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August 4, 2015

The Oromo Diaspora Festival opens at Oromo Cultural Center

The Oromo Diaspora Festival opens at Oromo Cultural Center

The first ever Oromo Diaspora Festival was officially opened on Sunday with the attendance of high-level government officials and the members of the Oromo Diaspora communities at the Oromo Cultural Center in Addis Ababa. Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom applauding the role played by the members of the Oromo Diaspora …

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July 30, 2015

President Obama’s visit to Ethiopia

President Obama’s visit to Ethiopia

Between July 26 to 28/2015, the first sitting President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, made a three-days visit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During his stay, the American President held talks on bilateral and regional issues with the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. He …

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July 9, 2015

Ethiopia recognized as World Best Tourist Destination

Ethiopia recognized as World Best Tourist Destination

On 25 June 2015, the European Council for Tourism and Trade (ECTT) based in Romania, unanimously selected Ethiopia as the World Best Tourist Destination for 2015 and favorite cultural destination for 2015. Among several countries, Ethiopia has obtained the award in recognition for its tourism potential, …

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June 9, 2015

Ginbot 20 colorfully celebrated in Brussels

Ginbot 20 colorfully celebrated in Brussels

The Ethiopian Embassy in Brussels colorfully celebrated the 24th anniversary of Ginbot 20 on 30 May 2015 together with many Ethiopians and people from Ethiopian origin living in the Benelux countries. Ginbot 20 anniversary commemorates the fall of the dictatorial regime in 1991 and the establishment of a federal democratic …

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June 4, 2015

US Extends Ethiopia’s Agoa Market Access for 10 Years

US Extends Ethiopia’s Agoa Market Access for 10 Years

The Ethiopian Investment Commission Director General Fitsum Arega recently said Ethiopia has been given another 10 years extension opportunity for accessing US market duty and quota free.
He also said that African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has been extended which is big news for the country. “I congratulate those …

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May 27, 2015

A peaceful and successful General Election

A peaceful and successful General Election

The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia announced on Sunday that the voting for the 5th General Election had accomplished peacefully and successfully. The Chairperson of the Board, Professor Merga Bekana, said there has been a high turn out and the electorate had been able to cast their votes freely. The …

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May 27, 2015

Ethiopia Plans Export Hubs With $10 Billion Factory Parks

Ethiopia Plans Export Hubs With $10 Billion Factory Parks

Ethiopia is targeting $1 billion of annual investment in industrial parks over the next decade to boost exports and make it Africa’s top manufacturer, a special adviser to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said.
The government may invest half of the $10 billion needed for zones across the country that will …

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