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Italy to finance a health infrastructure enhancing project in Ethiopia

Italy and the Ethiopian government on Monday signed a financing agreement worth 5 million euros to enhance Ethiopia’s health sector infrastructure.

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Premier attends inauguration ceremony of President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed of Somalia

Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn attended the inauguration of Somalia’s newly-elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed held on Wednesday (February 22) in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Sudan's President attends the International Defense Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi

The International Defense Exhibition and Conference, (IDEX), is a biennial arms and defense technology sales exhibition being held this week (February 19-23) in Abu Dhabi.

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Kenya Power to import cheaper and more reliable electricity from Ethiopia

Kenya Power has announced plans to start importing cheaper, clean and reliable electricity from Ethiopia. It said this would help it reduce cost of electricity as well as accelerate its goal of connecting over 1.5 million Kenyans to the national grid by 2020.

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Famine declared in parts of South Sudan

Famine has been declared in in parts of Unity State in the northern-central part of South Sudan, and UN agencies warned on Monday(February 20) that war and a collapsing economy have left 100,000 people facing starvation.

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AMISOM to help construct military training facility for the Somali National Army

The Force Commander of the AMISOM, Lt. General Osman Noor Soubagleh on Sunday (February 19) led a delegation of senior military officials to South West State to identify a suitable location for constructing a training facility for the Somali National Army.

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Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi aims to defeat Al-Shabaab in the next two years

President Mohamed has called on AMISOM to speed up operations against Al-Shabaab.

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Dr. Workneh lauds the peaceful transition of power in Somalia

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu , addressing the meeting on “Building Security in a post- conflict country: Beyond Guys and Guns in Somalia”, a key side -event at the Munich Security Conference, today (February 19, 2017) has taken note of the recent presidential election in Somalia and lauded the peaceful transition of power in the country.

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Dr. Workneh holds talks with EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Ms. Federica Mogherini

Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu held talks with High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice- President of the European Commission, Ms. Federica Mogherini, today (February 18, 2017) on the margins of the 53rd Munich security conference, now underway in Munich, Germany.

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Dr. Workneh meets with UK Secretary of State, Boris Johnson

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu conferred with his British counterpart, Mr. Boris Johnson on Friday (February 17, 2017) on the margins of the Munich security conference in Germany.

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