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February 26, 2015

Statement on the UK’s development relationship with Ethiopia

Statement on the UK’s development relationship with Ethiopia

February 26, 2015 (WIC) – Ethiopia is delivering impressive progress towards the Millennium Development Goals meaning the needs of the country are changing as it experiences strong economic growth and increasing domestic revenue.
Recognizing Ethiopia’s growing success, the UK will now evolve its approach by transitioning support towards economic development …

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February 24, 2015

EU increases assistance to Ethiopia to 1 bln Euros

EU increases assistance to Ethiopia to 1 bln Euros

Addis Ababa, 24 February 2015 (WIC) – Considering proper utilization of funds extended to support projects by the Ethiopian government, the European Union has decided to increase amount of financial assistance.
The EU has decided to increase its yearly support to 200 million Euros (one billion Euros for the coming …

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February 20, 2015

19th Addis Chamber Int’l Trade Fair opens

19th Addis Chamber Int’l Trade Fair opens

Addis Ababa, 20 February 2015 (WIC) – The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) said yesterday that the 19th Addis Chamber International Trade Fair would remain open with the theme: ‘Business Enabling Environment for Export Promotion’ here at the Addis Ababa Exhibition Centre February 19 – 25, …

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February 17, 2015

PM says Ethiopia will end FGM, child marriage before deadline

PM says Ethiopia will end FGM, child marriage before deadline

Addis Ababa, 17 February 2015 (WIC) – Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said Ethiopia will realize the target set to end harmful traditional practices including female genital mutilation (FGM) before 2025, the deadline set to meet the goal. While discussing with visiting Danish Crown Princess Mary Elizabeth Donaldson yesterday, Hailemariam said …

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February 16, 2015

Ethiopia breaks world record for mass HIV test

Ethiopia breaks world record for mass HIV test

Addis Ababa, 16 February 2015 (WIC) – The United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) in Ethiopia on Saturday announced that Ethiopia has now officially become world record holder for most people being tested for HIV. Rahel Gettu, UNAIDS country community mobilization and networking advisor in Ethiopia, told Sudan Tribune that …

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February 12, 2015

Dr. Tedros holds discusses with Chairman of UN Panel on Peacekeeping Operations

Dr. Tedros holds discusses with Chairman of UN Panel on Peacekeeping Operations

Addis Ababa, 12 February 2015 (WIC) – Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom met a delegation led by Jose Ramos-Horta, former President of East Timor, Nobel Laureate, and Chairman of the UN’s High-Level Independent Panel on Peacekeeping Operations, on Tuesday (February 10).

The two parties reviewed African and global peacekeeping operations, discussing mechanisms to strengthen the partnership between the African Union and the United Nations in peacekeeping.They also shared details of Ethiopia’s very considerable experience of successful peacekeeping operations, and considered mechanisms to enhance future operations.

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February 5, 2015

Ethiopia and Egypt to cooperate on trade, investment

Ethiopia and Egypt to cooperate on trade, investment

Prime Minister Hailemariam and President El-Sisi held discussions on the sidelines of the 24th AU Summit. On the occasion, President El-Sisi noted that Egypt recognizes Ethiopia’s sovereign right to utilize the Nile Waters. The two side’s discussions focused on ways to further promote the bilateral cooperation of the two countries. …

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