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ADDIS ABABA, April 21 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopian government on Saturday called for investment in fish development and processing endeavors so as to minimize the existing dependence on imported fish products for the domestic market. The call by the Ethiopian Ministry of Science and Technology ...
A Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for more than 11 years has returned to Toronto after a gruelling campaign by his family and an international human rights groups to free him. Bashir Makhtal was sentenced to life in prison in 2009 after he was arrested by Ethiopian authorities for his ...
April 21, 2018 (KHARTOUM) - The Sudanese President Omer al-Bashir and Ethiopia's Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed Ali on Saturday discussed bilateral cooperation between the two countries in all fields. Al-Bashir, who arrived in Ethiopia on Friday to take part in Tana Forum which is hosted by the ...
Ethiopia has been undertaking various efforts to claim the patent right, whether through negotiation, public campaign and the legal system. Ten years ago, a Netherlands company got the patent right to produce teff and its products. Ethiopia has requested to acquire the patent right - which is taken by ...
Original story with headline: Ethiopia revokes right of top journalist Eskinder Nega to leave the country. Eskinder Nega, an award winning Ethiopian journalist who was jailed for being critical of government has been barred from leaving the country, a writers' body, PEN America and a famed ... passport

#Ethiopia - PM #AbiyAhmed received a warm welcome this morning upon arriving at the historic city of #Gonder in #Amhara regional state, where he is expected to address a public gathering. The premier will also attend this year's #TanaForum in #BahirDar, the capital. pic.twitter.com/W7m9NkGvla.
Ethiopia's new prime minister has named a cabinet that includes the former mining minister as defence minister, and retained the finance and foreign ministers from his predecessor's cabinet. Abiy Ahmed, who was appointed by Ethiopia's ruling coalition last month and sworn in as prime minister on April ...
By establishing the divine origins of Ethiopia's royal line, the Kibre Negest sought to disarm the warlords at home, while portraying the empire as unified and proud to the outside world. However, ordinary citizens soon found surplus meaning in it. Over the years, ideas of Ethiopia's unifying and mythic ...
The situation forced thousands of residents to flee into Kenya. PM Abiy, who took over from Hailemariam Desalegn, is tasked with political reforms and national unity drive for a country riled by anti-government protests since 2015. Ethiopia has declared two state of emergencies in under two years.
Internet users in Ethiopia said on Monday the government appeared to have ended a three-month online blackout, raising hopes of a relaxation of restrictions after the arrival of a new prime minister who promised reforms. Mobile and broadband internet services shut down in December in many regions ...
Bethesda diners can finally unearth the authentic flavors of Ethiopia without traveling to well-known enclaves of the cuisine in Silver Spring or Washington, D.C., by visiting Lucy, a new restaurant named for the remarkably intact fossilized hominid species excavated in the African country in 1974. Diners in ...
KEY players were missing in Young Africans squad that left early yesterday for a return CAF Confederation game against Wollaita Dicha of Ethiopia on Wednesday. Yanga who relegated to the CAF Confederation play off after losing 2-1 to Township Rollers, won 2-1 in their first leg game held at the ...
Thousands of Ethiopians trooped out to welcome two-time Fifa World Player of the Year Ronaldinho, who brought with him the Uefa Champions League trophy to the country. The Barcelona legend, in continuation of the Champions League trophy tour, visited Ethiopia for the first time and was amazed by ...
Ethiopia has about 78 million hectare of arable land. However, only 13 million of it is currently under cultivation. Moreover, even the already existing husbandry is not that much productive due to various reasons including economic and awareness constraints of farmers in using modern technology and ...
On April 2, Abiy Ahmed, a young technocrat from the Oromo People's Democratic Organisation (OPDO), part of the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), was sworn in as Ethiopia's new prime minister. Ahmed's inauguration came amid much fanfare and raised expectations ...

Interior Minister Aryeh Deri announced the granting of the residency status on Sunday, Hadashot news reported, days after Shafrao arrived in Israel from Gondor, Ethiopia and after reports surfaced that the teen has been asked to put up thousands of dollars as a guarantee that he would leave the country ...
