The African Jotter

Ethiopia PM bags 2018 African Gender Awards plaque

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali has been awarded as part of the African Union, AU’s,…

Ethiopia Secures the Release of Billionaire Arrested By Saudi Arabia in 2017

Ethiopian state broadcaster and the Office of the Prime Minister on Sunday confirmed the release of…

Germany’s Volkswagen Signs Transformative Partnership Agreement With Ethiopia

Volkswagen brand continues its engagement in emerging countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the presence of Frank-Walter…

Italian clothing giant opens factory in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

An Italian clothing manufacturer has opened its first factory in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray regional state. The…

Ethiopia’s massive new dam threatens Egypt’s Nile River

Look at Egypt on Google Earth and you will see a green line snaking through a…

Ethiopia’s ruling EPRDF re-elects PM Abiy Ahmed as leader

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been retained as chairman of the ruling coalition, the Ethiopian Peoples…

Ethiopia reform push faces major snag: red tape

Businessmen who have to deal with Ethiopia’s customs system like to joke that if you get…

Eritrea to end conscription into unlimited national service

The latest batch of recruits to Eritrea’s national service have been told it will last no…

Ethiopia: Rebel group, Patriot Ginbot 7 suspends armed operations

Armed opposition group, Patriotic Ginbot7 (PG7) announced that it has unilaterally suspended all operations using firearms…

United States welcomes Ethiopia-Eritrea peace efforts

The United States is encouraged by recent progress Ethiopia and Eritrea have made toward resolving their…

Several people killed in blast at rally supporting new Ethiopian leader

Several people were killed and injured in an explosion at a rally attended by thousands in…

Ethiopia, Italy sign €30 million loan agreement

Ethiopia and Italy have signed a €30 million loan agreement aimed at supporting the implementation of…

Ethiopians worried about internet censorship

Ethiopian officials have restricted internet access in major cities across the country. Millions of Ethiopians living…

Abiy Ahmed is new Prime Minister of Ethiopia and head of EPRDF’s Oromo bloc

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition has elected a new leader in the person of Dr. Abiy Ahmed. He…

Ethiopia’s Gudeta SMASHES women’s half marathon record in Spain

Ethiopa’s Netsanet Gudeta broke Kenya’s dominance in the World Half Marathon Championships by smashing the women’s…

World Bank agrees US$ 600m loan, grant to Ethiopia

The World Bank on Tuesday agreed a US$600 million loan and grant to Ethiopia to finance…

Ethiopian Airlines all – female crew is welcomed by Argentine president

The Argentine president, Mauricio Macri, welcomed the all female Ethiopian Airlines flight to Buenos Aires. The…

Ethiopia army dispatches team to probe Moyale killings, online outrage spikes

The Command Post enforcing a state of emergency in Ethiopia has sent condolences to families of…