Daily Archives: May 7, 2019

UN Warns of Fate of Ethiopian Migrants Imprisoned in Yemen

One of the absurd tragedies of the Yemen conflict has been the plight of the thousands of migrants who have traveled to Yemen, despite the ongoing conflict. Driven by the promise of finding gainful employment elsewhere on the Arabian Peninsula,

UN Warns of Fate of Ethiopian Migrants Imprisoned in Yemen

One of the absurd tragedies of the Yemen conflict has been the plight of the thousands of migrants who have traveled to Yemen, despite the ongoing conflict. Driven by the promise of finding gainful employment elsewhere on the Arabian Peninsula,

From blockchain in coffee supply chains to Blue Fashion, showcasing innovative solutions for Zero Hunger at the Seeds&Chips Summit

Milan - Agricultural innovation can have a pivotal role in creating a world free of hunger. This was the message FAO delivered today to participants of Seeds and Chips Global Food Innovation Summit where the UN agency also showcased some

Ethiopia: 2018 Year End Report – South Sudan Regional RRP (January – December 2018)

The largest refugee population in Ethiopia is comprised of South Sudanese totalling 422,240 persons by the end of 2018. Ethiopia recognizes Refugees from aSouth Sudan are recognized prima facie, Ethiopia maintains an open border policy for persons flee...

Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund Secretariat Starts Operations

Addis Ababa The Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund (EDTF) Secretariat officially started operations in Addis Ababa today.The EDTF is an initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, which was launched in August 2018.The Secretariat will be responsible for the a...

EPRDF Executive Committee Passes Resolutions Pertaining to Economic Development

Addis Ababa The Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Front (EPRDF) Executive Committee has passed resolutions that will help boost the country's economy, following extensive discussion about the economy of the country.The committee reviewed the performanc...

Foreign Minister Gedu Leaves for Juba

Addis Ababa Minister for Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew depart for Juba, South Sudan to attend the 67th session of Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers.According to the Spokesperson Office of the Ministry of Foreig...

Ministry Plans to Introduce Excise Taxes

Addis Ababa Excise taxes that enable the government to collect additional 20 to 30 billion birr annually are being finalized, Finance State Minister Eyob Tekalign disclosed today.Briefing journalists, he said the excise taxes will help the country gen...