Monthly Archives: August 2020

Ambassadors, Heads of Missions Visit Agricultural Projects in Oromia

Addis Ababa: Ethiopian Ambassadors and Heads of Missions who gathered in Bishoftu town for their annual meeting have visited agricultural development activities being underway in Oromia Regional State. Several agricultural development projects including modern seed propagation centers in Dugda Woreda of East Shoa Zone were visited by the diplomats and head of mission on Sunday. Chief Administrator

Some 165 Ethiopians Repatriated from Lebanon

Addis Ababa: Some 165 Ethiopians who were living in difficult conditions in Lebanon are repatriated to their home today. The repatriation was carried out with transport expense covered by non-governmental organizations, groups and individuals, it was indicated. Ethiopian Airlines has supported the repatriation by reducing cost to transport the returnees. Officials of Ministry of Foreign

PM Abiy Urges Private Sector to Transform Ethiopia’s Agriculture Sector

Addis Ababa: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed urged private sector to engage in an innovative role of transforming agriculture of the country. “Agriculture is one of the key pillars of our economy,” he said adding “it has been more than seventy years since the beginning of modern agricultural education and research in our country.” However, he

US Will Fail, Backlash against Trump Expected from Ethiopian Diaspora: American Diplomat

Addis Ababa: “Playing political hardball with Ethiopia (over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam) will not only fail to obtain Washington’s desired result but will probably ensure that the Ethiopian diaspora in the United States rallies against Trump,” Former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia and political analyst David Shinn said. U.S. current measure to halt some foreign

FM Gedu Confers with South Sudanese Delegation

Addis Ababa: Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew today conferred with South Sudanese delegation led by Minister of Presidential Affairs of the Republic of South Sudan, Nhial Deng Nhial. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the two sides discussed on issues of jointly developing infrastructures, roads and electricity in particular, to link the two countries and