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Press Release from the office of the Prime Minister of Ethiopia; The 6th National Elections (April 16, 2021)

Ethiopia’s 6th National Elections are scheduled to take place in the month of June 2021— a mere few weeks away. The highly anticipated elections will arguably be the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia’s first free and fair elections. Since 2018, the current administration has embarked on a path of democratization with a commitment to widening […]

The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, weekly press briefing (April 15, 2021)

The spokesperson of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, H.E. Ambassador Dina Mufti, gave the Ministry’s biweekly press briefing today (15 April 2021) to the media. In his presentation, the Ambassador focused on political diplomacy (with a focus on situations regarding humanitarian support and alleged atrocities on rights violations in Tigray and the GERD negotiations), the Ethiopia-Sudan […]

Deputy PM Receives WHO Regional Director For Africa (April 14, 2021)

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Demeke Mekonnen has received Dr Matshidiso Moeti WHO Regional Director for Africa. They discussed on-going United Nations and WHO collaboration to promote the health agenda in Ethiopia. Moreover, they exchanged views on Ethiopia’s response to current surge in COVID19 cases and concerns over equitable access to COVID-19 […]

Ethiopian Envoy Holds Talks With Minnesota House Of Representative (April 14, 2021)

Ambassador Abdulaziz Mohammed, Ethiopia’s consul general in Minnesota, held a meeting with Minnesota House of Representative Patricia Mueller and Austin City Councilman Oballa Oballa. Among the issues raised during the discussion include the origin and current status of law enforcement in the northern part of the country, the ways to ensure active participation of the […]

Ethiopia Urges Int’l Community To Put Pressure On Sudan To Withdraw Troops (April 14, 2021)

Ethiopia has urged the international community to put pressure on Sudan to evacuate its troops from Ethiopian territories. In a statement yesterday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Sudan has forcefully occupied Ethiopian territories since 6 November 2020 while the Ethiopian army was preoccupied with the law and order operation in Tigray. Although Sudan is […]

Ministries of Foreign and Water Affairs of Ethiopia brief African Ambassadors on GERD negotiations and Ethiopia-Sudan border dispute (April 13, 2021)

H.E. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Demeke Mekonnen and H.E. Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy, Dr. Seleshi Bekele briefed African Ambassadors in Addis Ababa today (April 13) regarding the AU-led trilateral Ministerial meeting between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance (GERD) held in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic […]

Ethiopia invites Sudan and Egypt to nominate dam operators for data exchange before the filling of GERD in upcoming rainy seasons (April 10, 2021)

The Minister of Water, Irrigation, and Energy of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr. Eng. Seleshi Bekele formally invited the Republic of Sudan and the Arab Republic of Egypt to nominate dam operators to exchange data before the second filling of the GERD commences in the upcoming rainy seasons in Ethiopia. In the letters addressed to Minister of […]