Ethiopia and the EU agree to advance business ties


The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) and the European Union (EU) business forum to Ethiopia have signed an agreement in a bid to enhance the business and investment ties between Ethiopia and the EU. While noting that Ethiopia and the EU

European Investment Bank due to open office in Addis Ababa


Ethiopia and the European Investment Bank (EIB) concluded an agreement towards establishing EIB country office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Ambassador Teshome Toga, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the FDRE and Pim van Ballekom, EIB’s Vice-President for African, Caribbean and Pacific

Ethiopia Secures its Third Term at the United Nations Security Council

In one round of voting the United Nations General Assembly elected Ethiopia to serve as non-permanent members on the Security Council for two-year terms commencing on 1 January 2017.   The election of five non-permanent members of the United Nations Security

Ethiopia, Kenya secure deal for an oil pipeline


Ethiopia and Kenya signed an agreement to start the construction of the Ethio-Kenya oil pipeline. The agreement was signed by Mr. Tolossa Shagi, the Ethiopian Minister of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas and his Kenyan counterpart on June 23, 2016.

State Minister Regasa Kefale briefs media corps on the 2nd Ethiopian Diaspora Day

2nd Diaspora

State Minister for Business and Diaspora Affairs Mr. Regasa Kefale briefed various Ethiopian Media corps on the upcoming Second Ethiopian Diaspora Day celebration due to be held from July 28-31 2016 in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. The State Minister noted that the Ethiopian

Hailemariam, Mogherini discuss on migration challenges

Prime Minister Hailemariam met High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini and European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides in Brussels, on June 15 at the margins of the European Development Days. Mogherini and Hailemariam had constructive talks about the

Prime Minister Hailemariam addresses the 10th edition of the European Development Days (EDD)


Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn addresses the 10th edition of the European Development Days (EDD) on June 15. While addressing the EDD, Europe’s leading forum on international cooperation and development, the premier expressed confidence about the country’s ability to attain the Sustainable

Ethiopian forces foil Al-Shabaab attack

Ethiopian troops and Somali National Forces killed 5 senior Al- Shabaab commanders and over 245 fighters, according to the Ethiopian Ministry of Defense. They repulsed an attack on a military outpost at Halgan, on the road between Belet Weyne and

UN Inquiry finds crime against humanity in Eritrea

IN Commission

On statement to the media on Wednesday (June 8), Mr. Mike Smith, Chairman of the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea disclosed that the Commission found a crimes against humanity. According to the Chairman, crimes of enslavement,

The Embassy will be closed for Sweden’s National Day.


The Ethiopian Embassy in Stockholm will be closed on Monday 6 June 2016 in observance of Sweden’s National Day. The Embassy will resume the normal office hours on Tuesday 7 June 2016. ================================================================ ሰኞ ጁን 6 ቀን 2016 በሚከበረው የስዊድን