EPRDF's 10th Congress kicks off in Mekele (Aug 28, 2015)
The 10th Organizational Congress of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Kicked off in Mekele town, Tigray regional state today. The four-day congress attracted a total of 1,500 participants, including 250 from the Front's member organizations. Prayer in memory of the martyrs was held at the opening of the congress, followed by a cultural dance by nations and nationalities of Ethiopia. more
S. Sudan President Kiir signs peace deal (Aug 26, 2015)
South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has signed a peace deal with rebels after a threat of sanctions from the UN. He told those gathered for the signing ceremony in the capital, Juba, that he had "reservations" about how the mediation was conducted and some of the clauses in the compromise deal. Rebel leader Riek Machar signed the deal last week but Mr Kiir refused. more
A Solemn Observance in Memoriam of the Late PM Meles Zenawi held by Diaspora Ethiopians in the Washington, D.C. Metro Area (Aug 21, 2015)
The third anniversary of the passing away of the late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was observed in a Somber memoriam held in the premises of the Chancery of the Embassy of Ethiopia in Washington D.C. with a congregation of Ethiopians and Ethiopian-Americans on Thursday August 20, 2015. During the event it was remembered that the extra-ordinary undertakings of the visionary leader have put the nation and its people on an unshakable and solid ground.. It was underlined that the late PM Meles was the initiator of a developmental state in Africa which modus operandi has effectively transformed the dwindling economy of Ethiopia into a robust and ever burgeoning economy registering a galloping two- digit growth for more than a decade. His outstanding deeds have earned him wide acclaim by Ethiopians and foreign dignitaries from all hooks and nooks of the nation and abroad,, it was underscored. more

For the first time, hundreds of Ethiopians and American- Ethiopians have celebrated the Diaspora Day at the auditorium of the Chancery of the Ethiopian Embassy with fun and fanfare. While addressing members of the Ethiopian community Head of Public Diplomacy and Communications Department Tesfaye Wolde, representing Ambassador Girma Birru, revealed that the Ethiopian government's readiness to combat ill practices in order for the Diaspora to discharge its part in investment ventures. more

Prime Minster Hailemariam addresses the closing ceremony of the National Diaspora Day (Aug 17, 2015)
The closing ceremony of the 1st Ethiopian Diaspora Day was celebrated with various festivals at the Millennium Hall on Sunday (August 16, 2015). The closing ceremony included a keynote address by H. E Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn, opening Remarks by H. E Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom, handing over certificates of recognition to members of the Diaspora for their significant contributions in various sectors of development, and various cultural music performances among others. In his address Prime Minister Hailemariam welcomed the Diaspora, congratulated them for their active engagement in the Diaspora day and addressed issues related to developments taking place in Ethiopia. more

Ambassador Girma Receives "Business Champion of the Year Award" (Aug 14, 2015)

