Djibouti hands 267 Eritreans over to the UNHCR (Apr 15, 2014)

The Djiboutian government has handed 267 Eritrean refugees over the UN refugee agency, UNHCR including some prisoners of war taken in June 2008 when Eritrea attacked Djibouti.... Read more

France gives U.S. $8.3 Million for education in Djibouti (Apr 15, 2014)

The French Development Agency has signed an agreement worthUS$8.3 million (1.5 billion francs) to support education and vocational training in Djibouti. ... Read more

Djibouti gets a $3.8 million grant for improved access to education (Apr 15, 2014)

The World Bank Group and the Government of Djibouti signed a US$3.8 million grant to support the Government's Access to Quality Education Project at the weekend.... Read more

Somali President receive s credentials of new Burundi Ambassador in Mogadishu (Apr 15, 2014)

Somali President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud on Monday (April 14) received the new Burundian Ambassador to Somalia, Joseph Nkununziza, who presented his credentials and pledged his country’s continued support to the ongoing efforts to stabilize Somalia... Read more

The Somali Prime Minister visits Kismayo and the Interim Jubba Administration (Apr 15, 2014)

Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed arrived in Kismayo, the capital of the Interim Jubba Administration, on Saturday, April 11 for a three day visit at the head of a delegation of ministers and members of Parliament.... Read more

Canada to support Ethiopian Women Entrepreneurs (Apr 15, 2014)

Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development has signed a US$5.6 million grant with UNDP Ethiopia to build up the entrepreneurial capacity of more than 25 thousand Ethiopian women. ... Read more

World Food Program launches cross-border aid to South Sudan from Ethiopia (Apr 15, 2014)

The United Nations' World Food Program (WFP) has launched a cross-border operation to supply food to tens of thousands of South Sudanese affected by the fighting. ... Read more

International partners call for immediate action on South Sudan (Apr 15, 2014)

A Humanitarian Ministerial Meeting in Juba on Sunday (April 13) attended b y the heads of the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the United States Agency for International Development, and the European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response called for immediate action and support to save the lives of thousands of South Sudanese affected by the country’s ongoing conflict. ... Read more

Sudanese government and SPLM-N rebels to resume talks next week (Apr 15, 2014)

A spokesperson for the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement –North (SPLM-N) said over the weekend that the group had received an invitation from the African Union High Level Implementation Panel (AUHIP) to resume talks with the Sudanese Government next week to end their nearly three year conflict in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states. ... Read more

Yemeni delegation in Ethiopia for federalism talks (Apr 15, 2014)

A Yemeni delegation which arrived in Ethiopia on Friday (April 11) came to hold talks on sharing experience on federalism and political administration. ... Read more



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