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Kigali, April 29 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Saturday participated in the Rwanda monthly community work locally known as Umuganda as he winds up his three-day State Visit to the small central African country.
Egypt vowed to deny safe havens to any destructive force that wish to see a weak and fragile Ethiopia. In his weekly briefing Wednesday, Spokesperson Meles Alem indicated that the discussions between Foreign Minister Dr.
Addis Ababa - Ethiopia says two men accused of trying to establish a cell of the al-Shabaab extremist group inside the country have been sentenced to six years in prison.
Addis Ababa - The number of people in need of food aid in Ethiopia's drought-hit regions has surged to 7.7 million, over two million more than an estimate earlier this year, state media reported on Friday.
Addis Ababa - The United Nations says the UN human rights chief will visit Ethiopia next month at the invitation of the government, which has rejected UN and other outside offers to investigate months of deadly protests.
Mulgeta Lule, who is the most important figure in Ethiopian journalism, died while living in exile, in Washington DC in 2015.
The PM stated last week that Ethiopia was competent enough to probe the deaths. The country's human rights outfit in a recent report stated that 669 people were killed as a result of the protests and the parliament directed subsequently that security ...
They referred citizens to their existing travel alert which was last updated on December 6, 2016. The directive continues to warn against travel to Ethiopia ''due to the potential for civil unrest related to sporadic and unpredictable anti-government ...
President Paul Kagame and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn yesterday afternoon witnessed the signing of 11 bilateral agreements across multiple sectors as the two countries move to strengthen ties.
Here at African business Review , we are always surprised that more companies are not expanding into Ethiopia, given that it's the continent's second most-populous country and one of its fastest growing economies.
Ethiopia's foreign relations with countries near and afar, and the country's foreign policy and diplomacy can best be characterized as a process of change and continuity in which various determinants are involved.
(OPride) - In a recent report entitled Africa at a Tipping Point, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation presented Ethiopia as the brightest spot - an African success story in maintaining low and stable youth unemployment rate.
Although it has one of the highest growth rates in Africa, Ethiopia's economy still depends heavily on farming, which employs three-quarters of the workforce in the nation of over 90 million people.
Addis Ababa - The United States issued a warning on Thursday to its citizens about travelling to a popular tourist region in Ethiopia after a string of grenade attacks targeting hotels and homes. The US embassy in Addis Ababa said there had been four ...
Having appreciated higher educational institutes' roles to the existing socio economic growth of the country, the 7th Annual International Conference spotlighted quality gaps in education to ensure sustainable development.
According to a Voice of America a massive deposit of sapphire has been found in Tigrai State northern Ethiopia.Sapphire is the most precious and valuable blue gemstone on Earth.
In a related development, an Indian company has invested about $75 million in the construction of an ultramodern meat processing facility in Ethiopia. According to the owners of the facility, Frigorifico Boran Foods Plc., the ultramodern factory is ...
In the Second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP-II), the Ethiopian government has been undertaking several programmes that can ensure the socio-economic benefits of the citizens.
Rwanda and Ethiopia agreed on new areas of cooperation at a meeting which concluded in Kigali on Tuesday, an official who attended the two-day session said.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn arrived in Kigali Thursday morning for three-day official visit. The premier was welcomed by President Paul Kagame, First Lady Jeannette Kagame and other senior government officials.
Addis Standard has just confirmed that Dr. Legesse Wetro, renowned Astrophysicist & founder of Ethiopian Space science Society, has passed away.
The government of China on Thursday provided life saving nutrition assistance worth eight million dollars to support the United Nations World Food Programme's (WFP) response in drought-hit Ethiopia. The contribution from China would enable WFP to ...
Kenya and Ethiopia have used excessive force against Somali civilians amid efforts to halt cross-border attacks by al-Shabab, according to an internal report by aid agencies working in Somalia.
Badme, on the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia - The disputed border town of Badme is where war broke out between Ethiopia and Eritrea in 1998. It lasted for two years and devastated both countries. In 2002, a Hague boundary commission ruled that ...
Pizza Hut is set to open three outlets in Ethiopia this year, becoming one of the first international restaurant chains to enter Africa's second-most populous country.
