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Africa:Connecting Africa Through Art
[Ethiopian Herald] "At the beginning there is culture. In the middle there is culture at there is culture". This is one of the famous saying of Léopold Sédar Senghor, Senegalese poet, politician, and cultural theorist who served Senegal as the first president.
AllAfrica | 21-Oct-2017 19:55

British Ambassador Visits Children's Hospital and Recovery Centre
[PR Newswire] London -HMA Susanna Moorehead was able to see CURE Hospital and Alemachen recovery centre support each other to give hope to children with disabilities.
AllAfrica | 19-Oct-2017 15:35

Prospects of Ethiopia's Fashion Industry
[Ethiopian Herald] Textile and apparel industry is a strategic investment sector with an annual market transaction of more than three trillion USD worldwide which accounts for about two percent of world's Gross Domestic Product (GDP). This also gives opportunity for the fashion industry to thrive.
AllAfrica | 19-Oct-2017 14:52

Ethiopian Boy (5) Back Home Months After Kidnap
[CAJ News] AN Ethiopian boy who was kidnapped and saw the abductors shoot his mother has been reunited with his parents six months after the incident. The minor had been taken to the neighbouring war-torn South Sudan.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 18:01

Ethiopia:Ethiopian Goes Fully Digital
[Ethiopian Airlines] Flying even more greener; Ethiopian Airlines Group, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has fully digitalized all its business processes like aircraft maintenance and Flight Operations, Commercial Operations, Finance, HRM, Customer Services, Procurement and supply Chain Management, Online learning, management approvals and authorizations etc... by removing paper from the entire system as of today, September 28, 2017.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 14:51

Institute Aiming for Optimal Technology Transfer
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Construction Project Management Institute (ECPMI) underlined the need on creating a joint platform that would enable it to cooperate with other entities in order to carry out optimal technology, knowledge transfer into the local construction sector.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:23

Ethiopia:Saudi Vision 2030 Centers On Mutual Benefits With Ethiopia - Ambassador
[Ethiopian Herald] Saudi Arabian Ambassador to Ethiopia Abdullah Faleh Alarjani says Ethiopia is one of the potential beneficiaries of his country's economic restructuring plan, Vision 2030.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:21

Ethiopia:Make Vision Count - a Call for a Sight
[Ethiopian Herald] Fitsum Tekola, 26, is resident of Jimma Town in Oromia State. She has been suffering from long sightedness that caused vision problem and challenged her not to effectively perform well in schooling and daily activities for over two decades.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:19

Ethiopia:MFM Inaugurates TVET College
[Ethiopian Herald] Menschen fuer Menschen (MfM) Foundation officially inaugurates an up-to-the-standard Technical and Vocational Education and Training College (TVET) at Hawariat Town, Gurage Zone of Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples' State with a cost of 55 million Birr.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:18

Ethiopia:Commission Foresees FDI Amounting to U.S.$4.5 Billion
[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Investment Commission (EIC) discloses that it has set target to secure Foreign Direct Investment /FDI/ amounting to 4.5 billion USD in 2017/18 fiscal year.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:17

Ethiopia:Make Hay While the Sun Shines
[Ethiopian Herald] In Ethiopia, we have been sporadically witnessing seedlings of every stripes of radicalism. Therefore, the government has identified religious fanaticism as a threat that could undermine the country's democratization and developmental effort, and hence it has vowed to work hard to undermine every tendency of extremism.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:14

Strategy - a Means to an End, Not an End By Itself
[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources has recently launched a 10 year National Horticulture Development and Marketing Strategy to boost up sector's performance.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:13

Ethiopia:Long Way to Go Towards Medical Tourism - Official, Practitioners
[Ethiopian Herald] Experts and officials in the health sector accented that Ethiopia should exert efforts to reduce the huge foreign currency spent to medical tourism by building its internal capacity.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:11

Ethiopia:Role of Industrial Parks in Reducing Unemployment
[Ethiopian Herald] The government of Ethiopia is unwavering in its commitment to making the country the leading manufacturing hub in Africa by 2025. Development of world class, specialized, vertically integrated, export driven and competitive industrial parks is the central driver and catalyst of the Vision.
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 13:09

Africa:'Country Has Become Africa's Investment Hub for Textile and Garment Industry'
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's non-oil driven rapid economic growth, which has got recognition by international financial institutions is attracting more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) to the country. The government's massive infrastructural development projects such as industrial parks, roads, railways, airway, electricity and telecommunications are also widely believed to be major factors in drawing FDI. In an exclusive interview with The Ethiopian Herald, Ethiopian Investment Commission Commissioner Fistum Arega said Ethi
AllAfrica | 18-Oct-2017 12:44

