Global food commodity prices fell in June for the first time in 12 months, according to a benchmark United Nations report released today. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 124.6 points in June 2021, down 2.5 percent from May, but still 33.9 percent higher than its level in the same period last year. The decline […]

FROM THE FIELD: South Sudan’s displaced youth, help power change

Young people who were displaced by conflict in South Sudan have returned home to power change in their community. Hundreds of thousands of people, young and old, were forced to flee their homes over recent years following civil war and widespread insecurity in the eastern African country. Thirty young men and women in the city […]

Ethiopia’s Ruling Party Wins National Election in Landslide

ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia’s ruling Prosperity Party on Saturday was declared the winner of last month’s national election in a landslide, assuring a second five-year term for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. The National Election Board of Ethiopia said the ruling party won 410 seats out of 436 contested in the federal parliament. Dozens of other […]

Public, Ethiopian Diaspora Raised about 16 Billion Birr for GERD in Ethiopian Fiscal Year

Addis Ababa, Ethiopians and the Ethiopian Diaspora have raised close to 16 billion Birr for the construction of GERD during the just ended Ethiopian fiscal year, Office of the National Council for Coordination of Public Participation on the GERD disclosed. In an exclusive interview with ENA, Office Director-General Aregawi Berhe said Ethiopians have been consolidating […]

Refugees in Adi-Harush, Mai-Ayni Camps Request to be Transferred to Safer Places

Eritrean refugees sheltered in Adi-Harush and MaiAyni refugee camps have requested for transfer to a safer place as they have been facing problems at the present locations. The Agency for Refugees and Returnees Affairs on the other hand disclosed that preparations have been underway to relocate them to safer areas to meet the needs of […]

Nation Earns 681 Mln USD from Mines

Ethiopia has earned 681 million USD from export of mines during the just concluded Ethiopian fiscal year, according to Ministry of Mines and Petroleum. This is the largest foreign exchange earnings in recent years, it added. The ministry stated that it has planned to enhance the export generated from the sector this Ethiopian fiscal year. […]

PP Wins 6th General Election Held in Ethiopia on 21 of June

Addis Ababa-Ruling Prosperity Party on Saturday was declared the winner of the 6th general election held on the 21 of June in Ethiopia. The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) disclosed results of the 6th general election held on the 21 of June for seats of House of Peoples’ Representative (HPR) and regional states Council. […]