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Somaliland:President heads to Ethiopia
H.E President Muse Bihi Abdi accompanied by high level delegation today 16/01/2018 flew out of the country headed for Addis Abba, Ethiopia. The President visit comes after official invitation was extended to him by Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile mariam Desalegne. During the visit the two leaders will ...
South Sudan's cease-fire broken by both sides, say monitors
Sixteen people have been killed, including three children, since South Sudan's cease-fire started less than a month ago, say monitors. Both government and opposition forces have committed multiple violations since the cease-fire began on Dec. 24, according to four separate investigations released ...
Cancer incidence record hits over 200000 in Ethiopia-Official
Cancer has become a serious public health problem in Ethiopia with annual incidence of more than 200,000 cases, a senior health official said on Tuesday.In an interview with APA on Tuesday Dr. Aynalem Abraha Oncologist at Black Lion Hospital said although population-based data do not exist in the ...
UNHCR Ethiopia Factsheet - December 2017
Ethiopia is host to the second largest refugee population in Africa, sheltering 892,555 registered refugees and asylum seekers as of 31 December 2017. Since January 2017, 109,851 refugees arrived in Ethiopia, mainly from South Sudan (over 75,400), Eritrea (over 25,200) and Somalia (almost 6,700).
Ethiopian Airlines signs deal to revive Zambia's national carrier
Ethiopia's state-owned flag carrier, ranked by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as the largest airline in Africa by revenue and profit, is in talks with a number of airline companies across the continent to acquire stakes and manage operations. Ethiopian Airlines said on Tuesday said it had ...
Academy to support Ethiopian railway operations
ETHIOPIA: Work is to start later this year on the construction of a railway training academy, Ethiopian Railways Corp announced on January 13. When fully operational, the academy is expected to employ around 250 teachers and administrative staff, training up to 1 00 students at a time in seven different ...
Ethiopia: Winning Pull Factors in Drawing FDI to Ethiopia
The last couple of years have been quite challenging for the Ethiopian economy as natural and man-made problems posed themselves as obstacles to efforts of sustaining the rapid growth of the last fifteen years. The El-Nino induced drought and political unrests in various parts of the country took their ...
Eritrea denies presence of Egyptian military forces within its territories
Afwerki accused a “group of interests” in Sudan and Ethiopia of creating clash between his country and Sudan after the Sudanese Minister of Foreign ... of Sudan and Eritrea to spread Ethiopian forces, funded by Sudan, to the joint borders, adding that the two countries are working to push Eritrea to war.
At the busiest airport in South America, a cat-and-mouse game to catch cocaine smugglers
Drug traffic at Guarulhos International Airport An X-ray shows the stomach of a Nigerian suspect in international drug trafficking detained at Guarulhos International Airport in Sao Paulo. The man is suspected of swallowing cocaine capsules and trying to travel to Ethiopia. Flavio Forner / For The Times.
Is war about to break out in the Horn of Africa? Will the West even notice?
That was when the Ethiopians began construction of the GERD project along the Blue Nile. Just as the Egyptians did in the 1950s with the Aswan High Dam project, Ethiopia's leaders regard their dam as a critical component of development. They, and officials from other riparian states, reject the ...
Sisi: Egypt does not want war with Sudan and Ethiopia
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said his country was not meddling in the internal affairs of Sudan and Ethiopia as he sought to defuse rising tensions in the Red Sea region. Sisi, in a televised comments broadcast on Monday, said Cairo was not planning to go to war with the African countries.
Egypt president Sisi rules out war with Sudan
Relations have deteriorated in recent weeks, including over a Sudan-Turkey naval agreement that angered Cairo and an ongoing dispute over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile river that runs through all three countries. Sudan has recalled its ambassador to Egypt without saying when he might be ...
Sisi Reassures Sudan, Ethiopia: We Won't Interfere in Other Countries' Affairs
Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi sent a message to Sudan and Ethiopia on Monday, saying that Egypt “does not conspire and did not interfere in the affairs of others.” “[Egypt] is very keen on maintaining good relations with everyone, and what the region has seen over the past years is enough,” ...
Ethiopian PM Desalegn rallies for pan African centre
ADDIS ABABA-- Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Monday called on all Ethiopians to support the establishment of Ethiopia's pan African centre, which will highlight major achievements for black people. Desalegn made the call during a nationwide conference that envisaged to support ...
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the practice of Ethiopia's economic diplomacy focuses on neighboring countries that have significant contributions and return to ensure sustainable and fast economic growth. Apart from the nearby economic relations, many Asian and some European countries are ...
Ethiopia: Dutiful to Serve the Motherland!
"Global Knowledge Exchange Network (GKEN) was established to facilitate ways and to support Ethiopian university students [post graduate and doctoral] while doing their research. It avails the necessary materials including competent advisers working in the global universities to help students in ...
Ethiopia: Attorney General Drops Charges Against 528 Suspects
Federal Attorney General announced that it has dropped charges against 528 suspects in the first round.Speaking at a press conference yesterday, Attorney General Getachew Ambaye told journalists that among those who are going to be released, 115 are federal detainees and the rest are from the ...
Ethiopians take pride in helping bring about reforms
The multicultural town, located 40 kilometers (25 miles) southeast of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, is a 'spiritual home' of the Oromo people, the country's largest ethnic group which makes up around 40 percent of its population. Every year on Oct. 1, hundreds of thousands of Oromo people descend on ...
Ethiopia: Agency Transfers 377 Public Enterprises to Private Holding
For the last two decades the Ethiopian Privatization Agency has transferred 377 public enterprises to private entities and earned 47 billion birr.Agency Communication head Wondafrash Assefa told The Ethiopian Herald that 87 percent of the enterprises transferred to local entities while the rest to foreign ...
Ethiopia: Praiseworthy Agricultural Shift
History has it that Ethiopia's agriculture had for over 7000 years heavily relied on outmoded and animal-drawn tillage implements. Plowing tools like hoes, yoke, plow shaft, plowshare and beam are but to mention a few. The farming methods were leaning solely on traditional cutting, harvesting, ...