The Bitter Pill's Back, With Little Hope of Cure
[Addis Fortune] Almost all multilateral finance institutions were in tandem warning Ethiopian authorities about the Birr, which weighted against a basket of major currencies is overvalued. The IMF has its experts zooming in their estimates in private conversations that the Birr is up by 40pc, but the officials say it is overvalued by 30pc.
AllAfrica | 17-Oct-2017 14:54

Ethiopia:Bureau Promotes Domestic Tourism
[Ethiopian Herald] The number of local visitors for festivals and other events has increased from time to time, however many of the historical and natural heritages of the city have remained unvisited due to lack of awareness, according to the Addis Ababa City Tourism Bureau.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:53

Ethiopia:NBE Devalues Birr, Adjusts Interest Rate
[Ethiopian Herald] National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) has devalued Birr by 15 per cent and made interest rate policy adjustments as of today.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:52

Deputy Premier Calls for Integrated Work On River Basins
[Ethiopian Herald] Deputy Premier Demeke Mekonnen urges an integrated river basin development work through designing strategic plans that consider the economic, social and life ecosystem of the people in basin countries.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:51

HPR Establishes, Restructures Standing Committees
[Ethiopian Herald] The House of Peoples' Representatives (HPR) yesterday endorsed the bill for the provision to increase the number and restructure Standing Committees in a bid to augment its supervision task.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:51

Ministry Eyes At Strengthening Onchocerciasis Elimination Efforts
[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Health and development partners disclosed that the program to eliminate Onchocerciasis - disease caused by parasitic worm - is progressing in most affected areas of the country.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:49

From Barren to Fertile Scaling Up Tigray's Experience
[Ethiopian Herald] Drought affected States will become more advantageous if they emulate the voluntary public mobilizing experiences of Tigray State to efficiently restore degraded lands and intensify the food security efforts of the country.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:46

National Flag Strengthening Cohesion
[Ethiopian Herald] Due to the ardent efforts of Ethiopia's sons and daughters; the tricolor National Flag has been associated with courage, hope, prosperity and unity.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:45

Ethiopia:Calls for Sustaining Diasporas' GERD Support
[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Diaspora Association aims to mobilize and reach more Diasporas to sustain their financial contribution to Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam(GERD) while calling for the government to come up with alternative income generation sources to unleash the potential.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:44

Ethiopia:Capacity Building, Technology Improving Urban Land Administration
[Ethiopian Herald] Ensuring sustainable urban development comes to reality if and only if the urban land administration system can go in line with the common interest of residents and that of government.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:44

Villagization Improving Pastoralists' Life
[Ethiopian Herald] Establishing communal life at pastoral and semi-pastoral areas of the country has received increased attention from the government. Thus, activities relating to making sure whether the necessary requisites are in place are central to the tasks of the Ministry of Federal and Pastoral Development Affairs as well as respective states. The program is effective in States like Afar, Benishangul-Gumuz, Gambela, Somali and in pastoralist communities of Oromia and Southern people.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:43

Authority Urges Stakeholders to Prevent Artifact's Theft
[Ethiopian Herald] Raising the public's awareness has to be central in the effort of protecting ancient heritages from theft and damage.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:42

Promoting the Resurgence of Ethiopian Renaissance in 2010 E.C
[Ethiopian Herald] The first quarter of the Ethiopian fiscal has just ended coinciding with the opening of the regular sessions of the House of Peoples Representatives (HPR)and House of Federation(HoF). This would mean that HPR will kick start its duties among other things by assessing the performance of budgeted government ministries, commissions and agencies. What did these organizations plan to accomplish in the first quarter to what extent have they utilized the budget earmarked for them for the first quarter? These and
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:41

Opposition Leader Gudina Pleads Innocent On All Charges
[Addis Standard] Appearing in court for the first time after the court's summer recess, Dr. Merera Gudina has pleaded his innocence against all criminal charges brought by the federal prosecutors.The defense team told the court that Dr. Merera's plea of innocence was late by eleven months since the charges were brought against him.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 14:03

Ethiopia:Ethiopian Airlines Mulling Flights to Hangzhou As 6th Chinese Destination
[Focac] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia's national air carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) is mulling flights to the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 13:25

Ethiopian Airlines to Partner Tour Firms
[Observer] Ethiopian Airlines is looking for tour and travel companies to partner in order to boost regional tourism and trade between Uganda and Ethiopia.
AllAfrica | 16-Oct-2017 09:02

Parkinson Another Silent Killer
[Ethiopian Herald] It is not known when people began being affected by Parkinson disease. There is an assumption that the disease is an age-old one. In 1817, an English physician called Dr.Parkinson referred to it the shaking palsy and made a scientific description about it which was published on science journal. His publication is entitled "Essay on the shaking palsy" . He made the assessment in his own clinic with three patients of Parkinson. Sixty years latter, a French researcher who was called Martin Charket again made
AllAfrica | 06-Oct-2017 14:01

