— The 5th year anniversary of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) was celebrated on Saturday at Guba, the project site in Benishangul-Gumuz regional state.

It was celebrated in the presence of higher-ranking government officials including Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn under the theme “the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on which we are putting our footprints today is the beacon of our renaissance”. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC)

— A delegation from the European Parliament has assured EU’s commitment to further strengthen cooperation with Ethiopia and Africa.

EU’s pledge for increased future cooperation came during Friday’s press briefing given by the visiting delegation in Addis Ababa. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA)

— British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is set to launch Amharic programs via medium and shortwave frequency, according to Anne Soy, BBC African Correspondent.

Soy said the new initiative comes as part of BBC’s plan to expand its African Service. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC) Enditem

Source: Xinhua


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