Underfunded warning system fails to mitigate drought devastation
Ethiopia is being severely impacted by the lack of...
Enhancing healthcare through digitization
In recent years, the digital world has become increasingly...
Addis delivers headquarters for a global educational union
The union of countries working in education, the Organization...
Response proves inadequate as cholera spreads rapidly in Ethiopia
Containment is in single digits Containing the cholera outbreak has...
Floods follow drought, 45 dead, 35K displaced
Heavy rains cause deaths of drought-weakened livestock animals Severe flooding...
Sneak peek into North Korea
Panmunjom village, a pocket territory inside the 4-kilometer Demilitarized Zone between South and North Korea, is the hottest flash point in the 65-year-old conflict that besieged the Korean peninsula.
People relocated for GERD to receive compensation
The Ethiopian Electric Power (EEP) has been ordered to pay compensation that was promised to the people, who have been relocated to make way for the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), which is located in the Benishangul Gumuz Regional State.
Special taskforce to oversee national examination
After a shocking security breach that resulted in the leakage of higher education entrance examination, which was due to be administered to 10+2 students across the nation on Monday, the Ministry of Education (MoE) has setup a special taskforce that will oversee the reexamination process, which has been rescheduled for July 4-7.
EU extends EUR 35 mln for establishment of business school here
The European Union has extended a sum of 35 million euros to Addis Ababa University (AAU) for the establishment of the Ethio-European International Business School and the Ethio-European Business Innovation Center.
Tedros launches campaign for WHO top spot
Ethiopia’s foreign minister and previous health minister, Tedros Adhanom (PhD), has officially announced his campaign to be Africa’s first and only candidate for the post of director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Ahmed Nassir laid to rest
The funeral ceremony of Ahmed Nassir was held yesterday at Assoa town of the Benishangul Gumuz Regional State, in the presence of senior government officials.
From El Niño to La Niña: nation on red-alert as drought is to be swapped by floods
It has not been long since the nation has been tormented by the El Niño-driven drought, which has devastated most parts of the country with over 10 million in need of emergency food aid.
From El Niño to La Niña
A year of drought has left 10.2 million Ethiopians, almost a tenth of the population, without enough food.
Back to the motherland
The first time Abezash Tamerat returned to her native Ethiopia, she walked out of the airport terminal’s sliding doors only to turn around and walk right back in, briefly overwhelmed by the press of beggars and taxi drivers clamoring outside.
South Korean president to visit Ethiopia
South Korean president, Park Geun-hye, daughter of the most influential South Korean president to date, Park Chung-hee, is scheduled to visit Ethiopia as part of a three-country East Africa tour from May 25 to 28.
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Ethiopia to takeover UNSC presidency in September Ethiopia will take over the presidency of the United Nation Security Council (UNSC) in the coming month of September.
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Sport commission signs deal to renovate Addis Ababa stadium
The Ethiopian Sports Commission signed an agreement with Friends Engineering PLC on Thursday, June 17, 2021 to renovate Addis Ababa stadium.
Time for Eritrean troops to leave Ethiopia
Ever since the federal government of Ethiopia and the...
Car market sees sharp price fall
The price of new automobiles has dropped significantly in...