Iran floods, charity bonuses, and Notre-Dame whataboutery: The Cheat Sheet

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IGAD Welcomes Gedu Andargachew’s Appointment as Foreign Affairs Minister

Addis Ababa The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ambassador Mahboub Maalim, sent a congratulatory message to Gedu Andargachew on his appointment as the new Minister for …

IGAD Welcomes Gedu Andargachew’s Appointment as Foreign Affairs Minister

Addis Ababa The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ambassador Mahboub Maalim, sent a congratulatory message to Gedu Andargachew on his appointment as the new Minister for …

Africa Should Ensure Peace, Stability, Human Rights, Effective Governance to Attain SDGs: UNECA

Addis Ababa Africa cannot hope to attain the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) without peace, stability, human rights, and effective governance based on the rule of law, says United Nations Economic …

There Has Been a 300% Increase in Measles Cases This Year

It is not usual that the heads of UNICEF and the World Health Organization would team up to jointly warn the world about a fast spreading disease that stalks children. …

There Has Been a 300% Increase in Measles Cases This Year

It is not usual that the heads of UNICEF and the World Health Organization would team up to jointly warn the world about a fast spreading disease that stalks children. …

Japan Extends 729,000 USD Support to Peace Support Training Center

Addis Ababa The Japanese government has extended 729,000

USD for projects to be carried out by the Ethiopian Peace Support Training Center (PSTC).

The agreement was signed today by PSTC …

FEATURE: Climate information to help combat malaria in Ethiopia

An initiative called ENACTS has made climate information easier for Ethiopian health professionals to access and use. This has helped them to pinpoint which districts will be most exposed to …

Ethiopia Appoints New Defense and Foreign Ministers

The House of People's Representatives (HPR) approved the nominations Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed put forward for three ministerial posts on April 18, 2019.

The House approved the appointment of Gedu …

Round-table Discussion Evaluates “Ethiopia in the Wake of Political Reforms” Book

Addis Ababa A round-table discussion held to gather inputs for entries to a book project that aims to evaluate the reform conducted in Ethiopia over a year was held today.…