Category Archives: Politics

‘No limit’ to cruelty of traffickers, says UN agency, as video surfaces of abused migrants in Libya

Two United Nations agencies have voiced 'deep concern' for the safety of hundreds of migrants and refugees � including many children � held captive by smugglers or criminal gangs at …

Fifty Years after Third Arab-Israeli War, Negotiated Two-State Solution Remains Only Path to Lasting Peace, Special Coordinator Tells Security Council

On the fiftieth anniversary of the Six-Day War, achieving a negotiated two-State outcome was the only way to lay the foundations for an enduring peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the …

AAU commemorates the life and works of President John F. Kennedy

AAU, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy, organized a conference on the works and life of President John F. Kennedy at Mandela Hall on June 17, 2017.

Messele Mengisteab (Ph.D.), …

Kuwait Grants Amnesty for Convicted Ethiopians

Addis Ababa June 20/06/2017 Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabahof of Kuwait has granted amnesty for Ethiopians convicted of crimes in the country.

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the …

AELC launches a research project in Kaffa zone

The Academy of Ethiopian Languages and Cultures (AELC) of the AAU organized a project launching program at Bonga, the capital of Kaffa Zone, on May 5, 2017.

The main purpose …

Microsoft launches AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia

Microsoft 4Afrika, Wollo University and Tulane University's Centre for Global Health Equity (CGHE) have joined forces to launch a new AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia, which will offer six-month internships in …

Ethiopia among Top Performing African Countries in FDI Flow: World Investment

The World Investment Report has put Ethiopia as one of the top performing African countries in FDI flow, registering a 46% increase in 2016.

Although the author of the report, …

Hawassa Industrial Park to be Fully Operational

The first phase of the Hawassa Industrial Park, eco-friendly and the first of its kind in the continent, will be fully operational next week.

The construction of the park, Ethiopia's …

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Stephane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General.

**Counter-Terrorism

We'll start with a statement on the new UN Office of Counter-Terrorism.…

Ethiopia Keen to Advance Ties with Singapore: Deputy PM

Singapore ,Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen affirmed Ethiopia's commitment to elevate the bilateral ties with Singapore to a higher level.

While discussing with Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, …