Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan signed a technical agreement Tuesday about the Grand Renaissance Dam, which is being constructed at the source of the Blue Nile in Ethiopia. The Ministers of Irrigation and Foreign Affairs of the three countries signed the accord after two days of deliberations in the Sudanese capital.
The first World Indigenous Games is underway in Palmas, Brazil, having kicked off on October 23. Also billed as the Indigenous Olympics, the games include 2,000 athletes from dozens of Brazilian tribes, as well as indigenous groups from 22 other countries—from the United States and Russia, to New Zealand and Ethiopia.
Ethiopia's Addis Ababa Rail project opened last month to the delight of excited residents of the country's capital. The $475m urban rail project [...] is one of the most obvious examples of Beijing's huge role in Ethiopia's infrastructure development. The world's most populous nation has also built dams, roads, and factories in Ethiopia, and even gifted Addis Ababa the African Union headquarters, which cost $200m.
Nowadays, public diplomacy has become one of the crucial foreign relation and diplomacy tools for countries used to protect their national interests.Ethiopia and Egypt have been tied by an eternal bond and a shared resource—the Nile River. With the issue of equitable usage always looming overhead, Ethiopia and Egypt have been suspicious of one another, making their relationship fragile for a long time.
The longstanding relations between Ethiopia and Egypt are growing by leaps and bounds in recent years. The recent government officials, public diplomacy and religious leader exchange of visits between the two countries help the two countries to further cementing relations.
Dashen Beer S.C. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the English premier league football club Arsenal on September 25, 2015 at Intercontinental Hotel in Addis Abeba.
Public diplomacy has also been one of the support ways of participation. In fact, making use of the different communication tools like facebook, tweeter and the like social media tools at hand, as well as in face to face communication; The Diaspora has been actively engaged in the public diplomacy campaign. By doing so, they have played their role in reversing the negative, baseless and distorted propaganda of the previous Governors of Egypt on the utilization of the Nile water.
Arguing that it had a mission to uphold the values of “democracy and liberty”, the corporation said it would set up new shortwave services to broadcast into those countries with a deficit of both, namely North Korea, Eritrea, and Ethiopia. It will boost its digital presence in Russia, where it may set up a satellite-television channel, and beef up its Arabic service.