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Following its economic success, Ethiopia has been dubbed the "African Lion." But the current drought and a downturn in growth have taken their toll. A recent conference in Munich aimed at attracting investors.

Ethiopia: Legal upper qat hooks people, reaps dollars
A high-spirited trader who goes by the name Chere Adugna chews an edible green leaf in his cheeks and stand sweating below a midday sun in the lakeside city of Hawassa, some 270 kilometers south of the Ethiopian capital....

Ethiopia to Host the 10th “Stop Cervical Breast and Prostate Cancer in Africa from 24 – 27 July 2016.
Press Release by First Lady Roman and the Health Ministry 05-17-16

Regional hope of ray on EGRD!
Molla Mitiku Ayenew 05-16-16 - Ethiopia, since the overthrow of the military rule in 1991, has been harnessing its natural resource to alleviate poverty and ensure sustainable economic...

Amhara Region Diaspora Members Held a Successful Meeting in Washington, D.C.
News Release from the Ethiopian Embassy, Washington, D.C. May 16, 2016
They fled Ethiopia amid war and privation. An economic boom is bringing them home.
After many more trips, Tamerat, now 34, finally made the decision that more and more members of the Ethiopian diaspora are making: She returned to Addis Ababa for good last year.An estimated 2 million Ethiopians live abroad, driven out by years of war, famine and economic hardship. A report by the Migration Policy Institute puts the number of first- and second-generation Ethiopian immigrants in the United States at about 250,000.
ያልተጠመዘዘው እጃችን
ኃብተየስ ወንድራድ 05-15-16

WAFA Organizes a Trade and Investment Forum in Canada and US
(WAFA) 05-14-16 -The Forum is independently focused on the promotion of Amhara region's investment and trade potentials. H.E. Demeke Mekonnen, Deputy Prime Minister, FDRE, will lead the Forum in Canada.The one in US is to be led by H.E. Gedu Andargachew, President of the Amhara Regional State.

Tsenat Radio Interview with Commissioner Mitku Kassa.
The interview covers the current flood related disaster in the country and government response. It also exposes the white lie by the extremists media in diaspora in regard to Gibe Dam and more!
የኢትዮ-ጀርመን ቢዝነስ ፎረም በጀርመን ከተሞች ተካሄደ
ምስግና ተክሉ የፐብሊክ ዲፕሎማሲ ቆንስል

Call for Tutors recruitment 4th Round GSTS-MU Summer Tutoring/Mentoring Programme
GSTS-MU 05-13-16
U.S. Donates $128 Million in Aid for Ethiopia’s Drought Crisis
The U.S. Agency for International Development said it will donate almost $128 million to support more than 10 million Ethiopians suffering from the country’s worst drought in half a century. The funds will pay for food, water,
The delicate case of the Ethio-South Sudanese border
Bereket Gebru 05-13-16
Amazing pictures from the recent Earth Land Slide/Sinkhole in Ethiopia
Though the Ethiopian Rift occurs in the Afar region, there is a big area that is influenced by the rifting.Rifting is a geologic term that describes the process that occurs when land sinks between two parallel faults. The East African Rift System (EARS) is one of the geologic wonders of the world.

Opening unprecedented chapters with public mobilization
Dawit Miteku 05-12-16 - The ongoing nationwide public anti-corruption movement to bring good governance, public accountability and solve issues of justice is opening unprecedented chapters. It reached a level where the public ...

Ethiopian Embassy News: A Monthly Bulletin of the Ethiopian Embassy, Washington D.C.
May 2016

Update 05-12-16: The original link has been removed by presstv. We are not sure if they are recanting the story or moved it somewhere. Many thanks to those of you who emailed us on this story! We too pray the story is not true!
'Daesh executes over a dozen Ethiopian Christians in Libya'
This is not the first time Daesh committed such grisly crimes against Ethiopian Christians in Libya on similar grounds. Back in April, another video released by Daesh showed terrorists carrying out two separate executions of some 30 Ethiopians through shooting and beheading.... [The picture looks similar to the one of last year but can any one of our resourceful readers check the veracity of this news! Presstv coverage implies it is another massacre!]
Ethiopia - Mercenaries sent by Eritrean Government Captured by National Security and Anti Terrorist Task Force
The mercenaries and terrorist were captured near the Ethiopian border on the Kenyan Side. It is to be recalled the Eritrean government has been trying to infiltrate mercenaries through the northern border without success. [Kudos to the security officers for stopping the forthcoming terrorist act!! However we are still bewildered how long the Ethiopian government will play Shaibya's own game. Why not kick the ball to Shaibya's own backyard and play the game there?
Ethiopians die in floods and landslides after heavy rain
At least 50 people in Ethiopia have died in floods and landslides caused by heavy rain, a state-affiliated broadcaster has reported.The rainfall follows one of the worst droughts in more than 50 years, made worse by the El Nino phenomenon.
Some Reflections Regarding the Eritrean Problem
Tadele Abraham 05-10-16 - I was initiated to write this article after watching the start of preparations of the Eritrean government to celebrate the 25th Silver Jubilee anniversary of the Independence Day on Eri-TV.

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    Zeselase Gidey, May 9, 2016
  • An Open House Event of Socio-Cultural Significance Staged at the Ethiopian Embassy!!!
    Tsehaye Debalkew, May 7 2016, D.C.
  • First seed unions establishes in Tigray region
    G/haweria Berhane, May 9, 2016
  • Unity or Front for EPRDF
    ግንባር ወይስ አሃዳዊ ፓርቲ?

    Berhane Berhe May 05,2016
  • Goodbye division strong men cast off old Ethio-Somalia historical hatred
    Ali Sheikh 05-08-16
  • 'Commission of Inquiry' Oversteps its Remit

  • Mekelle , Kombolcha Industrial Hub Construction Awarded to Chinese Companies

  • Ethiopia: Transformation of 'Rain-fed Lootable Mining' Economy in Dead End?
    Gezaey Desta, 5-5-16
  • Diaspora and Investment: The case of “Kurat be Ethiopia” and Mediators Effort
    (Aigaforum May 03, 2016)
  • A Week in the Horn 29th April 2016
    MoFA 05-03-16
  • Empowering the Youth to Advance the Socio-Economic Stride
    Ahmed Jamal 05-02-16
  • Good Governance - The Central Tenet of Transformation
    Ezra Sahle 05-02-16
  • Statement on Joint Government of Ethiopia and Humanitarian Country Team Drought Campaign
    On 11 April, 2016.

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