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Ethiopia , Monday 21 January 2019

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia: Timket Celebration Impressive, a 'Must See Festivity,' Foreign Visitors

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201901210355.html
Publicated on: onday 21 January 2019

Addis Ababa — With its distinctive religious ritual festivity, Ethiopia's Timket (Epiphany) is most fascinating cultural celebration where "everyone must see", foreign visitors said. On Saturday ...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia allows almost 1 million refugees to leave camps and work

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/ethiopia/ethiopia-allows-almost-1-million-refugees-leave-camps-and-work
Publicated on: Sunday 20 January 2019

NAIROBI, Jan 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Ethiopia passed a law on Thursday giving almost 1 million refugees the right to work and live outside of camps, in a move praised for providing them ...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia readies ‘massive offensive’ on al-Shabab in Somalia

News source: https://www.nazret.com/2019/01/20/ethiopia-readies-massive-offensive-on-al-shabab-in-somalia/
Publicated on: onday 21 January 2019

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian National Defense Force on Saturday confirmed an ambush by al-Shabab extremists on an Ethiopian peacekeeping convoy in neighboring Somalia and said Ethiopian ...

News Ethiopia: UN applauds Ethiopia’s new refugees law

News source: https://newbusinessethiopia.com/un-applauds-ethiopia-new-refugees-law/
Publicated on: Sunday 20 January 2019

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) describes Ethiopia’s historic new refugee law, as ‘one of the most progressive refugee policies in Africa’ allowing refugees to obtain work permits. The new law also allo...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia's President Urges Diplomats to Advocate National Interests

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201901210459.html?bcmt=1
Publicated on: Sunday 20 January 2019

Addis Ababa — President Sahlework Zewde urged the diplomats who represent Ethiopia abroad to promote the interests of the country with a new sprit and dedication. The President made the remark ...

News Ethiopia: Report finds 36 million poverty hit children in Ethiopia

News source: https://newbusinessethiopia.com/report-finds-36-million-poverty-hit-children-in-ethiopia/
Publicated on: Sunday 20 January 2019

An estimated 36 million of a total population of 41 million children under the age of 18 in Ethiopia are multi-dimensionally poor, says a new report by a government agency and the UN agency for UN chi...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia PM in Rome on official visit, heads to Davos for WEF

News source: http://www.africanews.com/2019/01/21/ethiopia-pm-in-rome-on-official-visit-heads-to-davos-for-wef/
Publicated on: Sunday 20 January 2019

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Sunday arrived in Rome, Italy his first stop on an European tour that will see him attend the upcoming World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland. State me...

News Ethiopia: A Week in the Horn: Ethiopia - Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed met with some 60 Ethiopian Ambassadors and diplomats

News source: https://www.pulse.ng/apo/a-week-in-the-horn-ethiopia-prime-minister-dr-abiy-ahmed-met-with-some-60-ethiopian/vfhw4r2
Publicated on: onday 21 January 2019

Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed met with some 60 Ethiopian Ambassadors and diplomats on Monday (January 14) to discuss the country’s ongoing reforms, the challenges and prospects of contemporary internat...

News Ethiopia: Investment in irrigation is paying off for Ethiopia’s fast-growing economy

News source: https://qz.com/africa/1529668/ethiopias-irrigation-investment-has-boosted-economy/
Publicated on: onday 21 January 2019

After rapid economic growth averaging 10% every year between 2004 and 2014, Ethiopia has emerged as an engine of development in Africa. And there are no signs that ambitions for further growth are ...

News Ethiopia: UN agency chief calls Ethiopia’s revised refugee law ‘one of most progressive’ in Africa

News source: https://europeansting.com/2019/01/21/un-agency-chief-calls-ethiopias-revised-refugee-law-one-of-most-progressive-in-africa/
Publicated on: Sunday 20 January 2019

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Ethiopia has revised its existing refugee law, making it easier to obtain work permits, drivers’ licenses and access primary scho...

News Ethiopia: Ethiopia’s Biruktayit Degefa wins Houston Marathon for the third time

News source: http://onlineethiopia.net/2019/01/ethiopia-biruktayit-degefa-wins-houston-marathon-third-time/
Publicated on: Sunday 20 January 2019

Ethiopian women had already created their own Chevron Houston Marathon dynasty. But Biruktayit Degefa has taken this thing a step further, deciding to corner the market herself. Biruktayit Degefa won ...