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The Ministerial Retreat of the AU Executive Council in Johannesburg

(Jun 10, 2015) The second Ministerial Retreat of the Executive Council of the African Union has been taking place at the Sandton Convetion Centre, Pavilion Foyer-Plenary, in Johannesburg, South...

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The launch of President Obama's Public-Private Partnership Initiative for Climate-Resilient Developing Nations

(Jun 10, 2015) Ambassador Girma Birru, Ambassador of Ethiopia to the United  States, participated in the launch of President Obama's Initiative to establish Public-Private Partnership to...

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Legislation to protect Ethiopian workers from abuse in the Middle East

(Jun 10, 2015) The Government is preparing new legislation to safeguard its migrant workers from abuse in the Middle East.  The Director of Communications at the Labor and Social Affairs...

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The last track for the new Djibouti to Addis Ababa railway to be laid this week

(Jun 10, 2015) President Ismail Omar Guelleh and Prime Minister Hailemariam are expected to attend the ceremonial laying down of the last track for the new 752-kilometre (481-mile) railway between...

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The UN Security Council holds a closed dialogue on Somalia

(Jun 09, 2015) The United Nations Security Council held an informal interactive dialogue with Somalia's Prime Minister, Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke, the AU Commission's special representative for...

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The African Union Summit opens in South Africa with the focus on women and development

(Jun 09, 2015) The African Union Summit opened in Pretoria on Sunday (June 7) with a two day meeting of the 30th ordinary Session of the AU's Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC). This will...

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Ethiopia's successful fight against Hunger recognized by FAO

(Jun 09, 2015) FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva recognized Ethiopia's achievements in the fight against hunger at a ceremony held today in Rome during the 39th session of FAO conference...

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UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea reports “gross human rights violations”

(Jun 08, 2015) The UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea was released on Monday (June 8) in Geneva. It states unequivocally that the Government of Eritrea is responsible for...

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Extra energy production for the Growth and Transformation Plan 2, 2015-2020

(Jun 08, 2015) Ethiopia plans to launch additional hydropower dams and other renewable energy projects over the next five years that will add an additional 12,000 megawatts of electricity upon...

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The 10th Northern Corridor Integration Projects meeting in Kampala

(Jun 08, 2015) The 10 th Northern Corridor Integration Projects meeting (NCIP) took placed in Kampala, on Saturday (June 6) at the end of last week with the Heads of State of Kenya, Rwanda and...

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