Girma Birru, Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States, received the "Business Champion of the Year Award" for his work in assisting the Diaspora, The Daily Monitor reported. Ambassador Girma received the award at a ceremony held at Sheraton Addis Hotel yesterday, August 13, 2015, in the evening. more
Renew, a US-based advisory firm linking Ethiopian Enterprises with US investors (Aug 14, 2015)
An American impact investment advisory firm, that works with a network of Angel investors, Renew, is working to solve the financial challenges faced by the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Ethiopia by linking them with US-based investors. Renew works with Angel investors’ network that targets to make not just financial returns, but also bring about social and environmental development. more
Diaspora festival helps change misperceptions: Ambassadors (Aug 13, 2015)
First Diaspora festival which will last for five days starting from today will help Ethiopians living abroad get a clear picture about the ongoing development, ambassadors said. Ethiopians living abroad have started to return home to participate on the first ever Diaspora festival and see the ongoing activities that are leading the nation to development for themselves. more
Ethiopian diaspora festival kicks off (Aug 12, 2015)
The first Ethiopian National Diaspora festival kicks off here in Addis Ababa, Millenium hall President Mulatu Teshome called for Ethiopian diasporas living in different countries across the globe to invest their knowledge, experience and finance in their home country. The president said, Ethiopian government has enacted diaspora policy before 2 years to enhance diasporas participation in development activities. President Mulatu also said, Ethiopian government will provide necessary support for diasporas investing in the country. Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom on his part said, the aim of the diaspora day is to enable Ethiopian diasporas to play their role in the county’s renaissance. more
Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya agree to cooperate to solve South Sudan crisis (Aug 11, 2015)
IGAD member countries agreed to cooperate to solve South Sudan crisis. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Ugandan President Yuweri Museveni and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta discussed South Sudan crisis in Uganda, Entebbe. According to the agreement, IGAD and UN peace keepers will be deployed to South Sudan. more
Ethiopia's comprehensive economic reform program, an example to eradicate poverty (Aug 11, 2015)
As we approach the deadline of the millennium development goals (MDGs), we can observe that significant progress has been made toward achieving this set of targets over the last decade. The latest State of Food Insecurity in the World report shows that a total of 72 developing countries out of 129 have reached the MDG 1c hunger target and, for the developing regions as a whole, the prevalence of undernourishment, along with the proportion of underweight children under five years of age, have declined. more
Ethiopians continue to arrive in Addis for the first Diaspora festival (Aug 08, 2015)
Members of the Ethiopian Diaspora have continued to arrive in Addis Ababa to attend the five-day Diaspora Day festivals. Thousands of Ethiopian diasporas arrived in Ethiopia are filling forms at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Addis Ababa to attend the event. more
President Mulatu Calls on Oromo Diaspora to Contribute to Dev't of Nation (Aug 08, 2015)
President Mulatu Teshome called on the Oromo Diaspora yesterday to work hard to develop their nation with the knowledge, technology and experience they have. Speaking at the concluding ceremony of the visit of the Omoro Diaspora at Aba Geda Hall in Adama, the president said a lot is expected from the diaspora in the development of the country by working in collaboration with the public and the government. more
Opening ceremony of the Oromia Diaspora Festival celebrated at the AU Headquarters (Aug 03, 2015)
The opening ceremony of the Oromo Diaspora Festival celebrated at the AU Headquarters on Monday, August 03, 2015. The festival, the first of its kind gathered many of the members of the Oromo Diaspora. The event was attended by H.E Hailemariam Dessalegne, Prime minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E Abadula Gemeda, the Speaker of the House of Peoples’ Representatives, H.E Muktar Kedir, President of Oromia Regional State, Aster Mamo, Minister of the Civil Service, Ambassadors and many dignitaries. Prime Minster Hailemariam Dessalegne expressed his gratitude for the members of the Oromo Diaspora for their presence and keen interest to take part in the event to bring a holistic change in the development process of their country. more
Ethiopian government supports Diasporas investing in the country - Ethiopian Prime Minister (Aug 03, 2015)
The Oromia Diaspora festival was opened on Sunday evening in Oromo cultural hall, and officially opend by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday in African Union hall. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on the occasion said, Diasporas should invest in their home country, and his government will provide necessary support for Diasporas investing in the country. more
Oromia Diaspora festival kicks off (Aug 03, 3015)
Oromia Diaspora festival kicks off in Oromo cultural hall, here in Addis Ababa (Finfinnee), according to GCAO. Oromia regional state president Muktar Kadir on the opening of the festival said, the aim of the festival is to create the stage on which members of Oromo communities living across the globe discuss issues of their country in general and their region in particular. more
Obama ends Ethiopia visit (July 28, 2015)
US president Barak Obama ended his three day visit to Ethiopia. In his stay in Addis Ababa, the president is received in the Ethiopian government palace for state dinner where he visited 'Lucy' ancient ancestor of human beings. The president also visited US supported Faffa food factory. On the last day of his visit to Ethiopia, he addressed the African Union, with tough messages on presidents term limits, women education, South Sudan conflict, Africa's peace, investment and democracy among others. His official plane, the Air Force One, took off from the Bole International Airport.
Africa and its people helped to shape America - President Obama (July 28, 2015)
US president Barak Obama addresse the 54 memebr body, African Union. Obama is the first US president to do so. "I stand before you as a proud American and I also stand before you as a son of an African. Africa and its people helped to shape America and allowed it to become the nation that it is". Obama said. more
Obama visits US supported Faffa food factory (July 28, 2015)
Barack Obama toured a U.S. supported Faffa food factory in Ethiopia on Tuesday on the last leg of an Africa trip, according to Reuters. more
US stands with Ethiopia - President Obama (July 27, 2015)
Prime Minister Hailemariam and President Obama addressed development, investment, human rights and security issues in their 50-minute press conference in Addis Ababa today. more
'That's Amazing': Obama Meets Ancient Ancestor 'Lucy' on Ethiopia Trip (July 27, 2015)
(NBC News) - President Barack Obama came to Africa partly to connect with the continent of his forefathers. On Monday, he met an ancestor of an altogether different kind: "Lucy," the 3.2 million-year-old partial skeleton of a hominid discovered in Ethiopia. "That's amazing," president said of the bones, which were brought specially for him to view from a museum to the National Palace, where he was attending a state dinner. more
