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Ethiopia and Thailand celebrate fifty years of diplomatic relations (Nov 25, 2014)

Commemoration of the 50th year of diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Thailand was celebrated with Ethiopian music and Thai cultural performances at the Ethiopian National Theater on Monday (November 24). ... Read more

AMISOM and OCHA issue guidelines for civil-military coordination (Nov 25, 2014)

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) together with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Monday (November 24) issued Somalia Country Specific Guidelines to govern civil-military coordination in Somalia. ... Read more

Somali Parliament Speaker announces the postponement of parliament sessions (Nov 25, 2014)

The Speaker of the Somalia Parliament Mohamed Osman Jawari has announced the postponement of all Parliament sessions due to the current disagreement between the President and the Prime Minister and the resulting division in Parliament over a motion of no confidence against the Prime Minister. ... Read more

Sudan supports GERD for economic benefits not political reasons (Nov 25, 2014)

Sudan’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ambassador Abdel Rahman Sir-el-katim, said on Monday (November 24) that Sudan remains committed to support the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) “because we believe that this dam will benefit Sudan together with Ethiopia and Egypt.” ... Read more

Time to implement the Yamoussoukro Declaration for African Airlines (Nov 24, 2014)

At the African Airlines Association's (AFRAA) 46th annual general assembly held in Algiers two weeks ago (November 9-11), AFRAA’s Secretary General Dr. Chingosho said that African states are expected to announce the full implementation of the Yamoussoukro Declaration at the  next African Union Summit in Addis Ababa in January next year. ... Read more

New Ethiopian commander named for the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (Nov 24, 2014)

The United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon has announced the appointment of Major General Birhanu Jula Gelalcha from Ethiopia as the new force commander of the UN Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA). ... Read more

Al-Shabaab murder 28 non-Muslims on a Kenyan bus (Nov 24, 2014)

Al Shabaab ambushed a Nairobi-bound bus outside the town of Mandera, on Saturday (November 22) and deliberately murdered 28 non-Muslims, sparing Muslim passengers. ... Read more

Ethiopian Embassy in Abu Dhabi inaugurated (Nov 24, 2014)

Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros Adhanom accompanied by the United Arab Emirates’ Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, inaugurated the Ethiopian embassy in Abu Dhabi on Saturday (November 22). ... Read more

3rd Powering Africa Meeting kicks off in Addis (Nov 21, 2014)

State Minister Dr. YinagerDessie adressed the annual Energy conference today (November 20) started in Addis Ababa with the presence of higher government officials and international energy companies and other partners in the sector. ... Read more

Ambassador Woinshet Tadesse presents her credentials to the President of Finland (Nov 21, 2014)

Ambassador of Ethiopia to Sweden and Nordic Countries, Ambassador Woinshet Tadesse, presented her credentials to the President of the Republic of Finland, Mr. Sauli Niinisto, on Thursday (November 13, 2014).... Read more
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