Daily Archives: January 2, 2019

Embassy Promotes Ethiopia’s Tourist Destinations in Shenyang, China

Addis Ababa A forum aimed at promoting tourist destinations in Ethiopia was held in Shenyang, China. Shenyang is the provincial capital of Liaoning Province.

Representatives of more than 60 Chinese …

Ethiopia’s Export to U.S. under AGOA Increasing

Addis Ababa Ethiopia's export under AGOA has jumped by 62 percent between October 2017 and September 2018.

The country experienced the largest increase exports in the period under review, according …

Yemen Received More Migrants in 2018 than Europe

The International Organization for Migration says that nearly 150,000 migrants arrived in war torn Yemen in 2018.

This is despite ongoing conflict, a cholera outbreak and near famine conditions in …

UN Security Council Gets New Members, New Presidency

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations Security Council has five new members, and one of them � the Dominican Republic � is starting out as the group's president.

Belgium, Germany, Indonesia …

Somalia Declares UN Envoy Persona Non Grata

NAIROBI, KENYA Somalia's government has ordered the United Nations envoy to the country to leave, amid questions over the arrest of the al-Shabab extremist group's former deputy leader who had …

In Ethiopia, As Capital Rises, History Rots

ADDIS ABABA From its hillside overlooking the Ethiopian capital, Berhanu Mengistu's century-old, gabled family home has seen emperors and governments rise and fall.

It has withstood economic stagnation and the …

More than 400,000 Displaced Persons Settled in Localities of Oromia Region

Addis Ababa More than 400,000 compatriots displaced due to conflict along the border areas of Oromia and Somali regions have returned to their localities, according to Oromia Disaster Risk Management …

More than 400,000 Displaced Persons Settled in Localities of Oromia Region

Addis Ababa More than 400,000 compatriots displaced due to conflict along the border areas of Oromia and Somali regions have returned to their localities, according to Oromia Disaster Risk Management …