Obama commends IGAD, AU for their steadfast push for a lasting solution to the South Sudan conflict (July 27, 2015)
US President Barak Obama and East African leaders discussed South Sudan peace process in Addis Ababa on Monday. During the Addis summit, US President Barack Obama commended the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) and the African Union for their steadfast push for a lasting solution to the South Sudan conflict. more
Electric Power, Corbetti Geothermal Company Sign Power Purchase Agreement (July 27, 2015)
Ethiopian Electric Power and the Corbetti Geothermal Company have signed a Power Purchase Agreement for the first 500 megawatts. The four billion USD that generates 1,000 MW by Corbetti geothermal plant will be built in two stages within 8 to10 years. Upon completion, it will be Africa’s largest geothermal facility, it was learned. During the signing ceremony today, Chief Executive Officer of Ethiopian Electric Power, Azeb Asnake said Ethiopia is willing and desires to interconnect each power system and share the electric power by creating market. more
Obama praises Ethiopia over fight against al-Shabab (July 27, 2015)
US President Barack Obama has praised Ethiopia as an "outstanding partner" in the fight against militant Islamists. Its troops had played a key role in weakening the al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group in Somalia, Mr Obama said. He was speaking after talks with Ethiopia's PM Hailemariam Desalegn, during the first ever visit by a US president to the East African state. more
President Obama Welcomed at National Palace (July 27, 2015)
US president Barak Obama welcomed by military band in the Ethiopian government palace colorfully. The Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn welcomed Mr. Obama and a military band played the national anthem upon his arrival. He arrived at Addis Ababa's National Palace for talks with government officials. A news conference will follow his visit to the palace. more
President Obama lands in Ethiopia (July 26, 2015)
US president Barak Obama Arrived in Bole International AirPort to visit Ethiopia, the home of African Union. Obama is received colorfully by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and by higher officials of the Ethiopian government. more
"Ethiopia Rising": High level event held in Addis Ababa (Jul 14, 2015)
A High-level Side Event entitled "Ethiopia Rising: Determined to become a Carbon Neutral Middle Income Manufacturing Hubby 2025" was held today (July 14) at Sheraton Addis Hotel, in Addis Ababa. The High Level event was one of the most important events held on the sidelines of the Third International Conference on Financing for Development and chaired by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. The High Level event was also attended by Dr. Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank. Private sector views from Mr. Zemedeneh Negatu, Ernst and Young Managing Partner for Ethiopia and Ms. Bethelehem Tilahun, Founder and Executive Director of Sole Rebels were presented on the business opportunities and environments in Ethiopia. more
Obama's visit to Ethiopia will strengthen mutual interests - Ambassador Girma (Jul 10, 2015)
U.S. President Barak Obama's planned visit to Ethiopia will strengthen mutual interests, according to Ambassador Girma Biru. The Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States of America and non-residential Ambassador to Mexico and Jamaica told Ethiopia Media Network (EMN) that President Obama's visit will be the first time a sitting U.S. president comes to Ethiopia in the 112 years diplomatic relations between two countries. This underscores bilateral relations between the two countries have reached new heights. more
US Pledges to Support Ethiopia's Climate Resilient Green Economy Strategy (Jul 10, 2015)
The United States joined yesterday Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom by signing a Communique to support Ethiopia's initiative in implementing its Climate Resilient Green Economy (CRGE) strategy. During the signing ceremony, Environment and Forestry Minister Belete Tafere said Ethiopia is making an encouraging progress in economic development and contributing to combating climate change. more
Ethiopia Continued to See Double Digit Growth - World Bank (Jul 10, 2015)
Ethiopia continued to see double digit growth, though 90 percent of the GDP is driven by agriculture and other services, according to the World Bank's latest Ethiopia Economic Update report. more
Strong Diplomatic Ties between the United States and Ethiopia (Jul 06, 2015)
U.S. Ambassador Patricia M. Haslach, to Ethiopia and Ambassador Reuben Brigety, U.S. Ambassador to the African Union and Permanent Representative of the United States to UNECA, hosted a reception to celebrate the 239th anniversary of American Independence. more
Ethiopian Offers Airfare Discount for Passengers Traveling to Celebrate Diaspora Day (Jul 01, 2015)
The Ethiopian Airlines has offered 10 percent air-ticket discount for Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin who travel to the country to celebrate the first Ethiopian Diaspora Day that will be marked from August 12-16, 2015. The passengers can also carry luggage which weighs more than 30 kilogram, it was learned. Ticket could be purchased from the first of July to the 15th, according to the statement of the airline. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes that the Ethiopian Diaspora Day would enable Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin to get sufficient information about their country. It has also urged Ethiopians and foreigners of Ethiopian origin residing abroad to actively participate in the country's inclusive development. more
Macroeconomic outlook for Ethiopia in GTP II (Jul 01, 2015)
Public discussions on the second Growth and Transformation Plan are being held across the nation. The second Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP II) has established an 11% annual economic growth objective over the coming five years. In addition, the plan states as its objective the structural transformation of the economy while maintaining macroeconomic stability. more
Successful policy implementation key for first GTP achievements: DPM Demeke (Jun 30, 2015)
Deputy Prime Minister Demeke Mekonnen said that the successful policy and strategy implementation has significant contribution in achieving goals in the first Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP). Demeke made the remark at a youth forum held in Bahir Dar town yesterday to evaluate performance of the first GTP period and gather inputs for the second GTP period. more
..... The second bill offers even more support for American workers.  It renews and expands the trade adjustment assistance program, which provides job training and other assistance to tens of thousands of American workers every year.  It gives us new tools to help American steelworkers and folks in other critical industries fight against unfair practices by other countries.  It also reauthorizes AGOA, the African Growth and Opportunity Act, which has had strong bipartisan support for many years now, and which helps open up markets in Africa to American businesses while making it easier for African businesses to sell their products in America.  And we’re extending a similar program to Haiti, and renewing support for other development -- developing economies through what’s known as the Generalized System of Preferences. (more)

