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51 min ago | New Vision
President Yoweri Museveni is in Ethiopia to attend an IGAD Extraordinary African Heads of State summit on South Sudan in the capital Addis Ababa.
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7 hrs ago | News24
Gambia will drop English as its official language, President Yahya Jammeh says in his latest diatribe against former colonial power Britain.
11 hrs ago | Sammamish Review
But when Sercu, a Sammamish resident and 15-year-old sophomore at Eastside Catholic School, returned to the African nation last month, she saw things that were heartwarming.
15 hrs ago | Reuters
Kenya has offered Ethiopian companies a chance to raise funds and trade their shares on the Nairobi bourse in a move that could give them access to capital without compromising Addis Ababa's closed economy policy.
18 hrs ago | CNN
Hundreds of Somali people from Occupied-Ogaden region and ONLF supporters protested against Ethiopian human rights abuses in Ogaden region on Monday march 10th, in front of Geneva compound where the United Nations' Human Rights Council held its annual human rights hearing conference.
22 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre
Addis Ababa, 12 March 2014 - Above Addis Ababa's concrete skyline, cranes tower high amid blasts from nearby drills and diggers.
Addis Ababa, 12 March 2014 - The month of March is dedicated to Women's History Month worldwide and since 1975 the UN has marked International Women's Day on March 8th; this year the theme was "Equality for Women is Progress for All."
The 100km long Yabelo-Mega road - part of the 1,000km Mombasa-Nairobi-Addis Abeba Road Corridor - will be opened for traffic on in the presence of Worqineh Gebeyehu, minister of Transport.
Even though the Ethiopian government established an ambitious plan to expand the manufacturing sector during the five year Growth and Transformation Plan , the actual performance continues to be below expectations.
The EPRDF led government has "democratic developmental" policy that has been eulogized and demonized in equal measure.
The construction of two road projects covering 28.1km that link the Addis Ababa-Adama Highway with Addis Ababa in two directions has been launched, the Ethiopian Roads Authority announced.
Addis Ababa, 11 March 2014 - Sugar has not been long present on Ethiopian tables.
Chinese labour is cheap, sure - but Ethiopian labour is even cheaper. As margins get tighter at home, Chinese companies are looking further afield, and many are settling on Ethiopia as an attractive alternative for their factories and plants.
He Yafei says accusations of Chinese exploitation of African resources are not based on the facts, which instead show much-needed investment and trade helping to build up the continent The African continent, with its fast growth of the past decade, is a future wonderland for prosperity that will benefit foreign investment and entrepreneurs.
Young South Sudanese who fled the conflict in their country are returning to fight against the government; hundreds have already returned, and more are packing their bags.
Ethiopians are happy to share their traditions, whether it's primitive marriage rituals or the mysteries of churches carved into solid rock, writes Jim Eagles.
MOGADISHU, Somalia, March 10, 2014/African Press Organization / The National Union of Somali Journalists today condemned guilty verdict and prison sentence against veteran Somali journalist Mohamed Aweys Mudey as "outrageous and unacceptable", and urged Ethiopian authorities to release him immediately and unconditionally.