Daily Archives: May 3, 2019

Dozens killed in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia

NNA - Dozens of civilians were shot dead in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia's northern Amhara state, a regional official said on Friday, describing the attacks as retaliation for earlier violence. "Search and rescue missions are still ongoing to find victim...

Ministry Calls on Stakeholders to Enhance Safety and Health at Work Place

Addis Ababa Minister of Labor and Social Affairs (MoLSA) called on all stakeholders to give due attention to safety and health at work .Speaking at the World Day for Safety and Health at Work celebrated here today, MoLSA State

SOUTH SUDAN PARTIES EXTEND THE PRE-TRANSITIONAL PERIOD BY SIX MONTHS AFTER 12 MAY 2019

Addis Ababa The meeting of the leadership of the Parties to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 2 to 3 May 2019.At the

SOUTH SUDAN PARTIES EXTEND THE PRE-TRANSITIONAL PERIOD BY SIX MONTHS AFTER 12 MAY 2019

Addis Ababa The meeting of the leadership of the Parties to the Revitalized Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict in the Republic of South Sudan (R-ARCSS) was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 2 to 3 May 2019.At the

Danger of Fake News and Disinformation in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Social media has played major role in the wave of protests witnessed in Ethiopia in the past few years that led to the coming of prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to office.Social media platforms have played an indispensable

EIC Sign MoUs with Five Chinese Companies

The latest, close to 4 billion USD agreements between Ethiopia and the Chinese giant companies will further boost the country's investment, according to Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC).The agreements include the 1.8 billion USD with the State Gri...

PM Abiy Confers with World Bank President David Malpass

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed conferred with World Bank Group president, David Malpass and his delegation in his office on May 1, 2019. Malpass is taking his first oversea trip to three African countries including Ethiopia since assuming leadership of

Sub-Saharan Africa’s Growth to Step up: IMF

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected an increase in the average growth for Sub-Saharan Africa countries, forecasting a growth rate of 3.7 percent for 2020.Ethiopia is expected to show growth accelerate to 7.7 percent in 2019/20.According to ...