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Birthplace of Christianity

If you ask most people today where the first human being was found, chances are they can probably tell you Ethiopia.

Ensuring Africa’s continued rise

Africa is well placed to build diversified economies based on low-carbon, sustainable infrastructure.

I won’t lie by claiming that I am not dead

Even if there was no rigging or ballot stuffing or any such shenanigan during the day of an election and vote counting, obviously an election held in an atmosphere of fear and the brutal suppression of dissenting voices is anything but democratic, argues Gedion Timothewos Hessebon

From Kalashnikov to the brush

Brothers at War, was the phrase used by the Western media to describe the Ethio-Eritrea war that took place from May 1998 to June 2000.

Time to tear down the walls between Ethiopia and Eritrea

The Ethiopian government has also established an office under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that is accountable for facilitating and promoting the protection of, reimbursement for, and follow-up on Eritrean properties and issues.

The limits of capitalism with communist characteristics

Clearly, where communists call the shots, the development of a free market for goods and services does not necessarily lead to the emergence of a marketplace of ideas.

Empty promises and dead children

If governments are sincere about delivering on the SDGs’ promise on child mortality, they must get serious about ensuring equity in health care.

The politics of ange

The appeal of populists is that they give voice to the anger of the excluded. They offer a grand narrative as well as concrete, if misleading and often dangerous, solutions, writes Dani Rodrik.

Trusting technology

Yesterday I arrived to a meeting eight hours late. Yes, I did say 8 hours late. I know, you are probably thinking that I have taken the whole arriving on “Ethiopian time” to a whole other level.

Raising African consciousness

Ethiopian playwright and novelist Abé Gubegna served as a prominent voice against human injustice throughout the 1960s and 70s. To date, he still stands...


Khat exporters in trouble, $ 21 million export earnings lost

32 exporters accused of mishandling $21 million The licenses of...

Damage to Galafi Route in Djibouti impedes logistics services

The activities of the Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service...

A home away from home

As Rastafari around the world join Ethiopia in commemorating the 1896 victory at the Battle of Adwa, the repatriated community in Shashemene received news that the government is now ready to begin the process of granting permanent residence to those with valid passports

New central bank’s governor reveals priorities to get economy back on feet

The newly appointed National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) governor,...