Editorial by Ethiopia's Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity, H.E. Dr. Eng. Seleshi Bekele, on Nile Day 2018. Ethiopia is hosting the 2018 Regional Nile Day celebrations in commemoration of the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI).
22 Feb 2018
The Nile: Shared River, Collective Action
Ethiopia will host the Regional Nile Day event on February 22, 2018 for the third time. Nile Day is an annual event held to commemorate the establishment of the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) in 1999.
21 Feb 2018
Ethiopia to host Nile Day 2018 celebrations
Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu briefed the Diplomatic Community on the current situation in Ethiopia. He assured them that “the Government is undertaking reforms and concrete measures in a bid to move the country forward in terms of ensuring sustainable peace, national security, and widening of the political space.”
20 Feb 2018
Dr. Workneh briefs Diplomatic Community on the current situation in Ethiopia
A six-month State of Emergency has been declared, effective from Friday 16th February 2018, to protect the constitution and constitutional order. Further details of the decree will be announced by the Command Post in due course.
19 Feb 2018
State of Emergency Declared
Full statement by H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn on his resignation.
15 Feb 2018
Statement by the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, H.E Hailemariam Dessalegn
PM Hailemariam Dessaelgn, has resigned as the Chair of his party, the Southern Ethiopian People’s Democratic Movement (SEPDM), and the ruling Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), as well as from his post as Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. His resignation has been accepted by the Executive Committees of both the SEPDM and the EPRDF.
15 Feb 2018
PM Hailemariam to Step Down
A free display of around twenty stunning Ethiopian objects, will open at the V&A Museum on 5 April 2018. "Maqdala 1868" commemorates the 150th anniversary of the siege and battle at Maqdala, the culmination of the British Expedition to Abyssinia.
14 Feb 2018
V&A to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the events at Maqdala with display of important Ethiopian objects
The British Library has launched a new display, “African Scribes: Manuscript Culture of Ethiopia". The display explores the culture of a manuscript tradition in Ethiopia which extends back to the early centuries of the Christian era and highlights the intellectual and artistic achievements of Ethiopian scribes, preservers and guardians of the Ethiopian Tewahedo Orthodox Church’s literary output.
12 Feb 2018
British Library launches African Scribes Ethiopia Exhibition