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Ethiopia celebrates International Women’s Day

On the occasion of the 41st International Women’s Day (March 8), being celebrated under the theme “enhancement of women's saving culture shall be the basis for our renaissance”, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn urged Ethiopian women to struggle uninterruptedly and ensure their equal participation and economic benefits in the country.

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State Minister Hirut receives credentials of newly appointed Ambassador of Sovereign Order of Malta

State Minister Mrs. Hirut Zemene received credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador of Malta, Ambassador Paolo Borin Today (March 8, 2017).

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Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael meets with Dr. Stefan Liebing, Chairman of German-Africa Business Association

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael met with Stefan Liebing, Chairman of German-Africa Business Association also known as Afrika-Verein today (March 8).

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AMISOM holds a peace resolution training workshop

AMISOM opened a three-day training on Monday (March 6) to build and strengthen the capacity of Somali stakeholders in conflict negotiation, resolution and management.

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United Nations Secretary-General makes an “emergency visit” to Mogadishu

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed in Mogadishu on Tuesday (March 7) at the start of what Mr. Guterres called an emergency visit to Somalia to highlight the country's famine crisis.

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South African companies keen to invest in Ethiopia

South African investors and representatives of companies have expressed their readiness to invest in Ethiopia and do business with.

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Sudanese POWs arrive in Khartoum, amid calls for peace

125 prisoners of the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) arrived in Khartoum at the weekend after an official handover in Kampala attended by the Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni who had mediated their release.

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UN’s Stephen O’Brien calls for urgent access and funds to prevent spread of South Sudan famine

Stephen O'Brien, UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, (UNOCHA) on a visit to South Sudan at the weekend said hundreds of thousands of people in South Sudan will starve unless relief workers gain access and unless more funds are available. Visiting parts of Southern Unity state one of the areas most affected by conflict, he described the situation as “horrendous,” adding that millions of people were prevented from receiving aid by parties to conflict.

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Somali Prime Minister: over a hundred die of hunger in two days in one region

Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khayre told a drought committee meeting in Mogadishu on Saturday (March 4) that at least 11o people, mostly women and children, had died from hunger over 48 hours in one region of Southwest state where the drought was having the worst impact.

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Prime Minister Hailmariam arrives in Uganda, Entebbe for an official visit

A high- level Ethiopian delegation led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn arrived in Uganda, Entebbe on Thursday (March 02, 2017) on a three day official visit at the invitation of President Yoweri Museveni.

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