Ethiopia Diaspora Trust Fund Advisory Council formed


The office of the prime minister of Ethiopia announced today the formation of Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund Advisory Council. The Ethiopian Diaspora Trust Fund is among the initiatives of the government to directly involve Ethiopians in the Diaspora in the

Nation Earns 2.8 Billion USD Export Revenue


Ethiopia has earned 2.83 billion USD from export, slightly higher than half of the planned 5.23 billion USD, during the concluded Ethiopian budget year, according to Ministry of Trade. Agriculture, manufacture and mining sectors were the top sectors in achieving

Ambassador visited to the University of Skövde


Professor Merga Bekana, the ambassador of Ethiopian, visited the University of Skövde on Wedensday. The program featured a presentation of the University and a description of the ongoing collaboration with Addis Ababa University. The last time that Skövde University had a



Postponement of drawing date of Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) lottery It is to be recalled that GERD lottery has been on sale now the last couple of months. The initial drawing date was set for June 7, 2018. However,

Ethiopia has secured 3.5 billion USD from tourism in the last Ethiopian fiscal year

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Ethiopia has secured 3.5 billion USD from tourism in the last Ethiopian fiscal year, according to Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Addis Ababa July 30/2018 Public and International Relations Director at the Ministry, Gezahegn Abate told ENA that the number of

President Mulatu Holds Talks with Outgoing Norwegian Ambassador Gaarder


President Mulatu Teshome said the longstanding bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Norway need to be strengthened in investment and development cooperation. Addis Ababa July 01/2018 The President held discussion with the outgoing Norwegian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Andreas Gaarder, at the

Swedish Ambassador to UN Says PM Abiy Deserves Prominent Speaker’s Place at General Assembly Debate


Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed deserves the most prominent speaker’s place at this year’s General Assembly VIP debate in September, the Swedish Ambassador to the United Nations Olof Skoog, whose country is winding up its presidency of the Security Council,

Thousands of Ethiopians Attend Engineer Simegnew Bekele Funeral

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The Project Manager of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), Engineer Simegnew Bekele, has laid to rest today at the Holy Trinity Cathedral Church in Addis Ababa , July 29/2018. Thousands of mourners including President Mulatu Teshome, Deputy Prime Minister

Thousands of Ethiopians come out for PM Abiy Ahmed

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PM Abiy is in the United States to visit and speak to members of the diaspora. By 7 a.m. Saturday, thousands of Ethiopians coming from as far away as Colorado and Texas gathered in the streets, honking car horns and

GERD Project Manager Found Dead in His Car

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Engineer Simegnew Bekele, the Project Manager of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) was founded dead in his car this morning. Addis Ababa July 26/2018 His body was found in his car parked at Meskel Square, in Addis Ababa. Eng.