ADDIS ABABA- The government of Ethiopia awarded Former Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn and First Lady Roman Tesfaye the highest state honor. During an official welfare ceremony at the National Palace on Tuesday night, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed bestowed on Hailemariam the country’s highest state honor - diploma and honorary gold medal.
Hailemarim’s wife, Roman Tesfaye was also decorated with a medal and a national diploma in recognition of her social engageme
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – The hair of a long-dead emperor is among the artifacts Ethiopia's government is demanding be returned from Britain, as more countries seek to reclaim heritage they say was taken decades, even centuries, ago. Ethiopia's minister for culture and tourism, Hirut Woldemariam, told The Associated Press that the display of human parts on websites and in museums is inhumane. He said Ethiopia has written to the relevant officials in Britain demanding the retur
ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council (EIASC) stated that the continuity of the preservation of holy sites and religious festivities should be sustained as they are the foundations on which the peaceful coexistence and tolerance of the peoples of Ethiopia rest upon.
In an exclusive interview with The Ethiopian Herald, EIASC President Sheikh Muhammad- Amin Jemal said that religious festivities have laid the foundations for peace, tolerance and coexistence, be
ADDIS ABABA- Scholars have urged Ethiopia to give utmost priority to produce quality products with the desirable quantity to get positive outcomes from the recently-ratified Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) Agreement.
The government needs to give attention to enhance the quality and quantity of products and strengthen an inclusive market system to get desirable results from CFTA, Diplomacy and International Relation Lecturer at Civlil Service University Endale Nigussie tol
Ethiopia, Africa's second most populated country, is forecast to be the fastest growing economy in Sub-Saharan Africa this year, according to new data from the IMF. Ethiopia's economy is predicted to grow by 8.5% this year. The figures signal continued economic expansion following a long period of impressive growth. In the last decade, Ethiopia has averaged around 10% economic growth, according to the IMF. To boost the economy, the country is pursuing a number of large-scale
Waste management is one of the biggest challenges confronting many African countries. The issue of collection, management and disposal of solid waste still features highly in major towns and cities across the region. Failure to correctly manage waste disposal has often led to flooding and the outbreak of diseases. In Ethiopia, its largest rubbish dump Koshe was for almost 50 years, home to hundreds of people who collect and resell rubbish trucked in from around the capital Ad
Ethiopia has just seen off the former prime minister and welcomed a new one, consequently the new first lady has officially taken the baton of responsibility from the outgoing one.
The question that pops up in the mind of people is what were the accomplishments of the former first lady Roman Tesfaye and what will be the responsibilities of the new first lady Zinash Tayachew?
The Ethiopian Herald had approached pertinent bodies and Roman's former colleagues for the answer.
DDIS ABABA- Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed has affirmed his government’s commitment to provide foreign currency for strategic investment projects and business. In the discussion he held with members of the private sector, the Prime Minister said the government is working to enhance reserves to offer a dependable foreign currency for priority sectors.
Dr. Abiy noted that the government put in place directions to control black market’s adverse impact in foreign currency reserv
With the hope of normalizing the hostile situation between Ethiopia and Eritrea, citizens of the two neighboring countries have recently initiated a new movement under the name ‘Peace Song for Ethio-Eritrea Initiative’. As the movement adopted a new bottom up approach to the deal with the issue, scholars believe that it would bring about tangible result. It is an open secret that Ethiopia and Eritrea have been in ‘no peace no war’ situation for almost two decades, despite the
Over Easter weekend, CIA Director Mike Pompeo made a covert visit to North Korea on behalf of President Trump and met with Kim Jong Un, two people with direct knowledge of the trip told The Washington Post. Pompeo's top-secret visit with the North Korean leader was an effort to lay the groundwork for a summit between Trump and Kim regarding North Korea's nuclear weapons program, the Post reports. The meeting was held soon after Trump nominated Pompeo to be secretary of state,