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, migrant…

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…

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…