It is time to invest in Ethiopia: Minister

(EBC, February 3, 2016)- Minister of Foreign Affairs, Tedros Adhanom announced that a new era of rapid and sustained economic growth has ushered ample opportunities to invest in Ethiopia. Speaking on 2nd US – Africa Business Summit that kicked off yesterday in Addis Ababa, the Minister said changes have been proposed to diversify the economic growth of the country by focusing… Read more »

Ethiopia set to become Africa’s leading power exporter

(EBC, February 3, 2016)- The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) CEO Gosaye Mengistie said Ethiopia plans to become the leading power exporter across the entire African continent, ESI Africa reported. Gosaye told the East African Business Week in an interview that the EEU’s vision is to interconnect the entire network in the African continent and beyond. He added: “This is a… Read more »

Gov’t needs to encourage domestic investors to engage in manufacturing

(EBC, 02 February 2016) – The government of Ethiopia needs to further encourage domestic companies to enhance engagement in the manufacturing sector, Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI) has said. Speaking at a workshop jointly organized by EDRI and Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations, Institute Executive Director, Neway Gebre-ab said Ethiopia has to encourage domestic investors in the… Read more »

Ethiopia, Austria agree to enhance cooperation to a higher level

(EBC, 02 February 2016) Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom and his Austrian counterpart Sebastian Kurz held discussions on Tuesday about bilateral relations of the two countries. Dr. Tedros said in a joint press briefing after the discussions that Austria has been supporting Ethiopia mainly in health, agriculture and energy sectors. ”Austria always gives priority for the development of Ethiopia… Read more »

Dr. Tedros Adhanom’s candidature for the post of WHO Director General

The Executive Council of the African Union on Friday (January 29) endorsed the candidature of Dr. Tedros Adhanom for the post of the Director General of the World Health Organization. His candidature is expected to be endorsed by the AU Assembly of Heads of State and Government at the weekend. The election is scheduled for May 2017 during the 70th… Read more »

Ethiopia’s Candidature for Non-Permanent Membership of the Security Council

In 2015, the Government announced Ethiopia’s bid for a mom-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council for 2017–18. It was announcement that underlined Ethiopia’s renewed commitment to middle-level diplomacy and its ambition to actively develop its regional and global policy agenda. The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with… Read more »

The 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union

The 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union’s Foreign Ministers took place on Wednesday and Thursday this week (January 27-28) in Addis Ababa. Held under the theme of this year’s AU Summit “2016: African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women”, the session considered the reports of various AU Committees,… Read more »

በ26ተኛው የአፍሪካ ሕብረት የመሪዎች ጉባኤ ላይ ለመሳተፍ የተለያዩ ሀገራት መሪዎች አዲስ አበባ እየገቡ ነው፡፡

(ጥር 19፣ 2008) በ26ተኛው የአፍሪካ ሕብረት የመሪዎች ጉባኤ ላይ ለመሳተፍ የተለያዩ ሀገራት መሪዎች አዲስ አበባ እየገቡ ነው፡፡ በዛሬው እለትም የወቅቱ የአፍሪካ ሕብረት ሊቀመንበርና የዚምባብዌ ፕሬዝዳንት ሮበርት ሙጋቤ፣የደቡብ አፍሪካ ፕሬዝዳንት ጃኮቭ ዙማ የናሚቢያ ፕሬዝዳንት ሄግ ጌን ጄጎባ፣የኡጋንዳው ምክትል ፕሬዝዳንት ኤድዋርድ ሲኬንዴ እንዲሁም የሊቢያ ፓርላማ ምክትል አፈ ጉባኤ አዲስ አበባ ገብተዋል፡፡ መሪዎቹ አዲስ አበባ ሲደርሱ ከፍተኛ የመንግሥት የሥራ ኃላፊዎች በቦሌ ዓለም አቀፍ… Read more »

አየርላንድ በኢትዮጵያ ለተከሰተው ድርቅ ተጨማሪ የ3.5 ሚሊዮን ዩሮ እርዳታ ቃል ገባች

(ጥር 19፣ 2008) አየርላንድ በኢትዮጵያ በድርቅ ለተጎዱ ዜጎች የሚውል 3.5 ሚሊዮን ዩሮ ተጨማሪ እርዳታ እንደምትለግስ አስታወቀች፡፡ በኢትዮጵያ በኤሊኖ የአየር መዛባት ምክንያት በተፈጥረው ድርቅ ተጎጂ  ለሆኑ ኢትዮጵያውያን የሚውል ነው፡፡ አየርላንድ ለኢትዮጵያ ከዚህ ቀደም ያደረገችውን ጨምሮ  የሰብአዊ ድጋፏን ወደ   9.1 ሚሊዮን ዩሮ ያደርሰዋል፡፡ የአየርላንድ የውጭ ጉዳይና ንግድ ሚንስትሩ ቻርልስ ፍላንጋን እንዳስታወቁት የሚሰጠው እርዳታ በተባበሩት መንግስታት ድርጅት የምግብ ፕሮግራም በኩል ለተረጂዎች እንዲደርስ ይደረጋል፡፡ የአየርላንድ… Read more »

ኢትዮጵያና ኢራን ሽብርተኝነትን በጋራ ለመከላከል ተስማምተዋል

ጥር 19፣ 2008 ኢትዮጵያና ኢራን ሽብርተኝነት በጋራ የመከላከል ፍላጎት እንዳላቸው ገለፁ። የሁለቱን አገሮች የህዝብ ለህዝብ እንዲሁም የንግድና ኢንቨስትመንት ግንኙነት ለማጠናከር እንደሚሰሩም አስታውቀዋል። የኢራኑ ፕሬዝዳንት ልዩ መልዕክተኛ አምባሳደር አባስ ናቫዛኒና በኢትዮጵያ የአገሪቱ አምባሳደር ሁሴን ማላ ከህዝብ ተወካዮች ምክር ቤት የውጭ መከላከያና ደህንነት ጉዳዮች ቋሚ ኮሚቴ አባላት ጋር ትናንት ተወያይተዋል። ልዩ መልዕክተኛ አባስ ናቫዛኒ በውይይቱ ላይ እንደተናገሩት ኢራን በመካከለኛው ምስራቅና በምስራቅ አፍሪካ… Read more »