Monthly Archives: February 2020

Youth Should Emulate Unity in Victory of Adwa to Build Democratic, Prosperous Ethiopia: Scholars

The Ethiopian youth should overcome the current challenges they are facing in building a democratic and prosperous country by learning from the victory of Adwa, scholars said.Ethiopia will be celebrating the 124th Anniversary of Adwa Victory all over ...

Int’l Maize, Wheat Improvement Center Says Committed to Enhance Wheat Production in Ethiopia

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), non-profit research and training institution, said it is ready to support the initiative of the Government of Ethiopia toward increasing productivity of irrigation-based wheat in lowland a...

Ethiopia Expresses Disappointment over US Statement on GERD, To Commence Filling Dam

Ethiopia has expressed its disappointment over the statement issued by the United States Department of Treasury on 28 February 2020 with regard to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), following a meeting held without Ethiopia's participation.In...

Council of Ministers Discusses GERD, Establishes Committee to Prevent Coronavirus

The Council of Ministers has discussed the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and about ways of monitoring and preventing Coronavirus today. Following its discussion about the GERD and the recent developments, the council underlined that the negotiation ...

Sudan Remains Supportive of Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Says Sudanese Ambassador

Sudan will consolidate its support to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) as it is our view that the dam is not affecting the volume of the water for Sudan, Sudan's Ambassador Mukhtar Bilal Abdelsalam said. The ambassador also

Nation Has Full Right to Fill, Manage Operations of GERD: Senior Expert on Nile River

Ethiopia has the full right to fill and manage operations of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) without causing harm against other riparian states, a senior expert on Nile River said. It is to be recalled that Egypt, Ethiopia

No Deal From US-Brokered Nile Dam Talks

WHITE HOUSE - Ethiopia rejected a U.S.-brokered agreement on the Grand Ethiopian Dam (GERD) and said it would commence first filling of the structure, one day after the Trump administration concluded two days of what is supposed to

The battle of Adwa: an Ethiopian victory that ran against the current of colonialism

On the first day of March 124 years ago, traditional warriors, farmers and pastoralists as well as women defeated a well-armed Italian army in the northern town of Adwa in Ethiopia. The outcome of this battle ensured Ethiopia's independence, making