— Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn left for Rwanda on Tuesday to partake in the World Economic Forum on Africa 2016.
The forum to be held in Kigali as of Wednesday will be discussing Africa’s investment options, agriculture, and technology. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC)
— Some 41 people were killed by landslides in Wolaita zone, SNNP (southern) regional state of Ethiopia, following heavy rains in five kebeles (districts) on Monday, according to zonal police department.
A road linking Wolaita zone with Dawro zone and a bridge which connects Wolaita town with Sidama zone have been damaged by floods. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)
— A UK trade mission to Ethiopia arrived in Addis Ababa Monday for a three day visit from 10-12 May.
The trade mission follows on the back of a successful UK-Ethiopia Trade and Investment Forum in London last year.
The mission is led by Prime Minister David Cameron’s newly appointed Trade Envoy to Ethiopia, Richard Benyon, MP. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)
— Ethiopia has disclosed that the all-round support it offered during the negotiation of South Sudanese warring parties will be maintained until the country gets a fully functioning government.
The country says it notes positively the progress attained so far in forming a unity government in South Sudan. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA) Enditem