Daily Archives: October 10, 2017

Taking Up International Trade Commission Report, Sixth Committee Speakers Applaud Adoption of Texts on Electronic Commerce, Secure Transactions

Delegates Defer 4 Requests for Observer Status until Seventy-third Session

While deferring action on four observer requests, the Sixth Committee took up the report of the United Nations Commission on International …

Taking Up International Trade Commission Report, Sixth Committee Speakers Applaud Adoption of Texts on Electronic Commerce, Secure Transactions

Delegates Defer 4 Requests for Observer Status until Seventy-third Session

While deferring action on four observer requests, the Sixth Committee took up the report of the United Nations Commission on …

Liberians Cast Ballots for New President

Polls have closed in Liberia, where voters Tuesday cast ballots in a presidential election that marks the West African nation's first fully democratic transition of power in more than 70 …

Ethiopia to Raise 1.5bn Birr for Grand Dam

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has planned to raise 1.5 billion Birr in the current Ethiopian fiscal year for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), being built along the …

ETHIOPIA WARNS SOMALIA AGAINST PUBLISHING INCITING MESSAGES

ADDIS ABABA, In an urgent statement released to the media this afternoon, the federal government communication affairs bureau issued a stern warning to the Somali regional state communication bureau to …

Ethiopia Lifts 5.3m People out of Poverty over 5 years

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has managed to lift about 5.3 million people out of the poverty over the past five years, according to an Interim Report on 2015/16 Poverty Analysis Study.…

Diplomats Laud Economic Performance of Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Some foreign resident diplomats have praised last year's economic performance of Ethiopia despite various obstacles including the severe drought.

The diplomats, who observed the government's direction at the …

Gov’t Decisively Working towards Democratization: Diplomats

Addis Ababa, The government of Ethiopia's move towards promoting democracy in line with the prevailing rapid economic growth is appreciable, resident foreign diplomats said.

The resident diplomats made the remark …

FAO calls for new food systems to conquer malnutrition in all its forms

Rome - Companies and consumers must step up their efforts to overhaul the world's food systems at a time when the twin spectres of hunger and obesity are both on …

President Discusses with IFRC Delegation

Addis Ababa, President Mulatu Teshome discussed with the delegation of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.

The discussion was focused on Ethiopia's response to the drought …