Monthly Archives: September 2014

UNMISS denies report of peacekeepers reinforcing SPLA garrisons

JUBA, South Sudan, September 30, 2014: The attention of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) has been drawn to allegations that appeared yesterday, in an article that was posted on the pro-armed opposition website, accusing the UNMISS


ADDIS ABABA, Sept 30 — The East African Standby Force (EASF), a regional arrangement with a mandate to enhance peace and security in the Eastern Africa region, has inaugurated its logistics centre in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. Speaking during

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to Attend AHIF, Forum Officially Kicks Off Today

Bench Events, the organizers of the African Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) 2014, which kicks off today, has just announced that Prime Minster Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia will be attending the conference. Africa’s top event for hotel investors has 500 delegates

As Good As Gold

The difference could be between 1,000 and 100,000 Br for the same size and same appearance – one is artificial and the other real gold. The former are becoming increasingly popular, even as the latter are experiencing a decline in

FMHACA to Hold a Symposium On Khat

The Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (FMHACA) is to hold the first of its kind symposium on September 29, 2014 at the Authority’s hall on the effects of khat on the country and to minimize

The Majority Could Not Go Mad Like That.

Girma Biru, Ethiopian Ambassador to United States, said this about the state of political opposition within the Ethiopian Diaspora living in the US. What happens in the ground, such as increasing influx of Ethiopians to their home and increasing remittance,

Ethiopia Host Fifth African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) General Assembly

The fifth African Accreditation Cooperation (AFRAC) general assembly, which was being held at the Elili Hotel for five days, was concluded on September 26, 2014. The meeting brought different accreditation bodies together at the country and regional level , with

Creativity Honoured

There has been a recent trend of recognising and awarding Ethiopian intellectual products that are said to ease society’s life. Here comes a further recognition of the creativity of ten people who innovated solution providing creations. The Ministry of Urban