EU announces over €22 million assistance for Ethiopia to respond to El Niño impact

The European Union (EU) has announced new actions to respond to the El Niño and food security crisis in the Horn of Africa, October 26, 2016. Four new actions worth 66.5 million Euros will be funded under the EU Emergency

Ethiopia officially joins African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI)

Ethiopia joined African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI), thus enabling the agency to start insuring political risk in Ethiopia, one of the continent’s fastest-growing economies, October 19, 2016. This was revealed yesterday in Nairobi, Kenya, where the two sides inked an

Ethiopia inaugurates new rail line to Djibouti

Ethiopia officially inaugurated today (October 5) a new railway line linking Addis Abeba with a major port in Djibouti. The new railway line between Ethiopia and Djibouti covering 752kms is one of the more than quite a few high-profile projects

Ethiopia’s tourism sector spreads its wings as more tour operators join the industry

With the new national tourism brand: “Ethiopia: Land of Origins,” and a sector marked with vast, and untapped potential, Ethiopia’s tourism industry is set to experience a huge metamorphosis as it builds its infrastructure, brand, and product offer in the

World Bank Supports Ethiopia’s Small and Medium Enterprises to Boost Job Creation

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The World Bank Board of Executive Directors on Wednesday (May 18) approved a US$200 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to support the growth and development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s five-year development plan emphasized the

South Korea’s President Park to make a state visit to Ethiopia later this month

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South Korean President Park Geun-hye is to pay a State Visit to Ethiopia and the African Union Commission later this month (May 25 to 28). This will be the first-ever visit by a Korean head of State to Ethiopia. South

Premier receives Sudanese Public Diplomacy Delegation

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Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn received the Sudanese Public Diplomacy Delegation at his offices on April 14, 2016. On the occasion, the Premier dealt at length on the overall visit of the Sudanese public diplomacy team, the bilateral ties between the

Ban Ki-moon hails Ethiopian UNMISS Force Commander

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United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon in a statement issued on Friday (May 13, 2016) hailed Lieutenant General Yohannes Gebremeskel Tesfamariam of Ethiopia for the invaluable commitment he displayed as the Force Commander of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan

Prime Minister Hailemariam attends World Economic Forum

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A high level delegation led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn left for Rwanda on Tuesday (April 10) to attend the World Economic Forum on Africa 2016. The forum which would last until May 13 is taking place in Rwanda’s capital

EU vows more support for betterment of Somalia

The European Union on Tuesday (May 10) made a pledge for more support towards stabilization of Somalia. EU Ambassador to Somalia Michele Cervone d’Urso also announced the broadening of the scope of EU engagements in Somalia in areas of migration,

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