Wednesday, October 4, 2023

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Journalism pioneer Yacob W/Mariam passed away at 94

Yacob W/Mariam, a pioneering figure in Ethiopian journalism, passed away at the age of 94. He dedicated the majority of his life’s work to...

Towards prompt termination of Amhara state of emergency

The return to relative calm of the major cities in the Amhara region of Ethiopia after weeks of deadly violence is welcome news for...

Ethiopia Cuts Barley Imports, Achieves Self-Sufficiency

Ethiopia's agricultural sector has seen a stunning transformation, by becoming nearly self-sufficient in barley production in just four years—an unprecedented turnaround that has slashed imports by 78 percent.

Chinese company agrees to co-develop special economic zone

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) inked an agreement with an Ethiopian developer to co-develop a special economic zone in the East African...

AU chief calls for ceasefire and dialogue in Amhara region

The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, has expressed "grave concern" over the continued military confrontations taking place in Ethiopia's Amhara...

Tigray faces “worst” locust invasion, requests international help

The Tigray Interim Administration has called for urgent assistance to combat what it says is possibly the worst desert locust invasion in recent memory,...

Political will essential to tackling inflation

The monetary policy statement issued by the regulatory National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) on August 11 addresses a vital issue we have opined about...

Mind over matter: The urgency of mental healthcare in Ethiopia

Mental healthcare challenges in Ethiopia stem from years of stigma, lack of resources, and crises exacerbating conditions, yet encouraging shifts in growing awareness and the integration of more accessible services are supporting more individuals to overcome stigma and prioritize their psychological wellbeing.

FM seeks Ethiopia’s support for S. Korea’s Expo bid

Foreign Minister Park Jin met with the Ethiopian PM in Addis Ababa as he seeks support for South Korea's bid to host the 2030...

Ethiopian Airlines to resume flights to two cities in Amhara region

After briefly cancelling all flights to four cities in the conflict-ridden #Amhara region for security reasons, Ethiopian Airlines is resuming services to two of the cities starting tomorrow, August 10, 2023. The national carrier announced today that flights to #Bahir-Dar and #Gondar will operate as scheduled starting Thursday. #Ethiopian-Airlines had cancelled flights to the Amhara cities - which also include #Dessie and #Lalibela - just the day before on August 8, due to the ongoing fighting in parts of the #Amhara region under a state of emergency.