Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Tag: Ethiopia

Egypt, Sudan And Ethiopia Sign Agreement To...

Leaders from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan signed a cooperation deal on Monday over a giant Ethiopian hydroelectric dam on a tributary of the Nile,...

Ethiopia Developing Plans to Turn Largest Dam...

Ethiopia’s government plans to start generating electricity from its largest hydropower plant, Gibe III, in the second half of the year if annual rains...

Meet These Two Brilliant and Inspiring Teenagers...

Two African teenage girls met last week in New York for the first time and left as best friends with the shared goal of...

Ethiopia Set to Become Africa’s Water Powerhouse...

It's called the Grand Renaissance Dam— and the clue is in the name. With some 8,500 laborers working around the clock on its construction, the...

Scientist Discovery of Ancient Jawbone in Ethiopia...

Unearthing the jawbone from 2.8 millions ago in Ethiopia, believed to belong to one of the first humans on earth, is "the most important...

10 Most Expensive Pieces Of African Art...

'Senufo Female Statue' The Senufo Female Statue, carved by an artist known as the Master of Sikasso, is a Cote d’Ivoiran rare piece that sold...

With Growing Passenger Traffic, Ethiopia Builds New...

Ethiopian Airports Enterprise (EAE) is expanding Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport while planning construction of another major air-transport hub near the capital. The announcement was...

20 Things You May Not Know About...

The World’s First Planned City Was in Egypt An Egyptian city called Kahun was the world’s first planned city. Plans for the city divided it...

New Doctor Chooses To Return Home After...

Dr. Gelila Goba hasn’t forgotten where she came from. Instead of joining a comfortable practice in the U.S. after completing her residency in obstetrics and...

Ethiopia’s Zemedeneh Negatu Among Africa’s Top Leading...

Zemedeneh Negatu, the highly regarded Ethiopian American Managing Partner of Ernst & Young Ethiopia has been named among “The Top 15 CEOs of Africa...

Ethiopia, Egypt Try to Improve Relations After...

Ethiopia hopes a raft of deals signed with Egypt on Monday will enhance frosty relations with its North African neighbor, despite Cairo's lingering concerns...

‘I Had Ethiopia Stolen from Me’—Adoptions of...

Adoption agencies paint international adoptions through rose-colored glasses: A child from an impoverished home in a Third World country gets the opportunity to become...

African Leaders Push to Establish Regional Court...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Complaining of bullying in the international justice arena, African leaders are forging ahead with plans to set up their own...

Ethiopians, Chinese Collaborate on Aviation Training School...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – A private Ethiopian aviation college on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding  with three Chinese institutions to offer aviation education. “The...

5 Traditional African Justice Systems More Humane...

Ubuntu is a South African principle that dictates an individual’s responsibility within a corporate sense of identity. The spirit of this principle governs communities...

Ethiopia Groups Plans Anti-Gay Protest to Bring...

Two groups in Ethiopia said they will hold an anti-gay demonstration later this month, a move that puts Ethiopia in line to become the...

South Sudanese Refugees Flee Into Ethiopia Amid...

"We left all our property – our home, our goats and chickens. I ran out and this is all that I have," Nyakuom Tongyik...

Ethiopia’s Dam Project to be Energy Hub...

Ethiopia has always been the major contributor to the Nile, with its Blue Nile feeding the rainfall from the Ethiopian Highlands to the wider...

Congress Passes Bill to Tamper Land Grabs...

In a historic move, the U.S. Congress has taken a stance on land grabs-related human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill...

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...