Good governance mandatory to Ethiopia's renaissance
Tesfaye Lemma 07-13-16 - Many Ethiopians believe that the government is committed enough to fight rent collection activities so as to enhance good governance in the country. However, this is a serious task where...
South Sudan ceasefire declared by Kiir and Machar holding
A ceasefire appears to be holding in South Sudan's capital, Juba, after four days of heavy fighting between rival forces left more than 270 people dead.
The city is quiet, with no reports of helicopter gunships in the sky or tanks on the streets.
Ethiopia disturbed by the latest South Sudan Flare-up.
(Aigaforum) July 08, 2016 - The young nation of South Sudan has faced many obstacles since its independence. While the whole world was relieved by the signing of the recent peace agreement... the recent flare-up of conflict involving government soldiers in the capital city Juba is of great concern to all. The Ethiopia government is very concerned and our source told us PM Hailemariam has phoned both South Sudan leaders leaders to share his concern.The premier told the leaders the current flare up of shootings in the capital juba is senseless violence and must be stopped. The prime minister has also spoken to James Wani Iga.
South Sudan clashes 'leave dozens dead' in Juba - BBC
Ethiopia backs Israeli bid for AU observer status
Ethiopia backed an Israeli bid for observer status at the African Union (AU) as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the country as part of a four-nation tour of East Africa.There is no reason to deny this observer position to Israel," said Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has also offered his support for the proposal.
Israel wants to further cement relation with Ethiopia: Netanyahu
Addis Ababa, July 7, 2016 (FBC) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his country would further cement its long standing relations with Ethiopia.Netanyahu made the remark here today while addressing members of the House of Peoples Representatives (HPR).
Hawassa industrial park is just the first of many to come
Abdi Mohamed 07-07-16 - Ethiopia has completed the construction of one of the four industrial parks it is building, the Hawassa Industrial Park. The world's 10 leading textiles and garment companies including PVH, Vanity Fair and the Raymond Group have secured...
Ethiopia's energy export reached to new heights
Girma Sentera 07-07-16 - During the recent visit of Ethiopias Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Kenya has signed a power purchase agreement with Ethiopia in a deal that will see Kenya receive 400mw of hydro-power in the next eighteen months.
Illegal immigrant stuffed in suitcase caught on video
This is the moment stunned Swiss cops discovered an illegal immigrant hidden inside a suitcase who was trying to get to Britain.The man from Eritrea had managed to stuff himself inside the small suitcase despite being almost six feet tall