Daily Archives: October 7, 2020

Ministry Faces Critical Shortage of Aircraft Sprayers to Control Fast Spreading Locust

Addis Ababa Ministry of Agriculture said that it needs more additional aircraft sprayers in the face of the fast spreading desert locust and severe shortage of aircraft. Agriculture State Minister, Mandefro Negusse revealed that the country is now left with only one aircraft sprayer whereas it requires at least 10 to control the locust invasion.

Arabic Language Journalists Commended for Communicating Ethiopia’s Stance on GERD

Addis Ababa Foreign Affairs Ministry has commended media professionals working in Arabic language for communicating Ethiopia’s stance over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) to the Arabic audience. The Ministry held today a wide-ranging discussion with Ethiopian media professionals reporting in the Arabic language on the GERD. The meeting aimed to discuss ongoing activities and

PM Abiy Visiting Gorgora Tourism Dev’t Project

Addis Ababa: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed visited today Gorgora, one of the three prospective tourist attractions to be develop under the “Dine for the Nation” initiative. The premier had established a national committee that mobilizes funds for the development of the tourist attraction sites in Amhara, Oromia, and Southern Nation Nationality and People’s states. Gorgora,

Ethiopian Diaspora Raises over 48 Mn Birr for GERD in 3 Months

Addis Ababa The Ethiopian Diaspora has reportedly raised over 48 million Birr for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during the last three months. In a exclusive interview with ENA, Ethiopian Diaspora Agency Director-General Selamawit Dawit said the diaspora is encouraged more than ever to support the dam, especially after the first phase filling in

PM Abiy Inaugurates Bahir Dar Industrial Park

Addis Ababa: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed today officially inaugurated the Bahir Dar Industrial Park which is constructed with an outlay of more than 53 million USD. The first phase of the park development, constructed by the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC) in Bahir Dar city of  Amhara region, lies on 75 hectares of land with 8