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Chinese tourists contribute 164 mln USD in revenue for Ethiopia in 2016

Ato Gezahegn Abate, Public and International Relations Director at Ethiopia’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MoCT) on Monday (November 20) noted that Ethiopia recorded 164 million US dollars in revenue from 43,695 Chinese tourists that visited the country in 2016.

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Envoy: Kenya not launching pad for any subversive activity against the gov’t and people of South Sudan

During a plenary meeting organized by South Sudan's peace monitor, the Joint Monitoring and Evaluation Commission (JMEC), Kenya's Ambassador to South Sudan said on Monday (November 20) that his country would not allow its territory to be used to carry out rebellious activities against the government and people of neighboring South Sudan.

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Ethiopian Professor receives $5M grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

A Purdue University professor, Gebisa Ejeta has received a $5 million grant for four years to help develop hybrid grain seeds that will resist parasite weeds from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. It is the second foundation that has donated to the cause.

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Energy Co-Invest Corp to launch the first electric vehicle assembly in Ethiopia

Energy Co-Invest Corp, Toronto  based developer and financer for energy and infrastructure projects, has chosen Ethiopia  as the first destination from African countries to set up its...

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AU, EU vow to further enhance cooperation

At the 10th annual joint consultative meeting between the AU Peace and Security Council (AU PSC) and the EU Political and Security Committee (EUPSC)  on Friday  (November 18) at the AU...

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Dr. Workneh addresses the US–African Union (AU) High-Level Dialogue

Speaking at the 5th US– African Union Commission (AU) / the United States High-Level Dialogue held in Washington, D.C on November 16, Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu commended the US for its...

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Ethiopia urges all stockholders in Zimbabwe to resolve situation constitutionally

Ethiopia, while following closely developments in Zimbabwe, urges all stakeholders to exercise restraint and address the current situation in accordance with the constitution of the country.

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Ethiopia welcomes renewal of UNISFA mandate for six months

On Wednesday (November 15) the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2386 (2017) renewing the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei for another...

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President Mulatu holds talks with his Estonian counterpart; Mrs. Kersti Kaljulaid

President Dr. Mulatu Teshome held discussions  on Wednesday  (November 15) with President of the Republic of Estonia Kersti Kajulaid, who is on a state visit to Ethiopia. Welcoming...

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Departing Ambassador Bruce commends Government’s multifaceted approaches to further scale up the development trajectory

State Minister for Foreign Affairs Hirut Zemene bade farewell to the outgoing Ambassador of New Zealand, Bruce Sheperd today (November 15) during which the departing Ambassador underscored the noteworthy efforts of the Ethiopian government in further enhancing the significant development in the country; be it economic or political.

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