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Ethiopia responds to Eritrean accusations at the UNHRC Session in Geneva
During the UN Human Rights Council interactive dialogue on the Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Violations in Eritrea, Eritrea made a number of accusations against Ethiopia. These, included the allegation that Ethiopia had refused to implement the Ethiopia-Eritrea Border …
Ethiopia apologizes for invading Kenya, News24 reported.
Ethiopia has apologized for invading Kenya last month and taking over a police station, saying that the incident took place by mistake, News24 reported. According to News24 report, Police said the incident at Illeret Police Station in North Horr Moyale, …
Barack Obama The Washington Post’s View: Mr. Obama’s visit to Ethiopia sends the wrong message on democracy
“AFRICA DOESN’T need strongmen, it needs strong institutions.” Those were President Obama’s words when he addressed Ghana’s parliament in July 2009, during his first trip to sub-Saharan Africa as president. The historic speech, watched around the globe, was an optimistic …
electoral Electoral Board announces final election results
The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) yesterday announced the final result of the 5th general parliamentary and regional council election, which was held on May 24, 2015. The Board announced that EPRDF secured 500 parliamentary seats by winning 82.4% …
IMF Staff Completes 2015 Article IV Mission to Ethiopia
An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Andrea Richter Hume visited Addis Ababa from June 3-17 to conduct discussions for the 2015 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia. At the conclusion of the mission, Ms. Richter Hume issued the following …
  • 1. Introduction Smason Teffera, in his eloquent piece said ““Ethiopia always has a special place in my imagination and the prospect of visiting Ethiopia attracted me more strongly than a trip to France, England, and America combined. I felt I …