Ethiopian AU Commission Candidate Stresses Need for Rethinking African Education Policy

Addis Ababa, February 3/2021(ENA) Ethiopia’s candidate for AU Commissioner of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Professor Hirut Woldemariam said she envisions transforming the sector and meeting the apparent demand of the continent. Professor Hirut Woldemariam, who has served as the first female Minister of Science and Higher Education and Vice-President of Addis Ababa University, is […]

Kenyan Scientists Discover New Coronavirus Mutation

NAIROBI – Kenyan scientists have raised an alarm on a coronavirus variant they say differs from the one spreading in South Africa and Britain. About 10 investigators from the Kenya Medical Research Institute, or KEMRI, discovered the mutation of the virus responsible for the COVID-19 disease. Charles Agoti, a principal investigator and researcher, says that […]

World Braille Day highlights importance of accessible information

The United Nations is commemorating World Braille Day on Monday, highlighting the importance of the universal touch-based communication system for the full realization of human rights for blind and partially sighted people.  People with vision impairment are more likely to experience higher rates of poverty, neglect and violence. The coronavirus pandemic and its consequent impact, such as lockdowns, has worsened […]

Ministry Discusses with Media Professionals, Scholars Who Write in Arabic

Addis Ababa  Ministry of Foreign Affairs discussed with authors, media professionals and scholars who write in Arabic language on promoting Ethiopia’s interest to the Arabic speaking audience. Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Dina led the discussion held on Tuesday in the premise of the ministry. The discussion noted that writings should reflect and further explore […]

France Will Strengthen Comprehensive Relationship with Ethiopia, Says Ambassador

Addis Ababa,  French Ambassador to Ethiopia, Rémi Maréchaux said he will work to further consolidate the longstanding relationship between the two countries. The ambassador held discussion with Ahmed Mohammed, Deputy Mayor of Dire Dawa City Administration. During the discussion, he pointed out the over 100 year diplomatic tie between Ethiopia and France. Ambassador Maréchaux cited […]

Ministry Revokes Licenses of 63 Mining Companies

Addis Ababa,The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum has canceled the licenses of 63 companies engaged in mining development and research in Ethiopia. In his briefing today, Mines and Petroleum Minister, Takele Uma said the cancellation is due to weak performance and ineffective use of public and government resources. Failure to renew license, below capacity production […]

Deputy PM Demeke Briefs President Kagame about Law Enforcement in Tigray

Addis Ababa  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demeke Mekonnen, conferred with Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Rwanda,Vincent Biruta in Kigali. During the meeting discussion, Demeke briefed President Kagame and Foreign Minister Vincent Biruta on the law enforcement operation in Tigray Regional State. Demeke recounted […]