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U.S. Ambassador Launches Two New USAID Projects on Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (Worth $90 Million)

Addis Ababa, November 3, 2023 – Today Ervin Massinga, U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, and Ambassador Asfaw Dingamo, the State Minister for Water Supply and Sanitation from the Ministry of Water and Energy, launched two new Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) projects.  These projects are funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and ... Read More»

1st Anniversary of Ethiopia’s Cessation of Hostilities Agreement

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NOVEMBER 2, 2023 A year ago in Pretoria, the African Union and the AU High-Level Panel working with observers from the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the United Nations, and the United States facilitated the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (COHA) between the Government of Ethiopia and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The ... Read More»

University Leaders Share U.S. Exchange Experiences with Minister of Education and U.S. Ambassador

Addis Ababa, October 31, 2023 – As Ethiopia strives to improve the quality of the nation’s higher education system, 25 public university presidents and vice presidents visited three U.S. public universities October 14-25 to observe how U.S. universities were tackling similar challenges on their own campuses.  Their study tour followed an August 2023 workshop on educational ... Read More»

Food Safety Workshop Boosts Growing Industry in Ethiopia

 Addis Ababa, October 25, 2023 – Safe food is everyone’s business.  That’s why the Business Drivers for Food Safety, funded by USAID and implemented by Food Enterprise Solutions in collaboration with the Ethiopian Ministry of Trade and Regional Integration, held a Food Safety Workshop at the Skylight Hotel.  The Food Safety Workshop addressed the need ... Read More»

Security Alert – Worldwide Caution,

Location: Worldwide Caution Event:  Due to increased tensions in various locations around the world, the potential for terrorist attacks, demonstrations or violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests, the Department of State advises U.S. citizens overseas to exercise increased caution.  U.S. citizens should: Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program ( STEP ) ... Read More»