Category Archives: Political News

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Urged to Reach Mutually Acceptable Solution on GERD

Addis Ababa, July   Russia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia has urged Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia to reach mutually acceptable solution on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) through dialogue and in compliance with international law. In an exclusive interview with ENA,

Cuba Willing to Widen Cooperation with Ethiopia, Says Ambassador Thomas

Cuba wants to expand its relationship with Ethiopia in areas of education, sport, and science and technology, Ambassador Vilma Thomas said. In an exclusive interview with ENA, Cuba’s Ambassador to Ethiopia Vilma Thomas said the relation between the two countries

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia deadlocked on Nile dam in new talks

ADDIS ABABA/CAIRO, Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have failed to reach agreement at a new round of talks hosted by the African Union to regulate the flow of water from the giant Blue Nile hydropower dam built by Addis Ababa, the

Ethiopia Says Negotiation on GERD will Continue

Addis Abeba (ENA)  The trilateral negotiation on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will continue, according to the Ministry of Water, Irrigation, and Energy. Briefing journalists on Wednesday, Water, Irrigation and Energy Minister Sileshi Bekele said the desire of down-stream countries

PM Abiy Confers with SNNPR Leaderships

Addis Ababa , Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today discussed with federal and regional leaders of Southern Nations Nationality Peoples’ Region (SNNPR) on the issues of peace, regional structure and nation building. During the discussion, PM Abiy said the structure of

Analysts See Thaw in US-Turkish Relations 

ISTANBUL – Analysts say Turkey’s deepening involvement in the Libyan conflict could be the catalyst for a reset in relations with the United States, in recent years strained by regional policy differences and mutual distrust. In January, Turkey started sending

Ethiopia: 7 killed, 94 injured protesting the murder of famous political singer

ADDIS ABABA, Demonstrations have broken out in parts of Ethiopia following the shooting dead of musician Hachalu Hundessa, well known for his political songs. Seven have died during the spontaneous protests, medics said. Hachalu’s songs often focused on the rights

PM Abiy Inaugurates OBN Second Channel

Addis Ababa June 28/2012 (ENA) Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday inaugurated modern second channel Outside Broadcasting (OB) van studio and three FM studios built by Oromia Broadcasting Network (OBN). Senior government officials and regional states’ chief administrators have also