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2009 Ethiopian New Year Celebration

2009 Ethiopian New Year Celebration in Stockholm

11th Nation and Nationality Day celebration

11th Nation and Nationality Day in Sweden

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Ethiopia Land of Origins

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Hailemariam attends inauguration of Somalia’s President

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Prime Minister Hailemariam attended the inauguration of Somalia’s newly-elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed or ‘Farmajo’ as he is known. February 22, 2017 Djibouti President Ismaïl Omar Guelleh and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta were among the representatives from 124 countries who

EU lauds Ethiopia’s open door policy towards refugees

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The European Union (EU) delegation to Ethiopia has lauded Ethiopia’s open door policy towards the refugees of neighboring countries, Xinhua reported. A 30-million-euro program was launched in Ethiopia on February 22, 2017  to address protection and development challenges facing refugees

Nile Day marked in Tanzania by members of the Nile Basin Initiative


Representatives of the 10 member states of the Nile Basin Initiative met in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania on Wednesday to mark Nile Day, in commemoration of 18 years since the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative. A press release from the Nile Basin Initiative

Finish Ambassador Commends Ethiopia for Economic Development

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Finland Ambassador to Ethiopia Helena Airaksinen said that Ethiopia has made good progress in terms of economic development.”Finland is also keen on expanding economic cooperation with Ethiopia.” In an exclusive interview with The Ethiopian Herald, Ambassador Helena Airaksinen said Finland

Gibe III Hydropower Plant and Lake Turkana: The Untold Symbiosis


Human Rights Watch published an article this week, repeating its claims that the Gilgel Gibe III Dam and the ongoing plantations along the Omo River Valley were negatively affecting the water levels of Lake Turkana. HRW alleges that the Gilgel Gibe

AAU launches new 5-year project in Journalism and Communication with Norway

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 “Those who persist would enjoy the fruit of their persevere” The above quote would perhaps be the best description to demonstrate the strong bond between NLA (Norway) and institutions in Ethiopia even during times of uncertainty. After a long time

AAU and Swedish KTH Hold Discussion to Enhance Mutual Innovativeness Capacity


A delegation led by Prof. Ramon Wyss, former Vice President of the Royal Institute of Technology (Swedish, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, KTH) of Sweden held discussion with Addis Ababa University (AAU) high level officials on February 13, 2017 at the office

Dr. Workneh holds talks with EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Federica Mogherini


Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu held talks with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice- President of the European Commission, Ms. Federica Mogherini on 18 February 2017 on the margins of the 53rd Munich security

Dr. Workineh arrives in Munich-Germany to attend the 53rd Munich Security Conference


Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Dr.Workneh Gebeyehu, arrived in Munich – Germany to attend the 53rd Munich Security Conference (MSC), which is scheduled for February 17 to 19, 2017. Just ahead of the 53rd edition of the Munich Security

IOM to Build Transitional Shelters for South Sudanese Refugees in Gambella, Ethiopia


The International Organization for Migration has announced it is building nearly 900 transitional shelters in the new Nguenyyiel camp for South Sudanese refugees in the Gambella Regional State. Nguenyyiel camp was opened in September 2016 to accommodate roughly 4,400 people;