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Ethnic conflict could unravel Ethiopia's valuable garment industry

Ethiopia has long been considered one of Africa's economic wunderkinds. But for the past two months, violent conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region fuelled by ethnic power politics has threatened the country's stability...

By Dorothee Baumann-Pauly 21 Jan 2021

Megaprojects in Addis Ababa raise questions about spatial justice

Urban investments across the African continent are at an all-time high. Yet the nature of these investments differs starkly across cities....

By Biruk Terrefe 24 Jun 2020

Ethiopian Airlines launches new app elevating cargo customers' experience

The mobile app will provide customers with a range of self-service features including checking flight schedules, cargo tracking and charter requests...

5 May 2020

Ethiopia's Green Legacy Initiative shortlisted for climate change award

Ethiopia's Green Legacy Initiative has been shortlisted for The Climate Coalition's Green Heart Hero Award...

28 Feb 2020

Is tourism the answer to Ethiopia's job creation goal?

Could a surge in domestic and international travel be the answer Dr Ephrem Tekle, Jobs Creation Commissioner of Ethiopia, is looking for?

25 Feb 2020

Accor set to expand Ethiopia footprint with new Ibis Styles hotel

Accor Hotels, in partnership with Yuluch Elyano Trading plc, is expanding its presence in Ethiopia with the opening of a new property under its design-led economy brand, Ibis Styles...

14 Feb 2020

$50m Standard Bank funding to boost CCBA Ethiopia expansion

Standard Bank has arranged and structured $50m in financing facilities for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa to support its expansion strategy in Ethiopia over the next five years...

29 Jan 2020

Ethiopia is making maps to help improve soil health

Ethiopian researchers put together maps which show where there are soil fertility issues and whether nutrients are missing...

By Ermias Betemariam 5 Dec 2019

SPI/Filmbox extends in Africa with Azam TV, MTN and Habeshaview

SPI International / FilmBox has entered into new channel distribution agreements across Africa with Azam TV, the MTN Group and habeshaview...

25 Nov 2019

Ethiopia and Russia sign peaceful atomic energy deal

Russia and Ethiopia have signed an intergovernmental framework agreement on cooperation in the peaceful use of atomic energy on the sidelines of the Russia-Africa Economic Forum in Sochi...

24 Oct 2019

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

The Nobel Peace Prize was on Friday, 11 October, awarded to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, one of Africa's youngest leaders...

14 Oct 2019

Ethiopian viewers get HD TV channels for the first time

Ethiopia welcomes its first dedicated TV platform: Ethiosat. The Ethiosat platform will deliver HD channels to Ethiopian viewers for the first time...

3 Oct 2019

Ethiopia must do more to stop recurring chikungunya outbreaks

Ethiopia's second largest city, Dire Dawa, is dealing with a chikungunya fever outbreak. Around 20,000 cases of the mosquito-borne viral infection have been reported since the outbreak started in March 2019...

By Eunice Anyango Owino 16 Sep 2019

Ethiopia's future is tied to water - a vital yet threatened resource in a changing climate

In July Ethiopians planted 350 million trees in a single day. This was part of the country's national green legacy initiative to counter environmental degradation and climate change...

By Meron Teferi Taye and Ellen Dyer 2 Sep 2019

CTA, GIZ launch agritech competition in Ethiopia

The Green Innovation and AgriTech Slam 2019 competition will identify innovations and ideas that address the critical challenges affecting the wheat, legumes and honey value chains and the digital needs of the entire agricultural value chain...

15 Aug 2019

Ethiopia detains journalists amid southern unrest

Ethiopian authorities arrest Sidama Media Network workers in southern Ethiopia amid unrest...

13 Aug 2019

Kids TV channel launched in Ethiopia

After a trial transmission, Ethiopia Kids TV Channel is now launched across the country...

9 Aug 2019

Africa's hotel investment forum returns to Ethiopia

One of the most important roles played by AHIF is to facilitate networking between delegates...

29 Jul 2019

Ethiopian Broadcasters Association migrates to SES Satellites

SES has recently signed two agreements with the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation...

12 Jul 2019

In era of reform, Ethiopia still reverts to old tactics to censor press

While internet shutdowns and anti-terror laws being turned against journalists are nothing new in Ethiopia, their use in recent weeks is in stark contrast to the Ethiopia that welcomed the international media community for World Press Freedom Day...

By Muthoki Mumo 10 Jul 2019

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