July 19

  • Ethiopia: Politically Motivated Charges Show Misuse of Terrorism Law [press release]

    HRW

    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... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Bloggers, Journalists Transferred From Meakelawi to Kilinto, Kality

    Reporter

    Three journalists Tesfalem Waldyes, Asmamaw Hailegiorgis and Edom Kassaye and six other bloggers and members of Zone 9, Soliana Shimeles (in absentia), Natnael Feleke, Befekadu... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Economic Devt in Ethiopia Very Impressive - UK Ambassador

    ERTA

    UK Ambassador to Ethiopia Greg Dorey said the consecutive economic development registered in Ethiopia over the past years is "very impressive". Read more »

  • Ethiopia: New Nile Petroleum Company Headquarters in Ethiopia

    ERTA

    Nile Petroleum Company announced that new headquarters of the company will be inaugurated soon in Addis Ababa, the capital of Ethiopia. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopia Working to Eradicate TB Within 20 Years

    ERTA

    Ministry of Health said that it is working to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from Ethiopia within 20 years, well ahead of the international target date set for 50 years. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: House Speakers Sign Deal to Build New Parliament Complex At Cost of Br2 Billion

    Reporter

    Speakers of the House of Peoples' Representative (HPR) and the House of Federation (HoF) signed a design deal on Wednesday at Jupiter International Hotel to build a new parliament... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Police Clash With Muslim Protesters

    Reporter

    The Federal and Addis Ababa police officers clashed with Muslim protesters yesterday around Mercato following Friday prayers at the Great Anwar Mosque. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Key to Safer Births? Better Roads.

    Reporter

    More than 70 percent of Ethiopian women have said transportation and distance prevented them from giving birth in a health facility. But Ethiopia's push for a modern road network... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: French Company Wins Bole Airport Expansion Consultancy Bid

    Reporter

    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... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Adama to Get a New Masterplan

    Reporter

    The Adama City Administration is going to prepare a new masterplan for the fast growing commercial town in the Oromia Regional State. In an exclusive interview with The Reporter,... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: EDP Cancels Public Discussion

    Reporter

    The Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP) canceled its planned discussion with the public because many of its members who were working on announcing and heralding the upcoming... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: "We Certainly Think That Ethiopia Should Not Move Back to the Double-Digit Path"

    Reporter

    The record was set both in terms of disbursement and commitment. Guang Zhe Chen, director of WB for Ethiopia, speaks about issues pertinent to the economy. One such case, perhaps,... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Post Responsibly!

    Reporter

    Social media has definitely caught on in Ethiopia, considering that Internet penetration is less than two percent in the country. Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopian Pilgrims' Journey

    Reporter

    Thousands of years of strong connection and a strong bond that cannot be broken by wars or government relationships is the relationship of Ethiopians with Jerusalem. Jerusalem... Read more »

  • Egypt: Egypt Asks Resumption of Tripartite Talks Over Nile Dam

    Sudan Tribune

    Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt will resume tripartite negotiations over the construction of Ethiopia's controversial hydro power plant project known as the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ramadan Nights Inside Arab Restaurants

    Reporter

    As many close their businesses to pray and sit down for their meals inside, others do it in absolute equanimity without shutting their windows. Now, the restaurants are on high... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Skilled Yet Unqualified - Trials of the Fresh Graduate [opinion]

    Reporter

    The college district of Addis Ababa, covering an expansive area located off King George and Algeria Streets, is home to the oldest and biggest higher learning institution in the... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Parliament's Dereliction of Duty

    Reporter

    The broadcasting law is yet to be implemented to the letter and in the spirit it was promulgated despite its enactment by Parliament over 15 years ago. The explanation forwarded to... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Confidently in Control

    Reporter

    Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn faced the local and international media on Friday at his office, which is located off Lorenzo Taezaz Street, dealing with a range of issues... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Education Bureau Identifies 16 Unnecessary Costs Related to School Fees

    Reporter

    The Education Bureau of Addis Ababa City Administration conducted a survey at private schools of the city and found out that there are unnecessary costs that parents are forced to... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopians in the Diaspora to Convene in Mekelle

    Reporter

    Residents urge participants to focus on critical concerns Ethiopians in the diaspora plan to convene in Mekelle, capital of the Tigray Regional State, from late July to early... Read more »



July 18

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