Addis Ababa

Latest articles

4h
AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Leads South African Delegation to Davos in Switzerland, 23 to 26 Jankey international stakeholders. President Zuma will lead the country's delegat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
key international stakeholders. President Zuma will lead the country's delegation to the 30th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa, scheduled to take place from 22-29 January 2018., with the President attending the African Peer Review... Read more
4h
AllAfrica.com
Self-Financing to Take Centre Stage At African Union SummitFlags hoisted at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. When
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Flags hoisted at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. When African leaders convene in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, next weekend for the 30th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union,... Read more
1d
The Courier Express Newspapers
Crowds jostle for holy water as Ethiopia celebrates EpiphanyADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's Orthodox Christians have gathered to ce
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted yesterday
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's Orthodox Christians have gathered to celebrate Timkat, or Epiphany, a major holiday marking the baptism of Jesus. Priests sprinkle holy water that they have prayed on through the night. The crowds jostle to... Read more
1d
Aljazeera
War-hit children in S Sudan 'at risk of imminent death'humanitarian workers - 28 officials were killed last year alone. In December,
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
humanitarian workers - 28 officials were killed last year alone. In December, South Sudan's warring sides signed a ceasefire deal in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, and agreed to allow humanitarian aid to get to civilians caught up in the figh... Read more
6 related articles
1d
New York Daily News
Crowds jostle for holy water as Ethiopia celebrates EpiphanyADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's Orthodox Christians have gathered to ce
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's Orthodox Christians have gathered to celebrate Timkat, or Epiphany, a major holiday marking the baptism of Jesus. Priests sprinkle holy water that they have prayed on through the night. The crowds jostle to... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
Will the African Union Achieve Better Efficiency?Flags hoisted at the African Union headquarters. African heads of state will b
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Flags hoisted at the African Union headquarters. African heads of state will be gathering at an African Union summit in Addis Ababa on January 22, 2018. Two difficult issues on the agenda: Reform and finance. Analysts are expecting contentious... Read more
1d
AllAfrica.com
Both Elections Marred by Human Rights Abusesagreed to redeploy troops following negotiations between President Kenyatta and
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
agreed to redeploy troops following negotiations between President Kenyatta and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The international community deployed significant resources to observe the August 2017 elections and... Read more
3 related articles
1d
Swissinfo
African U.N. envoys suggest Trump meet leaders in Ethiopia after 'shithole' remarkbehalf of the group, told Haley that "it could be useful" for Trump to address
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
behalf of the group, told Haley that "it could be useful" for Trump to address African leaders directly when they meet in Addis Ababa at the African Union. That meeting is due to take place on Jan. 28-29, according to the African Union... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Conflict, Violence, Protests - and An Absent PresidentBuhari played an important role with other ECOWAS leaders in ending Gambia's po
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Buhari played an important role with other ECOWAS leaders in ending Gambia's political crisis. Nigeria took a stand in support of justice for grave crimes by publicly opposing ICC withdrawal at the African Union 's January 2017 summit in Addis Aba... Read more
40 related articles
2d
AllAfrica.com
Addis Makes Little Progress on Rights Reformsserious due process concerns and concerns about the independence of the judicia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
serious due process concerns and concerns about the independence of the judiciary on politically sensitive cases. Outside Addis Ababa, many detainees are not charged and are rarely taken to court. Individuals peacefully expressing dissent are... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
PPPs Likely to Undermine Public Health Commitmentswhile global financial assets were around US$218 trillion. The third Internati
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
while global financial assets were around US$218 trillion. The third International Financing for Development Conference in Addis Ababa in mid-2015 recommended 'blended finance' as well as other public private partnerships (PPPs) to pool public and... Read more
2d
DW
Will the African Union achieve better efficiency? |for how this can be achieved. The high-profile meeting will kick off at the AU
DW / Posted 2 days ago
for how this can be achieved. The high-profile meeting will kick off at the AU headquarters in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on January 22. The leaders of the 55 members states will meet there to discuss ways to improve life in Africa and... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
The African Union Finally Wakes Up to TrumpAU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, met with US ambassador to the AU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
AU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat, met with US ambassador to the AU Mary Beth Leonard at his headquarters in Addis Ababa on 15 January. 'I took the opportunity to express the AU's outrage' at Trump's comments, Mahamat tweeted after... Read more
2d
