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A special summit on Somali refugees will be held in Nairobi

IGAD has announced that a regional special summit will be held in Nairobi in March to help find durable solutions for Somalia refugee.

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Ethiopia, Liberia ink major cooperation agreements

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf started her visit to Ethiopia today (February 28) where the two countries inked major cooperation agreements in the areas of technical and vocational education, health and medical Sciences, livestock and fisheries development and industrial development.

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Ethiopia, Turkey review the progress of previously signed agreements

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael met with Turkish Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ambassador Fatih Ulusoy and other two Turkish Investors today (February 28, 2017); during which the two sides have dealt at length on the progress of a number of agreements signed between the two countries during President Mulatu Teshome’s state visit to Turkey earlier this month.

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Senator Inhofe leads a US delegation to Ethiopia

A U.S. delegation led by Republican Senator James Inhofe visited Ethiopia last week, and held talks with Prime Minister Hailemariam.

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Major-General Tesfay Gidey of Ethiopia appointed Force Commander for UNISFA

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Major-General Tesfay Gidey Hailemichael of Ethiopia as Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei.

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Somalia’s Galmudug State President resigns for health reasons

The President of Galmudug State in Somalia, Abdikarim Hussein Guled, resigned on Sunday (February 26) citing health reasons.

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UN relief chief visiting Yemen, Somalia, Kenya

Stephen O'Brien, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, is visiting Yemen, Somalia and Kenya this week to meet with stakeholders on the humanitarian crises in all three countries as well as people most affected by crises, caused largely by conflict and drought.

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FAO and USAID launch Africa Sustainable Livestock 2050 project

A project to encourage sustainable and productive livestock in Africa was launched on Thursday by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and six African countries - Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Nigeria and Uganda.

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Cevital eyes huge investments in Ethiopia

In a meeting with Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyhu, Mr. Issad Rebrab the founder and manager of the of Cevital, the largest private conglomerate in Algeria, with interests in the agri-food sector, retail, industry and services disclosed the company’s decision to set up huge investment projects in Ethiopia today (February 24, 2017). Mr. Issad Rebrab said, Cevital has been studying the Ethiopian economy starting from 2013 and looking on how to be part of the notable development in the country.

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President Salva Kiir arrives in Addis for a three-day official visit

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir Mayardit arrived in Addis Ababa on Thursday (February 23, 2017) for a three-day official visit.

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