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Dr. Tedros meets with the President of Somalia’s Puntland State, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas (Feb 16, 2016)

Ethiopia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, H.E. Dr Tedros Adhanom conferred with the President of Somalia’s Puntland State, Abdiweli Mohamed Ali Gaas, at his offices today (February 16, 2015).

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State Minister Ambassador Taye Atske-selassie receives the Ambassador of Portugal to Ethiopia (Feb 16, 2016)

State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Taye Atske-selassie met with the Portuguese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ambassador Afonso Henriques de Azzeredo Malheiro on Tuesday (February16).

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State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regassa Kefale meets the Managing Director of the NGO, the Alliance for Brain-Gain and Innovative Development (Feb 16, 2016)

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Regassa Kefale, met with the Managing Director of the Alliance for Brain-Gain and Innovative Development, Dr Tewabech Bishaw, on Tuesday (February 16).

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Somali troops defeat a major militant attack on a town near Mogadishu (Feb 16, 2016)

Somali troops repelled a large-scale attack by Al-Shabaab on the agricultural town of Afgoye, near Mogadishu, officials said on Tuesday (February 16).

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Somali Prime Minister calls on Security Forces to catch killers of a former Defense Minister (Feb 15, 2016)

Somali Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Shamarke has vowed to do everything possible to bring to justice those responsible for the murder of former Somali Defense Minister Muhudin Mohamed who was killed in car explosion on Monday (February 15).

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An AU delegation assesses the state of AMISOM (Feb 14, 2016)

A delegation from the African Union’s Peace Support Operations Division headed by Major General Okello was in Somalia last week to carry out an assessment on the state of the AU its forces serving under the AU mandate and to identify areas that needed urgent AU support. General Okello said in Mogadishu on Sunday (February 14) that the visit was firstly to “find out the preparedness of troops to support this political process."

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Dr Riek Machar says he will return to Juba to take up his position as South Sudan’s First Vice-President (Feb 13, 2016)

The leader of the opposition SPLM-IO, Riek Machar, said on Saturday (February 13) he will return to the national capital, Juba, to take up the post as First Vice President.

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Foreign Minster Dr Tedros welcomes a Courtesy visit by State Secretary of Justice and Public Security of Norway (Feb 09, 2016)

State Secretary of Justice and Public Security of Norway, H.E Joran Kallmyr visited the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia and held a discussion with Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom today (February 09, 2016).

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Forty thousand starving to death in South Sudan says the UN (Feb 09, 2016)

At least 40,000 people are starving to death in the war zones in South Sudan and conditions are “escalating” said the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization, UNICEF and the World Food Program in a joint statement released on Monday (February 8).

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AMISOM Military Operations Coordination Committee Meets in Nairobi (Feb 09, 2016)

The Military Operations Coordination Committee of AMISOM, met in Nairobi on Monday (February 8) to discuss the military situation in Somalia, consider AMISOM needs and its future plans.

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