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18 Jan 2019

A Week in the Horn

The weekly publication from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia.
A Week in the Horn
14 Jan 2019

Business Diplomacy Update: Issue 4

The bi-weekly bulletin on investment, trade, technology transfer and tourism activities undertaken by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Ethiopia, as well as the opportunities in those sectors.
10 Jan 2019

Addis Ababa becomes the gateway to Africa

Ethiopia has overtaken Dubai as the transfer hub for long-haul travel to Africa. A report by ForwardKeys shows that the number of long-haul transfers to Africa via Addis Ababa Bole International Airport has grown in volume by 85% for five years in a row. Transfers via Dubai over the same period rose by 31%.
4 Jan 2019

Ethiopia is Africa’s fastest-growing economy for 2019

Ethiopia’s economy is forecast to grow by 8.5% in 2019, according to a report by IMF, driven by the service sector and better domestic and foreign investment. IMF also praised Ethiopia’s remarkable progress, which has led to a significant reduction in poverty and improved living standards for many Ethiopians.
Trade and Investment
2 Jan 2019

Laying the ground-work for the 2020 elections

In taking the oath of office in April this year, PM Abiy Ahmed told Parliament that his government will build a system “that responds to the country’s political, economic, and social conditions and which is governed by the will of the people.” Since then, a wide range of measures have been launched and the PM has held inclusive discussions with…
24 Dec 2018

Message from the Ambassador

The run-up to the new year provides us with the opportunity to pause, reflect and celebrate the past year surrounded by our nearest and dearest. For Ethiopia, 2018 has represented a year of transformational change. During that time, the UK has stood side-by-side with the Government as a stalwart bilateral partner. It is my sincere conviction that 2019 will be…
24 Dec 2018

Happy Holidays!

Catch up on the latest updates from Ethiopia, and from our mission in our monthly newsletter.
21 Dec 2018

Ethiopian troops withdraw from Eritrea border

Ethiopia has begun withdrawing its troops from the border with Eritrea. This follows the historic rapprochement between the two countries that has resulted in the resumption of diplomatic relations and the reopening of borders for the first time in 20 years.