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Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Ethiopia and Niger

STATEMENT BY NED PRICE, SPOKESPERSON March 10, 2023 Secretary Blinken’s Travel to Ethiopia and Niger Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken will travel to Ethiopia and Niger March 14-17, 2023.  On March 15, the Secretary will visit Addis Ababa, Ethiopia where he will discuss implementation of the cessation of hostilities agreement to advance peace and ...
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U.S. Embassy Partners with Renowned Ethiopian Artists to Bring an American Classic to Ethiopian Audiences

Addis Ababa, March 7, 2023 – The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa was pleased to partner with renowned Ethiopian playwrights, directors, and artists of the National Theatre, to translate and produce Arthur Miller’s play, Death of a Salesman, for Ethiopian audiences.  Through the U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa, Public Affairs Section’s small funds program, renowned Ethiopian ...
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USAID Concludes the Largest Maternal Health Project in Afar, Benishangul Gumuz, Gambella, and Somali Regions

Addis Ababa, March 6, 2023– The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) celebrated the completion of the USAID Transform: Health in Developing Regions activity.  The $37.5 million (over 2 bln Birr) project was launched in 2017 to give newborns the best care, protection, and introduction to life by providing women access to skilled professionals for their prenatal ...
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U.S. Donates Legal Textbooks Worth $120,000 to Law Schools

Addis Ababa, February 27, 2023—The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) donated legal textbooks, valued at $120,000 (6.5 million Birr) to the people of Ethiopia.  These textbooks were designed and written by Ethiopian lawyers and legal scholars with technical assistance provided through USAID.  The Ethiopian Law Schools Association (ELSA) will distribute these textbooks to ...
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U.S. Embassy Sponsors the Conservation of the “American Gibbi” Building in Merkato

Addis Ababa, February 24, 2023 – In partnership with the World Monuments Fund, the U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa, completed the cultural heritage conservation work on the landmark late 19th-century building, commonly known as the “American Gibbi,” located in Addis Ababa’s business district, Merkato.  The Embassy awarded a $240,000 (over 12 million birr) grant to the World ...
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