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Nation celebrates 121st anniversary of the victory of Adwa

The 121st anniversary of the victory of Adwa was colorfully celebrated at the historic town of Adwa, Tigray regional state, the very spot where Ethiopians defeated the Italian invading army on March 1, 1896.

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Liberian President visits the biggest textile and apparel factory in Africa

As part of her three-day official visit to Ethiopia, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made trip to Hawassa to visit Hawassa Industrial Park (HIP); the biggest textile and apparel factory in Africa.

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Ethiopia, India agree to expand bilateral cooperation

Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu received the Indian Ambassador to Ethiopia and Representative to the African Union, Ambassador Anurag Srivastava today (March 01, 2017), wherein both parties reiterated the need to strengthen bilateral relations and expand the level of economic cooperation between the two countries.

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A special summit on Somali refugees will be held in Nairobi

IGAD has announced that a regional special summit will be held in Nairobi in March to help find durable solutions for Somalia refugee.

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Ethiopia, Liberia ink major cooperation agreements

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf started her visit to Ethiopia today (February 28) where the two countries inked major cooperation agreements in the areas of technical and vocational education, health and medical Sciences, livestock and fisheries development and industrial development.

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Ethiopia, Turkey review the progress of previously signed agreements

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Aklilu Hailemichael met with Turkish Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ambassador Fatih Ulusoy and other two Turkish Investors today (February 28, 2017); during which the two sides have dealt at length on the progress of a number of agreements signed between the two countries during President Mulatu Teshome’s state visit to Turkey earlier this month.

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Senator Inhofe leads a US delegation to Ethiopia

A U.S. delegation led by Republican Senator James Inhofe visited Ethiopia last week, and held talks with Prime Minister Hailemariam.

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Major-General Tesfay Gidey of Ethiopia appointed Force Commander for UNISFA

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Major-General Tesfay Gidey Hailemichael of Ethiopia as Force Commander for the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei.

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Somalia’s Galmudug State President resigns for health reasons

The President of Galmudug State in Somalia, Abdikarim Hussein Guled, resigned on Sunday (February 26) citing health reasons.

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UN relief chief visiting Yemen, Somalia, Kenya

Stephen O'Brien, the UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, is visiting Yemen, Somalia and Kenya this week to meet with stakeholders on the humanitarian crises in all three countries as well as people most affected by crises, caused largely by conflict and drought.

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