote wildlife areas, while helping tackle climate change at the same time.
[AlertNet]Addis Ababa -Ethiopia may not be known internationally for its wildlife, unlike neighbouring Kenya, but the government has launched a plan both to protect and promote wildlife areas, while helping tackle climate change at the same time.
[UN News]South Sudan is the most rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the world today, according to a senior United Nations relief operations official who made an urgent appeal for desperately-needed funding for Ethiopia, which hosts 180,000 mostly women and children South Sudanese refugees.
[UN News]South Sudan is the most rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the world today, according to a senior United Nations relief operations official who made an urgent appeal for desperately-needed funding for Ethiopia, which hosts 180,000 mostly women and children South Sudanese refugees.
ADDIS ABABA, July 24 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- The United States Embassy here has clarified that there has been no recent US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) warning for flights in or out of Ethiopia.

On July 17, 2014, Tolosa Shagi, Minister of Mines of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Alexander Ivanov, Chief Business Development Officer of GPB Global Resources, signed a Petroleum Production Sharing Agreement .

South Sudan is the most rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the world today, according to a senior United Nations relief operations official who made an urgent appeal for desperately-needed funding for Ethiopia, which hosts 180,000 mostly women and children South Sudanese refugees.
South Sudan is the most rapidly deteriorating humanitarian crisis in the world today, according to a senior United Nations relief operations official who made an urgent appeal for desperately-needed funding for Ethiopia, which hosts 180,000 mostly women and children South Sudanese refugees.

"If they cannot indoctrinate you into their thinking, they fire you," said one former staff member of the state-run Oromia Radio and Television Organization , who was dismissed from work last month after six years of service.

The World Bank is "wrong" about how hard it is to do business in Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn the country's prime minister has told CNBC.
The World Bank is "wrong" about how hard it is to do business in Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn the country's prime minister has told CNBC.
(July 23): Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes’ factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the...
Addis Ababa, July 23 (IANS) The Ethiopian government has vowed to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM) by 2025. Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen Tuesday announced a package of action at a global summit in London, hosted jointly by the British government and Unicef, Xinhua reported. Ethiopian Minister of Women, Children and Youth Affairs Zenebu Tadesse spoke ...
By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia should consider devaluing its currency to boost exports as they are mostly unprocessed products and need to stay competitive on price, a World Bank economist said on Tuesday. Ethiopia, whose main exports are coffee, horticultural products, oilseeds and livestock, has operated a carefully managed floating exchange rate regime since 1992. The ...
By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia should consider devaluing its currency to boost exports as they are mostly unprocessed products and need to stay competitive on price, a World Bank economist said on Tuesday. Ethiopia, whose main exports are coffee, horticultural products, oilseeds and livestock, has operated a carefully managed floating exchange rate regime since 1992. The ...

Jimma University Specialised Hospital's oxygen and vacuum producing plant, part of the half billion Birr expansion, will begin service by September 2014.

A consortium of architectural firms gets a successful solo ride to a 17 million Br government contract for the design of a parliament complex, after three other bidders were dropped very early in the process on grounds of creativity.

Ethiopia is in a better position to sustainably and equitably utilize the Nile with the scientific knowledge provided by the country's scholars, said Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy .

ADDIS ABABA, July 23 -- The Ethiopian government has vowed to eliminate child marriage and female genital mutilation by 2025.

The TPLF junta police have savagely attacked Ethiopian Muslims who were peacefully praying at Anwar Mesgid in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, The attack is continuing.

Larry Harlow was an original mastermind of Fania Records, a storied New York salsa label for which he produced more than 200 albums and, in 1973, wrote perhaps the only salsa opera to borrow its premise from the Who.

Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked.

Ethiopian employees work inside the Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa. Close Ethiopian employees work inside the Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa.
Ethiopian workers strolling through the parking lot of Huajian Shoes' factory outside Addis Ababa last month chose the wrong day to leave their shirts untucked. Company President Zhang Huarong, just arrived on a visit from China, spotted them through the window, sprang up and ran outside. Shaping up a handful of employees is one small part of Zhang's quest to profit from Huajian's factory wages ...
Developmental and World-Class Athletes at Yaya Village to Benefit from Run-Specific Cross-Training (PRWeb July 22, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014_ElliptiGO/07-Yaya-Village-Haile/prweb12034608.htm

Ethiopians and Ethiopian-born foreign citizens living in the Russia Federation and Belarus raised funds for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam last week.

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- The potash market has seen its share of trials in recent months. Cartel dissolutions, soaring production costs and declining spot prices have created a challenging market. But Toronto-based ...

It is the first time that the airline has named an aircraft of its Dreamliner fleet after a historical or heritage site outside Africa, and it is a clear recognition of the substantial traffic generated on its routes to the Indian subcontinent.

GPB Global Resources, a unit of Russia’s state-owned Gazprombank Group, may invest about $60 million searching for petroleum in northeastern Ethiopia, Executive Director for Corporate Communications Sergey Tagashov said.

Following today's attack by opposition forces in South Sudan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top United Nations official in the country are calling for all offensive operations to immediately end and for both sides to resume suspended peace talks.

The US says it is 'deeply concerned' over prosecution of young social media activists. But Ethiopia is a key US ally on the Horn of Africa and any censure may remain rhetorical. 
GPB Global Resources, a unit of Russia’s state-owned Gazprombank Group, may invest about $60 million searching for petroleum in northeastern Ethiopia, Executive Director for Corporate Communications Sergey Tagashov said.

Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses - marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa.

July 21, 2014 South Sudanese rebels said their delegation has returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Ugandan authorities failed to receive them at Entebbe Airport in Kampala on Monday.

Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethiopia, is an unexpected sight -- vineyards bursting with merlot, syrah and chardonnay grapes ripening in the African sun.
ADDIS ABABA, July 21 (BERNAMA-NNN-ENA) -- Ethiopia would consolidate its campaign against terrorism so as to protect its growth and development from obstruction, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said.

Three Ethiopian journalists and six writers of a dissident blog, arrested in May, have been charged with acts of terrorism.

Ed Adamczyk ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 21 (UPI) -- Three Ethiopian journalists and six writers of a dissident blog, arrested in May, have been charged with acts of terrorism.

One dewy morning back in May 2013, a dozen children gathered in an elementary school courtyard to play soccer in Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses – marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa. Seven of the 10 bloggers are part of a social media group called Zone 9.
Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses – marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa. Seven of the 10 bloggers are part of a social media group called Zone 9.
[HRW]Nairobi -The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under the country's deeply flawed anti-terrorism law, Human Rights Watch said today.
[HRW]Nairobi -The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under the country's deeply flawed anti-terrorism law, Human Rights Watch said today.

The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under the country's deeply flawed anti-terrorism law, Human Rights Watch said today.

A competition with a rich history (July 21, 2014, 5:38 am)

(MENAFN - Muscat Daily) The first edition of the IAAF World Junior Championships was held in Athens, Greece in 1986 and attracted 1,188 athletes from 143 countries. The biennial ju...

A French company, ADPI, won the bid that the Ethiopian Airports Enterprise floated to hire a consultant for the Addis Ababa Bole International Airport passenger terminal expansion project.