Daily Archives: August 8, 2019

Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD7) – Japan promotes public-private partnership for African development

During the Botswana-Japan Stakeholder Seminar on TICAD Process held on 7 August 2019 at GICC in Gaborone, Ambassador Kozo Takeda reiterated Japan#39;s commitment to developing the unique, transparent and inclusive TICAD framework for African developmen...

Deputy PM Urges for Integrated Actions Against Contraband, Illicit Trade

Addis Ababa Integrated actions among all stakeholders needed to control illicit trade and contraband in the effort to realize the ongoing economic reforms, Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonen said.Addressing a half-day meeting that deliberated on the ...

EPRDF Executive Committee Starts its Regular Session

Addis Ababa Executive of Committee of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) has begun to deliberate its regular session today.The Office of EPRDF disclosed that the Committee will deliberate on various current national agendas i...

Mediterranean Sea crossing: Ethiopian village mourns death of 15 young migrants

ADDIS ABABA, A village in northern Ethiopia is in mourning after learning about the death of 15 young migrants from their community.They lost their lives while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Libya in a bid to reach Europe.The

AfDB approves $98m grant for Ethiopia road project to Djibouti

ABIDJAN, The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $98 million financial package for Ethiopia for a road transport corridor project to neighbouring Djibouti. The project's total cost is $255 million, comprising an AfDB grant of $98 million to...

Global Humanitarian Overview 2019 Monthly Funding Update – 31 July 2019

The Global Humanitarian Overview published on 4 December 2018 announced funding requirements of $21.9 billion for 21 Humanitarian Response Plans and the Venezuela Regional Refugee and Migrant Response Plan. By the end of July, the requirements had reac...

Foreign Affairs State Minister, UK Special Envoy Hold Discussion

Addis Ababa Foreign Affairs State Minister Hirut Zemene held discussion today with UK Special Envoy for the Red Sea and the Horn of Africa Julian Riley.According to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, she said Ethiopia

EDR Secures Over 20m USD in Revenue

Addis Ababa Ethio-Djibouti Railway has secured more than 20 million USD in revenue from its freighter and passenger train services over the past eight months.Chinese embassy in Addis Ababa organized a media open-tour in the Chinese built railway and