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A family enjoying an injera meal at a restaurant in Addis Ababa. Photograph: Boaz Rottem/Alamy/The Guardian

From chefs to musicians, talented 're-pats' come back to build a modern Ethiopia

His dream is to show the world the glories of Ethiopian cuisine, to preserve its rich traditions and to make his fellow citizens eat better.

Hailemariam Desalegn, Prime Minister of Ethiopia

Ethiopia eyes bond trading in cautious capital markets opening

Ethiopia is seeking to create a secondary market for local currency Treasury bonds, possibly in a year or so, a move seen as a cautious step towards liberalizing one of Africa’s fastest growing economies.

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Ethiopia's economy: Neither a sprint nor a marathon

Nowhere in Africa is modern China more of a lodestar than in Ethiopia, which on May 24th held an uneventful election with a predetermined outcome: another term in office for the long-standing ruling party.

Dr. Merga Bekana, National Ethiopian Electoral Board Chairman, reads on 27 May 2015 in Addis Ababa the preliminary results of the 5th Ethiopian General Election which took place on 24 May 2015 (AFP Photo/Zacharias Abubeker)

Ethiopia's ruling party wins election landslide

Ethiopia’s ruling party and its allies have won an overwhelming majority in parliament in weekend elections, the country’s electoral board announced Wednesday.

Ethiopian Flag: Ethiopians cast vote in historic general elections.

Ethiopians cast vote in historic general elections

Millions of Ethiopians cast their votes on Sunday, May 24th, in the country’s fifth general elections. The general elections consist of both national and regional elections.

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Ethiopia's economy to grow 10.5% in 2016, says World Bank

Ethiopia’s economy is expected to grow by 9.5 percent this fiscal year ending June before accelerating to 10.5 percent in 2015/16, the World Bank said on Friday, adding inflation will remain in single digits during this period.

A customer drinks beer at the St. George brewery's public pub in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, March 28, 2015. REUTERS/TIKSA NEGERI

Foreign brewers battle for Ethiopia's beer drinkers

International brewers are helping transform Ethiopia’s business landscape as it slowly sells the assets of the former communist state and opens up to foreigners drawn to one of Africa’s fastest growing economies.