Monthly Archives: December 2015

Ethiopia finalized preparations for the upcoming AU Heads of State and Government and the 10th US-Africa Business Summits

Ethiopia has finalized preparations for the upcoming African Heads of state and government and the 10th US-African Business conferences in January and February in Addis Ababa. State Minister Ambassador Taye Atskesellasie announced during the consultati...

GHANA TO HOST CONFERENCE ON SEXUAL HEALTH AND RIGHTS

The 7th Africa Conference on Sexual Health and Rights, scheduled to be held from the 8th of February to the 12th of February 2016, has been launched in Accra.

The Conference will deliberate on sexual and reproductive health of adolescents

ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES ORDERS TWO MORE BOMBARDIER Q400 TURBOPROPS

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopian Airlines has ordered two additional Q400 turboprop aircraft from their Canadian manufacturer, bringing the carrier's Q400 fleet to a total of 19, the largest in Africa.

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and Ethiopian Airlines announced here Wednesday that they had

Statement by National Security Council Spokesperson Ned Price on the Arrest of Journalists in Ethiopia

Having welcomed developments in Ethiopia earlier this year--including the release of several detained bloggers--that suggested increased protections for the fundamental right of free expression, we are deeply concerned by the recent arrests of other jo...

CARLOS LOPES SAYS ETHIOPIA TO BE AFRICA’S MAJOR ECONOMIC POWER BY 2050

ADDIS ABABA, The top spot for Africa’s biggest economy by 2050 will go to Ethiopia, according to Dr. Carlos Lopes, the Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

Dr. Carlos weighed prospects and challenges for Nigeria and

Ethiopia to Host Expert Group Meeting on Statistics for SDGs

Addis Ababa Ethiopia will host the Expert Group Meeting on Statistics for SDGs, United Nation Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) said. The Expert Group Meeting on Statistics for SDGs: Accounting for Informal Sector in National Accounts will be hel...

Nation Striving to Double Vegetables, Fruits in GTP II

Addis Ababa Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources said it is working to double vegetables and fruits productivity in the Second Growth and Transformation Plan. The development of vegetables and fruits will be strengthened by deploying skilled l...

Ethiopia to Host Two Major Int’l Conferences Early Next Year

Addis Ababa Ethiopia has finalized its preparations to host two major international conferences in the first two months of the coming New Year.

Foreign Affairs State Minister Taye Atsekeselassie said the 26th African Union (AU) Leaders Summit and US-Africa Business Forum