AllAfrica.com
Opposition Leader Merera Gudina Releasedlargest ethnic group, the Oromos. In 2015, the Oromos took to the streets over
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
largest ethnic group, the Oromos. In 2015, the Oromos took to the streets over a proposed expansion of the capital city, Addis Ababa. They feared that this would deprive them of their land. Hundreds were killed in the unrest, leading to a... Read more
15 related articles
2d
AllAfrica.com
Freed Opposition Leader Urges 'Honest Negotiations'largest ethnic group, the Oromos. In 2015, the Oromos took to the streets over
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
largest ethnic group, the Oromos. In 2015, the Oromos took to the streets over a proposed expansion of the capital city, Addis Ababa. They feared that this would deprive them of their land. Big turnout to welcome Merera Merera was released... Read more
15 related articles
2d
AllAfrica.com
Africa's GDP Recovery Expected to Grow By 0.5% in 2018to the 2018 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects report (WESP2
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
to the 2018 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects report (WESP2018). The report, recently launched in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said the GDP growth on a per capita basis was "negligible in several African sub-regions like Central,... Read more
3d
Boston Globe
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merera was released along with 115 others from a fede
Boston Globe / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merera was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
DW
Freedom for Ethiopian opposition leader |largest ethnic group, the Oromos. In 2015, the Oromos took to the streets over
DW / Posted 3 days ago
largest ethnic group, the Oromos. In 2015, the Oromos took to the streets over a proposed expansion of the capital city, Addis Ababa. They feared that this would deprive them of their land. Big turnout to welcome Merera Merera was released... Read more
15 related articles
3d
Aljazeera
Ethiopia frees opposition leader Merera GudinaCongress (OFC), was released along with more than 100 others from Kilinto priso
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Congress (OFC), was released along with more than 100 others from Kilinto prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. Some 360 others were also reportedly freed in the south of the country. Speaking to reporters outside the... Read more
15 related articles
3d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a fede
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
Daily Herald
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a fede
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
AllAfrica.com
Glancing Ethiopia's Diplomatic Success of 2017Addis Ababa is the third biggest diplomatic center of the world and a political
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Addis Ababa is the third biggest diplomatic center of the world and a political center of Africa hosting many regional, continental, international and multilateral organizations. The city has witnessed a great success in attracting the visits of many... Read more
3 related articles
3d
New York Daily News
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a fede
New York Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
WBOC Salisbury
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a fede
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
WPXI Pittsburgh
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a fede
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
WLOX-TV Biloxi
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a fede
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a fede
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonthe East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a fede
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 3 days ago
the East African nation. Merara was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu outside the capital, with some chanting... Read more
15 related articles
3d
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonon Wednesday was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu o
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital. "If the... Read more
3 related articles
3d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonon Wednesday was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu o
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital. "If the... Read more
3 related articles
3d
ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonon Wednesday was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu o
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital. "If the... Read more
3 related articles
3d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Ethiopia releases top opposition figure from prisonon Wednesday was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu o
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
on Wednesday was met by thousands of youths in his adopted hometown of Burayu on the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa. He was released along with 115 others from a federal prison on the outskirts of the capital. "If the... Read more
3 related articles
3d
DW
Ethiopia releases opposition leader Merera Gudina |largest ethnic group, the Oromos. In 2015, the Oromos took to the streets over
DW / Posted 3 days ago
largest ethnic group, the Oromos. In 2015, the Oromos took to the streets over a proposed expansion of the capital city, Addis Ababa. They feared that this would deprive them of their land. Hundreds were killed in the unrest, leading to a... Read more
15 related articles
3d
AllAfrica.com
UN Report On World Economic Situation Launched in EthiopiaAddis Ababa — The 2018 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects re
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Addis Ababa — The 2018 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects report (WESP2018) was launched in Addis Ababa on 16 January under the auspices of the Macroeconomic Policy Division (MPD) of the United Nations Economic Commission for... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
