Each year, all of Ethiopia’s tourist traffic, passes through Addis Ababa on its way to the historic north and idyllic south of the country. The capital may not boast the history or natural beauty of the rest of the country, but is quickly emerging as an ideal destination to mix business with pleasure.
7 Aug 2017
24 Hours in Addis Ababa
The Ethiopian Parliament approves a 320.8 billion Birr budget, (c$13.9 billion), an increase of 46.9 billion Br (16.9%) compared to the previous year.
14 Jul 2017
Parliament approves record budget for the Ethiopian fiscal year 2010 (2017-18)
Ethiopia’s 26th Victory Day (National Day) was celebrated across the nation on 28th May - the date in 1991 when the Derg regime was overthrown - under the theme “Ethiopia: a country committed to building a Democratic Federal System on the basis of equality, justice and inclusive development as a guarantor of our Renaissance.”
2 Jun 2017
Celebrating 26 years of Ethiopian Renaissance
Ethiopia celebrates the 76th Anniversary of the end of Italian occupation - brought about by her patriots’ 5 years (1935-1941) resistance to fascist Italy’s second attempt to turn Ethiopia into a fully-fledged colony.
4 May 2017
Patriots’ Victory Day
The second Growth and Transformation Plan aims to transform Ethiopia's industrial sector by building more Industrial Parks and new Integrated Agro-Industrial Parks (IAIPs) around the country. By 2025, the contribution of the industrial sector to GDP will have increased from 15% (in 2015) to 28%, and of manufacturing from 5% (in 2015) to 18%.
27 Apr 2017
Ethiopia to become the hub of light manufacturing in Africa
27 Mar 2017
Enhancing Ethio-Scottish Relations
For centuries, Ethiopia and the UK have enjoyed close economic, diplomatic and cultural relations. They provided an important foundation for the recent visit to Scotland of an Ethiopian Embassy delegation, led by H.E. Ambassador Hailemichael Aberra
In Ethiopia, March 2 is a Red-Letter Day! On this date in 1889 Ethiopians from the four corners of the country converged in Adwa, Northern Ethiopia and, under the overall command of Emperor Menelik II and Empress Taitu, dealt a death blow to Imperial Italy’s ambition to annex Ethiopia.
27 Feb 2017
Adwa: An African Victory and beyond
Updates from the 28th Ordinary Session of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government, the 30th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union's Foreign Ministers and the 9th Gender Pre-Summit.
27 Jan 2017
The African Union Summit