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First African Entrepreneur Forum held

Calling it “the United States’ firm commitment to Africa’s young people,” the United States Mission to the African Union and blueMoon Advisory Services hosted the first African Entrepreneur Forum in the midst of the gathering of the 32nd African Union Heads of State and Government in Addis Ababa, this week.

US Embassy launches ‘Ethiopia Debates’

The United States Embassy in Addis Ababa is launching Ethiopia Debates as a nationwide program to encourage university students to debate and help improve their speaking skills and debate techniques.

Global Alliance to open office in Addis Ababa

The Global alliance for the Rights of Ethiopians, a human rights advocacy group based in the US—better known for lobbying the US congress regarding the human rights track record of the Ethiopian government— is going to open its office in Addis Ababa next week, The Reporter has learnt.

“Ministry is unique and cannot be found anywhere else”

On his first trip to Ethiopia as Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs at the US Department of State, Tibor Nagy paid a brief visit to Ethiopia’s new Ministry of Peace and held talks with Muferiyat Kamil, the Minister in charge, on November 30, 2018.

Ethiopia likely to feel effects of global trade war

Launching the annual series of Trade and Development Report, an official with the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNTCAD) underscored the likelihood of Ethiopia to feel the heavy hand of the ongoing global trade war initiated by the aggressive policies of US president Donald Trump against Chinese goods and exports.

Registration for DV 2020 begins

The US Embassy in Addis Ababa announced that registration for the Diversity Visa (DV) Program for the year 2020 (DV 2019) is open as of October 3, 2018 and will stay open until November 6, 2018.

This came at a time when President Donald Trump is pushing for the reduction of the number of migrants to the United States to a maximum of 30,000 a year.