January 19, 2023

Unique celebration of Epiphany with water, colour and prayer in Ethiopia

Aboard canoes, motorboats and kayaks fashioned from papyrus stems, the faithful converge on a lake in central Ethiopia to celebrate the Orthodox holiday of Epiphany, known locally as "Timkat". Lake Ziway is at the heart of annual celebrations to mark the baptism of Christ, the holiest day.
January 19, 2023

Africa: The West, Debt and Other Takeaways From Chinese Foreign Minister's Africa Trip

Analysis - China's new Foreign Minister Qin Gang wrapped up his first international tour to Africa this week, during which he visited five diverse countries -- Ethiopia, Gabon, Benin, Angola and Egypt -- and stressed that China does not see the continent as an arena for a power struggle between the West and Beijing.
January 18, 2023

China in Ethiopia: A new flow of investments?

  In an effort to embrace the post-Covid era, China is progressively opening up to the rest of the globe. Economic recovery is crucial, and while […]
January 18, 2023

Ethiopia: News – Three of Five Tigray TV Journalists Released After Eight Months in Detention, Defense Lawyer Laments Court Procedure

A court in the Tigray regional state capital Mekelle has released three of the five Tigray Television journalists who were detained for the past eight months accused by local authorities of "collaborating and disseminating enemy propaganda."
January 17, 2023

Head of Ethiopia's Supreme Court resigns

Head of Ethiopia's Supreme court, Meaza Ashenafi, and her deputy, Solomon Areda Waktolla “have resigned” from their position.
January 17, 2023

Has the ‘human factor’ in the Ethiopian Airlines 2019 crash been forgotten?

  The Ethiopian authorities’ long-awaited report on the flight ET 302 crash has provoked strong reactions in France and the US. Source  
January 16, 2023

CHAN: Algeria to face Ethiopia in a must-win Group A match on Tuesday

Algeria head coach, Madjid Bougherra, said on Monday that his side are approaching Tuesday's 2022 African Nations Championship Group A clash against Ethiopia as a "final".
January 14, 2023

Ethiopia: Al-Shbaab's Inevitable Demise Marks the End of the Impossible

Opinion - In the last several months, Somali government soldiers fighting Al-Shabaab have made substantial advancements against the group. Clans sprung up in opposition to the armed organization, and the government intended for them to expand. Although government troops have been successful in their fight against the terrorist group, analysts believe that it will be challenging for them to sustain those victories while still honoring their responsibilities to the local people.
January 14, 2023

Ethiopia: Unpredictable Policies Take a Toll On Small Businesses

Opinion - Lielt Tadesse's clothes shop relied heavily on supplies from merchants such as Shein, which she received through website-based shipping to DHL pickup sites. She claims that recently introduced laws and taxation procedures have made it incredibly challenging to maintain her firm functioning at a regular and predictable profit.
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