Ethiopia’s economy : Neither a sprint nor a marathon

Africa ’s most impressive economic managers suffer from excessive caution The Economist Published on May 30th 2015, Addis Ababa,From the print edition NOWHERE in Africa is modern China more of a lodestar than in Ethiopia, which on May 24th held an uneventful election with a predetermined outcome: another term in office for the long-standing ruling […]

Ethiopian Fossil Adds Another Branch To Human Family Tree

By Avaneesh Pandey International Business Times May 28 2015 8:40 AM EDT “Lucy” — a female Australopithecus afarensis hominin estimated to have lived between 2.9 million and 3.8 million years ago — may have lived alongside another human ancestor in Ethiopia. A recently unearthed hominin, Australopithecus deyiremeda, found in the Afar region of Ethiopia, adds […]

Ethiopia’s ruling party wins election landslide: official (AFP)

AFP May 27,2015 Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopia’s ruling party and its allies have won an overwhelming majority in parliament in weekend elections, the country’s electoral board announced Wednesday. According to preliminary results, the ruling Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn secured all 442 parliamentary seats so far declared out […]

Ethiopia : Two election observers killed , says Opposition leader Merara Gudina

May 26,2015 Two elections observers are reportedly killed on Sunday during Ethiopia ‘s general election which is criticized by observers for widespread and gross violations of human rights. Merara Gudina, former political science professor at Addis Ababa University who was dismissed from his professorial tenure a few months before the May 24 election, told ESAT […]