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How change happened in Ethiopia: a review of how Abiy rose...

Yohannes Gedamu, Georgia Gwinnett College Last year was an historical one for Ethiopian politics. Most Ethiopians now feel hopeful about the prospect of peace and...

Ethiopia passes new refugee law

Ethiopia has passed a new law that grants refugees in the country rights to obtain work permits, accesses primary education, obtain drivers’ licenses, legally register...

How events in Ethiopia will influence the Horn of Africa

Peace in the Horn of Africa could depend on how Ethiopia handles its reforms process. Shutterstock Namhla Matshanda, University of the Western Cape Reforms currently sweeping through...

Ethiopia to launch first satellite

Ethiopia has announced that the country will launch its first satellite in September next year. To be launched from China, the satellite will have...

Ethiopia elects first female president

Ethiopia has elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the first female president, marking a new milestone in gender equality in Africa. The move in the East African country,...

How Ethiopia’s new cabinet fits into Ahmed’s reform agenda

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, has created a peace ministry to stabilise the East African nation. Yoweri Museveni/Flickr Yohannes Gedamu, Georgia Gwinnett College Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has...

Ethiopean govt criticized for ‘brainwashing’ tactics

The newly elected regime in Ethiopia under Prime Minister Abiye Ahmed, who is hailed as a man of reforms, uses repressive and 'brainwashing' tactics...

Ethiopian PM brings major reforms in govt; half posts go to...

Women occupy half the seats in Ethiopian cabinet, including the post of defence minister, following a major reshuffle by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Aisha Mohammed,...

Ethiopian capital allocates $86 million to create 161,000 jobs

Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa's administration has allocated $86 million to create 161, 000 job opportunities in the city. Under the joint initiative with Addis Saving...

Ethiopia, Eritrea resolve decades-long conflict

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed signed a declaration of peace this Monday thereby formally ending the state of war...

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