My best friend is my awule (rescuer)

As Mekiya Mude, 11, and her best friend walked to school one bright November morning, their intimate conversation was about the previous day’s events. Before leaving home, her mother had told her that she would be circumcised at dusk along with her elder brother. In fact, Mekiya had seen all the preparations for the after-party […]

Deputy PM Demeke Bids Farewell to Outgoing Israeli Ambassador to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Demeke Mekonnen on Monday bade farewell to outgoing Israeli Ambassador to Ethiopia, Raphael Morav. Highlighting the need to reinforce bilateral cooperation through various engagements, Demeke hailed the historical relation and cooperation that Ethiopia and Israel share. He also commended the Government of Israel for sending […]

President Sahle-Work Headed to DR Congo after Concluding Tanzania Visit

President Sahlework Zewde today headed to the Democratic Republic of Congo for a working visit after concluding her visit to Tanzania. During her stay in Congo, President Sahlework is expected to hold discussions with officials of the country on bilateral, regional and continental issues. It is to be recalled that Sahlework had made a one day visit […]

Sophisticating Transport Sector Pivotal to Realize Prosperity: Deputy PM

Addis Ababa, Sophisticating the transport sector has irreplaceable role towards achieving the aspired national prosperity, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demeke Mekonnen said. This was disclosed during his opening remark on the transport sector 10 years perspective plan presented to members of the House of Peoples’ Representatives and pertinent stakeholders today. Though […]

Ethiopia, Japan Sign 4.8 Mil USD Grant Agreement

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Japan have signed today a grant agreement amounting to 4.8 million USD to support efforts aimed at providing enhanced road operation and maintenance. State Minister of Finance, Yasmin Wohabrebbi and Japanese Ambassador to Ethiopia Ito Takako signed the agreement. During the occasion, the State Minister said due to the rapid urbanization […]

Dev’t Across Boundaries of Regions Vital to Sustainable Development: PM Abiy

Addis Ababa  The implementation of peace and collective development agreements within the internal and administrative boundaries of regions will have a significant impact on the country’s sustainable development, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed underscored. The premier extended sincere gratitude to the leaders of Oromia and Somali regions for their exemplary work to collaborate in areas of peace […]