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Security Council extends UNAMID mandate for another year (Aug 28, 2014)

The UN Security Council on Wednesday (August 27) extended the mandate of the African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) for another one year. ... Read more

UNOCHA says Juba and Khartoum have approved plan to open humanitarian corridor (Aug 28, 2014)

The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Sudan said that representatives from the Governments of Sudan and South Sudan have approved an operational plan that will open a humanitarian corridor between the two countries. ... Read more

Professor Tekalign Mamo wins the 2014 Yara Prize (Aug 28, 2014)

The Yara Prize 2014 is being awarded to Ethiopian Professor Tekalign Mamo Assefa.  ... Read more

The Tripartite meeting of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the GERD project in Khartoum (Aug 27, 2014)

The 4th Tripartite Ministerial Meeting of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on the GERD project took place on Monday and Tuesday (August 25-26) in Khartoum, attended by Prof. Dr. Hossam Eldin Mohamed Moghazy, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt; Alemayehu Tegenu, Minster of Water, Irrigation and Energy of Ethiopia; and Ambassador Mutaz Musa Abdalla Salim, Minister of Water Resources and Electricity of Sudan... Read more

President Mulatu meets the Japanese Business delegation (Aug 27, 2014)

President Dr. Mulatu received the Public and Private Joint Business delegation for ‘Trade and Investment Promotion between Japan and Africa’,  led by Mr. Ishihara Hirotaka, Japan’s Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, at the National Palace on Tuesday (August 26) to discuss trade and investment partnerships between Ethiopia and Japan. ... Read more

Dr. Tedros holds talks with Dr. Khalid bin Thani Al Thani, Chairman of Ezdan Holding Group (Aug 27, 2014)

Dr. Tedros Adhanom held talks on Tuesday (August 26) with Dr. Khalid bin Thani Al Thani, Chairman of Ezdan Holding Group of Qatar. ... Read more

Interpol warn of security threats by organized gangs in East Africa (Aug 26, 2014)

The International police organization (Interpol) on Monday (August 25) warned of new security threats by organized criminal gangs including terrorist militants which have caused instability in the Eastern Africa Region.... Read more

Jem-Sudan former fighters begin integration into Sudan’s armed forces (Aug 26, 2014)

Security arrangements for integrating about 1,350 former combatants from Justice and Equality Movement (JEM)- Sudan into government military and police were launched on Monday (August 25)  in a ceremony in El Fasher, Darfur. ... Read more

An IGAD monitor reportedly dies of a heart attack after being detained in South Sudan (Aug 26, 2014)

A member of one of the IGAD Monitoring and Verification Teams in South Sudan is reported to have died of a heart attack on Sunday (August 24) after some of the monitors were detained by rebels in the north of the country... Read more

Dubai Chamber discusses trade ties with Ethiopian trade mission (Aug 26, 2014)

A trade mission from Addis Ababa, led by Shisema Gebresilassie, head of the trade and industry development bureau of the Addis Ababa City Administration, is in Dubai. ... Read more
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