A new waste-to-energy plant is set to transform the Koshe landfill site and revolutionize Addis Ababa's approach to dealing with waste. The plant, which is due to begin operating in January, will incinerate 1,400 tons of waste every day while supplying Addis with 30% of its household electricity needs and meeting European standards on air emissions.
27 Nov 2017
Ethiopia’s waste-to-energy plant is a first in Africa
ince 27th October, all refugees in Ethiopia have been able to register their vital life events, including birth, death, marriage and divorce, directly with national authorities. This is an historic first and a ground-breaking development for refugee protection in Ethiopia, not previously realized over decades.
15 Nov 2017
Ethiopia begins civil registration for refugees
The British Prime Minister’s newly appointed trade and investment envoy to Ethiopia, Mr Jeremy Lefroy MP, made his first official visit to Ethiopia where he met senior Government officials and discussed areas where the UK and Ethiopia can deepen their trade and investment relationship.
23 Oct 2017
British trade, investment envoy in debut visit
The Embassy took part in the annual Africa on the Square, which was colourfully celebrated in London’s iconic Trafalgar Square on 14th October. Present on the occasion was Mr Ababi Demissie, Deputy Head of Mission, and staff from the Public Diplomacy and Diaspora sections.
20 Oct 2017
London celebrates Africa on the Square
The Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, the Aksum Obelisk, and the Tiya stelae  will undergo repair this year. 34 million Birr has been allocated for the renovation, with $400,000 secured from donors.
16 Oct 2017
Ethiopia to renovate four world heritages
From September 20, 2017, individuals travelling to Ethiopia to take part in meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) will be able to apply for their visas online.
12 Oct 2017
Ethiopia extends e-Visa service to conference participants
Ethiopia's Olympic champion, Almaz Ayana, is among nominees selected for the 2017 World Athletes of the Year. A three-way voting process will determine the finalists...fans can vote online via the IAAF's social media platforms. 
6 Oct 2017
Almaz Ayana among nominees for World Athlete of the Year award
Our new look website went live on 11th September, to coincide with Ethiopian New Year. We really hope you like the fresh new look and the improved navigation that will allow you to find the information you need more quickly and easily. Please submit your feedback here.
26 Sep 2017
New Embassy website