Globally, only Papua New Guinea grew faster last year. Government spending has been key driver of the boom
The Ethiopian and Djibouti protests; people don’t live on bread and wine alone, they need sweet lies too
Silly for Djibouti to stop a sheikh using 100 square metres of tree shade, then allow Americans a base of 360,000 square metres a stone’s throw away
Like elsewhere on the continent transitioning from stability and high economic growth to a shared prosperity in an open democracy proving difficult.
The second most populous on the continent, country's near-10% growth rate offers enormous opportunities for those willing to brave growing pains.
The EPRDF also won 99% of regional state councils seats. Opposition says ruling party used authoritarian tactics to guarantee victory.
Africa's second most populous nation held a vote in May that was described by many independent observers as flawed.
All 442 of 547 federal seats announced so far from the May 24 polls were captured by the ruling EPRDF and allied parties.
Ruling parties scoff at 'Nigeria template': Ethiopia declares election success, Tanzania to pick presidential candidate
In Nigeria the ruling party was dethroned, but in two other African major economies, there is no chance of a repeat.
It has 94 million people, averages 10% growth and draws investors by the droves, but you wouldn't know this African country is voting
Ethiopia readies for May 24 elections, the first since the death of Meles Zenawi, but outcome not in doubt.
Clues to the apparent act of antagonism may lie in upcoming elections.
Rallied to "innocent children of Ethiopia butchered by terrorism and burned to death by xenophobia," referring to anti-immigrant attacks in S. Africa.
Aid in the past 5 years helped Ethiopia reduce child mortality by nearly 70% and introduce social welfare for 8 million of its poorest people.