Our economy has recorded an 11% growth for the last ten consecutive years. In order to realize the Millennium Development Goals by maintaining this rapid and wide-reaching economic growth, the country is working committed to enter middle-income countries within the years 2012 and 2015.
Ethiopia said Friday it will deploy about 210 health professionals to Ebola-affected countries to support the response against the epidemic in West Africa. In addition, the East African nation has also decided to provide financial support of $500,000 to the response in the highly affected countries, Xinhua reported.
Foreign Affairs Minister Sameh Shoukry and his Ethiopian counterpart Dr Tedros Adhanom discussed in a telephone conversation on Tuesday evening developments in bilateral relations between the two countries. During the telephone conversation, they also discussed the fourth round of the Joint Egyptian-Ethiopian Ministerial Committee to be held in Addis Ababa from 1 to 3 November.
By David Smith in Addis Ababa Three decades after images that shocked the world, country has become darling of the global development community - and the scourge of the human rights lobby With an Einsteinian shock of hair and a wise man's beard, Mulugeta Tesfakiros, just off a flight from Washington, settled into an office of glass walls and vibrant artworks in Addis Ababa. The millionaire magnate, who has gone into the local wine business with Bob Geldof, mused on the new Ethiopia: "Most of the people need first security, second food a and democracy after that."
An immigrant from Ethiopia holds an Israeli flag as she carries her child upon her arrival at Ben-Gurion International Airport in January 2011.. Minister Sa'ar, I beg you to help us," beseeched Maayan Semalin, an Israeli Ethiopian Jew whose sister still lives in the Jewish community of Gondar.
When Scottish explorer James Bruce published a five-volume work in 1790 about his search in Ethiopia for the source of the Nile, European readers dismissed his account of ancient churches and castles: surely no such things existed in the heart of Africa. Fast forward to 2014 and Solomon Tadesse sometimes feels he faces similar preconceptions as he seeks to attract tourists three decades after images of famine and communist purges filled TV screens and shaped the world's view for a generation.
ETHIOPIAN construction company, Flintstone Engineering, which won an over 5.9bn/- tender to construct residential apartments at Shangani in Mtwara Region earlier this year, is doing a good job on the ground. National Housing Corporation Director General, Mr Nehemia Mchechu, said the company won an international competitive tender and is so far progressing well with construction work which is due to be completed in 36 months time.
As part of the U.S. government's Feed the Future initiative, the U.S. Agency for International Development Agricultural Growth Program-Livestock Market Development project seeks to improve nutrition and boost incomes through training and investments in commodities like dairy, meat, and live animals. As part of the U.S. government's Feed the Future initiative, the U.S. Agency for International Development Agricultural Growth Program-Livestock Market Development project seeks to improve nutrition and boost incomes through training and investments in commodities like dairy, meat, and live animals.
Breast Cancer Awareness Day would be observed on Sunday, October 26, 2014 across the country with programs that help increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment as well as palliative care of the disease. The programs will be carried out in Oromia, Amhara, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples , and Tigray regional states as well as Addis Ababa, it was indicated.
BBC's Mike Wooldridge revisits the road where 30 years ago, desperate people walked miles from remote villages hoping to find food and medical help for their relatives. "Dawn, and as the sun breaks through the piercing chill of night on the plains outside Korem, it lights up a biblical famine now, in the 20th century."
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct. 22 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev appointed new Ambassadors to Ethiopia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kazakh presidency said Oct. 21. Yerlik Ali was appointed to the post of Kazakh Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Meanwhile Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador in the Republic of Croatia Aslan Musin was appointed to the post of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary in the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republic of Montenegro at the same time.
Activities are underway to upgrade a total of 600-km gravel roads to asphalt at a cost of 9.5 billion birr, the Ethiopian Roads Authority said. Communications Directorate Team Leader at ERA, Dereje Hailu, told WIC that the six roads to be upgrade to asphalt level are located in SNNP and Oromia Regional States as well as Dire Dawa City Administration.
Addis Ababa, 23 October 2014 - Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin living in different countries have reportedly celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the Southern Ethiopia Peoples' Democratic Movement and the 7th National Flag Day. According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin living in Doha, Frankfurt and Abu Dhabi celebrated the anniversary and the Flag Day.
Addis Ababa, 21 October 2014 A - The German textile machinery and accessories manufacturers visited Ethiopian textile manufacturers from October 13 to October 17. The seventy companies from Germany came to an event organized by SBS Systems for Business Solutions and Agathon Consulting. The event was initiated by the VDMA German Engineering Federation, which is a Textile Machinery Association.
Eritrea is at peace, yet its people are flooding across its borders. As many are being caught reaching the shores of Europe as come from Syria, escaping from that nation's civil war.
It was television news that changed the world, forced wealthy Western audiences in their living rooms to confront pitiful, starving African children and drove Irish rocker Bob Geldof on a quest to end poverty. But 30 years later to the day, the Melbourne doctor whose work helped broadcast those harrowing images of Ethiopia's "hell on earth" famine has warned Australia must do more to support Africa's fight against Ebola.
Ethiopia has given top priority to the kernel of the entire diplomacy; economic diplomacy, as the nation has one formidable enemy; poverty or backwardness. To effectively combat and eradicate poverty and backwardness, one has to pursue economic diplomacy which would enable it to attract more investment, trade, tourism among others, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs noted.
Mujuru is also vice president of the ruling ZANU-PF. She was in the bush, rising to junior commander of Mugabe's ZANLA rebel forces, so you can say she fought for her place at the table It is not only in Uganda where we are having succession battles in Africa.
Ethiopia has an estimated 70 million smallholder farmers, many of whom only grow sufficient amounts of crops like grain and coffee to support their families like those in Lalibela, Amhara Region. Climate change will inevitably have an impact on people's lives.
Ethiopia is not often associated with tourism, but as Fionn Davenport heard today during The Irish Times travel podcast, that might be changing. Ethiopia is easy to get to, with direct flights from London and Frankfurt.
Addis Ababa, 18 October 2014 - Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front Executive Committee have discussed on the designing package of Second Five Years' Growth and Transformation Plan of the country. In a meeting it held today, the EPRDF Executive Committee said that the 2nd GTP will play a major role in strengthening the efforts exerted to develop a middle income economy via speeding up its renaissance.
Ethiopian Ambassador to Somalia, Wondimu Asmamaw, said the relation between Somalia and Ethiopia is not only limited to regional peace and security, but also includes education, transport, trade and investment cooperation. "The relations between the two countries are deepening and going beyond the regional peace and security cooperation which we usually focus on," he said in an exclusive interview with WIC.