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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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