Daily Archives: August 7, 2017

GERD Progressing Well, Says Ethiopian Electric Power Management Board Chairman

Addis Ababa, Some 60 percent of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is reportedly completed.

Chairman of the Ethiopian Electric Power Management Board and Minister of Communications and Information Technology, …

Resident Ambassadors Laud Ethiopia’s Role in Stabilizing Horn, Says MoFA

Addis Ababa, Resident Ambassadors in Ethiopia appreciated today Ethiopia's role in stabilizing the Horn of Africa, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA).

Ministry Spokesperson Meles Alem said the ambassadors …

CAF Stresses Significance of Close Cooperation of Trio for Dev’t of Ethiopian Football

Addis Ababa, Close cooperation of Ethiopia, Confederation of African Football (CAF), and Federation International Football Association (FIFA) is crucial to boost Ethiopia's football, CAF President Ahmad Ahmad said.

Following his …

Somali Delegation on Experience Sharing Visit in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Somali officials are here in Addis Ababa for a week-long visit to share Ethiopia's best practices in Federalism.

The experience sharing is expected to benefit Somalia in its …

ETHIOPIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE RELEASES DROUGHT AND CROP-RESISTANT CROP VARIETIES

ADDIS ABABA, The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) has released 48 new varieties of food crops which are both drought-resistant and pest-resistant in the just-ended fiscal year as part …

The diplomatic community briefed on government’s decision to lift the state of emergency

Addis-based ambassadors and diplomats have been briefed on the government's decision to lift the state of emergency later today (August 07, 2016).

On the occasion, Dr. Negeri Lencho, Minister for …

South Sudan Army Capture Rebel Headquarters Near Ethiopia

ZANZIBAR, TANZANIA South Sudan's government forces have overtaken the rebel-held stronghold and opposition headquarters of Pagak, along the Ethiopian border, William Gatjiath Deng, spokesman for the opposition IO, told The …

IGAD Deploys an Election Observer Mission to the General Elections in the Republic of Kenya

Nairobi (Kenya): The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has deployed an Election Observer Mission to the Republic of Kenya to observe the presidential, Governors and Parliamentary elections in the country, …

State Minister Hirut receives Swiss Ambassador

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hirut Zemene, received the newly appointed Swiss Ambassador to Ethiopia, Daniel Hull at her offices on Monday (August 7, 2017).

While noting the historic …