Hardly a single African country has both marvellously survived a long-term leader’s rule and gone on to prosper without missing a step
The more things change...Ethiopia’s path remains same three years after death of former strongman Meles
Current Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has chosen to continue Meles’ policies without a flinch, but with a more collective leadership.
The 'Ethiopian model' runs into a wall; economic ambitions clash with politics as Oromo protests surge
The unrest highlights the conflict between the countries authoritarian development model and its system of federalism.
The PM is a Protestant, the first to lead Ethiopia, where the majority of Christians follow Orthodox traditions.
There was no immediate reaction from Ethiopia, but Addis Ababa has previously dismissed such statements as propaganda.
Ethiopia's remarkable turnaround: 30 years after famine, village now hosts visitors to show off food security
Up to 1 million likely died. Hyenas scavenged for forgotten human remains. However, today farmers harvest not one but three crops a year.
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.
“Meles, we will fulfill your word,” says a sign. “The Nile dam will become reality with the help of our people.”
Defector to China turns development lending on its head – with a little Ethiopian and Rwandan inspiration
Meles travelled to China and today Dongguan-based Huajian Shoes has built a factory near Addis Ababa that employs about 3,500 workers.