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
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
Minister of Water, Irrigation and Electricity and CEO of Ethiopian Electric Power visit UK to exchange best practice with British experts in renewable energy
6 Feb 2018
Shining a light on Ethiopia-UK renewable energy co-operation
Ethiopian Airlines has been awarded Skytrax 4-Star certification at a special ceremony held in London on November 8, 2017. The Airline now joins the likes of British Airways, Qantas and Emirates as a global 4-star player in the international airline arena.
10 Nov 2017
Ethiopian Airlines Awarded 4 Star Skytrax Rating
Mr. Jeremy Lefroy MP, will make his debut visit to Ethiopia as the new trade and investment envoy to Ethiopia. This will be the first visit by a newly appointed trade envoy anywhere in the world. His appointment reaffirms the UK’s commitment to strengthen its trade and investment relationship with Ethiopia.
21 Sep 2017
British trade and investment envoy to visit Ethiopia
Ethiopia to prioritise strengthening the partnership between the UN and African Union in the area of peac and security during its presidency of the Security Council.
1 Sep 2017
Ethiopia assumes presidency of the UN Security Council
Ethiopia has lifted the State of Emergency that was declared in October after hearing a report by the command post secretariat established to look after its implementation and about the current state of peace and stability in the country.
5 Aug 2017
Ethiopia lifts State of Emergency