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Success on sexual and reproductive health in Africa: Ethiopia is the country that has been most successful in reducing maternal mortality


Pleasing figures from the UN show that the number of teenage pregnancies has declined in almost all regions of the world between 2000-2015. South Africa is the worst hit, but there is also the rate of decline among the highest in

Ethiopia drops charges against 528 suspects


Charges on 528 detainees suspected of trespassing the  law of the country by taking part in conflicts have already dropped, the Federal Attorney General disclosed. Addis Ababa  January 15/2018 Getachew Ambaye, the Attorney General said the detainees whose charges are

Ethiopia, Norway keen to strengthen cooperation on migration, refugee management

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State Ministerfor Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia Hirut Zemene received Norwegian Minister of Migration and Integration Sylvi Listhaug at her office, during which, the two sides reaffirmed commitment to work more closely on migration and refugee management. Addis Ababa, January 12,

Ethiopia Earns Over 1.8 Billion USD from Tourism

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Ethiopia has secured over 1.8 billion USD revenue from tourism during the past six months, Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MoCT) disclosed. Addis Ababa January  09 /2018 Some 485,806 foreign tourists have visited the country during the stated period and 1,818,857,664 USD

Ethiopia – Djibouti railway officially started commercial operations


The Chinese-built 756-km electrified rail project connecting Ethiopia to Djibouti officially started commercial operations on 1 January with a ceremony held in Addis Ababa. Contracted by two Chinese companies, the first 320 km of the rail project from Sebeta to

Ethiopia to drop charges, free political prisoners


On 3 January, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) issued a joint press conference on current national and regional issues. In order to build national consensus, foster national reconciliation and widen the democratic platform, a decision has been made to

Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia Discuss GERD, Trade and Investment

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Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu held discussions with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry about bilateral issues, including the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Addis Ababa December 26/2017 At a joint press statement, they gave today, Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh said the

The Embassy will be closed on Monday December 25, 2017 for European Christmas Holiday.


The Ethiopian Embassy in Stockholm will be closed on Monday December 25, 2017 for European Christmas Holiday. The Embassy will resume the normal office hours on Tuesday December 26, 2017.  The Embassy avails itself of this opportunity to wish you all

Ethiopia signs $4 billion deal to build 1,000 MW-geothermal power plant

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Ethiopia has signed an agreement to build two geothermal power plants at a combined cost of $4 billion, to be run by the country’s first privately-owned utility. The Corbetti and Tulu Moye plants will produce a combined 1,000 MW of

Ethiopia, AfDB Sign Close to 3 Billion Birr Agreements for Power Supply in Addis Ababa


Ethiopia and African Development Bank (AfDB) have signed about 2.77 billion birr agreements which will be used for Addis Ababa Power Supply Improvement Project December 20/2017, Addis Ababa. Of this, some 2.35 billion birr and about 415.66 million birr is