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Ethiopian Electric Power has signed two agreements worth $4 billion, to build two geothermal power plants, to be run by the country’s first privately-owned utility. The two plants - Corbetti and Tulu Moye - will produce a combined 1,000MW of power upon completion in eight years’ time.
27 Dec 2017
Two new geothermal power plants to be built
The Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) in Ethiopia is conducting major media reform activities to transform the country’s communication and media sectors, at the Federal and Regional levels, to empower them to discharge their responsibilities by promoting the expansion of modern, accessible, and diverse media.
15 Dec 2017
Media reform, best practice sought
Over 350 Ethiopians representing many of the ethno-linguistic groups in the country, dressed in traditional outfits, and braved snow and sleet over the weekend (December 10) to celebrate the 12th annual Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Day (#NNPDay2017).
13 Dec 2017
12th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Day celebrated colourfully in London
Ambassador Hailemichael was the guest speaker at the launch of Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom at the October Gallery in Bloomsbury. The book features 800 superb photographs of 66 of Ethiopia’s ancient churches. The most comprehensive publication yet of Ethiopia’s Christian Orthodox heritage, it unveils the secrets of the churches’ murals, their colourful medieval history and the…
11 Dec 2017
Ambassador Hailemichael guest speaker at book launch on Ethiopian Churches
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
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