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US Hails Ethiopian Government Decision to Release Oppositional Figures
USA-hails-Ethiopia January 16, 2018 - The U.S government hailed the Ethiopian government decision to release and drop charges of key oppositional figures. Couple of weeks ago the U.S embassy in Addis Ababa had expressed its concern about the recent conflict in the Eastern African nation.
Egypt Does Not Want War with Ethiopia, Sudan - el-Sisi
January 16, 2018 - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said that his country is not prepared to go to war against Ethiopia and Sudan. The president denied reports that allege Egypt was meddling in the internal affairs of Sudan and Ethiopia. Egypt fears that the soon-to-be-completed Grand Ethiopian ...
US tasks Ethiopia to follow through with political reforms
The U.S. Statement of January 16, 2016 comes close to two weeks after the leadership of the ruling Ethiopia People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) agreed to undertake measures to open up Ethiopia's political space. “We are encouraged by the Ethiopian Government's decision to drop ...
Sudan, Ethiopia agree to deploy joint force to secure border
KHARTOUM, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Sudan and Ethiopia on Tuesday agreed to deploy a joint force to secure their joint border and prevent any hostile activities against the two countries. A conference on development of border relations between Sudan's Blue Nile State and Benishangul-Gumuz Region of ...
Morocco, Ethiopia seek to boost bilateral trade ties
RABAT, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Morocco and Ethiopia expressed here on Tuesday their shared willingness to boost bilateral trade ties. This pledge was made during talks between the Moroccan secretary of state in charge of foreign trade, Rkia Derham, and Ethiopian minister of public enterprises, Girma ...
Report: Ethiopian PM's visit boosts bilateral ties
CAIRO – 16 January 2018: Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is expected to arrive in Cairo on Wednesday accompanied by a high-profile delegation to attend the sixth meeting of the joint Egyptian-Ethiopian Higher Committee. The last meeting was held three years ago and tackled ...
Ethiopian runners dominate Houston Marathon elite events
After this weekend's race, results are in, and, according to officials, the annual Houston Marathon and Half-Marathon saw runners from Ethiopia take three of ... Her victory is also said to mark the twelfth consecutive year an Ethiopian won the women's event; Belaynesh Oljira, also from Ethiopia, finished ...
AJFF Review: Shorts Bring Ethiopian Experience Alive
In some ways, “Habesha” tells the rest of the Ethiopian-Israeli story. People who made the journey out of Africa to become Israelis, as well as a representative of the next generation, describe how the tough reality compares with their heavenly dreams of Jerusalem and life in their homeland. It's important ...
Egyptian, Ethiopian FMs to meet in Cairo on Wednesday for cooperation committee talks
Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry will hold talks with his Ethiopian counterpart Tedros Adhanom in Cairo on Wednesday as part of meetings by a high-level joint cooperation committee. The ministerial talks of the sixth meeting of the joint Egyptian-Ethiopian Higher Committee will set the stage for ...
Chinese firm to build 220 mln USD textile plant in Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A cornerstone laying ceremony was held on Tuesday in Ethiopia's eastern city, Dire Dawa for a textile plant that will be built with an investment of 220 million U.S. dollars. Dire Dawa mayor's office said Chinese firm Wuxi No. 1 Cotton Mill will build the textile plant which ...
Ethiopia rehabilitates 86000 displaced people by regional conflict
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- Ethiopia has rehabilitated 86,000 people displaced by conflict between Oromia and Somali regional states, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday. Speaking to journalists, Negeri Lencho, Minister of Ethiopia Government Communications Affairs Office (GCAO), said the ...
Ethiopian Airlines finalizes agreement to relaunch Zambia's national carrier
ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16(Xinhua) -- Ethiopia's national flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines (ET) announced on Tuesday it had finalized shareholders agreement with the Zambian government to relaunch Zambia Airways. Zambia has had no national airline since 1994, when its airline, Zambia Airways, was ...
Ethiopian Airlines to Re-Launch Zambia's National Carrier
"The launching of Zambia Airways will enable the traveling public in Zambia and the Southern African region to enjoy greater connectivity options," said Ethiopian Airlines CEO, Tewolde Gebremariam. "It is only through partnerships among African carriers that the aviation industry of the continent will be ...
How Ethiopia Is Slowing Climate Change By Reviving Its Forests – And Its Economy
Though apocryphal, the story highlights the importance of coffee to Abyssinia, which we now know as Ethiopia. To this day, the birthplace of arabica coffee is Africa's largest producer of the stuff, and 15 million Ethiopians – about half the population – earn their living growing it, roasting it, or processing it.
Ethiopian Airlines to re-launch Zambia's national carrier
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopian Airlines says it has finalized an agreement with Zambia to re-launch the southern African country's national carrier. The partnership with Zambia comes as Ethiopian Airlines is opening new routes and hubs and is acquiring new aircraft. In a statement Tuesday, the ...
Is War About to Break Out in the Horn of Africa? Will the West Even Notice?
The Egyptians have both called on the World Bank to help resolve the impasse over Ethiopia's dam and vowed to protect Egypt's share of Nile waters. There is a certain amount of implicit bellicosity in this rhetoric, given that Egyptian leaders have openly threatened war in the recent past. But this is ...
Madaxweynaha Somaliland oo ka dagay Ethiopia
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia- Wafdi uu hogaaminayo Madaxweynaha maamulka Somaliland, Muuse Biixi Cabdi, ayaa gaaray magaalada Addis Ababa ee xarunta dalka Ethiopia, kadib casumaad ay ka heleen xukuumadda dalkaas. Biixi, ayaa saaka ka duulay magaalada Hargaysa, isagoo ay weheliyaan ...
Ethiopian Airlines signs deal to revive Zambia Airways
Ethiopian Airlines has announced that it has finalized shareholders agreement with the Zambian government for the re-launch of Zambia Airways. In a statement, Ethiopian Airlines said the Government of Zambia will be the majority shareholder with 55% and Ethiopian will have 45% stakes in the airline.
South-South Cooperation for Peace Operations: Brazil-Ethiopia Exchanges in Peacekeeping ...
In one such instance, incipient but growing ties between Brazil and Ethiopia in peacekeeping training show that enhancing cooperation between training centers, even when they are located in entirely different regions of the world, offer valuable opportunities to exchange information and experiences, ...
Sisi, Ethiopian PM to take part in joint ministerial committee session
Assistant Foreign Minister for African Affairs Mohamed Edris said that President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and the Ethiopian prime minister will take part in the sixth ... Edris said in a statement on Tuesday that the preparatory meetings for the sixth session of the Higher Committee between Egypt and Ethiopia ...