Daily Archives: May 23, 2018

Speakers Urge Strict Compliance with Global Legal Protections, as Security Council Discusses Plight of Civilians Caught Up in Proxy Wars, Other Conflict Zones

Under no circumstances could parties to conflict or their supporters be exempt from the global legal regime protecting civilians, the Security Council heard today, with some speakers urging even stricter …

Ethiopia Opens Telecoms Sector to Limited Competition

Ethiopia's state-run telecoms monopoly has agreed to allow some local firms to provide internet services through its infrastructure, a move seen as spurring competition and expanding the data market, officials …

ETHIOPIAN EXILED GROUP RETURNS FOR TALKS WITH GOVT

ADDIS ABABA-- A negotiating team from the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF), an exiled Ethiopian opposition group, is set to arrive in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on Wednesday for further talks …

Ethiopian to Secure 100th Aircraft Early Next Month

Addis Ababa Ethiopian Airlines announced that it will receive its 100th aircraft, a Boeing 787-900 on June 5, 2018.

According to the statement of the airline, Ethiopian by then will …

Ethiopia to Host Conference on Exploring Digital Trade, Human Rights under Free Trade

Addis Ababa A conference on digital trade within the context of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) under the thematic area of Digital Trade in Africa: Implications for Inclusion and …

South Sudan Opposition Groups Reject Peace Proposal

South Sudan peace talks hit a new roadblock Wednesday, as opposition groups rejected a proposed peace deal and the government said it only partially agreed with the proposal.

The sides …

Ethiopian Employers Confederation Established

Addis Ababa Ethiopian Employers' Confederation, which brought together five employer's federations in the country, was established today.

During the establishment meeting, Confederation of Ethiopian Trade Unions President Kassahun Follo said …

Netherlands Enhancing Partnership with Ethiopia

Addis Ababa The government of Netherlands aims to further enhance investments in agriculture and trade and provide support in health infrastructure development.

In an exclusive interview with ENA, Ambassador Bengt …

Netherlands, Ethiopia Signs 19.6 Mln euros Grant Agreement

Addis Ababa The Government of the Netherlands and Ethiopia have signed a 19.6 Million euro grant agreement today to finance public health infrastructure development.

The grant will be used specifically …

Leadership of the Oromo Democratic Front arrives in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa The leadership of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF) has arrived here in Addis Ababa today for further negotiations with the government of Ethiopia.

Senior government officials including Aba …