AMISOM announces new offensive against Al-Shabaab (Jul 07, 2015)

AMISON’s Force Commander, Lt. General Jonathan Rono had confirmed that AMISOM is abo0ut to launch a new offensive against Al-Shabaab. ... Read more

Somalia’s Parliament approves Independent Electoral and Local Boundaries Commissions (Jul 07, 2015)

Somalia’s Federal Parliament unanimously approved the names of the newly formed Independent Electoral and Local Boundaries Commissions on Monday (July 5). ... Read more

Ethiopia, Uganda hold Joint Ministerial Commission meeting (Jul 06, 2015)

The Second Ethio-Uganda Joint Ministerial Commission, co-chaired by Ethiopia’s Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom and Uganda’s Defense Minister Dr. Crispus Kiyonga, held over the weekend (July 4-5). ... Read more

Strong Diplomatic Ties between the United States and Ethiopia (Jul 06, 2015)

U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ambassador Patricia Haslach, and U.S. Ambassador to the African Union and Permanent Representative of the United States to UNECA, Ambassador Reuben Brigety,  hosted a reception to celebrate the 239th anniversary of American Independence on Friday last week (July 3). ... Read more

UN Human Rights Council extends mandates of the Special Rapporteur and the Commission on Inquiry on Eritrea (Jul 06, 2015)

A resolution to extend the mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Eritrea and of the Commission to Investigate Human Rights in Eritrea was passed by the UN Human Rights Council on Thursday last week (July 2).  ... Read more

Haramaya University gives President Guelleh of Djibouti an honorary degree (Jul 06, 2015)

Haramaya University has conferred an Honorary Doctoral Degree upon Ismail Omar Guelleh, President of Djibouti in recognition of his efforts to strengthen the Ethio-Djibouti all-round relations. ... Read more

South Sudanese conflict drives more unaccompanied children to flee to Ethiopia (Jul 06, 2015)

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has recorded a rising flow of South Sudanese refugees into Ethiopia including large numbers of unaccompanied children. ... Read more

Somalia’s Interim Administration of Galmudug elects its leader (Jul 06, 2015)


Former Interior Minister, Abdikarim Hussein Guleed, an ally of President Mohamud, was elected to the presidency of the new Somali state of Galmudug on Saturday by the 89 person Galmudug Assembly. ... Read more

Ethiopia's Honorary Consul Pledges to further Consolidate Ethio-Swedish ties (Jul 03, 2015)

Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul in Sweden, Malmo Sverker Littorin was visting Ethiopia over the week.  ... Read more

Ethio-Ivorian business and investment forum held in Addis Ababa (Jul 03, 2015)

An Ethio-Cote d’Ivoire Business and Investment Forum was held in Addis Ababa on Thursday (July 2), conducted against a background of deepening relations and business links between the two countries.... Read more



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