(Reuters) – Ethiopia plans to seek a restructuring of its sovereign debt under a new G20 common framework and is looking at all the available options, the country’s finance ministry told Reuters on Friday. G20 countries agreed in November for the first time to a common approach for restructuring government […]

The Al-Shabaab militants have claimed to have targeted Ethiopian National Defense Forces [ENDF] base in Gedo, a region in Jubaland which has been witnessing skirmishes for the last several months, with elections in Somalia just around the corner. Through friendly media sites, the Al-Shabaab said they killed two Ethiopian soldiers […]

(EP) Ethiopia to use Eritrea’s Assab Port (pictured) with local currency in accordance with foreign exchange value, a source tells Eritrean Press. The ‘win-win’ solution under final discussion between the two sisterly countries includes the Birr’s value paid to Eritrea will be pegged to the U.S. dollar. In return, Eritrea […]

Visitors from around the world who attended this year’s Timket festival have fascinated by the unique features of the Ethiopian Epiphany. Timket, Ethiopia’s Feast of the Epiphany, is one of the most sacred and holiest holidays in Ethiopian Orthodox church outdoor celebrations, rich in many Christian traditions that also date […]

Ethiopia on Friday arrested the most senior living member of the outlawed Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). Six other key TPLF operatives were also arrested in an operation conducted by Ethiopian forces on a hideout in the rugged Kola Tembein area in the northnern Tigray region, an official from the […]

(Bloomberg) — Ethiopia accused Sudanese troops of killing “many civilians” in recent fighting over contested land at the nations’ border. Tensions between the two countries have escalated since conflict erupted in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region on Nov. 4, with several deadly clashes occurring on farming land in the al-Fashqa area […]

Sudan said Monday that it will not take part in direct talks with Egypt and Ethiopia on the multibillion-dollar Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Sudan wants negotiations to be held with African Union mediation, the country’s Water Resources and Irrigation Ministry said in a statement. Khartoum submitted a request for […]

Ethiopia’s Border Affairs Committee (EBAC) has urged Sudan to urgently pull its forces from forcibly occupied “Ethiopian territories”. In a statement, the Border Affairs Committee said the Sudanese army has currently occupied areas 20 to 40 km deep inside Ethiopian territory since December 15, 2020. According to the Sudanese News […]

ngineering company Siemens Gamesa will deliver 29 SG 3.4-132 wind turbines to State-owned utility Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) for the Assela project − a 100 MW wind farm that will help power over 400 000 Ethiopian households. The wind farm is set to be commissioned by spring 2023 and is […]

Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia agreed on Sunday to hold further talks this month to resolve their long-running dispute over the Addis Ababa’s huge dam on the Blue Nile, Sudan’s water ministry said. Previous three-way talks have failed to produce an agreement on the filling and operation of the vast reservoir […]