Ethiopian Airlines Commences Direct Flights to Dublin and Los Angeles (Jun 20, 2015)

Ethiopian Airlines has started the continent's first ever direct flights to Dublin and Los Angeles on June 20, 2015. On the inauguration ceremony held at the Los Angeles International Airport / LAX /, Ambassador Girma Birru, Special Envoy and Ambassador Extra-Ordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Us, Mexico and Jamaica expressed his felicitation for the start of the flight which he said will widen and strengthen the already mature and cordial relations between Ethiopia and the US. more

President Obama will travel to Ethiopia for bilateral meetings with the Government of Ethiopia (Jun 19, 2015)
In late July, President Obama will travel to Ethiopia for bilateral meetings with the Government of Ethiopia and with the leadership of the African Union. This visit, which will follow the President's travel to Kenya, will build on the success of the August 2014 U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit by strengthening ties with our African partners and highlighting America's longstanding commitment to investing in Africa. This will be the first visit of a sitting U.S. President to Ethiopia and to the African Union headquarters, underscoring our efforts to work with the countries and citizens of sub-Saharan Africa to accelerate economic growth, strengthen democratic institutions, and improve security. more
Dr Tedros meets the YALI 2015 Fellows from Ethiopia (Jun 18, 2015)
Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom on Wednesday (June 17) met with the 13 Ethiopians selected for the 2015 Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Mandela Washington Fellows Program. The meeting was attended by Ambassador Taye Atskeselassie, Director-General of American Affairs, and Ambassador Mule Tarekegni, Chief of the Cabinet Office at the Ministry. more
Ethiopia's economy is on a fast lane of growth - IMF (Jun 17, 2014)
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Ethiopia is registering rapid economic growth. An IMF delegation today met and discussed cooperation on sustainable economic development in Ethiopian with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. more
Ethiopian Airlines Announces Order for Six 787 Dreamliners (Jun 17, 2014)
Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines today announced an order for six 787-8 Dreamliner at the Paris Air Show. The order was previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing's Orders and Deliveries website. The Dreamliners complement the airline's existing 13 787s currently operating in the fleet and are part of Ethiopian's long-term strategy to increase capacity and provide greater route flexibility to and from its hub in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. more

