just now


    17-Nov-2017 to 10:53

    World Bank announces $4.7b loan, grant to Ethiopia

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Bank has announced a $4.7 billion loan and grant to support development projects in Ethiopia over the next three years, APA can report on Friday.

    Read more

    16-Nov-2017 to 11:16

    UN to send 900 more troops to CAR

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN Security Council unanimously approved a resolution on Wednesday to send an additional 900 peacekeepers to the UN Mission in the Central African Republic (CAR).

    Read more

    16-Nov-2017 to 09:03

    UN extends mandate of its Interim Security Force for Abyei

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN Security Council unanimously adopted the resolution that extended the mandate of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) until 15 May next year, recognizing the situation there as a serious threat to international peace, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said on Thursday.

    Read more

    15-Nov-2017 to 09:46

    UN renews partial lifting of arms embargo on Somalia, Eritrea probe

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday renewed until 15 November 2018 the partial lifting of the arms embargo on Somalia, authorization for maritime interdiction of illicit arms imports and charcoal exports, and the humanitarian exemption.

    Read more

    13-Nov-2017 to 15:02

    Nile nations fail to clinch deal on controversial dam

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have failed to reach a watershed deal on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), a project Cairo fears would reduce its share of vital waters from the Nile River.

    Read more

    11-Nov-2017 to 16:13

    Ethiopia: Statistics Agency to benefit from $5.5m W/Bank grant

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The World Bank Group is considering granting Ethiopia’s Central Statistical Agency (CSA) $5.5 million, a senior official of the bank said on Saturday.

    Read more

    10-Nov-2017 to 11:43

    Ethiopia to commence gas exports in three year: Official

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia will commence exports of natural gas in less than three years from the Ogaden basin in the south-eastern part of the country, the Ministry of Mines, Natural Gas and Petroleum announced on Friday.

    Read more