Library Information science Program Alumna (MLS '78), Janet Lee has been named a Fulbright scholar and will use the opportunity to take her expertise in open access publishing to the University of Aksum in Ethiopia. "I plan to explore avenues of ...
Contract farming is relatively an emerging phenomenon in the Ethiopian agriculture sector. Yet it is the best solution to create linkage between smallholder farmers, markets and firms.
Addis Ababa - Pizza Hut is set to open three outlets in Ethiopia in 2017, becoming one of the first international restaurant chains to enter Africa's second-most populous country.
While cleaning the inside of a concrete mixer at a construction site behind Snap Plaza, an assistant operator was sucked inside the mechanism when the machine accidentally started up again, resulting in his death, according to workers on the ...
Rwanda and Ethiopia agreed on new areas of cooperation at a meeting which concluded in Kigali on Tuesday, an official who attended the two-day session said.
Ethiopian Meadows Plc, a company engaged in the farming and sale of roses in Holeta, has returned 108ha of land to 131 farmers, following an order from the Oromia Special Zone High Court a few weeks ago.
A man receiving food basket at a distribution centre set up by RAF in Ethiopia. The Peninsula. Sheikh Thani Bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) has provided humanitarian aid to 6,000 drought-affected people in Ethiopia. The aid ...
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) underlined the need for maintaining the variety of forage seeds to keep up the well being of biodiversity and mainly the life of animals.
Consequently, the government of Ethiopia has placed an unbendable constitutional framework that addresses the necessity of preserving and promoting cultural identities.
If this is so, how is the prevalence of corruption in Ethiopia evaluated? The ruling party, EPRDF has identified that rent seeking and corruption are the serious challenges threatening the incredible double digit economic growth.
Currently, Ethiopia aims at building and expanding cement industries to actively support its economic and infrastructural development.
It is against the aforementioned backdrop, unlike it predecessor regimes that made modest efforts to be fair, Ethiopia today is trying its level best to mollify the plight of women and let them walk far on the sunlit path of equality.
COM) - They've had life changing surgery and gained months of memories here in North Texas, but today Ethiopian twin brothers are heading back home.
Ostensibly intended to quell unrest perpetrated by "anti-peace" forces, Ethiopia's extension of a state of emergency in March signals a continued crackdown on the country's restive and aggrieved population.
Addis Ababa - Pizza Hut is set to open three outlets in Ethiopia this year, becoming one of the first international restaurant chains to enter Africa's second-most populous country.
Yahya Abdirahman, 15, awaits the arrival of his older brother on April 18 at Columbia Regional Airport. Sakariye, his mother and four other siblings entered the U.S.
Tamirat and his twin brother, Marcos, whose spine was also curved, traveled alone from their home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Plano in December to undergo several surgeries to treat their severe scoliosis.
Delegate Jemal Aman from Ethiopian Sugar corporation gave a presentation in which he said that the current production of sugar in Ethiopia is 3.70 lakh ton which is to be increased to 40 lakh tons and number of sugar factories are to be increased to 17 ...
Ethiopia is one African nation which could be in this position. At the Conversation, Sosina Bezu discusses Ethiopia's present opportunities and dangers arising from its youth bulge. Although last year and this have seen many millions of Ethiopians ...
Press Release - Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country's abuse of anti-terror laws to ...
Research and markets has announced the addition of the "African Infrastructure Tracker - Ethiopia, Forecast to 2020" report to their offering.
Ethiopia's youth has come under the spotlight recently for their role in a political protest that is seen to be threatening stability.
Hundreds gathered in Ethiopia's northern town of Adwa to commemorate the defeat of the Italian troupes by Ethiopian forces in 1986 and the establishment of a pan-African university in Africa at the historic town in a ceremony attended by various ...
Addis Ababa, April 24 (Xinhua) - Selam Fantahun, an Ethiopian high school dropout, feels that her life's prospects have brightened up since she landed a job at a Chinese shoe factory in Addis Ababa four months ago.
Contrary to popular notions that hordes of Eritrean refugees are headed to Europe, thousands have been 'warehoused' in Ethiopia with few options to restart ...


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