Ethiopia: A partial view of the humanitarian fallout emerges in Tigray

Food shortages, widespread looting, and sexual violence were among the findings in the first on-the-ground look at the situation in Tigray by UN and Ethiopian officials. A report released last week by the UN’s emergency aid department, OCHA, outlines an emerging humanitarian situation, with more than two million people in need of assistance due to recent fighting […]

Investment Commission Inaugurates FDI Tracking Tool

Addis Ababa  Ethiopian Investment Commission has inaugurated a web based platform called Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)Tracking tool that would provide all-round information including FDI inflows in the country. The commission developed the platform in collaboration with the Partnership for Investment and Growth in Africa (PIGA) project, Part of Manufacturing Africa (MA), a flagship program of […]

Electoral Board Organizes Training for UN Voluntaries

Addis Ababa  The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) is conducting training for the United Nations (UN) voluntaries recruited to support regional branch offices of the board. The two-day training organized in collaboration with the UN Volunteers targets to enable the regional offices more efficient and modernize their performances, according to the Board. Opening the […]

Agency to Prepare Diaspora Strategy Based on Study by Universities

Addis Ababa  A study that helps to prepare a diaspora strategy after assessing the status of investment by the Ethiopian Diaspora will start this week, according to Ethiopian Diaspora Agency. Ethiopian Diaspora Agency Director-General, Selamawit Dawit disclosed at a workshop today that the agency will sign Memoranda of Understanding with Hawassa, Jigjiga, Jimma and Wollo […]

Trans Ethiopia Representative Receives Keys of 179 Trucks Illegally Parked in Djibouti

Addis Ababa  The new representative of Trans Ethiopia PLC, one of the sister companies of Endowment for the Rehabilitation of Tigray (EFFORT), has received keys of 179 trucks that were parked illegally in Djibouti, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. A few days before the TPLF junta attacked the Northern Command of Ethiopian National Defense […]

Austrian FM to Arrive in Addis Ababa Tomorrow

Addis Ababa  Austrian Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg will arrive in Addis Ababa for an official visit tomorrow. During his visit to Ethiopia, the Austrian Foreign Minister is expected to meet with Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonen and other high-level government officials. The bilateral relations between the two countries are friendly and have been […]

Addis Ababa Launches Six-month Long COVID-19 Prevention Campaign

Addis Ababa  The City Administration of Addis Ababa today launched a six-month long campaign to enhance the prevention measures of COVID-19 pandemic. Some 128, 000 people in Ethiopia have been infected with Coronavirus out of which 56 percent are reported in the capital Addis Ababa. The campaign launched under the theme “Wear Mask to Get […]