H.E. Mr. Alistair Harrison, Marshal of the Diplomatic Corps, paid a courtesy visit to H.E. Dr. Hailemichael Aberra Afework, in order to bid him farewell as he relinquished his appointment as Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom.
18 Jan 2019
Ambassador Hailemichael completes tour of duty
The weekly publication from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia.
18 Jan 2019
A Week in the Horn
Ethiopia has overtaken Dubai as the transfer hub for long-haul travel to Africa. A report by ForwardKeys shows that the number of long-haul transfers to Africa via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport has grown in volume by 85% for five years in a row. Transfers via Dubai over the same period rose by 31%.
10 Jan 2019
Addis Ababa becomes the gateway to Africa
Ethiopia’s economy is forecast to grow by 8.5% in 2019, according to a report by IMF, driven by the service sector and better domestic and foreign investment. IMF also praised Ethiopia’s remarkable progress, which has led to a significant reduction in poverty and improved living standards for many Ethiopians.
4 Jan 2019
Ethiopia is Africa’s fastest-growing economy for 2019
In taking the oath of office in April this year, PM Abiy Ahmed told Parliament that his government will build a system “that responds to the country’s political, economic, and social conditions and which is governed by the will of the people.” Since then, a wide range of measures have been launched and the PM has held inclusive discussions with…
2 Jan 2019
Laying the ground-work for the 2020 elections
The run-up to the new year provides us with the opportunity to pause, reflect and celebrate the past year surrounded by our nearest and dearest. For Ethiopia, 2018 has represented a year of transformational change. During that time, the UK has stood side-by-side with the Government as a stalwart bilateral partner. It is my sincere conviction that 2019 will be…
24 Dec 2018
Message from the Ambassador