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The Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) in Ethiopia is conducting major media reform activities to transform the country’s communication and media sectors, at the Federal and Regional levels, to empower them to discharge their responsibilities by promoting the expansion of modern, accessible, and diverse media.
15 Dec 2017
Media reform, best practice sought
Over 350 Ethiopians representing many of the ethno-linguistic groups in the country, dressed in traditional outfits, and braved snow and sleet over the weekend (December 10) to celebrate the 12th annual Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Day (#NNPDay2017).
13 Dec 2017
12th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Day celebrated colourfully in London
Ambassador Hailemichael was the guest speaker at the launch of Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom at the October Gallery in Bloomsbury. The book features 800 superb photographs of 66 of Ethiopia’s ancient churches. The most comprehensive publication yet of Ethiopia’s Christian Orthodox heritage, it unveils the secrets of the churches’ murals, their colourful medieval history and the…
11 Dec 2017
Ambassador Hailemichael guest speaker at book launch on Ethiopian Churches
A new waste-to-energy plant is set to transform the Koshe landfill site and revolutionize Addis Ababa's approach to dealing with waste. The plant, which is due to begin operating in January, will incinerate 1,400 tons of waste every day while supplying Addis with 30% of its household electricity needs and meeting European standards on air emissions.
27 Nov 2017
Ethiopia’s waste-to-energy plant is a first in Africa
The weekly newsletter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia.
17 Nov 2017
A Week in the Horn
ince 27th October, all refugees in Ethiopia have been able to register their vital life events, including birth, death, marriage and divorce, directly with national authorities. This is an historic first and a ground-breaking development for refugee protection in Ethiopia, not previously realized over decades.
15 Nov 2017
Ethiopia begins civil registration for refugees
UK’s export finance available to Ethiopia has increased to £200 million, to support UK - Ethiopia bilateral trade. Earlier in the year the Government announced that after the UK leaves the European Union, Ethiopian companies will enjoy duty-free access to the British market for all sectors except arms.
13 Nov 2017
UK doubles trade support for Ethiopia
Ethiopian Airlines has been awarded Skytrax 4-Star certification at a special ceremony held in London on November 8, 2017. The Airline now joins the likes of British Airways, Qantas and Emirates as a global 4-star player in the international airline arena.
10 Nov 2017
Ethiopian Airlines Awarded 4 Star Skytrax Rating
The weekly newsletter from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia.
10 Nov 2017
A Week in the Horn
Ethiopian Airlines leads the way, once again, by becoming the first airline in Africa to take delivery and operate Boeing787-9 Dreamliner
1 Nov 2017
Ethiopian Airlines celebrates delivery of first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner
24 Oct 2017
International hotel brands expand in Ethiopia
International hotel brands - Hyatt, Radisson Blu, Park Inn and Mariott - are set to open new hotels in Ethiopia, giving travellers more choice in accommodation.

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