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Signs of a new US approach to Ethiopia: A resolution by the US Congress has angered the Ethiopian government, but could give the new prime minister a freer hand to implement reform. Jun 1, 2018 1189
After so much economic progress, why can't Ethiopia handle drought? Despite registering high levels of economic development for over a decade, Ethiopia is once again asking the international community to help it respond to drought. Dec 1, 2017 983
Somaliland's women show their entrepreneurial spirit: Somaliland may be a conservative Muslim country, but when it comes to business its women do not feel their freedom is curtailed. Nov 1, 2017 955
The plight of Ethiopia's internally displaced persons: As the Ethiopian government and international donors struggle to to tackle the humanitarian crisis caused by drought in the Horn of Africa, some of the country's own citizens are those most at risk. Oct 1, 2017 965
Ethiopia keeps the door open for Eritrean refugees: despite bitter disputes with its neighbour, the government of Ethiopia is accepting large numbers of refugees from Eritrea. Jun 1, 2017 1019
Dube TradePort strengthens regional supply chain: combining an airfreight terminal, trade zone and proximity to two seaports, Durban's new logistics hub is boosting development in the region. May 1, 2017 1009
"You have to make it easy for people to pay or get paid": the founder and CEO of the innovatory Nigerian payments solutions company Paga talks about building a business that financially empowers locals. Interview May 1, 2017 938
Ethiopia's addiction to Kana TV: a satellite channel offering International programming dubbed into Amharic is revolutionising Ethiopian television. May 1, 2017 1139
Premiership football and khat keep the peace: the Horn of Africa harbours much potential social discontent, but two unlikely factors help to allay it. Apr 1, 2017 1070
Ethiopian pull-out poses questions for future of Somalia: Ethiopia's withdrawal of troops last October highlights problems facing the internationally funded military intervention in Somalia. Apr 1, 2017 1159
Ethiopia's US diaspora: saviour or menace? Some say Ethiopians abroad are giving their compatriots a voice but others accuse them of fuelling unrest in the country. Mar 1, 2017 1107
Fixing Ethiopia's refugee crisis: international partners have announced a plan to fund industrial parks to help support the largest refugee population in Africa. Nov 1, 2016 1204
Conflict flares between Ethiopia and Eritrea: the fighting that broke out between Ethiopia and Eritrea in June marked the resumption of a dispute that has simmered for nearly 20 years. Aug 1, 2016 1145
Clearing the jam at Djibouti: faced with its worst drought in decades, Ethiopia has had to import food aid, causing a bottleneck of ships unable to unload all-important cargos at the port city of Djibouti. Column Aug 1, 2016 1190
Ethiopia: catalyst of the Horn of Africa. Jul 1, 2016 1196
Keeping business going through Ramadan: fasting between sunrise and sunset for the month of Ramadan would not seem conducive to productivity, but economic activity in Muslim countries adjusts in a variety of ways. Jul 1, 2016 1214
Somalilanders hold out against the odds. Jun 1, 2016 1220
Is Ethiopia still sure ground for investment? Ethiopia is emerging from the last decade with a track record of growth and increasing attraction to investors--but might the recent turbulence of ethnic protests and a major drought affect this? May 1, 2016 1343
Response to Ethiopia's drought--a story of success or anguish? Apr 1, 2016 1188
City adventure: Addis Ababa in full bloom: Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, confounds expectations and keeps visitors on their toes--and most likely wide awake at all hours. Apr 1, 2016 1238
Bright African lights bring big problems: the perceived promises of Addis Ababa mean rural-to-urban migration is on the rise--with increasing issues for the government to solve. Mar 1, 2016 1439
Shaking up the Addis Ababa cocktail scene: the craft of cocktail making is catching on in Addis Ababa with a business infusion that satisfies the sensibilities of both East (Africa) and West. Feb 1, 2016 1161
What Chuni the lamb means for Ethiopian cinema: do Ethiopia's two recent international cinematic success stories mean it can now compete in world cinema? Jan 1, 2016 1197
Ethiopian tourism at crucial crossroads: Ethiopia has announced ambitious plans to triple tourist numbers within five years--can it achieve this and should it even try to? Dec 1, 2015 1139
Long haul ahead for Zambian businesses: Zambia's cross-border transport infrastructure is a key factor in an economy that currently needs every bit of commerce available. Nov 1, 2015 1681
Bringing restaurant home delivery to the masses: the lack of a functioning street address system in Addis Ababa hasn't hampered growth in restaurant home delivery services. Nov 1, 2015 1111
Building a business with backpack biogas: biogas in Ethiopia has struggled to take off but a new socially minded startup could provide the low-cost technology--and business model--needed. Oct 1, 2015 1427
Return of the Red Sea Airline: Djibouti's national air carrier could be back from the grave to provide a cheaper alternative and promote both the business opportunities and image of the little-known country. Jul 1, 2015 962
Will a superfood boom be healthy for the country? Ethiopia's indigenous grain teff is garnering worldwide attention as a new superfood, bringing both opportunities and risks for Ethiopia's farmers and consumers. Jul 1, 2015 1122
Khat in Somaliland: economic cure or curse? In Somaliland the narcotic plant khat forms the basis of an industry that generates jobs, income for the government, export revenue for Ethiopia--and much criticism. Jun 1, 2015 1307
Somaliland entices tourists: the quasi-independent region of Somalia is trying to market itself as a tourist destination. May 1, 2015 782
Ethiopia's Tokyo drift: Ethiopian Airlines is capitalising on rising Japanese investment with the first direct route between Japan and sub-Saharan Africa. May 1, 2015 1062
Somaliland's 'unsung heroes': cut off from most international assistance, entrepreneurs in Somaliland have built the would-be country's economy from scratch. Apr 1, 2015 1046
Ethiopia's service industry plays catch-up: restaurateurs in Addis Ababa are trying to tackle the city's reputation for poor service as it emerges as an economic and political hub. Apr 1, 2015 973
Ethiopian coffee smallholders seek global markets: coffee farmers in Ethiopia's Belete-Gera forest are working with the Japanese government and private industry to tap into the world market for artisan coffee. Mar 1, 2015 888
Ethiopia enters the space age. Jan 1, 2015 1364
Smell the roasted coffee! Nov 1, 2014 1387
Having your cake and eating it. Nov 1, 2014 1431
Art flourishes as economy grows. Statistical data Oct 1, 2014 1310
The battle of the brewers. Aug 1, 2014 2200
Can free be too expensive? Jul 1, 2014 1427
Kaizen--doing it the Japanese way. May 1, 2014 2270
China snatches rail contract from slack UK. Feb 1, 2014 2271
'Made in Ethiopia' goes global: The Ethiopian government's decision to impose a hefty tax on semi-finished products seems to be paying off handsomely. A case in point concerns the local manufacturing of leather gloves by a British company - it is providing skilled jobs and making a good profit in the process. James Jeffrey visits the Pittard factories in Addis Ababa to compile this report. Jan 1, 2014 2197

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