Monthly Archives: July 2016

ETHIOPIA EARNS OVER US$1 MILLION FROM EXPORT OF HONEY AND MEAT, JUST SHORT OF TARGET

Ethiopia has earned over US$100 million from the export of honey and meat during the just-ended Ethiopian fiscal year, according to Ethiopian Meat and Dairy Industry Development Institute (EMDIDI).EMDIDI Director-General, Hailesellasie Wores told ENA y...

IRAN’S FM TERMS WEST AFRICA TOUR “SUCCESSFUL”

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has described his recent visit to West Africa as "successful," Tasnim news agency reported Friday.Zarif said that in his four-nation tour of West Africa, he was "encouraged by huge potential for economic co...

Sudan: African Initiative for Pride and Dignity to Honor President Al-Bashir Friday in Addis Ababa

President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, is due to leave Friday to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, where he will be honored at Nelson Mandela Hall in Addis Ababa University by the African Initiative for Pride and Dignity

JAPAN HELPING TO ENHANCE CAPACITY OF ETHIOPIAN MAPPING AGENCY

The Japan International Co-operation Agency (JICA) is working to enhance the capacity of the Ethiopian Mapping Agency (EMA) in digital topographic mapping.Disclosing this at a JICA-supported capacity-building seminar on digital topographic mapping held...

Somalia: Three Ethiopian Soldiers Among 5 Killed

Heavy fighting between Al Shabaab militants and Somali National Army backed by Ethiopian forces serving under AU mission in Somalia (AMISOM) killed at least 5 soldiers.The combat flared up when AlShabaab fighters launched a counter-offensive gun attack...

DUTCH COMPANIES URGED TO DIVERSIFY AREAS OF ENGAGEMENT

Ethiopia's President Mulatu Teshome has urged Netherlands-based companies to diversify their areas of engagement in Ethiopia. He said this when the outgoing Dutch Ambassador to Ethiopia, Lidi Remmelzwaal, paid a courtesy call on him at the National Pal...

Ready for Olympic Games, UN-supported refugee athletes set out for Rio

Five middle-distance runners from South Sudan, until recently living in Kenya's Kakuma refugee camp, have flown out of the capital city of Nairobi to take part in the first-ever Olympic refugee team for the Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro,

Sudan: Political Parties and Government to Back the Honoring of Bashir in Addis Ababa

The government and the political forces as well as opposition forces taking part in the National Dialogue process, have announced that a huge reception would be accorded to President of the Republic Omar Bashir upon his return from Addis Ababa,