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PM Briefs Members of #UNSC on Peace, Security in Region

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has briefed members of the United Nations Security Council about peace and security in the region, and specifically South Sudan and Somalia today. During...

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Ethiopia, Sudan vow to strengthen bilateral ties

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn received the visiting Sudanes President Omar Al-Bashir at the Jubilee Palace, during which the two leaders reaffirmed their determination to elevate the bilateral ties.

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Germany signs a 36 million euros grant for IGAD

The Executive Secretary of the IGAD, Engineer Mahboub Maalim, and the Director for East Africa Division of Germany, Dr. Ralf-Mathias Mohs, signed a grant agreement for 36 million Euros on Friday last week (March 31).

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World Bank provided new credits for trade logistics and industrial competitiveness in Ethiopia

The World Bank’ Board of Executive Directors approved an International Development Association credit of $50 million for the National Quality Infrastructure (NQI) Development Project in Ethiopia, aimed at improving the competitiveness of Ethiopian industries.

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President Bashir in Addis Ababa for an official visit

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia today (April 04) for a three day official visit.

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Ethiopia values its ties with Ghana, Foreign Minister Workneh

Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu receiving the outgoing Ambassador of Ghana to Ethiopia Ambassador Albert Yankey reiterated today that Ethiopia values its historic relations with Ghana.

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Little respite forecast for Somalia drought

The Famine Early Warning System’s latest monthly report says that the April to June Gu rains are forecast to be slightly below average.

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Countering violent extremism conference concludes in Dar Es Salaam

The Somali National Countering Violent Extremism Office (CEVO) and the African Union have completed a three day counter-radicalization conference in Dar Es Salaam on April 1.

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Somali Prime Minister vows to root out corruption

Somalia’s Prime Minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, said at the weekend that he was mobilizing his government to tackle corruption and vowed to make the fight against misconduct a non-negotiable principle in his administration.

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Statement by the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on the Killing of Aid-Workers in the Republic of South Sudan

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia condemns in the strongest terms the heinous and barbaric killings of six aid workers in South Sudan along the Juba to Pibor road on Saturday March 25, 2017.

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