How U.S. Surveillance Helps Repressive Regimes - the Ethiopia Case
[HRW] Recent stories from Edward Snowden's disclosures show how the US government's involvement with Ethiopia presents a case study in enabling repressive regimes to carry out surveillance on their own citizens. In the case of Ethiopia, such surveillance powers can play a significant role in a government's criminalization of dissent and politically motivated detentions. The United States is not alone in its assistance. Ethiopia has also used hacking technologies obtained from abroad to spy on diaspora living in
AllAfrica | 04-Oct-2017 11:52

Minister of Council of Ministers Affirms Importance of Pushing Further Sudan-Ethiopia Relations
[SNA] Khartoum -Minister of Council of Ministers, Ahmed Saad Omer has underlined importance of pushing further relations between Sudan and Ethiopia in political, economic and social fields for the well-being of people of the two countries.
AllAfrica | 04-Oct-2017 11:13

A Defense Force That Stands Shoulder High
[Ethiopian Herald] In concert and superb chemistry, the Ethiopian government and the Ministry of National Defense have brought into being a professional defense force boasting of military personnel armed with research-and-continuous-training-based knowledge, acid-test-honed skills and iron discipline. Times beyond number, the National Defense has demonstrated its capability of emerging with flying colors out of trying missions locally, regionally and beyond.
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:32

Ethiopia: Portraying Our Hospitality
[Ethiopian Herald] On the global arena, the tourism industry is portraying an upward trajectory from time to time. Reports indicate that it is playing a crucial role for nation's socioeconomic and political uplift. In cognizance of this fact,apart from bolstering the sector's vibrancy in respective countries, different nations are forging ties and back scratching with others. As such, countries conducting researches on the benefits that could accrue from the sector,well organizing information and setting plans have turned be
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:18

Ripping in the Bud Interethnic Clashes
[Ethiopian Herald] Self-determination of peoples has been a right that has taken center stage with the expansion of so called third generation rights. After World War II and the issuance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the issue of peace and security of the world was seriously taken into consideration and some form of legal framework and arrangement was conceived. The liberal philosophy focuses on individual rights and according to such thought, it is from that stand point that the rest of rights should be ente
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:16

Ethiopia: Not to Waste the Waste
[Ethiopian Herald] Various encouraging efforts have been carried out to give Addis Abba a clean bill of health by modernizing the city's waste management practices. In August 15, 2017 Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn and City Mayor Diriba Kuma struck a deal to improve service provisions in the city, and one important component in the service delivery is proper waste collection and disposal.
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:15

Honor Disability Friendly Commitments
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has strongly committed itself to realize disability friendly infrastructural and service provisions. This can be noticeable from the various laws, including the building code, which have enshrined provisions helpful to create accessible and safe urban centers. The GTP II, which is in line with the SDGs in many respects, clearly states ways and means to remove all kinds of barriers, and support PwD to equally access the various services. Diametrically opposite to this, not few of the facilities eve
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:13

Ethio-Djibouti Railway Starts Full Ride Trials
[Ethiopian Herald] Ethio-Djibouti railway project has started full rail ride trials completing unit ride trials prior to the commencement of passenger and freight services.
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:12

The Other Aspects of Meskel
[Ethiopian Herald] The breathtaking festival attracts countless of tourists from across the world.
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:11

Ministry Urges Integration of Elderly
[Ethiopian Herald] Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs calls for the inclusion of the elderly people in every aspects of life.
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:10

Society Calls for Improvement of Emergency Care Services
[Ethiopian Herald] Despite the expansion of health services and human resource development in the health sector, provision of emergency care is yet to see similar development due to various reasons, says Ethiopian Society of Emergency Medicine Professionals (ESEP's)
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:09

Disability Friendly Dev't - Large On Paper, Small On Ground?
[Ethiopian Herald] Despite some improvements, most public sectors are far behind fulfilling commitments to help people with disability (PwD) enjoy physical accessibility, say Executive Board Members of Ethiopian National Association of the Physically Handicapped (ENAPH).
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:07

Africa: Africa's Biggest Trade Event Comes to Addis
[Ethiopian Herald] Africa's leading and most high end exhibition and conference on cotton, textile, apparel, technology and footwear industry, wholesale, retail, boutique stores and the hospitality industry will be undertaken in Addis Ababa from October 3-6, 2017.
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:06

State Luring More Investors
[Ethiopian Herald] Amhara State Investment Commission has given investment licenses to 1,860 investors who run various projects with an aggregate capital of 36.4 billion Birr this fiscal year.
AllAfrica | 03-Oct-2017 21:06

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