Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh on an official visit to Kenya

Ethiopia‟s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu left on a two-day visit to Kenya on Wednesday (March 08) at the invitation of Ambassador Dr. Amina Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Kenya. During his stay, Dr. Workneh held discussions with Dr. Amina Mohamed on bilateral, regional and international issues of common interest…. Read more »

Ethiopia to establish a national command post to manage emergency food aid in drought hit areas

As Ethiopia is facing a new drought, a Horn of Africa drought, in its eastern and southern lowlands, the country’s National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDMRC) announced on Monday (March 6) that it will set up a national command post which will manage emergency food assistance in drought hit pastoral areas.Below average rains in these areas caused by the negative… Read more »

Candidates for WHO DG Held Public Debate

Public debate discussion was held in Geneva on March 6 with the three candidates for Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) nominated by its Executive Board including Ethiopia’s Dr Tedros Adhanom to explore the political leadership and diplomacy that will make a difference in challenging times for global health.He has been named by the Ethiopian government and endorsed by… Read more »

የአድዋ ድል እሴቶችን የቱሪስት መስህብ ለማድረግ እየተሰራ ነው፡- የባህል እና ቱሪዝም ሚኒስቴር

የካቲት 22፡2009 የአድዋ ድል እሴቶችን በበቂ ደረጃ ለአለም ለማሳወቅና የቱሪስት መስህብ ለማድረግ እንቅስቃሴ መጀመሩን የባህል እና ቱሪዝም ሚኒስቴር አስታወቀ፡፡ ሚንስቴር መስሪያቤቱ ከ121 ዓመታት በፊት ኢትዮጵያውያን በወራሪው የጣልያን ጦር ላይ የተቀዳጁትን አንፀባራቂ ድል የሚዘክር ሙዚየም እንደሚገነባም ገልጿል፡፡ ድሉ የተገኘበት ስፍራ ድረስ ተገቢውን ትኩረት አግኝቶ ለቱሪስት መስህብነት እንዳልዋለ የባህል እና ቱሪዝም ሚንስትሯ ዶ/ር ሂሩት ወ/ማሪያም አስታውቀዋል፡፡ ስፍራው በአድዋ የሚኮሩ ጥቁር ህዝቦች የሚጎበኙት… Read more »

42ኛው የህወኃት ምስረታ በዓል በስዊዘርላንድ ተከበረ

ህወኃት የተመሰረተበትና የትጥቅ ትግል የጀመረበት 42ኛ ዓመት የምስረታ በዓል በስዊዘርላንድ የተለያዩ ካንቶኖች የሚገኙ  ኢትዮጵያዊያን እና ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያዊያን፣ የደርጅቱ አባላት፣ የእህት እና የአጋር ድርጅት አባላትና ደጋፊዎች በተገኙበት ደማቅ በሆነ ዝግጅት በሎዛን ከተማ የካቲት 11 ቀን 2009 ዓ.ም ተከብራል፡፡ በመጀመሪያ በስዊዘርላንድ የትግራይ ተወላጆች ማህበር ሰብሳቢ አጭር የእንካን ደህና መጣችሁ መልዕክት ተላልፋል፡፡ በመቀጠል በዚሁ የምስረታ በዓል አከባበር ላይ በክብር እንግድነት የተገኙት አቶ ዮሴፍ ካሳዬ… Read more »

The African Union Summit acknowledges youth as builders of Africa’s future…

The 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU), held under the theme: “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investments in the Youth” took place on Monday and Tuesday this week (January 30-31). The Summit sent out a clear signal that Africa places greater importance on youth in the thinking and… Read more »

… the meeting of the Committee of African Heads of State on Climate Change….

On the sidelines of the 28th AU Assembly, the Committee of African Heads of State on Climate Change (CAHOSCC) discussed at great length the challenges of climate change and the threat to the environment. With Africa already experiencing some of the most severe impacts of climate change, the Africa established the Committee to influence global negotiations. This week’s meeting on Saturday (January… Read more »

…and Ethiopia wins ALMA Awards for two consecutive years

ALMA, the African Leaders Malaria Alliance is a coalition of forty-nine African Heads of State and Government working to leverage Africa’s collective knowledge and influence to bring about action and accountability in the fight against one of the continent’s most dangerous diseases – malaria. ALMA intends to eradicate malaria by 2030 and it has already put in place three principal… Read more »

High-level event on the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia

A high level event on the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia, led jointly by Ethiopia’s Deputy Prime Minister, Demeke Mekonnen and UN Secretary General, António Guterres, was held at the UN Economic Commission for Africa on Sunday (January 29) on the margins of the 28th Summit of the African Union. Also present were UN Under-Secretary-General and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien,… Read more »

UK Minister for International Development in Ethiopia

Ms. Priti Patel UK Minister for International Development was in Ethiopia to attend the AU summit. During her visit she met with government officials as well as representatives of civil society. She also held talks with Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and announced extra support to prevent the hunger caused by this year’s drought. A statement from the UK embassy in… Read more »