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Ethiopia Demands Explanation From Israel Over Racism

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian government has expressed concern over Israeli authorities' treatment of Ethiopian-Israelis. It appears Addis Ababa has been following the violent clashes over the past few weeks between Israelis of Ethiopian origin and police, while several Ethiopian news outlets accused Israel of racism and brutality towards Ethiopian Israelis.

Investment: Made in Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian government is pouring resources into industrialisation in an effort to break into global markets. But, in a country where manufacturing accounts for only 4.2% of gross domestic product, challenges loom large.

Irony: Ethiopia Lends To Foreign Multinationals

AFRICANGLOBE - Multinationals operating in Ethiopian are inclined to secure local financing from government owned banks which enables them to transfer most of the investment risks to the Ethiopian government and/or public.

Untold Facts About The Current Problem Of Ethiopians In Saudi Arabia

AFRICANGLOBE - During the past weeks, the story of the mistreatment of Ethiopians and migrant workers, including the deaths of three Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia, has ignited a wave of protest and condemnation from Ethiopians across the world.

Over 50,000 Ethiopian Workers Expelled From Saudi Arabia

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia has flown home over 50,000 citizens in Saudi Arabia after a crackdown against illegal immigrants in the oil-rich state, the foreign ministry said Wednesday. "We projected the initial number to be 10,000 but it is increasing," foreign ministry spokesman Dina Mufti told reporters in Addis Ababa, adding that the final total once the mass airlift ends is now expected to be around 80,000.

New Ethiopian Institutions To Push Industrial Revolution

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian government has announced it will develop two new institutes in the fields of agribusiness, chemicals and construction materials. These follow institutes in the leather and textile sectors that opened in 1998 and 2010.

Ethiopia: Prospects for Peace in Ogaden

AFRICANGLOBE - Nearly a year after the talks facilitated by Kenya between the Ethiopian government and Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels stalled in October 2012, there are signs that the process may restart.

Ethiopia Ups Defense Spending Amid Egypt Tension

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian government is set to increase defense spending by more than 15 percent, a rise that comes amid tensions with Egypt over the building of a new dam on the Nile River.

Ethiopian Refugees Attacked and Beaten in Egypt Over Nile Issue

AFRICANGLOBE - Ahead of World Refugee Day on Thursday, the Ethiopian refugees who have fled to Egypt are again endangered. Over the last few weeks, there has been an emergence of xenophobic attacks against Ethiopians on the streets of Cairo, motivated by Ethiopia's goal to build the "Grand Renaissance Dam".

Egyptian Protesters Attack Ethiopian Embassy in Cairo

AFRICANGLOBE - Dozens of Egyptians gathered outside the Ethiopian embassy in Cairo, in protest at the start of the construction of the Renaissance Dam, demanding the expulsion of the Ethiopian ambassador from Egypt.

Ethiopia Affirms Readiness for Peace Talks With Eritrea

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian government on Monday has reiterated its readiness to hold peace talks with Eritrea to resolve their decades-long border dispute. During his meeting with the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York.

Ethiopia Focuses on Entrepreneurs to Maintain Economic Growth

AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian government and the United Nations want to train more than 200,000 entrepreneurs in the East African country. Both believe Ethiopia needs a stronger private sector to maintain its fast economic growth. The Ethiopian government and the United Nations Development Program, UNDP, have launched a three-year program to train the entrepreneurs. The say the businesses established by these new entrepreneurs potentially could create about 1.2 million jobs.

Rebel Faction in Ethiopia’s Ogaden Wants Peace Talks

AFRICANGLOBE - A faction of a separatist rebel group said on Sunday it was seeking peace talks with the Ethiopian government, a development that could help stabilize a region with potential reserves of oil and gas. The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) has fought since the mid-1980s for independence for the mainly ethnic Somali province of Ogaden in southeast Ethiopia, bordering lawless Somalia.

The Ogaden Problem: Will an Old Insurgency Tip the Balance in...

Hopes that one of the Horn of Africa‘s longest running conflicts could soon come to an end foundered when peace talks between the Ethiopian...

At What Rate Is Ethiopia Growing? The IMF Vs. Ethiopia

" If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion." -George Bernard Shaw Ethiopia is clearly booming, not only the...

Ethiopia May Operate Gas Fields Amid Dispute With China’s PetroTrans

Ethiopia’s government may develop gas fields in its eastern Somali region itself or with a partner while a contractual dispute with a Chinese oil...