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Lemn Sissay awarded PEN Pinter Prize

The Ethiopian born British playwright and activist, Lemn Sissay was awarded the 2019 recipient of the PEN Pinter Prize, named in honor of a celebrated Nobel recipient and British playwright Harold Pinter .

UK returns looted Emperor’s hair

The lockof hair taken from EmperorTewodros II and stored in a British War Museum for a total of more than 150 years ended as it was handed back to the Government of Ethiopia this week.

UK-led investors explore opportunities in Ethiopia

A team of 25 business delegates led by UK’s Trade Commissioner, Emma—Wade Smith, have met and discussed with more than seven-line ministries and government agencies looking to set foot in the newly rebranded Ethiopia, as the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) introduces a wide raging of economic reforms including partial privatization of some of the biggest State Owned Enterprises (SoE) in Ethiopia.

UN lifts sanctions against Eritrea

United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday unanimously voted to lift a range of international sanctions which were imposed on Eritrea almost a decade ago; the decision comes after four months since Eritrea signed a peace agreement with Ethiopia ending the 15 years no-war-no-peace situation between the two countries.