Category Archives: Politics

Somalia Blast Toll at 276 as Residents Protest Al-Shabab

The death toll from Saturday's massive truck bombing in the Somali capital Mogadishu - the deadliest terror attack in the country's history - has topped 270.

Abdirahman O. Osman, Somalia's …

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 …

IGAD FMs to Confer with Parties in S. Sudanese

Addis Ababa, Foreign Ministers of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) are expected to confer with higher level officials of the government of South Sudan and opposition.

Accordingly, foreign ministers …

National Cotton Dev’t Strategy Launched

Addis Ababa, A 15 years National Cotton Development Strategy aimed at positioning Ethiopia as the top cotton producer in Africa through boosting the production and productivity of cotton was launched.…

Government Forces Kill 4 in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region

Ethiopian government forces killed four people and wounded 18 others Thursday in the town of Soda in the restive Oromia region.

Residents, who asked for anonymity out of fear of …

House Approves Result of Self-administration Referendum

Addis Ababa, The House of Federation has approved the result of the self-administration referendum held in eight kebeles (sub-districts), where the Kemant and Amhara people have co-existed.

According to the …

Ethiopia, Somaliland Discuss on Boosting Ties

Addis Ababa, Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has discussed with a delegation from the Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, on ways of boosting relationship.

Ethiopia and Somali land have been …

Indian President delivers speech @ AAU

On the occasion of his state visit to Ethiopia, President of the Republic of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind addressed the Addis Ababa University (AAU) community at Nelson Mandela Hall …

Aviation Academy Graduates 262 Professionals

Addis Ababa, The Ethiopian Aviation Academy has graduated 262 aviation professionals today.

The academy, which claims to be the largest and the most modern aviation in Africa, graduated 50 pilots, …

ETHIOPIA LAUNCHES TENDER FOR TWO SOLAR PLANTS

ADDIS ABABA, The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) launched a Request for Pre-Qualification (RFQ) for the development of two solar photovoltaic projects totalling 250 MW.

The tender is part of the …