ECA's Songwe Urges High Level Panel to Help Tackle Africa's Migration ChallengesSpecialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Specialized Technical Committee on Finance, Monetary Affairs, Economic Planning and Integration and the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Addis Ababa in April 20... Read more
3d
Al-Ahram Weekly
Horn of Africa tensionsEthiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Negotiations have stalled and Egyptian Foreig
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Negotiations have stalled and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukri’s recent visit to Addis Ababa failed to break the deadlock. Ethiopia, the largest country in the Horn of Africa, is worried by a number of... Read more
3d
Al-Ahram Weekly
No time for procrastinationtimetable be fixed following discussions by the technical teams and avoid compr
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 3 days ago
timetable be fixed following discussions by the technical teams and avoid compromising Egypt’s share of Nile water and Addis Ababa commit to cooperate “in good faith and transparently” with the consultants contracted to advise Ethiopia, Sudan... Read more
41 related articles
3d
BBC News
Ethiopia PM 'misquoted' over prisonerswell as releasing the prisoners, Mr Hailemariam announced the closure of Maekel
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
well as releasing the prisoners, Mr Hailemariam announced the closure of Maekelawi - a detention facility in the capital, Addis Ababa, which Amnesty International described as a "torture chamber used by the Ethiopian authorities to brutally... Read more
3d
AllAfrica.com
Sudan Deploys Troops to Eritrea Border Amid Tension With EgyptEgypt have a long-standing dispute over the waters of Nile River that passes th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
Egypt have a long-standing dispute over the waters of Nile River that passes through its territories which escalated when Addis Ababa began building Africa's biggest hydroelectric dam on the Nile. Egypt fears the dam will restrict the waters... Read more
41 related articles
3d
AllAfrica.com
East Africa Ports in Fresh Push to Attract Shipping Linesthe documentation of upcountry bound cargo to the ICD. Meanwhile, Ethiopia has
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
the documentation of upcountry bound cargo to the ICD. Meanwhile, Ethiopia has constructed a railway for speed trains from Addis Ababa to Djibouti. The 756km Ethiopia-Djibouti rail transport started operations last week. The last 100 kilometres are... Read more
4d
WFTV 9 Orlando
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrierADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreem
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier. The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines is opening new routes and hubs and... Read more
7 related articles
4d
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrierADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreem
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier. The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines is opening new routes and hubs and... Read more
7 related articles
4d
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrierADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreem
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier. The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines is opening new routes and hubs and... Read more
7 related articles
4d
FOX News
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrier ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier. The partnership with Zambia comes as... Read more
7 related articles
4d
FOX News
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrierADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement w
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier. The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines is opening new routes and hubs and is... Read more
7 related articles
4d
WPXI Pittsburgh
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrierADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreem
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier. The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines is opening new routes and hubs and... Read more
7 related articles
4d
WSOC-TV Charlotte
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrierADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreem
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier. The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines is opening new routes and hubs and... Read more
7 related articles
4d
KERA North Texas
Trump's Insults Will Nudge African Nations Closer To ChinaChinese are building roads, ports, dams, railways and other infrastructure acro
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese are building roads, ports, dams, railways and other infrastructure across Africa. These include a metro system in Addis Ababa and a vital railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia's 100 million people to Djibouti's Red Sea port, where the... Read more
4d
AllAfrica.com
'Unless God Blesses a Surgeon's Nimble Hand, Sharp Mind and Tender Heart S/He May End Up Losing Patients,' Associate Professor Daniel Abebe, General Surgeon,InstructorHe had touched upon a number of interesting issues. Excerpts: Would you brief
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
He had touched upon a number of interesting issues. Excerpts: Would you brief us about yourself? I was born and raised in Addis Ababa. I attended primary and secondary schools at Hibret Frea as well as Menen respectively found in Addis Ababa. I... Read more
4d
KPBS San Diego
Trump's Insults Will Nudge African Nations Closer To ChinaChinese are building roads, ports, dams, railways and other infrastructure acro
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
Chinese are building roads, ports, dams, railways and other infrastructure across Africa. These include a metro system in Addis Ababa and a vital railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia's 100 million people to Djibouti's Red Sea port, where the... Read more
More

In this news