Daily Archives: September 25, 2020

ECOWAS Could Lift Mali Sanctions on Friday

The 15-nation Economic Community of West African States, or ECOWAS, could announce Friday if it will lift crippling sanctions on Mali. Incoming interim Malian President Bah Ndaw is to be sworn in Friday in the capital, Bamako for an 18-month

US Special Envoy: Millions in Aid Aim to Help Fragile Sahel Region

WASHINGTON – The U.S. has announced $152 million in new aid to the Sahel region of Africa to support one of the most fragile and troubled regions in the world. U.S. Special Envoy to the Sahel Peter Pham announced the

PM Urges Christians to Strengthen National Unity, Cooperation in ‘Meskel’ Message

Addis Ababa  In his Happy ‘Meskel’ greetings to followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church today, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed called on all Christians to celebrate the holiday in the spirit of strengthening national unity and cooperation. Ethiopian Orthodox Christians will

Ethio-Japan Economic Cooperation Being Strengthened: Ambassador Daisuke

Addis Ababa  The long-standing relationship between Ethiopia and Japan is progressing in a wide range of issues, especially with regard to economic cooperation, Japan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia said. Ambassador Matsunaga Daisuke told ENA that the economic cooperation and bilateral relations

Stakeholders Say New Tourist Attraction Sites Showcase Commitment of Gov’t to Dev’t of Tourism

Addis Ababa  The development of new tourist attractions showcases Ethiopia’s commitment to expand tourism in the country, stakeholders of the sector noted. Tourism Ethiopia Director-General, Sileshi Girma told ENA that there were interests to develop the tourism sector in the past.

GERD Not Security Issue to Countries, But Dev’t Project: MoFA

Addis Ababa September 25/2020(ENA) The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam could not be the security concern of any country rather a development project that enhances regional cooperation and economic benefits, Ministry of Foreign Affairs ( MoFA) Spokesperson said. Spokesperson Dina Mufti

Gov’t Committed to Uphold Rule of Law, Says Attorney General

Addis Ababa September 25/2020(ENA) The government of Ethiopia has been exerting utmost efforts to ensure law enforcement and is continuing with strong commitment to uphold rule of law, Attorney General said. Briefing journalists on Thursday, the Attorney General, Gedion Timothewos

The Blessed Smoke Tells the Secret

By Dessalegn Kassa (ENA) September is the unique month for Ethiopians as it heralds the New Year on September 11th while in the case of leaps year it falls on September 12th in which the rainy season come to an end instead