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  • Indian investment to Ethiopia reaches 5 billion USD

    Addis Ababa, July 16, 2010 (ENA) – Indian investment to Ethiopia has reached five billion USD now, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said. Addressing a 24-member Indian investor’s team which is here on a business trip, Trade and Industry State Minis...
  • National Bank of Ethiopia amends directive on currency allowances

    The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has issued an amended directive that aims to relieve travellers of the inconveniences associated with travellers’ cheque by increasing the amount of cash they can carry upon entrance and departure.Signed by NBE’s ...
  • National Bank of Ethiopia amends directive on currency allowances

    The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has issued an amended directive that aims to relieve travellers of the inconveniences associated with travellers’ cheque by increasing the amount of cash they can carry upon entrance and departure.Signed by NBE’s Go...
  • Africa’s Lone Wolf: New Species Found in Ethiopi

    During a field expedition toEthiopia, a team of scientists noticed something odd: The golden jackals there looked more slender with a whiter coat than they do elsewhere. Now, genetic analyses suggest these oddities are not jackals at all but instead more ...
  • National Bank of Ethiopia amends directive on currency allowances

    The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has issued an amended directive that aims to relieve travellers of the inconveniences associated with travellers’ cheque by increasing the amount of cash they can carry upon entrance and departure.Signed by NBE’s Go...
  • Ethiopian Airlines receives 2nd Boeing 777-200 LR Aircraft

    Addis Ababa, December 18, 2010 (Addis Ababa) - Ethiopian Airlines said it has received the second delivery of a Boeing 777-200LR, makes it the first African airliner to possess and operate using the ultra-long-range aircraft. The aircraft arrived at Bol...
  • Earquake Hits Ethiopian Town, Hossannan

    Addis Ababa, December 20, 2010 (Addis Ababa) - Earth Quake hits Hossanna Town and its environs on Sunday, the Addis Ababa University said. The earth earthquake measuring 5.3 at Richter scale hit the town and its environs at 3.15 PM local time, the Geoph...
  • Gebreselassie to race in Tokyo; puts 2012 Olympics back on schedule

    Haile Gebreselassie, world record holder, revealed that he will compete in next year’s Tokyo marathon on 27th February, reversing his decision to quit racing during the New York City Marathon at the beginning of November, when he had a knee injury. Geb...
  • New York Marathon 2010

    The New York City Marathon was held on 7th November. The ING New York Marathon is one of the best in the world. The event attracts more than 100,000 registrants a year including many world-class professional athletes.   For the Men’s Open Divisio...
  • Great Ethiopian Run 2010

    The 10th anniversary of Africa’s biggest mass road race, the Great Ethiopian Run, was held in Addis Ababa on 21st November. A new addition to this year's event was a prize category for eight government organisations representing the eight Millennium Dev...
  • 3rd Africa Water Week

    The African Minister’s Council on Water (AMCOW) held the 3rd African Water Week (AWW3) at the UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa, from 22nd to 26th November, in keeping with its decision to institutionalise the annual Africa Water Week. With only five...
  • Africa Health Conference 2011

    The IV Corporate Africa Business Coalition Partnerships for Prevention and Care Africa Health Conference will be held under the patronage of the Ethiopian Health Ministry, taking place at the Sheraton Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 7th - 9th Febr...
  • Ethiopia to host next AU summit in January

    The 16th Session of the Conference of the African Union Heads of State and Government will be held on 30th and 31st January 2011 in Addis Ababa. The theme of the summit will be “Africa’s Shared Values: Implementation of a Pan-African Governance Archi...
  • 14th and 15th Addis Trade for Development Fairs

    The 14th and 15th editions of the Grand Trade Fair will take place from 23rd December 2010 to 6th January 2011, and from 9th to 23rd April 2011, in connection with Ethiopian Christmas (7th Jan) and Easter festivals (22nd April) at the Addis Ababa Exhibiti...
  • Ethiopia to host African budgeting for children conference

    Ethiopia will host the Fourth International Policy Conference on the African Child (IPC), from 7th – 8th December. It will examine successful budgeting for children in the context of both international experience and African realities. The conference w...
  • Gambella’s Hidden Treasure

    An exhibition and an illustrated talk were also held at the RGS on the afternoon of 10th November, promoting the natural resources and wildlife in the Gambella state. As Ambassador Berhanu said in his introduction, the afternoon event offered a comprehens...
  • Ethiopian surveys find high densities of Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco but highlight threats

    Recent surveys of Prince Ruspoli’s Turaco (Tauraco ruspolii) - endemic to southern Ethiopia - suggest that rates of habitat change have been very fast in the northern part of the species’ range, where large areas have been converted to agriculture and...
  • Primary school enrolment rises in Somali state

    Primary education enrolment in the Somali region of Ethiopia has increased to 73.5% from about 64% the previous year. The rise is a result of the campaign carried out by teachers, parents and the region’s leadership to raise primary school enrolment. A...
  • Bumper harvest removes millions from food aid

    The number of Ethiopians requiring emergency food aid has fallen by almost 3 million, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MoARD) has confirmed. Its Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sector (DRMFSS) announced that 2.3 million people...
  • Ethiopia’s first quarter export income hikes 64%

    Ethiopia’s first quarter export earnings for the fiscal year 2010/2011 (8th July 2010–7th July 2011) increased by 64% compared to the previous year. According to the Ministry of Trade, Ethiopia exported products worth $563.4 million during the first ...