Ethiopian Diaspora Members in Minnesota Colorfully Celebrate the 24th Anniversary of "Ginbot 20", Victory Day (Jun 14, 2015)

Members of the Ethiopian Diaspora domiciling in Minnesota state colorfully celebrated the 24th anniversary of Victory Day on June 14, 2015. Ambassador Girma Birru, Special Envoy, Ambassador Extra-Ordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ethiopia to the US, Mexico and Jamaica  addressed hundreds of a packed audience of Ethiopians. more

The 27th Ordinary Session of the AU Executive Council opens in Johannesburg (Jun 11, 2015)
The 27th ordinary Session of the Executive Council opened on Thursday (June 11) and in an opening statement. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, Chairperson of the AU Commission, welcoming the Foreign said the Executive Council had just emerged from a two-day Retreat, where they had discussed the first 10 Year Plan of Action for Agenda 2063. more
Ambassador Girma Birru participated in the launching event of President Obama's Initiative to establish Public-Private Partnership to empower Climate-Resilient Developing Nations (June 09, 2015)
On June 9, 2015, Ambassador Girma Birru, Ambassador of Ethiopia to the United States, participated in the launching event, of President Obama's Initiative to establish Public-Private Partnership to empower Climate-Resilient Developing Nations . The launching event was held at the U.S. Institute of Peace and was attended by high level U.S. Government officials from the White House, USAID, other U.S. Governmental agencies and private Sector representatives as well as representatives of the Government of the United Kingdom. The event was the fulfillment of President Obama's major commitment announced at the UN Climate Summit in New York last September to launch an international public-private partnership to empower developing nations to boost their own climate resilience. more
24th Anniversary of Ginbot 20 colourfully celebrated in Ohio, Columbus (Jun 08, 2015)

24th Anniversary of Ginbot 20 colourfully celebrated in Ohio, Columbus on June 6, 2015. Ethiopians and Ethiopian origin diaspora community members residing in Ohio and neighboring states praised the peace, development, and economic growth experienced in the past 24 years in the country. More than 250 diaspora community members participated in the event. Mr. Merkebu Beyene, Counselor at the Ethiopian Embassy have attended the event representing H.E. Amb. Girma Birru. Participants received valuable information on investment opportunities, Diaspora Housing program, and more. The event was organized by "Ethiopian Hidasse Council in Ohio".

Hailemariam to attend G-7 meeting in Germany (Jun 04, 2015)
The highlight of the German G7 Presidency will be the summit meeting of the heads of state and government on 7/8 June 2015. The programme has not yet been finalised. Meetings will also be held at ministerial level in the course of the Presidency, and the German Chancellor will engage in exchange with civil society. more
East Africa's biggest cement plant inaugurated (Jun 04, 2015)
The Dangote Group inaugurated East Africa's biggest cement factory it built in Ethiopia at a cost of 480 million USD with the presence of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. The plant, erected on 134 hectors of land in West Shoa Zone, near Muger town of Oromia Regional State about 85km from the capital Addis Ababa, will enable the nation meet the local demand for cement. more
GE eyes Ethiopia and Nigeria in the next five years (Jun 04, 2015)
General Electric is seeking to more than double revenue from Africa to as much as $10 billion over the next five years as it targets power, health and locomotive opportunities in countries including Nigeria and Ethiopia. more
24th Anniversary of Demise of Military Dictatorship in Ethiopia Celebrated in D.C. (May 31, 2015)

