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Discover the new Ethiopian e-Visa

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In June 2017, the Ethiopian Immigration and Nationality Affairs main Department in collaboration with Ethiopian Airlines finalized preparations for the e-visa service for international visitors to Ethiopia. The e- Visa is processed and issued online on a single Web page where applicants

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Ethiopia Declares State of Emergency

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The Council of Ministers has declared a state of emergency effective from Friday, 16 February 2018 by adopting the decree providing for the emergency ruling. February 16/2018 The Council of Ministers said the emergency rule is aimed at protecting the

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PM Hailemariam submits letter of resignation


Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has submitted a resignation as both Prime Minister and Chairman of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF).  The Premier told journalists today that both Executive Committee of his party, the Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement

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Successful AU Summit Attended by 49 Heads of State, over 10,000 Delegates: Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Addis Ababa February 1, 2018 Ethiopia has successfully hosted the 30th Ordinary Session of the African Union, which was attended by more that 10,000 delegates, 49 heads of state, the UN Secretary-General, and Arab League officials, according to Ministry of Foreign

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Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia agree to cooperate on Grand Renaissance Dam


Leaders of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to form a permanent committee to follow up on all issues of common concern particularly regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi, Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir

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The Newly Appointed #Ethiopian Ambassador Merga Bekana presented his credential to His Majesty the King of #Sweden on January 25, 2018.

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H.E Ambassador Professor Merga Bekana, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to the Kingdom of Sweden and other Nordic Countries presented his letter of credence to His majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, The king of Sweden on

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32nd Ordinary Session of AU Executive Council kicks off

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The 32nd Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union (AU) opened today (January 25, 2018) in Addis at the AU Headquarters. All the ministers for foreign Affairs of the 55 African Union Member States as well as

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ACP-EU JPA: Co-Presidents welcome the release of 528 opposition members in Ethiopia


The Co-Presidents of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, Mr Louis Michel (for the European Parliament) and Mr Joseph Owona Kono (for the ACP Parliamentary Assembly) congratulate the decision taken on Thursday 4 January 2018 by the Ethiopian authorities to release

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Dr. Workneh confers with his Norwegian counterpart

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Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu conferred with the Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Norway, Ms. Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide, at his offices later today (January 24, 2018). Dr. Workneh reiterated the fact that Ethiopia and Norway are countries with a

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Ethiopian FM met with Egyptian counterpart, stressed longstanding Ethiopia-Egypt relations


Ethiopian Minister of Foreign Affairs Workneh Gebeyehu asserted on 16 January that the partnership between Ethiopia and Egypt is longstanding, beyond the Nile River that the two countries share. Gebeyehu made the remarks during his discussion with his Egyptian counterpart

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