Copper ores company Kefi Minerals expects to receive project finance confirmation for its Tulu Kapi gold project, in Ethiopia, by the end of January, with the project’s full launch expected between February and May. The country’s Ministry of Mines also confirmed a licence for the project, valid until 2035, earlier […]

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights: Liz Throssell Location: Geneva Date: 16 November 2021 We are concerned that arrests have been continuing over the last week in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, as well as in Gondar, Bahir Dar and other locations, as police invoke the excessively wide provisions of […]

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday arrived in Ethiopia for a visit. He was received by Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. PM Abiy confirmed Uhuru’s arrival in a a statement via Twitter. “I welcome my dear brother President Uhuru Kenyatta to his second home,” Abiy said. Uhuru’s visit comes as […]

Coordinator of Center for Democracy Building, Alemu Sime (PhD) said terrorist TPLF forces attempting to block Addis Ababa – Djibouti road have been routed by the Afar Region militia. Youths of Fentiresu Zone of the Afar Region have undertaken strong counter offensive against forces of the renegade group and routed […]

(Reuters) – Rebellious Tigrayan forces threatened on Friday to “hunt down” foreigners they said were supporting the Ethiopian government as mercenaries and technical experts in a year-long war. Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) spokesperson Getachew Reda said the foreigners could be from Turkey, China, Israel or the United Arab Emirates. […]

Safaricom Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Peter Ndegwa says the firm’s plan to launch commercial operations in Ethiopia is on course despite the political uncertainties necessitated by the ongoing Tigray conflict. Ndegwa said Safaricom Ethiopia PLC, a subsidiary of Safaricom PLC, is already setting up operations ahead of the commercial launch […]

Ethiopia on Tuesday began its second week of aerial bombardment in Tigray, the northernmost region of the Horn of Africa nation that saw an insurgency against the federal government. “A special forces training center of the terrorist group Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has been the target of Tuesday’s airstrike,” […]