Ethiopia suspends medicine import from 11 Egyptian manufacturers

The Ethiopian Health Ministry has suspended the importation of pharmaceuticals from 11 Egyptian manufacturers following a visit to Egypt that indicated the factories did not meet Ethiopian health standards. A delegation from the Ethiopian Ministry inspected 13 companies and found that in 11 … [Read more...]

Undercover Israeli cops punish nightclubs for racism against Ethiopians

Israeli special forces police raided nine nightclubs after evidence surfaced that the clubs were discriminating against Ethiopians, prohibiting them from entering, al-Masdar reported. Israeli police revealed they had started a broad campaign in Tel Aviv, Haifa, and Beersheva after gathering … [Read more...]

Ethiopia abstains UN online freedom resolution

Reporter - Ethiopia has refrained from voting on the United Nations online freedom resolution, which reaffirms internet access as a human right and condemns any country which disrupts internet access of citizens in violation of this international human right. The resolution for the “Promotion, … [Read more...]

US Man Arrested Attempting to Smuggle 18 Pounds of Heroin From Ethiopia

A 60-year-old man who tried smuggle 18 pounds of heroin into the country after arriving from Ethiopia was thwarted while going through customs Sunday morning at Newark Liberty International Airport, authorities said. Alfred Battle had a "false bottom" in two duffle bags, according to Port … [Read more...]

Afar People’s Party abandons armed struggle

An Ethiopian armed opposition group, Afar People’s Party has returned home abandoning an arms struggle in pursuit of peace. The opposition movement according to the leader, Alo Aydahis, abandoned the armed struggle after it negotiated with the Ethiopian government. Alo said the group has agreed … [Read more...]

Keeping a chicken can help protect against malaria

Chickens aren’t just good for egg laying. It turns out that keeping a feathered friend by your side could provide protection against malaria. Scientists have discovered that malaria-carrying mosquitoes are put off by the smell of certain animal species, including chickens. Professor Rickard … [Read more...]

China Sends Envoy to South Sudan to Push Peace Talks

BEIJING, July 20 (Reuters) - China is sending its special envoy for Africa to the continent to help with efforts to resolve the political crisis in South Sudan, China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Veteran diplomat Zhong Jianhua would visit Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya, the ministry … [Read more...]

Ethiopian adds frequency to New York-Newark

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing and most profitable African airline, is pleased to announce that it will add a fourth weekly flight to New York-Newark as of August 5, 2016.   Group CEO Ethiopian Airlines, Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, said, “We are very pleased to augment a fourth … [Read more...]

Partnering with Ethiopia to End Tuberculosis

The U.S. Government, through the U.S Agency for International Development, or USAID, in partnership with Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health and implementing partners KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Management Sciences for Health, or MSH, and the World Health Organization, celebrated the transition from the … [Read more...]

Kenenisa Bekele left out of Ethiopia’s Olympics squad

Kenenisa Bekele, the 5,000 and 10,000 metres world record holder, has been left out of Ethiopia's athletics squad for the Rio Olympics. The triple Olympic gold medal winner failed to make the team in both the marathon and the 10,000 metres. Bekele had appealed a decision to leave him out of … [Read more...]