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The AU PSC calls for sanctions and an arms embargo on South Sudan (May 26, 2015)

The AU Peace and Security Council meeting at its 510th meeting held on 22 May 2015, in Namibia, after a briefing on recent developments on the situation in South Sudan called for the imposition of...

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Prime Minister Hailemariam speaks to Aljazeera (May 22, 2015)

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn held interview with Aljazeera English on various issues related to democracy and development. He said, Ethiopia‘s democracy is a house in the making where...

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expresses its deepest sorrow over the deaths of five Ethiopian citizens in Yemen (May 22, 2015)

Five Ethiopian citizens were killed and two injured in an air-strike by the Saudi-led coalition at a refugee camp in Yemen yesterday, Thursday (May 21).  The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has...

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Great Lakes Regional states reject UN sanctions for South Sudan (May 22, 2015)

The Heads of State and Government of the International Conference on the Great lakes Region meeting in Angola on Monday (May 18) discussed security and humanitarian concerns in the Great Lakes...

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The UN Security Council repeats demands for South Sudan warring parties to engage meaningfully in the peace process (May 19, 2015)

The United Nations Security Council has condemned the renewed and ongoing large scale violence in South Sudan's Unity state, saying military offensives by pro-government forces had led to the...

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Puntland is feeling the strain of the refugee influx from Yemen (May 19, 2015)

Well over 5,000 refugees are estimated to have arrived in the port of Bossaso since the beginning of April from Yemen and thousands more were expected during last weeks' ceasefire. Despite a lack...

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Ethiopia aims to become a top manufacturing hub in Africa (May 19, 2015)

Ethiopia is targeting US$1 billion of annual investment in industrial parks over the next decade to boost exports and make the country one of Africa's top manufacturers, Arkebe Equbai, a Special...

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Ethiopia opens Africa’s biggest wind farm (May 19, 2015)

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn inaugurated Ethiopia's largest wind farm on Monday (May 18). The Adama II Wind Farm, a US$345 million dollar project, is believed to be the largest in...

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Dr. Tedros holds talks with the UN Secretary General Special Representative in Somalia (May 19, 2015)

Dr. Tedros welcomed a delegation headed by Nicholas Kay, the UN Secretary General's Special Representative in Somalia on Tuesday (May 19). Dr. Tedros noted that Ethiopia remained firmly committed...

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Ambassador Berhane met Indian Business Delegation (May 19, 2015)

State Minister Ambassador Berhane Gebre-Chiristos met (May 13, 2015) Indian business delegates at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  Ambassador Berhane citing the long standing Ethio-Indian,...

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