The Addis Ababa City Administration of Ethiopia signed agreement with the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) on Friday granting the latter some 3,000 square meters of land around ECA compound.
Member of Parliament of Germany and Vice chairman of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation,Hermann Grohe, urges Ethiopia to avoid “at all cost” the kind of after election unrest that claims over 1,500 lives in the neighboring Kenya in 2007.
The leaders of five regional political parties governing the peripheral regions of Ethiopia signed a deal to join the new Ethiopian Prosperity Party (EPP).
Sidama zone, which is used to be part of the Southern region of Ethiopia today, becomes the 10th region of Ethiopia after referendum.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia says the government is working to repatriate 1,300 Ethiopians trapped in Tanzania on their way to South Africa.
The ruling coalition in Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), which has four member political parties, has agreed to unite and form a new party.
Seven Oromo and Amhara political parties, including the two in the ruling coalition, have agreed to avert the escalating ethnic tension and clashes between Amhara and Oromo university students.
The United States government provides the first of its kind training on counterproliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) to Ethiopians working in different security agencies.