QUARTZ AFRICA 28 January 2019 by ABDI LATIF DAHIR Ethiopia’s capital is set to cement its place as Africa’s leading aviation hub with an expanded...

CIOB 25 January 2019 Italy is to fund a feasibility study for a 736km railway line between Addis Ababa and the Red Sea port of Massawa in Eritrea. The...

EUROPEAN COMMISSION 24 January 2019 PRESS RELEASE The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker met with the Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed to discuss EU support to Ethiopia’s reform process and agree to an additional €130 million to support job creation. On this occasion, President Juncker said: “The partnership between Ethiopia and...

BLOOMBERG 23 January 2019 by DAVID MALINGHA DOYA Government has outlined plans to sell airline, telecoms stakes Economy is forecast to grow average of 8% through 2021 Ethiopia’s planned sale of state-owned assets will help expand an economy that’s expected to be among the world’s fastest-growing over the next three years, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said. The...

AFRICA NEWS 16 January 2019 by ABDUR RAHMAN ALFA SHABAN For a populous nation as Ethiopia – on record as Africa’s second biggest only behind Nigeria,...

REUTERS 15 January 2019 by AARON MAASHO ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Protesters in Ethiopia’s northeastern Afar region have blocked the landlocked country’s main route to the sea to demonstrate against surging ethnic violence, organisers said on Monday. The demonstrators started a five-day blockade of the highway to neighbouring Djibouti on Sunday, Mahi Bule, a member...

DW – MADE FOR MINDS 12 January 2019 Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has introduced dramatic reforms since assuming power more than nine...

EQEGA NEWS 12 January 2019 January 12, 2019 – Since the signing of the peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea in July, Eritreans have crossed over...

NEWS AFRICA 8 November 2018 ADDIS ABABA, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — The Ethiopian military said on Wednesday that it has decided to reestablish a naval force despite the country’s landlocked geographical location. The East African country disbanded its navy force more than two decades ago following the separation of Eritrea, leaving Ethiopia without access to a major...

HARVARD POLITICAL REVIEW 29 October 2018 by KESHAV RASTOGI Port of Djibouti, 2005 With over 100 million people, Ethiopia is easily the most populous landlocked...