Ethiopia's quest for competitive industrial parks
Bereket Gebru 05-30-17 - Ethiopia has set out to raise the number of its industrial parks to ten during the second GTP period. Towards realizing that goal, the government set up the Ethiopian Industrial Parks Development Corporation (IPDC) in 2014.
Ethiopia overtakes Kenya as the leading economic giant
According to data from the International Monetary Funds (IMF) Ethiopias annual economic output, also known as the gross domestic product (GDP), hit $72.52 billion (Sh7.4 trillion) last year from $64.68 billion in 2015 and is expected to touch $78.3 billion this year.
May 28: the turning point in Ethiopian history
Tesfaye Lemma 05-30-17 - No one imagines that, Ethiopia would be at its present status. That was because its economy was extremely decorated and its peace was also poisoned. Law and order were violated and the situation in the country...
Microsoft, CGHE launch AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia to boost local talent
IT graduates and related computing discipline graduates at Ethiopias Wollo University will be able to access a six-month internship, where they will work on real-world software development projects with senior software engineers.It follows the launch by the Center for Global Health Equity (CGHE), and Microsoft 4Afrika of a new AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia....
Police gear up for combing operation to nab illegal expats
Jeddah Nearly a month is left before the end of the three-month grace period given to illegal expats to leave the Kingdom without any fines or facing any penalties as part of A nation without violator campaign. The authorities have drawn up plans for daily combing operations to nab illegal workers after the end of amnesty...
If you know any Ethiopians still failing to heed this call, please call them and inform them. The Ethiopian Embassy is willing to help them return safe! It is really sad to know there are people living illegally in that country after what happened last time!!!
Joint NGO Letter Addressing the Pervasive Human Rights Crisis in Ethiopia
The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to persistent and grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia and the pressing need to support...
As the UN Human Rights Council (UN HRC) prepares to convene for its 35th session from 6 23 June 2017...
We think it is good idea for the Ethiopian government to call a meeting with these NGO/institutions. At the very least the Ethiopian Human Right Commission should meet them to explain their findings on the recent civil disturbance! Ethiopia is a sovereign country but it is also a responsible and transparent country! There is nothing to hide about last year's unrest. The unrest was hijacked by extremists and foreign agents and people were killed. No country in the world would allow anarchy and lawlessness to be the norm! That is what was happening in Ethiopia until authorities intervened !
Dr Tedros Adhanom first press briefing after his election to lead WHO. VOA Tigirgna May 26, 2017
DrTedros Interview with his online supporters from Europe after his election as WHO Director - May 25, 2017 ------
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: The Ethiopian politician who landed the WHO top job
(CNN)An African national has been voted to head the World Health Organization for the first time in the agency's history.
Ethiopian Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was voted as the Director General of the World Health Organization after winning over 66% of the required votes defeating his closest challenger, UK's David Nabarro.
Sudan Bashir accuses Egypt of supporting Darfur rebel attack
May 23, 2017 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir Tuesday has accused Egypt of supporting the armed movements that recently entered Darfur from Libya and South Sudan.
On Friday, fierce clashes erupted in North and East Darfur between government forces and the Sudan Liberation Movement...Egypt supports Darfur rebel groups hoping to put pressure on Khartoum to stop its support for the Ethiopian government ...
Looking back on some of the positive reports on Ethiopia
Bereket Gebru 05-24-17 - Although it has been quite a few years now since Ethiopia started to receive rave reviews about its economic wonders from international organizations, media and non-state actors, the trend still feels...