The project manager of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, Engineer Semegnew Bekele, was given a hero’s farewell on 29thJuly as thousands gathered to pay their respects at his funeral.
31 Jul 2018
Ethiopia bids farewell to Engineer Semegnew Bekele
Leading Ethiopian botanical scientist, Professor Sebsebe Demissew, has been elected as a Foreign Member of the Royal Society, becoming the first ever Sub-Saharan African scientist to be elected in the Society’s 357-year history. Professor Sebsebe is recognised for his lifelong work on promoting Ethiopian biodiversity.
20 Jul 2018
Prof. Sebsebe becomes first African Foreign Member of the Royal Society
Statements from UK and US governments, the African Union, Europian Union and the United Nations Security Council, with regards to the historic peace deal between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
17 Jul 2018
Ethio-Eritrea Peace Deal: The World Reacts
In a historic visit to Asmara, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea signed a Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship ending 20 years of hiatus. This landmark visit led to the restoration of diplomatic relations between the two nations.
16 Jul 2018
Ethiopia and Eritrea enter new chapter of cooperation following historic peace deal
A historic rally in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was held in Addis Ababa’s Meskel Square on 23rd June in the presence of hundreds of thousands people from across the country and from different backgrounds
27 Jun 2018
PM Abiy’s Message of Love, Forgiveness and Togetherness in Meskel Square
Dr Amir Aman visited the UK in late June for the first time, and met the Minister of State for Africa at the FCO Harriett Baldwin MP, DFID representatives, a range of NGOs and Ethiopian diaspora doctors who wish to support Ethiopia’s medical sector.
22 Jun 2018
Dr Amir makes debut UK visit as Health Minister
From June 1, all international visitors to Ethiopia can apply for their visa online. This new initiative will promote tourism, trade, and investment to the country.
5 Jun 2018
Ethiopia launches e-visa service to all international visitors
On 28th April, diplomats and members of the Ethiopian Community converged at the Ethiopian Embassy in London to celebrate the 7th anniversary of the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, which is currently 66% complete.
2 May 2018
7th Anniversary of Renaissance Dam celebrated in London