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Mohamed Abdullahi ‘Farmajo’ elected as the President of the federal republic of Somalia

Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed ‘Farmajo’ was elected President of the Federal Republic of Somalia in the election held on Tuesday (February 8) in Mogadishu.

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The 45th Greater Horn of Africa Climate Forum meeting in Addis Ababa

IGAD’s Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC) on Monday (February 6) opened the Greater Horn of Africa Climate Forum (GHACOF 45) for March, April, and May 2017.

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EU launches an African Economic Development Fund

The European Union has announced the launch of a $47.46 billion Africa Economic Development Fund aimed at helping Nigeria and other African countries drive economic growth and development.

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Preparations for Somalia’s Presidential election on Wednesday completed

Somalia's electoral committee said on Monday that preparations for Wednesday's presidential poll are complete and the election will take place as scheduled.

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President Salva Kiir: “soldiers who commit human right abuses and atrocities should be held accountable.

South Sudan President Salva Kiir in his instructions to Minister of Defence said soldiers who commit human right abuses and atrocities should be held accountable.

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President Mulatu leaves for Turkey

President Mulatu Teshome has left for Ankara on Monday (February 06, 2017) for a state visit to Turkey, upon the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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Ethio-India Business Forum opens in Addis Ababa

Co-organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, the Ethiopian Chamber of Commerce and the Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an Ethio-India Business Forum kicked off today (February 03, 2017) at Hilton Hotels, in Addis Ababa.

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Ethiopia, Morocco pledge to strengthen economic cooperation

State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemikael met with Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco, Mrs. Nezha Alaoui M’Hammdi today (February 2, 2017); the two sides discussed on ways to set up a strong follow-up mechanism on activities within the economic cooperation framework established following King Mohammed VI’s visit to Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia, Sri Lanka sign MoU to advance cooperation

Ethiopia and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the view to undertaking diplomatic consultations on bilateral issues and establishing a Joint Ministerial Commission.

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President Kagame: “Ethio-Rwanda ties can surpass insurmountable Challenges”

The President of Rwanda, Paul Kagame during his meeting with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on the sidelines of the 28th AU Summit on Tuesday (January 31, 2017) said the relation between Ethiopia and Rwanda is so strong that it is one based on solidarity and fraternity, adding that this can “surpass insurmountable challenges”. He further said Rwanda enjoys the sympathy and support from Friends like Ethiopia.

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