A Week in the Horn (03/11/2017)

News in Brief The Sixth Ethio-Canada Political Consultation in Addis Ababa The 5th Nile Basin Development Forum in Rwanda The Second National Security Council meeting in...

Security forces in Eritrea kill 28 protesters

Security forces killed at least 28 people in a protest in Eritrea's capital, one of the world's most reclusive nations, an official with the largest Eritrean opposition group said ...

Dr. Aklilu meets with the Chairman of the German- Africa Business Association

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr. aklilu Hailemichael met with Dr. Stefan Liebing, the Chairman of the German- Africa Business Association (Afrika-Verein) at his office on Thursday (Nov 2,...

Sixth Ethio-Canada Political Consultation opens in Addis Ababa

The Sixth Ethio-Canada bilateral political consultation has opened in Addis Ababa on Thursday (November 2, 2017). Dignitaries in attendance on the Consultation included State Minister Mrs Hirut...

State Minister Hirut holds talks with Bintou Keita Deputy Joint Special Representative for UNAMID

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirut Zemene held discussions with Ms. Bintou Keita, Deputy Joint Special Representative (DJSR) for  UNAMID  at her office on Wednesday (November 1)....

Dr Workneh receives copies of letters of credence of the newly appointed Italian Ambassador to Ethiopia

Foreign Minister Dr Workneh Gebeyehu met the newly appointed Italian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Arturo Luzzi and received his credentials today (October 31).  Dr. Workneh warmly welcoming the...

State Minister Hirut Zemene receives German Leprosy Relief Association (GLRA) delegations

State Minister Hirut Zemene held talks with delegations from German Leprosy Relief Association (GLRA)  ​on Tuesday  (October 31). The delegation among others included...

Dr. Workneh receives copies of credential of Gambian Ambassador to Ethiopia

Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu received copies of credential of the newly appointed Ambassador Sulayman Alieu Jack of the Republic of Gambia on Tuesday (October 31).  Welcoming the...

Opposition parties hail Government’s t efforts in revamping country’s image

During the ordinary meeting of the Joint Council of National Political Parties on Friday (October 27), opposition parties praised government's efforts in changing the livelihoods of citizens and...

Ethiopia launches Civil Registration for refugees for the first time

Ethiopia has launched civil registration for refugees starting from Friday (27 October). The civil registration will record vital life events, including birth, death, marriage and divorce of...

Djibouti praises Saudi for its humanitarian aid

During a meeting on Saturday (October 28) between Djibouti's Health Minister Djama Elmi Okieh and the adviser to the royal court and general supervisor of KSRelief, Abdullah Al-Rabeeah at the...

A Week in the Horn (27/10/2017)

News in brief The Prime Minister briefs MPs before approval of the President's speech US Ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Haley, visits Ethiopia… …and meets...

Mrs Hirut participates on 5th Nile Basin Development Forum

State Minister of Foreign Affairs Mrs Hirut Zemene participated on the 5th Nile Basin Development Forum, which was held from 23-25, October 2017 in Kigali Rwanda. This year's 5th Nile Basin...

Ethiopia and Morocco Business Forum takes place

Ethiopia and Morocco business forum took place in Addis on Wednesday (26, August, 2017). While opening the events Minister of Trade Dr. Bekele Bulado noting the historical relationship between the...

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Diaspora associations ink agreements to further enhance cooperation

Mr. Demeke Atnafu, Director General of  Diaspora Affairs met with representatives from Ethiopia Diaspora Association, Regional Diaspora associations from Oromia and Amhara and Alliance...

Dr Workneh Gebeyehu receives credentials of the newly appointed World Food Program Country Director

Foreign Minister Dr workneh Gebeyehu met the newly appointed Country Director of World Food Program (WFP), Joyce Luma and received her credentials today (October 25). Dr Workneh warmly...

Dr. Workneh: “Ethiopia, the EU would continue to forge strategic partnership.”

While receiving the new Ambassador of the EU delegation to Ethiopia, Mr. Johan Borgstam, Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu noted Ethiopia and the European Union would continue to foster the...

Premier holds talks with U.S. Ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn held discussions with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley  on Monday  ( October 25, 2017 ). The discussion was focused on ways and...

Premier: “We will continue to assist the Somali government in the fight against al-Shabab”

In a meeting with President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia on Monday (October 24) Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has spoken about the efforts by the Somali government regarding the...

Regional Social Security Forum for Africa underway

Deemed to provide a venue to discuss the most important regional social security challenges and priority issues in Africa, the Regional Social Security Forum for Africa kicked off on Monday...