Ministry Rejects Report about Alleged Use of “Chemical Weapons” in Tigray Region

May 24/2021(ENA) Ethiopia categorically rejected the report published on the Telegraph about the alleged use of “chemical weapons” in the Tigray region, according to Foreign Affairs Minister. The report published today on the Telegraph by Mr. Will Brown, the Africa correspondent of the magazine based in Nairobi, said, “…civilians in northern Ethiopia have suffered horrific […]

PM Abiy Appreciates ESA’s Vertical Farming Sample Undertaking in Its Premises

(ENA) Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appreciated the vertical farming sample of Ethiopian Standards Authority (ESA) undertaking in its new compound to promote urban agriculture. In his official face-book account, the prime minister said “I am impressed by the work the Ethiopian Standards Authority is undertaking in its new compound to promote urban agriculture.” The […]

Agency Forecasts Favorable Rainfall for Agriculture, GERD Filling

Addis Ababa May 22/2021 (ENA) The above normal and moderate rainfall forecasted for this summer will create favorable condition for agricultural activities in most parts of Ethiopia and the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) though flooding and landslide pose risks, National Meteorological Agency said. The agency forecasts the climate conditions and the […]

IFAD,EU Provide 26.5 Mil Euros to Protect Jobs, Safeguard Livelihoods in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa May 22/2021 (ENA) The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and European Union (EU) will provide 26.5 million Euros worth of liquidity and debt relief to rural financial institutions in Ethiopia to protect jobs and safeguard livelihoods during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a press release sent to ENA, in Ethiopia, the agriculture sector […]

New U.S. Hostilities against Ethiopia Threatens Horn of Africa

On May 23, U.S. Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, announced visa restrictions “for any current or former Ethiopian or Eritrean government officials, members of the security forces or other individuals …responsible for or complicit in undermining the resolution of the crisis in Tigray.” According to the State Department press statement, the Biden administration has “imposed wide-ranging restrictions […]

Coffee Innovation Fund Awards over 2.5 Mln Birr Investment Prize for 5 Ethiopian Entrepreneurs

Addis Ababa May 24/2021 (ENA) The second round Coffee Innovation Fund (CIF) has awarded 2.53 million Birr investment prize for five Ethiopian entrepreneurs. The German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in cooperation with Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Authority launched today the second Edition of The Coffee Innovation Fund (CIF) for the year […]