Daily Archives: March 2, 2018

Reforming Resident Coordinator Role, Creating More Stable Funding Mechanisms Key to Realizing Development Agenda, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council

Speakers expressed broad support today for the Secretary‑General’s proposals to reform the way the United Nations was helping Member States achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, while emphasizing national ownership of …

Belg Rains Won’t Pose Danger in Ethiopia: NMA

Addis Ababa , Ethiopia will not expect to face any danger from the 'belg' rains expected between February and April in terms of flooding, the National Meteorological Agency (NMA) said. …

House Approves Six-Month State of Emergency

Addis Ababa, The House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) in its first urgent meeting today has approved the state of emergency that was endorsed by the Council of Ministers on February …

Three Australians Die, More Sick in Listeria Outbreak Tied to Melons

SYDNEY � Three people have died and 12 others have fallen ill in a national listeria outbreak linked to contaminated rockmelons, and more cases are expected, Australian health authorities said.…

Reforming Resident Coordinator Role, Creating More Stable Funding Mechanisms Key to Realizing Development Agenda, Speakers Tell Economic and Social Council

Speakers expressed broad support today for the Secretary General's proposals to reform the way the United Nations was helping Member States achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, while emphasizing national ownership …

Ethiopia Celebrating Victory of Adwa that Ended Italy’s Colonial Ambition

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is celebrating the 122nd anniversary of the victory of Adwa that ended Italy's attempt to build an empire in Africa.

The victory had further significance for being …

Al-Shabab Blamed in AU Ambush, Suspected in Attack on Somali Forces

At least five African Union troops were killed in an ambush in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region Friday by al-Shabab militants, officials and security sources told VOA Somali.

The militant group …

‘Endorsement of SoE Decisive Step to Restore Peace, Stability: MPs

Addis Ababa, The endorsement of the state of emergency which took place today with more than two-third majority vote of parliamentarians, was a decisive step towards restoring peace and stability, …

Ethiopian Airlines Opens ICT Training Center for Aviation Professionals

Addis Ababa, Ethiopian Airlines has opened information communication technology (ICT) training center aimed at modernizing the aviation industry.

The training center opened in collaboration with Microsoft 4Afrika will provide training …

National Digital Library Goes Operational

Addis Ababa, Ministry of Science and Technology has launched a national digital library which provides easy access to information.

Science and Technology Information Center Director-General Fisha Yetagesu said the National …