ADDIS ABABA-Ministry of Education reviews pastoralist educational strategies and mobile school as an alternative basic education to enable education access in the major pastoralist areas of Afar, Somalia, Benishangul Gumuz, Gambela and Oromia States.
Education Ministry Special Support and Inclusive Education Directorate, Senior Expert, Fekade Negash told The Ethiopian Herald that 2008 Pastoralists’ Education Strategy is revised based on a professional survey.
The survey ma
Located among Europe, Middle East and Asia, Horn Africa’s strategic importance attracts many interests. Various countries have come to the region to establish military base, rent ports and protect their national interests.
On the other hand, while Horn Africa is one of the most turbulent regions in the world and is characterized by extensive dynamism, it has almost been 15 years since Ethiopia has last formulated its Foreign Affairs and National Security Policy and Strategy
• To establish team of scientist
• To expedite infrastructural ties ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt struck a deal to submit comments, clarifications and other issues of concerns which the technical committee of each countries compiled to the French consulting firm, BRL. In his briefing yesterday, Water, Irrigation and Electricity Minister Dr. Eng. Sileshi Bekele, indicated that the consulting firm’s feedback would be presented in the trio meeting slated for June 18-1
ADDIS ABABA- Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed and Chairman of the National People’s Congress of China (NPC), Li Zhanshu last week witnessed the signing of inter-government framework agreement of Mekelle Water Supply Development Project between the respective countries. The signing of this agreement has played an important role in promoting the construction of the project.
Mekelle is a fast-paced city with rapid growth of economy and population. The existing water supply system
ADDIS ABABA- Ethiopian Islamic Affairs Supreme Council (EIASC) has called on Muslims to observe the fasting month of Ramadan by supporting the needy, and tending to displaced citizens. In a message he delivered in connection with the 1439th Ramadan, the Council's President Sheikh Muhammad-Amin Jamal has urged the faithful to show kindness and genuine love during the fasting period.
Reminding Muslims the month’s special place in Islam, Sheikh Muhammad- Amin called on the fai
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - "Did you know that Ethiopia gets its name from the Greek word Aethiopia, first used by Homer?" Greek Ambassador to Ethiopia Nikolaos Patakias says proudly. Sitting in his office in the capital Addis Ababa, Patakias shows an ancient Greek romantic novel, The Aethiopica. It's a love story about the relationship between the daughter of the queen of Ethiopia and a Greek descendant of Achilles. Also in his possession are photographs of relics from the ancie
The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday that it was taking steps to help deal with a new outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo's rural northwest, after two cases of the deadly virus were confirmed in the market town of Bikoro. Congo's Health Ministry said two of the five samplesit sent to the National Institute of Biological Research in Kinshasa, came back positive for the disease. The samples were gathered after health officials in Equateur Provin
Being among the fastest growing airlines, Ethiopian Airlines has become one of the continent’s leading carriers. As a result, it has in the past few years bought stakes in various African airlines. Speaking to The Ethiopian Herald about the strategic reason behind this move, Henok Tafesse, Deputy CEO of Ethiopian Airlines Group says the move aims at increasing Africa’s air-connectivity option, and intensifying Inter-Africa trade, investment and tourism whilst giving a competi
ADDIS ABABA- Ethio-Turkey Parliamentary Friendship Committee said it has been undertaking various activities to strengthen the two countries’ economic cooperation.
Committee Chairman, Hassan Sirman, met with President Dr. Mulatu Teshome on Tuesday at the National Palace to discuss the role of parliamentarians in fostering the two countries’ multifaceted relations.
The parliamentarians are ready to perform their respective roles to strengthen the bilateral development coope
The government has been making various efforts and preparing regulations to modernize the country’s public procurement system. Accordingly, it is set to introduce an Electronic Government Procurement (EGP) system which is believed to end in transparency and efficiency and close door on corruption, said stakeholders. Various studies indicate that public procurement constitutes 60-70 percent of the public expenditure in Ethiopia. Policies and procedures are put in place to incr