Monthly Archives: May 2014

Official Launch of the Common African Position on the Post 2015 Development

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 30, 2014 – Journalists are invited to take part in a press conference following the official launch of the Common African Position on the Post 2015 Development scheduled to take place on 3rd June 2014 at

Joint News Note

UNICEF and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) welcomed the first African Union campaign to end child marriage launched in Addis Ababa today. “Before we heard concerned individuals from Africa raising their voices. What we are seeing today is an

National Palace to Be Open for Tourists

Ethiopian historical palaces across the country including the National Palace will be open for tourists after rehabilitation, the Administration of the National Palace said. According to Administration Director, Gebretinsae Gebremichael preparations are being made for the rehabilitation works, to make

Ecowas Celebrates Its Day in Addis, Vows to Fight Terrorism

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Day was celebrated in the African Union Headquarters by assessing the major progress of the Community since its inception. It is stated that in 39 years, much had been achieved in the

Limited Space At New Court Forces Yet Another Adjournment in Corruption Case

The high profile corruption case against Melaku Fenta, other former officials of the Ethiopian Revenues amp Customs Authority (ERCA) and other business people has been adjourned yet again to May 30, 2014. This time the adjournment came because the judges

Ambassador Berhane Meets Ambassador Ali Bahraini of Iran

The State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Berhane Gebre-Christos, on Thursday (May 29) met with Ambassador Ali Bahraini of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Ethiopia. Ambassador Berhane described Ethio-Iranian relations as historic and deep-rooted and emphasized that it was

Ethiopian Communities in Somaliland Celebrate the May 28 Victory Day Anniversary

Members of the Ethiopian community in Somaliland celebrated the 23rd anniversary of Victory Day, on Wednesday (May 28), marking the overthrow of the dictatorial and repressive military regime. Jointly organized by the Ethiopian Consulate General’s office in Somaliland and the

May 28, Victory Day, Celebrated Colorfully in the Addis Ababa Stadium

The 23rd anniversary of the May 28 celebration of the overthrow of the military regime of the Derg was held at Addis Ababa Stadium on Wednesday (May 28) in the presence of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, high-level government officials, members