Tanzania’s president Magufuli releases 1,789 imprisoned Ethiopian migrants

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzanian President John Pombe Magufuli pardoned and ordered the release of 1,789 Ethiopian illegal migrants. Their release was prompted following an official diplomatic meeting on Monday between Magufuli and Ethiopian President Sahle-Work Zewde. “Ethiopians can go home if they want to. There are no conditions for the release of the foreigners who […]

Muferihat, UN Resident Coordinator Discuss about Humanitarian Assistance in Tigray

Addis Ababa,  Minister of Peace Muferihat Kamil on Tuesday discussed with UN Resident Coordinator in Ethiopia, Catherine Sozi on the ongoing humanitarian assistance in Tigray Regional State. The Minister has reiterated that road infrastructure, banking and telecom services are being restored in the region. Ensuring the rehabilitation of those affected people following the law enforcement […]

European Parliament Joint Committees Briefed on Current Situation in Tigray

Addis Ababa,  Ambassador Hirut Zemene has briefed the joint committees of Foreign Affairs (AFET) and Development Committee (DEVE) of the European Parliament regarding the current situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region on Tuesday. During the occasion, the ambassador explained about the genesis and reason behind the law and order ascertaining operation in Tigray. She also  pointed […]

Ethiopia Keen to Strengthen Trade, Investment Cooperation with Switzerland

Addis Ababa  Foreign Affairs State Minister Tsion Teklu reiterated her country’s keenness to strengthen its relationship with Switzerland particularly in trade and investment. The state minister made the remark while she was receiving copies of the credentials of designate Switzerland Ambassador to Ethiopia, Tamara Mona on Tuesday. The two countries can cooperate in addressing migration […]

Ethiopia, DR Congo Vow to Enhance Partnership

Addis Ababa  President Sahle-Work Zewde held discussion with President of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Felix Tshisekedion on bilateral, regional, and continental issues. During the discussion, the two officials highlighted the importance of enhancing the partnership between the two countries. President Sahle-Work during the discussion announced that activities to reopen Ethiopia’s diplomatic representation to the […]

State Minister Receives Credentials of Kenyan Ambassador

Addis Ababa,  State Minister of Foreign Affairs Tsion Teklu received a copy of the credentials of the ambassador of Kenya to Ethiopia, Jean Njeri Kamau. The state minister today welcomed the ambassador and expressed hope that the historical relationship between the two countries will grow to the next level during the ambassador’s stay in Ethiopia. […]

Public Raises Over 1 Billion Birr for GERD in Half-Year

Addis Ababa,  The public has raised over 1 billion Birr during the past six months, according to the Office of the National Council for the Coordination of Public Participation to the Construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Briefing journalists today, Public Relations Head of the Office Hailu Abraham said the public’s contribution is […]

EU Ambassadors, Representatives Briefed on Humanitarian Assistance in Tigray Region

Addis Ababa  Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Demeke Mekonnen briefed today ambassadors and representatives of European countries on the humanitarian assistance the government and pertinent bodies have been undertaking in Tigray Region. During the occasion, Demeke said food and non-food items, including pharmaceuticals, are being delivered to inhabitants of Tigray by identifying their […]