Source: Embassy of Ethiopia in Stockholm, Sweden |

Ethiopia and Norway held the 5th Political Consultation on today in Oslo

The two sides reiterated the long standing cordial bilateral relations that exist between the two countries and exchanged views on issues of mutual interest

Ms. Tine Morch Smith, Director-General of Regional Department at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign affairs welcomed the #Ethiopian Delegation led by Mr. Mehretab Mulugeta, Director General of European Affairs at the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on November 14, 2019. The two sides reiterated the long standing cordial bilateral relations that exist…

Source: Embassy of Ethiopia in Stockholm, Sweden |

H.E. Sauli Niinisto, President of the Republic of Finland made official visit to Ethiopia

The President expressed his congratulatory message to the Ethiopian Prime Minister for his Nobel Peace Prize win

Premier holds talks with Finnish President Prime Minister Dr #AbiyAhmed held talks with President Sauli Niinistö of #Finland and his delegation earlier today. The President expressed his congratulatory message to the Ethiopian Prime Minister for his Nobel Peace Prize win. Stating that the Nobel Prize is 10% recognition and 90% assignment to work harder…

Source: Embassy of Ethiopia in Stockholm, Sweden |

A discussion forum on homegrown economic reforms opens today in Addis Ababa

The reform is aimed at transforming Ethiopia into the icon of Africa by 2030

A discussion forum on homegrown economic reforms opened at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) meeting hall this morning. Development partners and the diplomatic community are in attendance of the forum opened by Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed. In his opening remark, the Prime Minister recapped the key…

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EU provides €15m support to improve Ethiopia’s coffee sector

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture attache in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is expected to export a record-high 240,000 metric tons of coffee in 2019/20

The European Union (EU) has provided a € 15 million support to improve the competitiveness of Ethiopia’s coffee sector. In a press conference issued today, State Minister of Agriculture, Sani Redi, said EU’s funding would contribute a lot in improving coffee productivity through addressing the challenges facing the sector. It…

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Ethiopia raises over $25m for project to beautify Addis Ababa

The project mainly aims to lift the image and potential of the capital

A fundraising effort aimed at beautifying the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, has raked in over $25 million from a section of the project supporters. PM Abiy Ahmed’s office disclosed on Monday 12 May that the latest amount of funds had been raised from local and international support including from the…

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Ethiopia Appoints New Defense and Foreign Ministers

All three appointees have since been sworn into office by Chief Justice Meaza Ashenafi in the House of Peoples Representatives

The House of People’s Representatives (HPR)  approved the nominations Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed put forward for three ministerial posts on April 18, 2019. The House approved the appointment of Gedu Andargachew as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lemma Megresa as Minister of Defense and Engineer Aisha Mohammed as Minister of Urban…