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September 24, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopia’s Tigst Assefa successfully defended her BMW Berlin Marathon title in style, smashing the world record with 2:11:53* at the World Athletics Platinum Label road race in the German capital on Sunday (24).

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Sept 18, 2023

Addis Ababa, September 18, 2023 (FBC) – Through the united efforts of the Ethiopian people, we will bequeath strong and prosperous Ethiopia to future generation, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) said during a completion program of the second phase of the first year’s Green Legacy Initiative.

The closing program of this year’s second phase of the Green Legacy initiative was held in the Jogo basin area, Lomi Woreda of East Shoa Zone, Oromia region in the presence of Prime Minister Abiy, all chief administrators of regional states and agriculture bureau heads.

Speaking at the occasion, he stated that numerous forums on the impacts of climate change have been held at the global level.

Sept 11 , 2023

Addis Ababa, September 11, 2023 (FBC) – The unity in diversity that exists in Ethiopia is a very great blessing which Ethiopians need to recognize and admire, Head of the Secretariat of the African Governance Architecture of the African Peace and Security Architecture (AGA-APSA) at African Union said.

Today, Pagumen 6th 2015 E.C [September 11, 2023), is the Eve of Ethiopian New Year. It is being observed under the theme “Unity in Diversity of Ethiopia”.

Speaking to ENA regarding the Ethiopian New Year, Head of AGA, Ambassador Salah Hammad expressed his best wishes for the government and people of Ethiopia.

Sept 07, 2023

Addis Ababa, September 7, 2023 (FBC) – The European Commission, through its commission for humanitarian aid and civil protection (ECHO), has reiterated its unwavering commitment to support most vulnerable in Ethiopia.

The commitment was expressed during a meeting between Ethiopia’s Minister of State for Finance, Semereta Sewasew, and Janez Lenarčič, European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management in Brussels.

During the meeting they also discussed issues pertaining to the Ethiopia government’s cooperation and the aid system as well as collaboration with humanitarian partners and their operations in the country.

Sept 02, 2023

Addis Ababa, September 2, 2023 (FBC) – Ethiopia’s Accession to BRICS opens a “new and promising field of cooperation, the Ambassador of Brazil to Ethiopia, Jandyr Ferreira dos Santos, said.

Recall Ethiopia’s bid to join the emerging-markets bloc of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) was endorsed at the 15th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa. Ethiopia was one of the 6 countries that was allowed to join the bloc.

Aug 26, 2023

Addis Ababa, August 26, 2023 (FBC) – The Minister of Health, Dr. Lia Taddese, stated that Ethiopia’s increasing engagement in multilateral diplomacy will help bring about a strong cooperation framework in the health sector.

In view of Ethiopia’s entry to the BRICS bloc, Dr. Lia said that the prospect of cooperation between the member countries is an opportunity for the health sector.

Aug 25, 2023

Addis Ababa, August 25, 2023 (FBC) – AU Commissioner Josefa Sacko has commended the Green Legacy Initiative and the administration of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s commitment to change the narrative.

In an exclusive interview with ENA, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy and Sustainable Environment (ARBE) said Ethiopia is one of the countries that most suffers from drought, ...

Aug 24, 2023

Addis Ababa, August 24, 2023 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has expressed delight on Ethiopia’s entry into the BRICS economic bloc.

In a social media message, the Prime Minister underscored that it is “a great moment for Ethiopia as the BRICS leaders endorse our entry into this group today.”

Ethiopia stands ready to cooperate with all for an inclusive and prosperous global order, the Prime Minister noted.

July 24, 2023

Addis Ababa, July 24, 2023 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has participated in the leader’s working lunch of five which included Ethiopia, Italy, Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya.

According to the office of the Prime minister the session convened to establish areas of common interest for structured cooperation among the countries.

August 31, 2023 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) appointed Minister of Education Prof. Berhanu Negan as Chancellor of Addis Ababa University.


Addis Ababa, September 5, 2023 (FBC) – African Leadership Excellence Academy (AFLEX) stated that it is working to become training and diplomatic center in Africa and beyond.

In an exclusive interview with EPA, AFLEX Deputy Chief Wondiye Legesse (PhD) said that the Academy is progressing to improve its interior and exterior design ...


A more extensive list of suggested further reading on Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa

There is an immense and continually growing literature on Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa. We have listed here a number of the more interesting books for further reading on history and culture, travel, art and literature. We have not included articles, many of which are to be found in the publications of the triennial International Conferences of Ethiopian Studies (ICES): the most recent of these have been:

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