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Premier proclaims the official launch of the new national tourism brand

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn proclaimed the official launch of the new national tourism brand today (July 14) at the 3rd General Assembly of the Ethiopian Tourism Transformation Council.

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Ethiopia, Sudan reaffirm commitment to intensify integration projects

Ethiopia’s Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation, Abdulaziz Mohammed met with Badr-Eddin Mahmoud in Khartoum on Wednesday (July 13, 2016) where the two sides reiterated the importance of expanding economic cooperation.

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The Thirty Second Ordinary Session of the PRC Concluded

The thirty second (32nd) Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representative Committee (PRC) ended on 12 July 2016 with strong recommendations to be considered by the Executive Council that officially opens today 13 July 2016.

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JMEC calls on the President and First Vice President to ensure the cessation of hostilities is strictly observed

The Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission welcomes on Tuesday (July 12) the presidential decree by president Salva Kir on cessation of hostilities and the statement by the first Vice President Riek Machar, calling on his forces to observe the ceasefire.

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Premier inaugurates an eco-friendly industrial park

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn inaugurated the Hawassa industrial park, an eco-friendly park, which has already started to court 15 leading global apparel and textile companies.

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Ethiopian wins SkyTrax World Airline Award for “Best Airline Staff in Africa”

Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing, most profitable and a technology pioneer African airline, has won the SKYTRAX World Airline Award for Best Airline Staff in Africa, for the second time, today (July 12, 2016) at Farnborough Airshow event held in Hampshire, England.

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IGAD, World Bank to support communities hosting refugees in Horn of Africa

IGAD, World Bank to support communities hosting refugees in Horn of AfricaThe Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the World Bank Group signed a financing agreement worth 5 million USD on Monday (July 11), with a view to addressing the challenges posed by displacements to hosting communities in the Horn of Africa.

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Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia

Ethiopia has noted the recent situation pertaining to the South China Sea and China’s position on this issue.

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The IGAD Council of Ministers condemns the eruption of fighting in South Sudan

The IGAD Council of Ministers in its 56th Extraordinary Summit held on Monday (July 11, 2016) in Nairobi Kenya, under the Chairmanship of Dr. Tedros Adhanom, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Democratic republic of Ethiopia and Chairperson of the IGAD Council of Ministers condemned in the strongest terms the eruption of fighting in South Sudan.

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UN condemns heavy fighting in South Sudanese capital, calls for calm

The United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Sunday (July 10, 2016) that South Sudan's leaders must take "decisive action" to regain control of security in the capital Juba.

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