China Looks Forward to Working with New Ethiopian Gov’t: Spokesperson of China

The Chinese looks forward to working together with the new Ethiopian government to continuously scale new heights in our relations, China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Zhao Lijian’s said.   In his regular Press Conference, Spokesperson Zhao Lijian’s said “China extends congratulations on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reelection.”   China believes that under the leadership of Prime […]

Addis Ababa University Graduates over 6,000 Students

More than 6,000 students have graduated from the Addis Ababa University today.   The graduation ceremony was held on Saturday at Unity Park in Addis Ababa in the presence of President Sahlework Zewde, Addis Ababa City Mayor Adanech Abiebie, Minister of Education Professor Birhanu Nega and families of the graduates. During the occasion President of […]

Ethiopian Diaspora Community in Belgium, Luxembourg Protest EU Parliament Resolution

The Ethiopian Diaspora in Belgium and Luxembourg issued a letter protesting the imbalanced resolution issued by the European Parliament.   Lauding the genuine concern and support of the EU in addressing the humanitarian crisis in affected regions, the community called on the parliament to have an objective and impartial assessment of the conflict.   The […]

President Calls on Youth to Overcome Difficulties, Work Hard for Growth at AAU Graduation

The new generation should overcome the current challenges and bring economic growth and change to Ethiopia, President Sahlework Zewde said today.   She made the above remark at a graduation ceremony where Addis Ababa University (AAU) graduated more than 6,160 students at PhD, graduate and first degree levels.   The president, who noted that Ethiopia […]

Abiy Appoints 61 State Ministers, Two from Competing Parties

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed today 61 state ministers, including two members from competing parties, to serve in the new government formed this week.   The two appointees from the competing parties are from Enat Party and Freedom and Equality for Justice Party.   As part of the promise made by the Prosperity Party […]

Ethiopia Reports Highest Record of COVID-19 Fatalities in Single Week

Ministry of Health disclosed that the nation has reported 308 fatalities over the past one week alone due to COVID-19, the highest since the outbreak of the pandemic was first reported in the country.   Health Minister Dr. Lia Taddesse said today that the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the country is alarmingly increasing.   […]

GERD Negotiation Team Member Lauds the Creation of GERD, Transboundary Rivers Office

The appointment of a Chief Negotiator and Adviser on GERD, Transboundary Rivers is a big statement for the nation to utilize its untapped water resources and defend its interests, a member of the GERD negotiation team said.   Following the formation of his new cabinet this week, PM Abiy Ahmed named the former Water, Irrigation […]

Close to 94 % Vote for New Region in Southwest Ethiopia Referendum: NEBE

National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced today that more than 1.2 million people, or 93.9 percent of the over 1.3 million registered referendum voters, have voted in favor of the South West Ethiopia Regional State.   In his presser today, NEBE Deputy Chairperson Wubshet Ayele said over 1.2 million people have voted for the […]