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.…
A top U.S Diplomat to visit Ethiopia next week

Tibor Nagy to improve trade and commercial ties with Ethiopia during trip Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Tibor Nagy will travel to Addis Ababa next week to meet with the Ethiopian government and African Union leaders. The…
Interview with Gérard Prunier (part II)

In the first instalment of a two-part interview held in mid-April, Gérard Prunier graciously shared memories and insights about the circumstances of his first arrival in Ethiopia towards the end of Emperor Haile Selassie’s reign in 1973, travelling overland from Tanzania,…
Ethiopian Premier to embark on European tour

Abiy Ahmed heads for Paris & Berlin during first trip to Europe as leader. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who has gained a reputation as a man who has transformed the political landscape of the Horn of Africa nation since…