Monthly Archives: February 2015

ETHIOPIAN HORTICULTURE INDUSTRY SETS OUT TO BROADEN OVERSEAS MARKETS

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 27 — The Ethiopian horticulture industry is working on widening market destinations for its products, the Ethiopian Horticulture Producer-Exporters Association says. Growers and exporters are working to expand destinations to add to the traditional destinations of the

TRIPARTITE COMMITTEE TO SELECT CONSULTANT FOR ETHIOPIA’S BLUE NILE DAM PROJECT

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 27– Ethiopia’s Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy says the national tripartite technical committees of Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt have begun the process of selecting an international consultant firm for the model and environmental impact studies of

ETHIOPIA-SUDAN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO BE LAUNCHED SOON

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 27- Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to launch public transportation services between the two neighbouring countries within the next 45 days, the Federal Transport Authority (FTA) of Ethiopia says. FTA Communications Director Abelneh Agidew told the Ethiopian

Syrian Mazen Darwish named IPI World Press Freedom Hero

 Lawyer, human rights defender detained since 2012  VIENNA, Feb 26, 2015 – The International Press Institute (IPI) today named as its 67thWorld Press Freedom Hero prominent Syrian lawyer and human rights defender Mazen Darwish, who has advocated for media freedom

UK Pledges to Continue Support for Ethiopia’s Impressive Economic Development

The Government of UK said on Thursday (February 26) that “Ethiopia is delivering impressive progress towards the Millennium Development Goals”. It added that this meant “needs of the country are changing as it experiences g economic growth and increasing domestic

Dr Tedros Says Ethiopia Values Norway’s Partnership in Building a Green Economy

Dr Tedros Adhanom met with members of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense of the Norwegian Parliament on Thursday (February 26). He told the delegation, headed by the Chairwoman of the Labor Party, Anniken Huitfeldt, that the Government

UK Support to Ethiopia

Statement on the UK’s development relationship with Ethiopia Ethiopia is delivering impressive progress towards the Millennium Development Goals meaning the needs of the country are changing as it experiences g economic growth and increasing domestic revenue. Recognising Ethiopia’s growing success,

ETHIOPIA, CZECH REP. AGREE TO BOOST CO-OPERATION

ADDIS ABABA, Feb 26 — Ethiopia and Czech Republic have expressed their desire to boost co-operation following talks here between Foreign Affairs State Minister Berhane Gebrekiristos with Czech Republic Deputy Foreign Minister Peter Drulak. Following their meeting here Wednesday, Berhane