Addis Ababa May 24/2015 The African Union observation team visited polling station today said the process seems to be going on well in all areas.
The African Union observation team, which visited polling stations in Addis Ababa briefed journalists about its observations.
The team visited polling station 19 near Atlas Hotel to observe the closing of the polls and counting of votes.
Addis Ababa May 06/2015
Some 11 additional Ethiopians have returned today to their homeland.
Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tewolde Mulugeta who welcomed them at Bole International Airport said 50 Ethiopians are also expected to come in the coming few days from Libya.
The Government of Ethiopia has brought back over 100 Ethiopian citizens from South Africa and Yemen last week, it was learned.
According to the spokesperson, integrated efforts are being exerted to safely bring Ethiopians from Libya with the support of Sudan and Egypt.
Addis Ababa April 21/2015 Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn expressed yesterday his deep sorrow over the death of Ethiopian nationals killed by the terrorist group IS in Libya.
"We should fight together the terrorists who intend to destroy the world wearing religious mask," he urged.
The premier also expressed his condolences to families of the victims.
The government is striving hard to bring back all Ethiopian nationals living in difficult situations in various countries, Hailemariam stated.
Adama April 17/2015 Ethiopia, among the top TB-burden countries, managed to reduce Multiple Drug Resistance TB (MDR-TB) related deaths by 70 percent,
The nation has also achieved the Millennium Development Goal related to reduction incidence, prevalence and mortality rate of all types of TB.
TB incidence, prevalence and mortality declined by 50.4 percent, 50 percent and 63 percent respectively, said Dr. Andargachew Kumsa Director for Disease Control and Prevention.
Kenya has offered a ten day amnesty to youngsters who have joined Al-Shabaab. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said on Tuesday (April 14) that the Government called upon all individuals who went to Somalia for training and now wish to disassociate themselves from terrorism to report to National government offices, to the County Commissioners in Nairobi, Mombasa and Garissa. He said the Government would consider granting amnesty and appropriate reintegration support.