Ethiopia’s new Foreign Minister, Dr. Workneh, meets the Diplomatic Corps

Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu, recently appointed Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, held a reception for the members of the Diplomatic Corps and all foreign diplomats accredited to Ethiopia on Monday, (December 5). He took the opportunity to share his thoughts on how he intended to strengthen Ethiopia‟s partnerships with their countries and organizations in the coming year and beyond. He quoted Prime… Read more »

Prime Minister Hailemariam at the Conference on Safeguarding Cultural Heritage in UAE…

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), supported by the governments of France and the United Arab Emirates organized the two-day conference on Safeguarding Endangered Cultural Heritage in Abu Dhabi at the end of last week (December 2- 3). The conference brought together representatives from over 40 countries in the international community that have been seriously affected by… Read more »

The 4th Africa-Korea Forum in Addis Ababa this week

The Fourth Africa-Korea Forum took place this week on Tuesday and Wednesday this week at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa. The main objective was the enhancing and strengthening of the economic, social and political partnerships and cooperation between Africa and the Republic of Korea. It also had the aim of reviewing the implementation of the previous plan of… Read more »

Ethiopia’s National Planning Commission says economy has grown by eight percent

The National Planning Commission of Ethiopia has disclosed that the country‟s economy grew by 8% in the 2008 Ethiopian fiscal year (2015/16). In a press briefing on Friday last week (December 2), Dr. Yinager Dessie, Commissioner of the National Planning Commission said the projected target had been 11% and the main reason for failing to achieve this figure was the… Read more »

African Investments and Business Forum held in Algiers

Described by organizers as the first of its kind, the African Investments and Business Forum was held in Algiers over the weekend, December 3-5. The Forum, organized by the Government of Algeria and Algerian business leaders as well as partners including the African Development Bank (ADB) and the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), attracted about 1000 participants,… Read more »

Ethiopia and Romania celebrate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic ties

Romania and Ethiopia celebrated the 50th anniversary of the opening of diplomatic relations on Wednesday (December 7) at the Hilton Hotel in Addis Ababa. On the occasion, enhanced with Romanian and Ethiopian cultural and musical displays, State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hirut Zemene, extended her sincere congratulations to the people and the government of the two countries on the… Read more »

ኢትዮጵያዊ ዜግነት ባላቸው ባለሀብቶች ብቻ የሚካሄዱ የስራ መስኮችን ስለማሳወቅ

የኢትዮጵያ ተወላጅ የሆኑ የውጭ ዜጎችን በትውልድ አገራቸው የተለያዩ መብቶች ተጠቃሚ ለማድረግ በወጣው አዋጅ ቁጥር 270/94 አንቀጽ 5 ንዑስ አንቀጽ 5 ስር ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያውያን እንደ አገር ውስጥ ባለሀብት መቆጠር ከፈለጉ በአገሪቱ የኢንቨስትመንት ህግ መሠረት ለአገር ውስጥ ባለሀብት በተፈቀዱ የኢንቨስትመንት መስኮች መሳተፍ እንደሚችሉ ተገልጿል፡፡ … ነገር ግን የሚኒስትሮች ምክር ቤት የኢንቨስትመንት ማበረታቻዎችና ለአገር ውስጥ ባለሀብቶች የተከለከሉ የስራ መስኮች በሚል ባወጣው ደንብ ቁጥር… Read more »

የ40/60 ኮንዶሚኒየም ቤቶች ዕጣ ወጥቷል በሚል የሚናፈሰው ወሬ ከእውነት የራቀ መሆኑ ተገለፀ

አዲስ አበባ፣ ህዳር 15፣ 2009 (ኤፍ.ቢ.ሲ) ሰሞኑን የ40/60 የኮንዶሚኒየም ቤቶች ዕጣ ወጥቷል በሚል የሚናፈሰው ወሬ ከእውነት የራቀ መሆኑን የአዲስ አበባ የቁጠባ ቤቶች ኢንተርፕራይዝ አስታወቀ። የኢትዮጵያ ንግድ ባንክ በበኩሉ ቤቶቹን ተረክቦ ለተጠቃሚዎች በዕጣ ለማስተላለፍ ዝግጅቱን በማጠናቀቅ ላይ መሆኑን ገልጿል። የኢንተርፕራይዙ የኮሙኒኬሽን የስራ ሒደት መሪ አቶ ዮሐንስ አባይነህ እንደገለጹት፥ በሶስት ምዕራፎች በሚካሄደው የ40/60 የቤቶች ልማት ፕሮግራም 39 ሺህ ቤቶች እየተገነቡ ነው። ከነዚህ… Read more »

ከሱዳን ወደ ኢትዮጵያ ያለፍቃድ ድንበር አቋርጠው የገቡ 20 ቀላል የሲቪል አውሮፕላኖች ጋምቤላ እንዲያርፉ ተደረገ

አዲስ አበባ፣ ህዳር 15፣ 2009 (ኤፍ.ቢ.ሲ)ከሁለት ቀን በፊት 20 ቀላል የሲቪል አውሮፕላኖች ከሱዳን ተነስተው የኢትዮጵያን ድንበር ያለፍቃድ አቋርጠው መግባታቻውን የኢትዮጵያ ሲቪል አቪዬሽን ባለስልጣን አስታውቋል። አውሮፕላኖቹ በአሁኑ ጊዜም በጋምቤላ አውሮፕላን ማረፊያ እንዲያርፉ መደረጋቸውን ነው ባለስልጣኑ የተገለፀው። የኢትዮጵያ ሲቪል አቪዬሽን ባለስልጣን ዋና ዳይሬክተር ኮሎኔል ወሰንየለህ ሁነኛው ዛሬ በሰጡት መግለጫ፥ በአሁኑ ወቅት እነዚህ ተልዕኳቸው ያልታወቀና ቀድመው ወደ ኢትዮጵያ የአየር ክልል ለመገባት ፍቃድ ያልጠየቁት… Read more »

UN Security Council’s resolution 2317 extending the sanctions on Eritrea and Somalia

The UN Security Council adopted resolution 2317 (2016) on Thursday (November 10). This renewed the arms embargo on Eritrea and on Somalia until November 15, 2017, and the mandate of the UN Monitoring Group for Somalia and Eritrea until December 15, 2017. Of the fifteen members of the Security Council, ten voted for the resolution, none against, but there were… Read more »