United Kingdom  

Celebrating 10 Years of Trusted News Discovery
One News Page
> >

Ethiopia

Country in East Africa

Ethiopia    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Ethiopia: Country in East Africa
Ethiopia, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, is a country in the northeastern part of Africa, known as the Horn of Africa. It shares borders with Eritrea to the north, Djibouti to the northeast, the de facto state of Somaliland and Somalia to the east, Kenya to the south, South Sudan to the west and Sudan to the northwest. With over 102 million inhabitants, Ethiopia is the most populous landlocked country in the world and the second-most populous nation on the African continent with a total area of 1,100,000 square kilometres (420,000 sq mi). Its capital and largest city is Addis Ababa, which lies a few miles west of the East African Rift that splits the country into the Nubian and Somali tectonic plates.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Egypt to press for outside mediator in Ethiopia dam dispute

Egypt will push Ethiopia this week to agree to an external mediator to help resolve a deepening dispute over a giant hydropower dam being built on Ethiopia's Blue Nile, officials said on Sunday.‮‮..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia postpones autonomy referendum for ethnic Sidama: Fana news agency

Ethiopia postponed by a week a referendum on self-determination for its ethnic Sidama community that would have created the country's 10th autonomous region, Fana news agency reported on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Ethiopia

Ethiopia Plane Crash: Kenyan victims buried in home towns [Video]Ethiopia Plane Crash: Kenyan victims buried in home towns

Boeing admits faulty sensor caused 737-Max to crash and has paid compensation to victims' families.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:01Published

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali wins Nobel Peace Prize [Video]Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali wins Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed gets the award amid cautions over 'far from done' reforms and unfinished diplomatic efforts.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:39Published

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize [Video]Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed has been recognised for ending the long-running conflict between his country and Eritrea.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 05:52Published

FAA failed to properly review 737 MAX: report [Video]FAA failed to properly review 737 MAX: report

A panel of international air safety regulators on Friday harshly criticized the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s review of a safety system on Boeing’s 737 MAX airliner that was later tied to..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:36Published

Ethiopia PM thanks Nobel committee for Peace Prize [Video]Ethiopia PM thanks Nobel committee for Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is "humbled and thrilled" at becoming the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, he said in a recorded phone call with the secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:06Published

2019 Nobel Peace Prize goes to Ethiopian PM [Video]2019 Nobel Peace Prize goes to Ethiopian PM

The winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize has been announced, with the honour going to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:51Published

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize [Video]Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts with Eritrea. Megan Revell reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

World Athletics Championships: Lelisa Desisa wins men's marathon [Video]World Athletics Championships: Lelisa Desisa wins men's marathon

Desisa is first Ethiopian to lift world title since 2001, as 18 runners fail to finish race in Doha's intense heat.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:17Published

Ethiopia's spring festival in capital after 150 years [Video]Ethiopia's spring festival in capital after 150 years

The last few years of Irreecha celebrations, held outside Addis Ababa, have been marred by protests following a stampede at the festival in 2016 where the government says 50 people were killed.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:47Published

Ethiopia dam dispute: Talks in Khartoum over sharing the water [Video]Ethiopia dam dispute: Talks in Khartoum over sharing the water

A new dam in Ethiopia could threaten the water supply to neighbouring countries further downstream.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:25Published

Boeing's offer to crash victims' kin slammed as 'publicity stunt' [Video]Boeing's offer to crash victims' kin slammed as 'publicity stunt'

About $140,000 is to be paid to each claimant after 346 people were killed in the 737 MAX disasters in Indonesia and Ethiopia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:04Published

Injera: A Bread That's A Plate [Video]Injera: A Bread That's A Plate

Injera is a porous, sponge like sourdough bread. It is quite literally the foundation of Ethiopian cuisine, doubling as both a plate and silverware in many Ethiopian meals. Teff is a nutritious,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:52Published

Fossil discovery reveals face of oldest early human ancestor [Video]Fossil discovery reveals face of oldest early human ancestor

The ancestor's face has been reconstructed from a skull found in Ethiopia and is the direct ancestor of the skeleton, Lucy, found in 1974.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:55Published

Skull of ancient human ancestor unearthed [Video]Skull of ancient human ancestor unearthed

