Ethiopia

 
Seven Ethiopians die in Lebanon while their consulate abandons them
Seven Ethiopians die in Lebanon while their consulate abandons them
Hundreds standing outside near an Addis Ababa Bole International Airport terminal anxiously awaited the news of the safe landing of an Ethiopian...
Media freedom under siege again in the new Ethiopia
Media freedom under siege again in the new Ethiopia
In a small, barely furnished office with some of the electric wiring still showing in half-completed walls, Habtamu Mekonnen sits at his laptop...
Ethiopia to vote on breakaway state highlights battles over autonomy
Ethiopia to vote on breakaway state highlights battles over autonomy
Members of Ethiopia's Sidama ethnic group are expected to vote Wednesday to form a breakaway regional state — a milestone that risks further...
Huawei's pitch to African mayors: ‘Our cameras will make you safe’
Huawei's pitch to African mayors: ‘Our cameras will make you safe’
Sean Liu begins his pitch with a feel-good story. After he graduated from university in 2003, his first job was in the southern Chinese city of...
Why Ethiopians are losing faith in Abiy’s promises for peace
Why Ethiopians are losing faith in Abiy’s promises for peace
When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power...
Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy
Mashaba’s xenophobic legacy
The outgoing mayor’s tweet about the arrest statistics of migrants in Johannesburg over four years displays both his bigotry and a...
Authoritarian regimes rely on ideas, not just guns
Authoritarian regimes rely on ideas, not just guns
Idi Amin feeding his opponents to crocodiles, Jean-Bedel Bokassa
The trouble with indiscriminate tree-planting in Africa
The trouble with indiscriminate tree-planting in Africa
On July 25 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed picked up a spade and started to dig a hole. When he was finished, he gently lowered...
Africa’s markets, ranked
Africa’s markets, ranked
South Africa has a sophisticated financial market compared to other African countries, but Absa’s 2019 Africa financial market index shows that...
Safeguard Sudan’s revolution
Safeguard Sudan’s revolution
Sudan has swung between hope and despair since April 11, when the most sustained civilian protest movement in the country’s modern history swept...
'Killing without any reason': Deaths in rural Ethiopia spark outcry
'Killing without any reason': Deaths in rural Ethiopia spark outcry
For decades, herders in Ethiopia's Lower Omo Valley have relied on guns to fend off rivals as well as hyenas and lions roaming the forests and...
Abiy Ahmed is a worthy Nobel Peace Prize winner
Abiy Ahmed is a worthy Nobel Peace Prize winner
The most extraordinary moment of Abiy Ahmed’s tenure as prime minister of Ethiopia,...

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