Daily Archives: December 9, 2019

Secretary-General Calls on Donors to Boost Emergency Response Fund Pledges as Number of Conflicts, Extreme Weather Events Rise

Following are UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' remarks at the high level pledging conference for the United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund, in New York today:It is always a pleasure to celebrate a success story. The Central Emergency Re...

Participants Stress Importance of NNPD Celebration for Unity, Coexistence

Addis Ababa The celebration of Nations, Nationalities and People's Day (NNPD) is an important ingredient for the unity and peaceful coexistence of Ethiopians, participants said.The 14th Nations, Nationalities and People's Day was colorfully celebrat...

Indian Innovation, Technology Companies Display Products in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa An Indian Innovation and Technology Week in which over 20 companies have exhibited their products and services opened here today.Innovation and Technology Minister, Getahun Mekuria, and India's Ambassador to Ethiopia, Anurag Srivastava, op...

Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia Exploring for Strong Bilateral Ties

Addis Ababa Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia are exploring a strong bilateral relationship in different areas of cooperation, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.Foreign Affairs State Minister, Hirut Zemene, held talks today with Saudi Arabian gover...

Nation Marks Nations, Nationalities Day

Addis Ababa Ethiopia colorfully celebrated the 14th Ethiopian Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Day at Addis Ababa stadium in the capital today.The country held a grand celebration with a youth procession to mark the 14th Nations, Nationalities and P...

Saudi Arabian Delegation Arrives in Addis

Saudi Arabia's government and business delegation led by Minister of State for African Affairs, Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Qattan arrived in Addis Ababa on Sunday evening for a three day official visit.According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Saudi

African Countries Set Meetings to Resolve Nile Dam Dispute

Officials from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan say they have agreed to hold two technical meetings in coming weeks in an effort to resolve a number of issues revolving around a $5 billion dam project on the Nile River.The foreign ministers

UN Expert Urges Ethiopia to Stop Shutting Down Internet

ADDIS ABABA - A United Nations expert on the freedom of expression said he has urged Ethiopian officials to stop shutting down the internet.David Kaye, the U.N.'s special rapporteur on the right to freedom of opinion and expression, told reporters