COVID-19 Travel Update
22 Jun 2020
Some amendments have been made to the State of Emergency in response to the current situation of COVID-19 in Ethiopia:
- All deaths at home or in health facilities: funeral and burial arrangements will be held by the family at their preferred burial ground (with attendance of not more than 50 people)
- All travellers arriving at Addis Ababa Bole International Airport who have a certificate of negative PCR SAR-CoV test done up to 72 hours before arrival to Ethiopia, will be required mandatory 14-day self-quarantine/self-isolation at home after giving a sample upon arrival.
- All travellers with no certificate of negative PCR SAR-CoV test results as well as returnees will be quarantined for 7 days at designated sites, tested, and then required to self-isolate for an additional 7 days at home
- Individuals suspected of having COVID-19 or who test positive with mild or no symptoms will be asked to self-isolate at home if they have the resources, the support, are willing and fulfil the criteria
- Individuals who do not meet self-isolation criteria will be isolated in non-clinical facilities.
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As part of our virtual campaign to galvanise support towards the Dine For Ethiopia projects in Gorgora, Wonchi and Koysha, the Embassy invites the Ethiopian diaspora and friends of Ethiopia to join hands with Ethiopia on its journey towards prosperity and transformation. Donate today and leave a legacy!
28 Oct 2020
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H.E. Gedu Andargachew, Ethiopia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, summoned the US Ambassador, H.E. Mike Raynor, to seek clarification on the remarks made by the US President regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam during his telephone conversation with the Prime Ministers Sudan and Israel.
24 Oct 2020
Ethiopia seeks clarification on the statement President Trump made on the GERD
Ethiopia's aspiration and commitment for development is best demonstrated through the unanimous support and contribution to the construction of the GERD. Ethiopia will not cave-in to aggressions of any kind, nor do we give recognition to a right that is entirely based on colonial treaties.
24 Oct 2020
The GERD is an affirmation of Ethiopia’s commitment for equitable and reasonable utilisation of the Abbay River
Amid the ongoing global coronavirus pandemic, new health guidelines have been put in place for all travellers entering Ethiopia. Effective immediately, all travellers, over the age of ten, are required to provide a certificate of negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test, taken no later than five days prior to arrival in Ethiopia.
21 Oct 2020
COVID-19: Entry Requirements for Travellers to Ethiopia
Guest editorial by H.E. Teferi Melesse Desta on his first weeks in London as the new Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
9 Oct 2020
My first weeks in London
Catch up on the latest updates from Ethiopia, and from our mission, in our monthly newsletter. Autumn 2020 Issue.
Ambassador Teferi assumes duties in the United Kingdom
On 5th October, British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson MP, appointed Lord Bates as the new Trade Envoy to Ethiopia. Lord Bates said he looks forward to meeting those responsible for the success of trade and investment between the UK and Ethiopia and listening to their views on how we can expand this in the future.
6 Oct 2020
Lord Bates appointed as new Trade Envoy to Ethiopia
Shura Kitata won the London Marathon on 4th October, producing a devastating sprint finish to depose four-time winner and world-record holder Eliud Kipchoge and become only the third Ethiopian to win the elite men’s title. In the women’s race, Ethiopia’s Ashete Bekere and Alemu Megertu finished in 4th and 5th places.
5 Oct 2020
Shura Kitata sprints to London Marathon victory
Addis Fine Art will be exhibiting at the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair in London, taking place between 8th and 10th October at Somerset House. This will be the fifth time the gallery exhibits at the Fair. It will be presenting new works by Ethiopian artists, Addis Gezehagn, Ermias Kifleyesus, Tsedaye Makonnen and Tesfaye Urgessa. [caption id="attachment_6906" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Tsedaye Makonnen, Astral…
2 Oct 2020
Addis Fine Art represents Ethiopia at the 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, London
Every year on 1st October, International Coffee Day is celebrated to promote coffee as the world’s most beloved beverage. This year, the Embassy kicked off celebrations by paying a visit to Queens of Mayfair, a coffee shop in London that is serving one of the rarest brews in the world - the Ethiopian Cup of Excellence Coffee.
2 Oct 2020
Embassy celebrates International Coffee Day
Ambassador Teferi Melesse met with UK's Minister for Africa, James Duddridge, for introductory discussions. Briefing the Ambassador on his recent visit to Ethiopia, the Minister expressed great optimism in the current administration’s reforms and the opportunities it would yield for further UK investment into Ethiopia.
2 Oct 2020
Ambassador Teferi meets UK Minister for Africa
In his address at the United Nations General Assembly on 25th September, Prime Minister Abiy reiterated Ethiopia’s longstanding ambition to reach a mutually beneficial outcome for all parties with regards to the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD).
29 Sep 2020
Ethiopia has no intention of harming downstream countries with GERD
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