Category Archives: General

Deputy PM Stresses Need for Continuous Awareness Creation in Fighting Illegal Human Trafficking

Addis Ababa, Strong and continuous awareness creation activities should be taken to mainly tackle illegal human trafficking.

This was underscored today by Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of National Council …

Ethiopia to Host Global Green Growth Week Conference

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia will host 2017 Global Green Growth Week Conference starting tomorrow.

At a joint statement Environment, Forest and Climate Minister Dr. Gemedo Dalle and Global Green Growth Institute …

ETHIOPIA: PARLIAMENT SPEAKER SAYS ‘DISREPECT’ FOR HIS ETHNICITY MADE HIM QUIT

ADDIS ABABA, The speaker of Ethiopia's lower house of parliament, Abadula Gemeda who resigned last week, said that he quit because of "disrespect" of his ethnic group.

Gemeda, a member …

Football Federation Demands Clubs to Own Stadiums within 2 Years

The Ethiopian Football Federation has launched a compulsory regulation for all soccer clubs in the premier and super leagues that obliges them to construct standardized stadiums within two years.

All …

Ethiopian Crowned as Rising Star Carrier of the Year

Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines crowned as the Rising Star Carrier of the Year both in industry and customer choice award on Payload Asia Awards 2017, a testament to its status …

ETHIOPIA: EIGHT REPORTEDLY KILLED IN RENEWED DISTURBANCES IN OROMIA REGION

ADDIS ABABA, Local officials in Ethiopia say at least eight people have been killed and 30 wounded in renewed disturbances in the Oromia region.

The anti-government protests are reported to …

Increased Humanitarian Aid, Tackling Root Causes of Conflict Key to Ending Famine in South Sudan, Nigeria, Somalia, Yemen, Secretary-General Tells Security Council

Sounding the alarm on famine exacerbated by conflict, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the international community to step up efforts to end violence, ensure humanitarian assistance and foster long-term development in …

Access to Quality Health Care, Education Vital for Improving Children’s Well-Being, Speakers Stress as Third Committee Concludes Debate

Governments around the world were focused on improving access to quality education and health care for children and adolescents to ensure they reached their full potential, speakers told the Third …

CMIG Drawin Launches Its First Prefabricated Construction Project in South Africa

Prefabricated project improves local conditions with world-leading construction technology

EKURHULENI, South Africa, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – China Minsheng Drawin Technology Group (CMIG Drawin), a unit of investment conglomerate China

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 …