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
On 24th September, PM Office spokesperson Billene Seyoum and Attorney General Dr Gedion Timothewos resumed press briefings to English-speaking journalists - international and local - at the government’s new media studio in Addis Ababa.
28 Sep 2020
Press briefing on the current issues in Ethiopia
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed addresses the general debate of the 75th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
28 Sep 2020
Prime Minister Abiy Addresses UN General Debate, 75th Session
During an extraordinary session on 22nd  September, the House of Peoples Representatives passed a resolution allowing Ethiopia to hold its general election by September next year, with adherence to COVID-19 guidelines laid out by the Ministry of Health.
25 Sep 2020
Parliament approves holding of postponed elections
Statement from His Excellency Teferi Melesse Desta, Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, on the International Day of Peace.
21 Sep 2020
Embassy Celebrates International Day of Peace 2020