Scientists have found the first complete skull of one of the oldest human ancestors, thought to be up to six million years old. Priscilla Huff reporting

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

Lucy's ancestor revealed [Video]Lucy's ancestor revealed

Scientists have found the first complete skull of one of the oldest human ancestors, thought to be up to six million years old. Priscilla Huff reporting

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:56Published

 

Leaders of Egypt and Ethiopia to meet on Nile dam standoff: Sisi

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said on Sunday he would meet Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Russia to discuss a dispute over a hydropower dam that the Horn of Africa country is building..
Reuters - Published

A son and father reunited, like many under Nobel winner Abiy's Ethiopia-Eritrea peace deal

For Samson Berhane, the news that Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed had won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize was deeply personal.
Reuters - Published

Nobel Peace Prize: Has Abiy brought peace to East Africa?

The Ethiopian prime minister has won the Nobel Peace Prize, but how successful has he been?
BBC News - Published

Ethiopia's Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for resolving conflict with Eritrea

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his peacemaking efforts which ended two decades of hostility with longtime enemy Eritrea.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian PM 'humbled, thrilled' with Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is "humbled and thrilled" at becoming the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, he said in a recorded phone call with the secretary of the Norwegian Nobel Committee..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian Nobel Peace Prize winner ruffles feathers at home

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for ending 20 years of hostility with neighboring Eritrea, can arouse strong reactions at home.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia 'proud as a nation' over Nobel Peace Prize: PM Abiy's office

Ethiopia is "proud as a nation" for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's Nobel Peace Prize award, his office said in a statement on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Full text of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize citation

The Norwegian Nobel Committee, which on Friday awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, released the following statement:
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel Peace Prize

Ethiopia's prime minister Abiy Ahmed - who made peace with bitter foe Eritrea - wins Nobel Peace Prize.
BBC News - Published

Egypt denounces Ethiopia for moving ahead with Nile dam amid water: shortage fears

Egypt denounced Ethiopia on Wednesday for moving forward with building and operating a hyropower dam on the Nile, which Cairo worries will threaten already scarce water supplies.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's peacemaking prime minister emerges as a Nobel favorite

During a high-level meeting at Ethiopia's foreign ministry in July, officials were shocked by social media reports that their prime minister was visiting Eritrea.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian police teargas protesters in Amhara: local party official

Police teargassed hundreds of protesters outside a court in Ethiopia’s northern city of Bahir Dar on Tuesday, a local party official and an eyewitness said, reflecting public tensions over high..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia says Egypt trying to maintain "colonial era" grip over Nile

Ethiopia has accused Egypt of trying to maintain its grip over the waters of the Nile with a proposal it says would imperil a giant hydropower dam under construction on Ethiopia’s Blue Nile, in a..
Reuters - Published

Egypt says talks over Ethiopia's Nile dam deadlocked, calls for mediation

Egypt said on Saturday that talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a $4 billion hydropower dam that Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile have reached a deadlock, and it called for..
Reuters - Published

In pictures: Ethiopia's Oromos celebrate spring

Huge crowds turn out for the Irreecha festival, in the capital Addis Ababa for the first time.
BBC News - Published

Ethiopia's Oromo celebrate festival in Addis amid tight security

Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group celebrated in Addis Ababa on Saturday at the start of an annual thanksgiving festival which was marred by violence in 2016.
Reuters - Published

Boeing crash victims' lawyer to seek testimony from 737 MAX whistleblower

An attorney representing families of passengers killed in a Boeing Co 737 MAX crash in Ethiopia said on Friday he will seek sworn evidence from a Boeing engineer who claims the company rejected a..
Reuters - Published

World Athletics Championships: Filip Ingebrigtsen punches Teddese Lemi during 1500m

Filip Ingebrigtsen punches Ethiopia's Teddese Lemi in the back during the men's 1500m heats but avoids disqualification at the World Championships in Doha.
BBC News - Published

Berlin Marathon: Kenenisa Bekele misses world record by two seconds

Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele falls two seconds short of the world marathon record as he wins in Berlin.
BBC News - Published

Swapping traffic for a workout on Ethiopia's streets

Sunday 22 September is World Car Free Day - but in Ethiopia it happens once a month, in cities across the country.
BBC News - Published

