Daily Archives: February 6, 2020

U.S., Ethiopia Artists Meet for Final Collaborative Performance at Yared Music School and Mekelle American Corner

The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa was pleased to sponsor a musical and cultural exchange workshop between American and Ethiopian artists from January 27 to 31, 2020 at Yared Music …

First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board

As prepared for delivery

Mr. President,

Members of the Executive Board,

Colleagues and friends,

I welcome you to this first regular session of the UNDP Executive Board in 2020.

Allow …

Nat’l Cooperative Unions Exhibition, Symposium and Bazaar Kick Off

The 7th national cooperative union exhibition, bazaar and symposium opened at the Economic Commission for Africa today.

More than 200 cooperative unions from allover the country are taking part at …

Experts Suggest Re-crafting of Draft Hate Speech and Disinformation Bill

The revised draft Ethiopian Hate Speech and Disinformation bill needs to be defined in a very narrow way that there would be no infringement of fundamental freedom of expression and …

Over Half African Countries Ratify AfCFTA

More than half of the total 55 African countries have ratified the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) that will go into force on July 1, 2020, AU Trade and …

Ethiopian Airlines, Sanad Agree To Cooperate On Maintenance, Repair, Overall Business

ADDIS ABABA, The Ethiopian Airlines and Sanad Aerotech signed an agreement on creating a maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) centre of excellence in Africa.

Sanad is a leading service provider …

Trump and Kenyan President Kenyatta Meet at White House

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump met Thursday with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at the White House and announced the United States plans to initiate trade agreement negotiations with the …

WFP Ethiopia Country Brief, December 2019

In Numbers

31,000 mt of food distributed US$ 1.6 million of cash distributed

US$ 197 million (January -June 2020) net funding requirements

2.3 million people assisted in December 2019

Operational …