Elias Gebreselassie

Elias Gebreselassie

Ethiopia

Journalists cautiously celebrate press freedom in Ethiopia

As journalists welcome efforts to support press freedom in Ethiopia, draft law against hate speech causes concerns.

Journalists cautiously celebrate press freedom in Ethiopia

Business & Economy

Islamic banking in Ethiopia offers Muslims financial inclusion

Sharia-compliant finance boosts financial inclusion in Ethiopia, but a fully-fledged Islamic bank has yet to take root.

Islamic banking in Ethiopia offers Muslims financial inclusion

Ethiopia

Has Abiy Ahmed turned Ethiopia into a one-man show?

In his first year, the PM has made swift and sweeping reforms. His real test will be elections in 2020, say experts.

Has Abiy Ahmed turned Ethiopia into a one-man show?

Syrian Refugees

How hundreds of Syrians found refuge in Ethiopia

A tiny number of Syrian refugees, having travelled through Sudan, work in restaurants while others beg in Addis Ababa.

How hundreds of Syrians found refuge in Ethiopia

Ethiopia

Who is Sahle-Work Zewde, Ethiopia's first female president?

Election of first woman to presidency has raised hopes among women's rights groups for more gender equality in Ethiopia.

Who is Sahle-Work Zewde, Ethiopia's first female president?

Eritrea

Business hopes and refugee woes after Eritrea-Ethiopia peace deal

Eritrean and Ethiopian traders hope to profit from peace but thousands of Eritreans flee seeking safety and stability.

Business hopes and refugee woes after Eritrea-Ethiopia peace deal

Ethiopia

China rides the rails of Ethiopia's development

Minimal corruption, efficient bureaucracy, and cheap production costs are driving China's investment in Ethiopia.

China rides the rails of Ethiopia's development