Saturday, December 14, 2019

Tag: Addis Ababa

Eritrea Closes Border Crossings to Ethiopian Travelers

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Eritrea has partially closed two border crossings with Ethiopia that opened this year after the former East African rivals...

Ethiopian Entrepreneur Puts Her Stamp on Baby...

Amelsa Yazew inspects finished baby blankets made at her company offices in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after a morning meeting with her staff. The entrepreneur runs...

Ethiopia’s Religious Festival Turns Deadly, 50 Reportedly...

Scores of people have been reportedly crushed to death in Ethiopia in a stampede after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse...

What’s Behind the Deadly Protests in Ethiopia?

The deadly protests that rocked Ethiopia in the past week stem from a diverse host of regional grievances, but they reflect a shared sense...

#OromoProtests: What You Need to Know About...

The Oromo protests in Ethiopia.  The issue has received little attention in global mainstream media, but it is one that demands our attention.  The...

The Newly Created African Standby Force Will...

From January 2016, the African Standby Force (ASF) will be able to intervene in cases of war crimes, genocide or crimes against humanity if...

Ethiopian Minister Implores Africa to ‘Finance Its...

Addis Ababa — Africa has been urged at high-level talks in Addis Ababa to mobilize its own resources to achieve its development goals. “There’s a...

South Sudan Poised Between War and Peace

South Sudan stands poised between two stark alternatives on Christmas Eve: an escalation of fighting as government forces prepare to launch an assault on...

Ethiopia Working on New $100B Energy Master...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — As part of plans to become a regional energy exporter, Ethiopia announced last week it is working on a new power strategy...

Saudi Arabia Repatriates 2,540 Ethiopians

The Ethiopian government said on Monday that 2,540 of its citizens have been returned from Saudi Arabia, after they were recently declared illegal immigrants...

Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto: Africa Must...

Deputy President of Kenya, William Ruto, has challenged the media in Africa to take the lead in reporting positive stories from the continent. Ruto says...

Ethiopia to Host African Media Leaders Forum

The African Media Initiative  announced on Saturday that the sixth African Media Leaders Forum, under the theme  "African media in the last 50 years...

African Union Takes Stand Against European-Based International...

African leaders on Saturday called for a halt to the International Criminal Court’s prosecution of the presidents of Kenya and Sudan, amid complaints that...

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu to Open Stand Alone...

Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is one of Africa’s most celebrated businesswomen. The international media seemingly can’t get enough of this founder of soleRebels, an Ethiopian-based...

Malawi President Joyce Banda Boycotts African Union...

President Joyce Banda of Malawi will not attend the African Union (AU) summit that was moved to Ethiopia after she said her country did...

World Trade Organization Director-General Optimistic Over Africa’s...

The Director-General of the World Trade Organization, Pascal Lamy, tells This is Africa why he is optimistic about Africa's trade prospects, especially in agriculture,...

Ethiopian Airline Buys Boeing 787 Dreamliner Connecting...

IGNORING the furious winds buffeting the global aviation industry, 66-year-old Ethiopian Airlines is investing more than $2,6bn to ensure it capitalizes on its location...

Africa’s Leaders Should Be Prepared To Say...

Africa's leaders should be prepared to say no, Ethiopian prime minister Meles Zenawi told business and political leaders in Addis Ababa at the World...

World Economic Forum: Africa’s Time Has Arrived

The 22nd World Economic Forum (WEF) is meeting in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. There have been a lot of articles and programs in world...