Limalimo lodge, a remote mountain eco-lodge in the spectacular landscape of Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains, has re-opened its doors to customers following months of being closed due to coronavirus. Located in the Simien Mountains National Park, the lodge prides itself on bringing sustainable tourism to the area, with minimal environmental impact, and creating jobs in the local community.
21 Sep 2020
Limalimo Lodge open for business
Opening remarks by H.E. Dagmawit Moges, Ethiopia's Minister of Transport, at the World Car Free Day Summit. This year, the Summit (21 - 22 September) is co-hosted by London Car Free Day and Menged Le Sew, Ethiopia's Open Streets movement.
21 Sep 2020
World Car Free Day Summit: Opening Keynote by H.E. Dagmawit Moges
As part of the ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ fundraising initiative, launched by the Prime Minister last month, Embassy staff have each pledged a month’s salary to support the development of three projects in Gorgora, Wonchi and Koysha. The new initiative aims to raise 3 billion Birr within two months.
19 Sep 2020
Embassy staff pledge month’s salary to ‘Dine for Ethiopia’ initiative
On 15th September, Ethio-American author, Maaza Mengiste was one of the six authors shortlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize for Fiction. Set during Italy’s 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, the novel explores female power and casts light on the women soldiers written out of African and European history.
17 Sep 2020
Maaza Mengiste’s The Shadow King makes Booker Prize shortlist
His Excellency Teferi Melesse Desta assumed his post today (Monday 14 September 2020) as successor to the previous Ethiopian Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr Fesseha Shawel Gebre.
14 Sep 2020
Ethiopian Ambassador, Teferi Melesse, assumes duties in the United Kingdom
As we welcome the year 2013 in the Ethiopian calendar, on behalf of the Ethiopian Embassy in London, I would like to extend my heartfelt wishes for a peaceful, prosperous and successful new year to all Ethiopians, at home and abroad. I take this opportunity to express my sincere appreciation to the Government and people of the United Kingdom, and…
4 Sep 2020
Ethiopian New Year Message from the Chargé d’Affaires a.i.
Europe will soon discover the delicious fruit and vegetables Ethiopia has to offer! On 22nd August, Ethiopia carried out its first export of avocados by train from Modjo Dry Port, under a pilot project forming part of the National Cool Logistics Network. The 24-tonne refrigerated consignment was produced by dozens of farmers in the Koga area, south of Bahir Dar.
28 Aug 2020
Ethiopia exports first avocados by train