Daily Archives: October 12, 2020

Diplomatic Community Briefed on Reasons for Postponement of Election, Recent Unconstitutional Election

Addis Ababa The diplomatic community in Addis Ababa was briefed today on the current affairs of Ethiopia, particularly on how COVID-19 forced Ethiopia to postpone the general election in keeping with the Constitution and one of the 10 regional states, Tigray State, held unconstitutional election. Briefing diplomats, Head of Public and International Relations at Democracy

Ethiopia Boosts Health Budget by 46 Percent

Addis Ababa Ethiopia has raised its health budget by 46 percent this year after the coronavirus crisis exposed the need for more equipment, facilities and personnel, Reuters reported Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed as saying today. Ethiopia has typically been spending twice its annual health budget servicing its external debt, he said, but it was now

National Flag Day Commemorated

Addis Ababa Ethiopia observed today the 13th National Flag Day in the presence of President Sahle-Work Zewde who noted that celebrating the day together will help create citizens who know their history, face it and strive to register achievements that further bolster the country. The National Flag Day is commemorate in Ethiopia on the first

Ministry Says Over 178 Mn USD Earned from Minerals in Quarter Year

Addis Ababa October Ministry of Mines and Petroleum disclosed that it has earned over 178 million USD from mineral export during the past three months. Briefing journalists today, Mines and Petroleum Minister, Takele Umma said gold, tantalum, quartz, emerald, sapphire, and marble are among the minerals that contributed to the revenue earned in the quarter.

President Isaias in Ethiopia for Working Visit

Addis Ababa Eritrean President, Isaias Afwerki has arrived in Jimma town of Oromia Regional state this morning for a three-day working visit to Ethiopia. Upon arrival at Jimma AbaJifar Airport, the President was greeted by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and other senior government officials. The Presidential delegation includes Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Adviser