State Minister Dewano Kedir met Chief executive of Qatar Investment and Development (QID) (Dec 19, 2014)

State Minister Dewano Kedir welcomed the chief executive of the Qatar Investment and Development (QID), Mr. Ibrahim El Tinay and appreciated the company’s interest to invest in Ethiopia in various sectors. ... Read more

IGAD-led South Sudan peace talks resume on Thursday (Dec 19, 2014)

The IGAD-led South Sudan peace talks resumed on Thursday (December18) aiming at finding peaceful ways to resolve the country’s one year of crisis and end the suffering of civilian population. ... Read more

Diaspora Housing Development Program near final (Dec 18, 2014)

The Diaspora housing development program progress review meeting was held last week (December 12) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with the attendance of representatives from the regional state Diaspora offices. ... Read more

UNSOM Conducts training of Somali police forces on digital communication (Dec 18, 2014)

The United Nations Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) completed an eight-day training programme for Somali police Forces. ... Read more

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia to open branches in countries with big Ethiopian community (Dec 18, 2014)

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) announced over the week its plan to open branches in countries hosting big Ethiopian communities.... Read more

Minister Sofian Ahmed: Ethiopia’s Sovereign Bond sale testifies right policy (Dec 18, 2014)

Sofian Ahmed, Minister of Finance and Economic Development told reporters that the over subscription of Ethiopia’s first ever sovereign bond testifies Ethiopia is following right development policy.  ... Read more

Ethiopian Public Diplomacy delegation in Cairo (Dec 18, 2014)

The Ethiopian public diplomacy team which went to Cairo on Monday (December 18, 2014) met with Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahleb , Grand Sheik of Al Azahar , Dr. Ahmed Al Tayeb, the Grand Sheikh of Al Azhar, Dr. Ahmed Al Tayeb and Pope Tawadros II ,Pope of Coptic Church of Egypt. ... Read more

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud appoints a new Prime Minister (Dec 18, 2014)

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud announced on Wednesday (December 17) the appointment of Mr. Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke as Somalia’s Prime Minister. ... Read more

UNESCO, Ethiopia sign agreement on education partnership (Dec 18, 2014)

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education and UNESCO/ Institute of Water Education (IHE) last week signed a Memorandum of Understanding on education partnership in the area of water education. ... Read more

Ethio Telecom, Ericsson sign agreement to improve network in Ethiopia (Dec 18, 2014)

Ethio Telecom signed an agreement on Tuesday with Ericsson December 16, 2014, aiming at ensuring improved quality of network coverage, richer and more innovative mobile communication services to subscribers.... Read more



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