Ethiopia says it detains suspected Islamist militants planning attacks

Ethiopia said on Saturday it had arrested an unspecified number of Islamist militant members of the Somali group al Shabaab and Islamic State who were planning to carry out attacks in the country on..
Reuters - Published

Exclusive: Egypt and Ethiopia at odds as talks over Blue Nile dam resume

Egypt says Ethiopia has "summarily rejected" its plan for key aspects of operating a giant dam the East African nation is building on the Nile, while dismissing Ethiopia's own proposal as "unfair and..
Reuters - Published

Egypt resumes Nile dam talks with Ethiopia, Sudan

Egypt's foreign minister said Cairo had resumed talks with Sudan and Ethiopia over a $4 billion dam Addis Ababa is building on the Nile which had been suspended for over a year.
Reuters - Published

All remains from Ethiopian Airlines crash site now identified: police

The identification of human remains from the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 is complete, the head of Ethiopia's police said late on Monday, six months after the plane nosedived into farmland..
Reuters - Published

Letter from Africa: 'I gave up on catching the train in Ethiopia'

Ethiopia is hugely proud of its new Chinese-built railway - but it is surprisingly difficult to buy a ticket.
BBC News - Published

Former inmate tours Ethiopian torture center after it opens to the public

Blogger Befekadu Hailu’s eyes filled with tears as he stood on the spot where he had watched a guard attack a friend in Maekelawi detention center, a name long synonymous in Ethiopia with torture and..
Reuters - Published

Attackers kill two aid workers in western Ethiopia: aid group, U.N.

Unidentified attackers killed two aid workers who were returning from a refugee camp in an western Ethiopia region that shares a border with South Sudan, their aid group and a U.N. organization said.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian opposition parties threaten election boycott

A coalition of Ethiopian opposition parties on Tuesday threatened to boycott a national vote next year without changes to an electoral law they view as biased towards the ruling party.
Reuters - Published

'All bets now off' on which ape was humanity's ancestor

The discovery of an ancient skull in Ethiopia underlines the complexity in the evolution of humans.
BBC News - Published

Regional Somali airport refuses to allow Ethiopian plane to land

Kismayo airport in southern Somalia refused to allow an Ethiopian plane to land on Monday, a witness said, amid heightened tensions between the federal government and the regional leadership ahead of..
Reuters - Published

Deforestation: Did Ethiopia plant 350 million trees in a day?

Ethiopia says millions took part in a nationwide scheme to tackle deforestation - how did it work?
BBC News - Published

Ethiopia to hold national election next year

Ethiopia's ruling coalition said on Friday it will hold a national election next year, defying worries over security and displacement in the east African nation that had led some to expect the election..
Reuters - Published

Eritrea's military service still 'repressive' despite peace deal: HRW

Eritrea is forcing thousands of students and teachers into indefinite national service, driving many into exile and frustrating hopes that a peace deal with Ethiopia might end conscription, Human..
Reuters - Published

Gunmen kill family of seven in restive Ethiopian state

Gunmen shot dead a family of seven people and injured three others on Thursday morning in the restive Ethiopian state of Oromia, the prime minister's home region, authorities said.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia's PM says 'people from abroad' had role in June twin attacks

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday that attackers in a failed regional coup in June had been trained by people who had come from foreign countries, without giving details.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia opens up banking sector to its diaspora

Ethiopia's parliament passed a bill on Wednesday to open up the country's financial sector to an estimated five million of its citizens who have taken other nationalities, including allowing them to..
Reuters - Published

Ethiopian migrants die of hunger and thirst in stranded boat: U.N. agency

At least 15 Ethiopians died after the boat trying to smuggle them into Yemen broke down and left them stranded in the sea without food or water for a week, a U.N. migration agency said.
Reuters - Published

Ethiopia bids to break tree-planting record to tackle climate change

The huge project is intended to tackle deforestation and climate change in the drought-prone country.
BBC News - Published

Stopping child marriage with solar lanterns

Girls in Ethiopia are being given solar lamps to help stop child marriage and keep them in school.
BBC News - Published

You Might Like


 Page 1  〉 
Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  In the News  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? FeedbackSend us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest
One News® is a registered trademark of One News Page Ltd.