Monthly Archives: August 2019

Ethiopians Urged to Take Part in National Prayer Day

Addis Ababa Ethiopians across the globe are urged to take part in a national prayer day to be held on September 6, 2019.The patrons of the Inter-Religious Council of Ethiopia have made the call following its announcement as

Hate Speech, Misinformation Challenge Press Freedom, Democracy

Addis Ababa It has been more than a year since Ethiopia has widely open the door for dissent, criticism and freedom of expression. However, unable to differentiate between rights and responsibilities has become a challenge to the democratization proces...

Ethiopia Introducing Comprehensive Measures to Augment Forex Shortage

Addis Ababa Ethiopia is working on comprehensive economic reforms to address the shortage of foreign exchange which is putting heavy stress on the country's economy, officials said.We have now designed a comprehensive reform strategy to sustain and a...

Ethiopia Promotes Heritages among Diplomats

Addis Ababa An event aimed at promoting cultural, historical and natural heritages of Ethiopia was held last night. An exhibition depicting Ethiopia's heritages was displayed during the event.The event organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism w...

Ethio Telecom Implementing Three Years Strategy to Get ready for Upcoming Developments

Addis Ababa-A three-year strategy, which aims at preparing Ethio telecom for upcoming developments, restructuring the company, and leading the business with competitive mindset, has been implemented beginning July 1, 2019.Briefing journalists today, Et...

Ethiopia Detains 80 Individuals on Drug Trafficking

Addis Ababa-Counter Narcotics Operation of the Federal Police Commission has apprehended 80 individuals from 17 countries involved in drug trafficking in the past Ethiopian fiscal year. Deputy Director of the Operation, Commander Mengisteab Beyene told...

TICAD-7 Forum Wraps Up Endorsing Declaration

Addis Ababa - The 7th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD-7) which was in session from August 28-30 ended by endorsing the Yokohama Declaration.The Yokohama Declaration is expected to provide multiple areas of cooperation betwe...

PM Abiy Confers with Heads of Various Institutions in Japan

Addis Ababa - Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held a series of meetings with development partners to discuss opportunities for investments and support to various initiatives, Office of the Prime Minister disclosed.On the sidelines of TICAD-7 Summit in Yokoha...