The 24th Anniversary of the downfall of the brutal military junta and the dawn of a new era of peace, democracy and development in Ethiopia was colorfully celebrated at the premises of the Chancery of the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 30, 2015. The historic day was commemorated on the morrow of the 5th national and regional Ethiopian election heralding unhampered continuation of the progress of peace, development and democracy. more

May 28 (Ginbot 20) Victory Day cements diversified turning points in Ethiopia: President Dr. Mulatu (May 27, 2015)
President Dr. Multau Teshome said that May 28 (Ginbot 20) Victory Day has cemented multi-faceted political, economic and social achievements of Ethiopia guaranteed its transformation. In a press conference he delivered today, the president said that the Ethiopian government has managed to realize fast and sustainable economic growth in the country in the past 24 years. more
Board announces preliminary election results of Ethiopia's General Election (May 27, 2015)
The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced preliminary results of the 5th general election in Ethiopia held on Sunday. As such, out of counted constituencies, in Tigray National Regional State, the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF-EPRDF) won 31 parliamentary seats out of the 31; in Amhara National Regional State, Amhara National Democratic Movement (ANDM-EPRDF) won 107 parliamentary seats out of 107; in Oromiya National Regional State, the Oromo People's Democratic Organization (OPDO-EPRDF) won 150 parliamentary seats out of 150; in the Ethiopian Somali National Regional State, the Ethiopian Somali Democratic Party (ESDP) won 16 parliamentary seats out of 16; in the Benishangul Gumuz National Regional State, the Benishangul Gumuz Democratic Party won all seven parliamentary seats. Similarly, in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State, Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement (SEPDM) won 95 parliamentary seats; in the Gambela National Regional State, the Gambela People's Democratic Party won all three parliamentary seats; in the Hareri National Regional State, the Hareri National League won two parliamentary seats and OPDO-EPRDF won the remaining third seat; in the Dire Dawa City Administration, OPDO-EPRDF won one seat, while the Somali People Democratic Party (SPDP) won one seat. In the capital Addis Ababa, EPRDF won all 23 parliamentary seats.
AUEOM concludes Parliamentary Elections were calm, peaceful and credible (May 26, 2015)
The African Union Electoral Observer Mission declared that Sunday's general election in Ethiopia was calm, peaceful and credible. The Mission stated ''the 2015 Parliamentary Elections are the fifth democratic elections in Ethiopia since 1995. The Mission further notes that Ethiopia's adoption of democracy since 1995 has also brought about rapid development, which has contributed to making the country one of the fastest growing economies in Africa.'' more
Civic societies coalition declares polls free, democratic (May 26, 2015)
Coalition of the Ethiopian civic societies, which deployed over 40,000 observers on Sunday's polls declared that the voting was fair, peaceful and democratic. President of the coalition Tadele Yimer told reporters yesterday that the pre-election process and the polls fulfilled election procedures and were democratic. more
The election was peaceful, successful: EHRC (May 26, 2015)
The Ethiopian 5th Round National Election has finalized in a peaceful and successful way, Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) confirmed. In his exclusive interview with WIC, Human Rights Watch and Pursuit Directorate Director in the Commission, Mitiku Mekonnen last Sunday said that the commission has observed peaceful and free election. According to Mitiku, it is based on proclamation 38 of the Ethiopian Constitution that the commission determined to observe the election. The commission with its eight branches has fielded over 200 observers throughout the country and observed peaceful election taking palce. more
Ethiopian 5th General Election successfully and peacefully accomplished: NEBE (May 24, 2015)
The casting of votes to the Ethiopian 5th General Election has accomplished peacefully and successfully, National Electoral Board of Ethiopia announced. more
Amhara Development Association in North America (ADANA) Amhara Development Association in North America (ADANA), Washington, D.C. Chapter held a meeting with members and supporters (May 23, 2015)

Amhara Development Association in North America (ADANA), Washington, D.C. Chapter held a meeting with members and supporters of the association on May 23, 2015 at Embassy of Ethiopia. Ato Mohammed Hassen, Vice Chief Executive of Amhara Development Association (ADA) presented the achivements that the Association made in the realization of development in the Amhara Region. More than 100 members and supporters of the Association attended the meeting.

