In a giant warehouse near Lake Ziway in central Ethiopia, hundreds of women in aprons work at yellow workbenches under the flags of Dutch soccer clubs PSV Eindhoven and Feyenoord, sorting bunches of multicolored roses.
NAIROBI — Somalia-based al-Shabab militants pose a rising threat to nations across East Africa, which are among the continent’s fastest-growing, according to a report released Monday by a regional bloc of eight countries.
Dark clouds have long loomed over Ethiopia’s stunning development story. Now, in the face of unprecedented protests, and the government’s typically brutal response, those clouds threaten to turn into a perfect storm – with chilling consequences. By SIMON ALLISON.
A MAN has been charged over an alleged assault on a high-level Ethiopian government delegation in Hobart. Police allege a young man punched one of the party on the chin outside Wrest Point Casino on Friday.
PRISTINA, Kosovo — Every Friday, just yards from a statue of Bill Clinton with arm aloft in a cheery wave, hundreds of young bearded men make a show of kneeling to pray on the sidewalk outside an improvised mosque in a former furniture store.
Border clashes between Ethiopian and Eritrean troops earlier this month were the latest in a cold conflict that has dragged on for 16 years and, according to analysts, shows little sign of ending. The countries fought a 1998 to 2000 border war that left an estimated 70,000 dead following Eritrean independence from Ethiopia in 1993. Clashes on June 12 were the latest in a series of military confrontations focused on the border.
Israel has completed the construction of its largest listening post in the Red Sea Basin in efforts to monitor the movement of the Arab coalition involved in the Yemen conflict, AlKhaleejonline.com reported.
According to the Palestinian Information Centre, the post is located on the Emba Soira, the highest mountain in Eritrea.
Having one of the fastest growing economies in the world for a decade, Ethiopia aspires to become middle income country by 2025. Up till now, the country’s economic growth achievements overwhelmingly relies on the agricultural sector. The sector is cornerstone of the successive double digit growth and essential ingredient for the national goal of getting rid of poverty.
Aigaforum) June 15,2016 - With patience running thin the Ethiopian government is almost at a decision point to demand the removal of Isaias Afeworki from power. Sources familiar with the issue told Aigaforum the government has floated the idea to key western nations as a comprehensive plan for the horn of africa region. The Ethiopian government has informed many western nations that if Isaias Afewroki is not removed from power there will be war and Ethiopia will defend vigorously.