Daily Archives: September 15, 2020

Diplomats Urged to Foster Partnership for Success of Digital Transformation

Addis Ababa: Foreign Affairs Minister Gedu Andargachew urged Ethiopian diplomats today to give due attention to creating partnership for the success of the digital transformation in the country. The diplomats were briefed on the Digital Ethiopia 2025 strategy that aims to ensure job creation, inclusive prosperity, and foreign exchange earnings. The minister said digital economy

Denmark Extends 10 Mn Krone to Strengthen Ethiopian Human Rights Commission

Addis Ababa: The Government of Denmark announced today that it has committed 10 million Danish Krone for enhancing the existing partnership between the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission and the Danish Institute for Human Rights. According to a statement released by the Embassy of Denmark in Ethiopia, the project aims to strengthen the capacity of Ethiopian

Greening Ethiopian Manufacturing Project Cluster Members Receive 1.9 Mn. Birr

Addis Ababa: Some eleven Greening Ethiopian Manufacturing (GEM) Project cluster members have received 1.9 million Birr assistance today. Briefing journalists, GEM Project Coordinator Heyeru Hussien said the beneficiaries are Micro and Small scale Manufacturing Enterprises (MSMEs) operating in GEM project target sectors of textile, leather and handcraft. According to him, the financial support is aimed

Joint Council of Political Parties Members, PM Abiy Discuss Wide-ranging Issues

Addis Ababa: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held discussion with members of the Joint Council of Political Parties today. The discussion was aimed at evaluating the previous two sessions and setting a future direction. Joint Council of Political Parties Chairperson Mussa Adam raised on the occasion the strengths and weaknesses of the last discussion forums. He

GERD Will Benefit Not Only Ethiopia, But Also Egypt & Sudan: UNESCO Water Cooperation Chair Notes

Addis Ababa: The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will certainly be a big help not only to Ethiopia but also to Egypt and Sudan if the countries are willing to reach an agreement based on mutual benefits, UNESCO International Water Cooperation Chair Professor Ashok Swain said. Lack of trust between the three countries is hampering