Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has secured the release of 1 000 Ethiopian prisoners held in Gulf State prisons for various offences. So far, about 690 of them have been flown back to Addis Ababa.
As Addis Ababa develops into a modern city, beggars are increasingly being treated like public nuisances and criminals.
Egypt and Ethiopia are at odds over the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam, a US$4 billion hydroelectric project that may reduce the Nile water that feeds into Egyptian fields and reservoirs from Ethiopia’s highlands and via Sudan.
Ethiopian Airlines keeps soaring, recently signing a purchase agreement with Bombardier Commercial Aircraft for 10 firm Q400 aircraft valued at $332 million. The order also includes purchase rights for five additional Q400 aircraft, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft said.
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline group in Africa has recorded yet another remarkable feat, being named by TripAdvisor as “The Best Business Class in Africa and Indian Ocean”.
Ethiopia’s new Minister of Health, Dr. Amir Aman is a young leader determined to set the country’s health sector on the right track. His appointment comes weeks after Botswana appointed 30 year old Bogolo Kenewendo as Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry.
Ethiopian Maqdala treasures taken by the British 150 years ago could be returned to Africa by the Victoria and Albert Museum on long-term loan, according to the museum director. The treasures include a gold crown and a royal wedding dress.
Ethiopian Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding with the prominent South African Aerospace Manufacturing Company, Aerosud Holdings, to establish a joint aerospace manufacturing company
Dr Abiy Ahmed has been sworn in as the new prime minister of Ethiopia. The youthful Oromo leader now faces the herculean task of uniting a divided country.