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New Ethiopian Airlines Academy launched on Sunday (Feb 09, 2016)

Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated its refurbished Aviation Academy on Sunday (February 7).

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Alarming food security situation in Somalia says FAO (Feb 09, 2016)

The latest food security and nutrition assessment for Somalia, released in Mogadishu by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization in collaboration with the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, describes the situation as critical and says it could get worse.

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Climate Vulnerable Forum members met in Geneva to plan for 2016 (Feb 09, 2016)

Members of the Climate Vulnerable Forum met in Geneva for the first time this year on Friday (February 5) to discuss the implementation of the Manila-Paris Declaration and the 2016-2018 Road Map. These were both adopted at the High Level Meeting of the Climate Vulnerable Forum (CVF) at the UN Climate Change Conference at Paris (COP21).

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A Conference on promoting Ethiopia’s Textile and Garment Industry goes underway (Feb 08, 2016)

A conference focusing on Ethiopia’s Textile and Garment Industry with a theme “Towards Increasing Sustainability and Competitiveness in Ethiopia’s textile and garment industry” kicked off in Hilton Hotel, Addis Ababa today (February 8, 2016).

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Somalia launches a new foreign policy (Feb 08, 2016)

The Somali Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Sunday (February 7) that it was launching a comprehensive foreign policy to guide its relationship with the outside world in matters of trade and the war against terrorism and other issues.

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Tripartite meeting on the GERD resumes in Khartoum (Feb 08, 2016)

The tripartite technical meeting between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) resumed in Khartoum on Sunday (February 7).

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The Kenya-Ethiopia power line to commence in May (Feb 08, 2016)

Kenya’s Electricity Transmission Company’s acting Managing Director, Fernandes Barasa, says that Kenya’s plans to buy electricity from Ethiopia are at an advanced stage, and the construction of high voltage transmission lines covering 612 kilometers to the Moyale border will begin in May, and it will pass through Marsabit, Samburu, Isiolo, Nyandarua and Nakuru.

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South Sudan: Jeing/ Dinka Council of Elders welcomes IGAD’s Communiqué (Feb 08, 2016)

Council of Elders of Jeing/ Dinka said it welcomed a communiqué of the Council of Ministers of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) asking parties to the conflict in South Sudan to form a government of national unity and suspend operationalization of the 28 states on Sunday (January 7).

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Dr.Tedros confers with Mr. Kimiaki Jin, Chief Representative of JICA Ethiopia Office (Feb 05, 2016)

H.E Dr. Tedros Adhanom received a JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Delegation headed by Mr. Kimiaki Jin, Chief Representative of JICA Ethiopia Office today (February 05, 2016).

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The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association and its Luxembourg counterpart sign a MoU (Feb 04, 2016)

The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association and its Luxembourg counterpart signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today (February 04) in Addis Ababa, Hilton Hotels.

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