PM #AbiyAhmed said reforming the judiciary: revisiting repressive laws; opening up the democratic space & space for free & independent media will be his priority. He also said his gov. would work to connect with the demands of the youth & creat job opportunities. #Ethiopia pic.twitter.com/BKkzA2FiZo.
“It's my goal, my sincere hope that in my lifetime [Alemayehu] will go back to Ethiopia,” Sissay told the Observer. “This isn't going away because I'm not going away.” Sissay, who was fostered then put into care in Lancashire despite the wishes of his mother, feels there is a resonance between Alemayehu's ...
ADDIS ABABA, April 14 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who is currently addressing the various groups of the Ethiopian society, will meet 25,000 representatives of the Ethiopian community and the diplomatic community on Sunday. The address will take place in Ethiopia's capital ...
The ruling EPRDF coalition picked Abiy last month to replace Hailemariam Desalegn, who quit to clear the way for reforms in Ethiopia, Africa's second most populous nation which has been racked by violence for the last three years. Hundreds have been killed by security forces in Oromiya, the violence ...
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday evening met with opposition leaders in the country with a promise to implement radical reforms as promised by the ruling coalition. The 41-year-old who is barely two weeks into his role thanked the opposition for pushing for a democratic Ethiopia but also ...
Abdia Golicha, 35, sits on a plaited mat spread on the floor of her small makeshift tent. Her body faces the entrance, her eyes fixed lazily on the horizon. Her meagre belongings – some bedding, a few utensils and a couple of items of clothing – are gathered in a small heap by her side. She has a view of the ...
Farmers around Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, say they are paying a high price for the expansion of the city. They say they are facing economic hardship because the support they were promised following their eviction has not been forthcoming. Grievances over land have been central to recent protests in ...
Ethiopia has blamed Egypt for the failure of recent Khartoum-hosted talks between the water ministers of Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia. Last week, negotiations over Ethiopia's ambitious Grand Renaissance Dam project resumed in Sudan following a two-year hiatus. “Egypt wanted Ethiopia to recognize a ...
Ministry of Foreign Affairs rejected U.S. Congress resolution 128 - a human rights-centered resolution against the Ethiopian government - claiming it untimely and inappropriate. Ministry Spokesperson Meles Alem told The Ethiopian Herald yesterday that the government of Ethiopia remains committed to its ...
Pankhurst campaigned for the return of the manuscripts to Ethiopia but hadn't succeeded before his death in 2017. Now other voices are continuing the cause. Ilana Tahan, Lead Curator of Hebrew and Christian Orient studies at the British Library, demonstrates the craftsmanship and attention to detail that ...
Abiy Ahmed and Lemma Megersa, in November 2017. Wikicommons/Odaw. Some rights reserved.According to the dominant assessment, the crisis in Ethiopia reflects the absolute antagonism between two well-defined blocks. A fight between “Ethiopia's political and business elites (that) have decided to ...
The writer, an Eritrean-American analyst and writer with the U.S. Foundation for the Horn of Africa stressed that if the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) was brave enough to hold Ethiopia to account for flouting a known international agreement reached sixteen years ago, the crisis will have been ...
Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed delivers a speech during his rally in Ambo, about 120km west of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on April 11, 2018. ... Ethiopia's new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed paid a visit to a hotbed of anti-government protests Wednesday, asking residents for patience as he works to ...
“The government of Ethiopia would also like to express its appreciation to those Members of Congress, Senate and Executive branch who, having evaluated the facts on the ground as well as weighing the importance of the bilateral relationship, worked against this biased resolution,” the statement added.
Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited the epicenter of protests that riled the country between 2015 and last year with a call for the people to rally behind government efforts aimed at deepening democracy. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Ambo, located in the west Shoa zone of Oromia ...
Greek Ambassador to Ethiopia Nikolaos Patakias says proudly. Sitting in his office in the capital Addis Ababa, Patakias shows an ancient Greek romantic novel, The Aethiopica. It's a love story about the relationship between the daughter of the queen of Ethiopia and a Greek descendant of Achilles.
