Prime Minister Abiy launched the 2020 national Green Legacy tree-planting season by planting seedlings on Tabor Mountain in Hawassa. This rainy season, Ethiopia will plant 5 billion seedlings as part of efforts to curb the effects of climate change and deforestation.
8 Jun 2020
Prime Minister Abiy Launches 2020 Green Legacy tree-planting programme
Make the most of lockdown and dedicate some of that extra time to learning something new…
2 Jun 2020
#STAYATHOME: THINGS TO DO
H.E. Lia Tadesse, Minister of Health, delivered her maiden speech at the 73rd World Health Assembly, which was held virtually for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic. Briefing the Assembly on Ethiopia’s COVID-19 containment efforts, the Minister said that the Government took decisive measures to contain the spread of the disease.
21 May 2020
World leaders call for unity to combat COVID-19 at the first-ever virtual World Health Assembly
On 10th May, Ambassador Fesseha and his family departed the United Kingdom following the relinquishment of his appointment as Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Ambassador Fesseha assumed his duties in the UK in March 2019, bringing with him almost 30 years of experience.
15 May 2020
Ambassador Fesseha concludes his tour of duty
As we go to press (1st May), 18,754 laboratory tests have been conducted and the total number of cases has risen to 133, 66 of whom have recovered, and three have died. Since the beginning of the crisis, Ethiopia has focused its strategy on the need for proactive interventions to curb the potential spread of the virus.
1 May 2020
Coronavirus: Ethiopia Situation Update
Now that you have gone through all your favourite shows, make the most of lockdown and dedicate some of that extra time to learning something new…from cooking to virtual tours and new books, we have you covered ...and we have put an Ethiopian twist on it!
30 Apr 2020
#STAYATHOME: THINGS TO DO
Ethiopia is to plant 5 billion tree seedlings this year to help fight climate change and deforestation. The announcement was made following Prime Minister Abiy’s visit to a tree seedling nursery in Sodere. The 5 billion seedlings are being nurtured in 38,000 sites across the country as part of the annual planting season, which will start in mid-June this year,…
25 Apr 2020
Ethiopia to plant 5 billion tree seedlings
Ethiopia has secured a £24 million grant from the United Kingdom to support refugees in two regions. The grant, for promoting refugee self-reliance, will be used for a project in Ethiopia’s Somali and Gambella Regional States and will directly benefit 200,000 refugees and host community members.
9 Apr 2020
Ethiopia secures £24m UK grant to support refugees