Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

State Minister Hirut welcomes Polish Ambassador

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hirut Zemene, welcomed the newly appointed Polish Ambassodor, Aleksander Kropiwnicki on Thursday (August 3, 2017).

The State Minister underscored that Government of Ethiopia attaches …

Chinese Companies Exploring Investment Opportunities in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, A Chinese business delegation drawn from six companies is exploring investment opportunities in building low-cost houses and industrial park as well as generating power from waste in Ethiopia.…

Full Support of Member States Key to Effective Sanctions Regimes, Assistant Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Effective implementation of sanctions required support from all Member States, the Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs told the Security Council today, emphasizing that when used effectively, they should lead to …

IGAD MEMBER STATES CONSULT ON A DATA SHARING ARRAGEMENT

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia): The Director of Agriculture and Environment Division of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Mr. Mohamed Moussa on behalf of IGAD Executive Secretary, this morning opened a …

US to Give Additional $169 Million in Aid to Ethiopia, Kenya

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump announced Thursday it will provide an additional $169 million in humanitarian aid to the drought-stricken African countries of Ethiopia and Kenya.

The U.S. …

State Minister Hirut meets new ECA chief

State Minister Hirut Zemene met on Thursday (August 03, 2017) with the new Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe.

Ms. Songwe appreciating the existing collaboration …

Parties Negotiating on Proclamation on Registration of Political Parties

Addis Ababa, The 17 national political parties, including the ruling party EPRDF have continued negotiations on the Proclamation for the Registration of Political Parties today.

Media Committee Chairperson of the …

New Executive Secretary of UNECA Confers with PM Hailemariam

Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has met with Vera Songwe, the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), today.

During the discussion, the Premier …

USA Announces 169 Million Dollars Humanitarian Assistance for Ethiopia, Kenya

Addis Ababa, United States announced today more than 169 million USD in humanitarian assistance to support those experiencing the effects of prolonged severe drought in Ethiopia and Kenya.

This additional …

Public Raises over 1 Billion Birr for GERD Last Fiscal Year

Addis Ababa, Office of National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation on the Construction of GERD disclosed that it has collected 1.2 billon birr for the construction of the …