Category: News

Emperor Haile Selassie statue unveiled

A statue of Emperor Haile Selassie, the last emperor of Ethiopia and a longtime ruler who served from 1930 until his overthrow by the Marxist regime in 1974, was unveiled outside the African Union’s headquarters in Addis Ababa on Sunday.…
Abiy Ahmed on the role of the media

This is a translation of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s speech on the role of media while responding to questions of lawmakers at parliament on Friday. In Ethiopia, the media find it hard to play the role it should be playing.…
Al Amoudi released from prison

Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi has been released from Saudi prison. Arega Yirdaw, CEO of MIDROC, a private company that belongs to Al-Amoudi, confirmed the news to the Ethiopian state television. Al-Amoudi, 72, was detained more than 14 months…