×

Europe Top News and Analysis Ethiopia

  • ADDIS ABABA, Feb 7- Ethiopian Airlines' chief executive said on Tuesday that a U.S. order temporarily halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority states was creating confusion for passengers but was not having much impact overall on its operations. The carrier wants to increase revenue to $10 billion by 2025, and expand its fleet to 140 aircraft from less...

  • *Merkel urges Ethiopia to open up politics. ADDIS ABABA, Oct 11- German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Ethiopia on Tuesday to open up its politics and ensure police do not use heavy-handed tactics against protesters, after more than a year of unrest that rights groups say has led to about 500 deaths. Merkel, who spoke at a news conference with Prime Minister...

  • *Merkel urges Ethiopia to open up politics. ADDIS ABABA, Oct 11- German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged Ethiopia on Tuesday to open up its politics and ensure police do not use heavy-handed tactics against protesters, after more than a year of unrest that rights groups say has led to about 500 deaths. Merkel, who spoke at a news conference with Prime Minister...

  • *Move comes after months of protests. *Grants authorities power to detain without court approval. ADDIS ABABA, Oct 9- Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared a six-month nationwide state of emergency on Sunday, saying months of unrest threatened the nation's stability.

  • *Move comes after months of protests. ADDIS ABABA, Oct 9- Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared a six-month nationwide state of emergency on Sunday, saying months of unrest threatened the nation's stability. The violence in Oromiya, Ethiopia's largest and most populous region which surrounds the capital Addis Ababa, and to a lesser extent in...

  • ADDIS ABABA, Oct 9- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn declared a six-month state of emergency on Sunday, saying it was to restore order after weeks of protests that have resulted in deaths and damage to mostly foreign-owned factories and flower farms. It is essential to restore peace and stability over a short period of time, "he said, adding the...

  • Indian passengers stand and hang onto a train as it departs from a station on the outskirts of New Delhi.

    The Earth will be quite a bit more crowded in 2050—with nearly 2.5 billion more people than now.

  • CNBC update: Obama in Ethiopia

    President Obama is meeting with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, and Bobbi Kristina Brown has died at age 22, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • People walk past shanty homes at Badia East slums in Lagos.

    The World Bank is failing to protect the poor and vulnerable people affected by the projects it funds says a new report.

  • China, one of the world's largest "emerging" investors, is ramping up investment in Sub Saharan Africa as it searches for resources, but whether the benefits are mutual isn't clear.

  • A customer browses men's shoes in the footwear department inside a Truworths International Ltd. fashion store in Sandton, South Africa

    Experts reveal which sectors in Africa are poised to make headway, and how investors are tapping in.

  • Agriculture to cut poverty in Ethiopia: PM

    Ethiopia can achieve its target of reducing poverty further, Hailemariam Desalegn, the Ethiopian prime minister tells CNBC, adding that the country's wealth is very "inclusive".

  • Agriculture's share of GDP decreasing: PM

    Ethiopian economy is transforming, says the country's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn. He also discusses the agricultural sector.

  • When will an Ethiopia issue a bond?

    The issuance of Ethiopian bonds "depends on the success" the country has over the next three-to-four years, Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopian's prime minister explains.

  • World Bank is 'wrong' about Ethiopia: PM

    What¿s happening in Ethiopia is different from what the World Bank's Doing Business Survey indicates, says the country's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn.

  • Ethiopia not ready for 'neo-liberalism': PM

    Hailemariam Desalegn , Ethiopia's prime minister, tells CNBC that the country will only open up all its sectors to foreign investors once domestic companies can compete.

  • Ethiopia's PM on tensions with Egypt

    Tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia rose with the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Hailemariam Desalegn, Ethiopia's prime minister, discusses the progress of talks between the two countries.

  • Freedom of the press in Ethiopia

    The Human Rights Watch has accused Ethiopia of severely restricting freedom of expression. The country's prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn responds to these accusations.

  • The World Bank is 'wrong' on Ethiopia: PM

    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, says the World Bank's negative view of the country's economy is wrong and says local businesses are competitive.

  • Builds a trading and industrial empire that shows it is possible to create wealth in the region by other means than tapping its rich natural resources.