Ethiopia's economy to grow 10.5 percent in 2015/16: World Bank (May 22, 2015)
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia's economy is expected to grow by 9.5 percent this fiscal year ending June before accelerating to 10.5 percent in 2015/16, the World Bank said on Friday, adding inflation will remain in single digits during this period. more
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Welcome to the Embassy of Ethiopia
Washington DC
United States of America
Special Envoy, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Ambassador Girma Birru


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በውጭ ለሚኖሩ ኢትዮጵያውያንና ትውልደ ኢትዮጵያዊያን!!!

የቤቶች ልማት ፕሮግራምን በሁለም ክልሎች በመቅረፅ የማስፈፀሚያ መመሪያ አዘጋጅተው ባጠናቀቁ
የትግራይ፣ አማራ፣ ኦሮሚያ፣ ደቡብ፣ ሃረሪ፣ ሶማሌ፣ ጋምቤላ ክልሎችና የድሬዳዋ ከተማ አስተዳደር
በማህበራት በመደራጀት የመመዝገብ ሥራ እንዲጀመር ከውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስቴር ተገልፆልናል፡፡
በመሆኑም ከሚያዚያ 12 ቀን 2007 ዓ.ም. ጀምሮ ምዝገባውን በኢትዮጵያ ኤምባሲ የምናከናውን መሆኑን
እየገለፅን በመመሪያዎቹ መሠረት አስፈላጊውን መስፈርት በማሟላት መመዝገብ የምትችሉ መሆኑን

የኢትዮጵያ ኤምባሲ
ዋሽንግተን ዲሲ

የምዝገባ መሰረታዊ መረጃዎች

የምዝገባ የተጠቃለለ መረጃ

የባንክ አካውንት ለመክፈት ማመልከቻ ቅፅ

የየክልሎችን ዝርዝር መረጃዎች ከዚህ በታች ይመልከቱ

የአማራ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
ደቡብ ብሄር ብሄረሰቦች እና ህዝቦች ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ 
  የቤቶች ዋጋ
የኦሮሚያ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
የትግራይ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
  የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ 
የድሬዳዋ ከተማ መስተዳድር የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ 
  የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ 
የጋምቤላ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
  የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ
የሶማሌ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ
  የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ
የሀረሪ ክልል የመተዳደሪያ ደንብ
የቤኒሻንጉል ጉሙዝ ክልል የአፈጻጸም መመሪያ


"Ethiopian Embassy News", Monthly Newsletter of the Ethiopian Embassy, Washington D.C.

Year 2 Issue 02, July 2015

Year 2 Issue 01, July 2015


Celebration of Ethiopian Diaspora Day at Embassy of Ethiopia, Washington, D.C. (Aug 15, 2015)


Prime Minister Hailemariam's speech on Ethiopian Diaspora Day (Aug 16, 2015)

Dr. Tedros Adhanom's Interview with CNN about President Obama's visit to Ethiopia (July 28, 2015)

PM Hailemariam Desalegn and President Obama Joint Press Conference at Ethiopian National Palace, Addis Ababa, July 27, 2015

President Obama's Remarks at the African Union (July 28, 2015)

President Obama Delivers a Toast to Prime Minister Hailemariam (July 27, 2015)

President Obama Arrives at Bole Int. Airport Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - July 26, 2015

Amb. Girma Birru's Interview about President Obama's Visit to Ethiopia

Ethiopia - The Land of Renaissance

አምባሳደር ግርማ ብሩ በችካጎ ከተማ ከሚገኙ የዲያስፖራ ኮሚዩኒቲ አባላት እና የተቃዋሚ ፓርቲ ደጋፊዎች ለተነሱ ጥያቄዎች የሰጡት ምላሽ (June06, 2015)

Talk to Al Jazeera - Hailemariam Desalegn: Democracy 'not only an election'

Interview on Diaspora Housing Program - TG TV

EMN - Interview with Government Communication Affairs Minister Ato Redwan Hussien, Washington, D.C.

Love Letter to Ethiopia - Coffee professionals share their love for ethiopian coffee

EthioTube Exclusive - Interview with Ambassador Girma Birru - April 25, 2015

Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman meets Dr. Tedros Adhanom (Apr 16, 2014)

Documentary showing the 4th year Status of GERD

Setup guide to watch EBC on Roku

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