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Premier sends condolences after Manchester attack

In his condolence letter to British counterpart Theresa May, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn expressed his deepest sympathy to UK over the terror attack that took the lives of innocent civilians at the Manchester Arena in England.

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Happy Africa Day!

The Continent of Africa as well as Africans in diaspora has observed and celebrated the “Africa Day” today (May 25).

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Press release from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Office on current issues

Concerning the new Director General of WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom

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Dr. Aklilu: Artists could play a significant role to ensure the safe repatriation of Ethiopians from Saudi Arabia

In a discussion held with representatives of Ethiopian Artists Today (May 29, 2017), State Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. Aklilu Hailemikael noted that art could play a significant role in winning the hearts and minds of the society, and in such regards, he added Ethiopian artists could play instrumental role to ensure the safe repatriation of undocumented Ethiopian nationals from Saudi Arabia and support the ongoing efforts of the government and other stakeholders.

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President and Premier congratulate the new Director General of WHO, Dr. Tedros Adhanom

President Mulatu Teshome and Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn have congratulated Dr Tedros Adhanom who was elected as the new head of World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday (May 23), becoming the first African to lead the Geneva-based United Nations agency.

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Dr. Workneh meets with Japanese Special Envoy for TICAD, UN reform and Human rights

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu met with Ambassador Yoshifomi Okamura, JapaneseSpecial Envoy for TICAD, UN reform and Human rights, here in Addis Ababa, on Monday (May 22, 2017).

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Ethiopia believes its ties with the European Union ought to be based on the principles of mutual interest and equality

Ethiopia and the European Union have already jointly embarked working on the “strategic engagement” signed on July last year aimed at transforming the longstanding relations to a much comprehensive, reinforced and structured tie.

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The Africa Regional Forum meeting starts in Addis Ababa

Ms. Vera Songwe, the new executive secretary of the UN’s Economic Commission for Africa, opened Africa’s biggest financing conference, the Africa Regional Forum, in Addis Ababa on Wednesday (May 17).

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China gives the WFP US$% million for refugee support in Kenya

The World Food Program (WFP) on Tuesday (May 16) welcomed China's five-million U.S. dollar contribution to support 420,000 refugees living in camps in northern Kenya.

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An AUPSC delegation visits North Darfur

A team from the African Union Peace and Security Council started a visit to Sudan’s Darfur to assess the situation in the region on Tuesday (May 16).

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