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Safaricom Ethiopia promoting its services on the streets of Addis Abeba, December 2022 (Photo: Safaricom Ethiopia/Facebook) By Biruk Alemu @Birukalemu21 Addis Abeba - After years of monopoly by the state owned Ethio telecom, the Ethiopian telecom sector has finally opened up to liberalization with Safaricom Ethiopia becoming

Over 22,000 businesses in the capital were shut down by the city administration during the 2015 fiscal year (Photo: mapcarta.com) Addis Abeba – In a sweeping crackdown on non-compliant businesses during the 2015 Ethiopian fiscal year, the Addis Abeba Trade Bureau has shuttered an astounding number of

By Mirgissa Kaba, Feyera Senbeta & Girma Gutema Background The chronic contradictions of the Ethiopian state have been analyzed by various scholars both from the perspectives of history and political science. The renowned Ethiopian historian Teshale Tibebu dubbed it the “anomaly” and “paradox” of Africa in his