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Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed held discussions with political parties and civil society organizations in the presence of the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia, on the upcoming elections scheduled for mid-2021. The highly anticipated and historic election is noted as the most consequential election in its demonstration of Ethiopia’s democratization journey initiated in 2018.
2 Dec 2020
Elections 2021 discussions with Political Parties and Civil Society Organisations
Economic Digest is a monthly publication prepared by the Business Diplomacy Department at the Embassy that aims to inform UK stakeholders about the economic situation in Ethiopia. November 2020 | Issue 02
Economic Digest: Issue 02
On Wednesday, 25th November 2020, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, H.E. Mr Demeke Mekonnen, met and held discussions with his British counterpart, The Rt Hon Dominic Raab MP, to deliver a message from the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr Abiy Ahmed.
26 Nov 2020
Deputy Prime Minister assures UK Government of Commitment to Ensure Peace and Security of the People of Ethiopia
The Federal Government is committed to responding to the needs of citizens in the Tigray Region expeditiously. In partnership with the relevant agencies, the government will continue to extend protection and humanitarian assistance to those in need.
26 Nov 2020
Developments on Humanitarian Assistance in Tigray Region
The findings by the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission on the grave human rights violations perpetrated by TPLF forces in Maikadra are heart-wrenching. The report is a confirmation of the earlier report by Amnesty International on the same incident.
24 Nov 2020
Federal Government Condemns the atrocities committed by TPLF in Maikadra
We are aware of a doctored letter on Embassy letterhead being circulated online among TPLF-affiliated digital media outlets claiming to be from the Embassy – please note, this document is FAKE and contains false information.
20 Nov 2020
FAKE DOCUMENT ALERT! Embassy Warns Against Spread of Misinformation
The current law enforcement operations in Tigray primarily targets the disgruntled, reactionary and rogue TPLF members clique that have been destabilising Ethiopia. As such, the Federal government intends to put an end to the deadly crime spree of this group within TPLF, which has also affected the people of Tigray.
18 Nov 2020
Distinguishing TPLF from the People of Tigray
በትግራይ ክልል የህግ የበላይነትን በማስከበር ላይ የሚገኘውን የሀገር መ/ሰራዊት ለመደገፍ የቻላችሁትን የገንዘብ መጠን እንድትለግሱ በአክብሮት እየጠየቅን ለተጨማሪ መረጃ ቀጠዩን ማስፈንጠሪያ መጠቀም የምትችሉ መሆኑን እንገልጻለን።
17 Nov 2020
The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia continues to undertake the irreversible task of enforcing the rule of law in the Tigray region, which it commenced last week following the treasonous attacks by the TPLF on the Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF).
15 Nov 2020
Government Continues to Enforce Rule of Law in Tigray
Statement by Prime Minister Abiy on recent developments in Ethiopia's Tigray Region.
9 Nov 2020
Putting an End to Impunity: The Case for Enforcing Federal Laws in Tigray
Catch up on the latest updates from Ethiopia, and from our mission, in our monthly newsletter. October 2020 Issue.
GERD: An affirmation of Ethiopia’s commitment to equitable and reasonable use of The Nile
Following the premeditated and surprise attacks on the National Defense Forces Northern Command launched by TPLF in the early hours of November 4, the government has initiated a large-scale law enforcement operation in the region per Federal mandate and responsibility according to Article 51 of the Constitution.
6 Nov 2020
Updates on the unfolding developments in Ethiopia
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