Now, let's follow up on the end of adoptions from Ethiopia. Many Americans adopted children from that country not so long ago. One of them is in my extended family. But after an Ethiopian girl endured abuse at the hands of her adoptive American parents and later died, the country banned all foreigners ...
In 2017, the ICRC worked to address the needs of vulnerable groups and individuals, partnering with national bodies in order to do so as effectively as possible. Attention to humanitarian affairs in Ethiopia was understandably focused on the response to internally displaced persons and drought. Thousands ...
Speaking on state television after the ceremony, the new prime minister also appealed to the Eritrean government to solve "years of misunderstanding." Eritrea seceded from Ethiopia in 1992, and between 1998-2000 the countries clashed. The two nations have had poor relations since. Ethiopia is Africa's ...
The new Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed has vowed to bring economic, social and political transformations by restoring the country's past glory and spurring rgional integration. He also remarked his selection process to assume the premiership has showcased a peaceful transition of power in Ethiopia, ...
But this couple may be among the last Americans to adopt a child from Ethiopia. Back in January, the country's parliament banned foreign adoptions, citing concerns about the safety of Ethiopian children. The ban was in part triggered by high-profile cases of abuse, including one in 2011 where an adopted ...
Abiy is the first Oromo politician to become Ethiopia's prime minister since the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front came to power in 1991. It is hoped he will be able to bring an end to the protests that have been raging since late 2015 to press for wider political freedoms and the release of ...
Ethiopia. Over 1,100 people have been detained under Ethiopia's February 16 State of Emergency, authorities in the country have disclosed. A total of 1,107 ... Ethiopia says more than 1000 men + 20 women have been arrested since a state of emergency was declared last month. Reasons given vary from ...
Of these, a little more than half were from within AAU itself, while the rest included applicants from academic and non-academic institutions in Ethiopia, foreign universities, and members of the diaspora. Second, this move can be seen as a step towards the professionalization of higher education leadership.
More than 1 100 people have been arrested in Ethiopia since the nation declared a state of emergency following the prime minister's resignation last month, state media reported on Saturday. Hailemariam Desalegn's surprise resignation came after more than two years of anti-government protests and ...
I started looking for an English-speaking country that could use our help and soon came up with the perfect fit: Ethiopia. So off I went on a three-week exploratory trip in March and April of 2017. My perception of Ethiopia had been shaped by the country's terrible famine in the 1980s, but in truth I really didn't ...
The United States Senator for Florida, Marco Rubio, has waded into the recent re-arrest of Ethiopian journalists and other political prisoners, urging the Ethiopian government to release them. ADVERTISING. inRead invented by Teads. Tweeting the AP report on the re-arrest, Rubio's PressShop wrote on ...
The new prime minister needs to move away from the socially and politically ruinous policies and ideologies of the ruling party, such as revolutionary democracy, developmental state, and democratic centralism used thus far in Ethiopia's history to circumvent the constitutional order and democratic ...
Anti-government demonstrations broke out among the Oromo, Ethiopia's biggest ethnic group, in 2015 and later spread to the Amhara, the second biggest group. The protests, which initially began over land rights but later broadened to include calls for greater political representation at the national level, ...
Carved in stone: the extraordinary 12th Century Church of St George at Lalibela. Part of a World Heritage site, it took more than 20 years to carve this church out of the mountainside. Baptism in a church in Lalibela, priests presiding on the left Frank Gardner. Many Ethiopians trek for miles to reach these ...
Information presented in this dashboard reflects only data from partners that shared information with the WASH Cluster and does not necessarily offer a complete representation of the situation. Number of beneficiaries considers completed and ongoing activities including water trucking during 2018.
After 12 weeks of arbitrary detention, the writers were charged under Ethiopia's anti-terrorism proclamation and spent more than a year behind bars. Shortly before a state visit by then-US President Barack Obama in July 2015, some were released without explanation. The rest were acquitted and released ...


 

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