Ambassador Seyoum: IGAD commits to help South Sudanese find a peace (Dec 16, 2014)

Ambassador Seyoum Mesfin, Head of IGAD Special Envoys to South Sudan, emphasized on Monday (December 15) that IGAD stood firm in assisting South Sudanese find durable peace to end the suffering of the people and create a stable, prosperous and secure South Sudan. ... Read more

Farewell program for Ethiopian Ebola response mission to West Africa (Dec 16, 2014)

A farewell program for volunteers for Ethiopian Ebola response mission to West Africa was held on December 15.... Read more

Ambassador Taye receives copies of the credentials of newly appointed Honorary Consul of Guatemala (Dec 16, 2014)

Ambassador Taye Atskeselassie, Director-General for American Affairs, received copies of the credentials of the newly appointed Honorary Consul of the Republic of Guatemala, Ato Tewodros Ashenafi, Chairman and CEO of Southwest Holdings.... Read more

The Ethiopian Public Diplomacy Delegation leaving for Cairo today (Dec 15, 2014)

The public diplomacy delegation of Ethiopia comprised of more than 70 renowned personalities from all walks of life and journalists is leaving for Cairo today (December 15, 2014). ... Read more

South Sudanese students leaving to pursue studies in Ethiopia (Dec 12, 2014)

South Sudan’s Deputy Minister of Education Bol Makueng told reporters that this first students selected from across the country by the Ministry of Education Science and Technology would pursue post graduate and PhD degrees at various universities under scholarships offered by Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education. ... Read more

AMISOM trains Somali troops in Bakool region in South West state (Dec 12, 2014)

AMISOM peacekeepers have completed a two month training course for over 350 soldiers of the Somali National Army in the town of Tiyeglow in Bakool region. Tiyeeglow was liberated from Al-Shabaab in August during the SNA and AMISOM Operation Indian Ocean. ... Read more

UN refugee agency to repatriate 10,000 Somalis from Kenya (Dec 12, 2014)

The UNHCR said on Tuesday this week (December 9) that it plans to repatriate 10,000 Somali refugees in Kenya who wish to return home. ... Read more

Eastern Nile Basin to create new opportunities for prosperity (Dec 12, 2014)

The Second New Nile Conference on “New Nile Opportunities: Scientific Advances Towards Prosperity in the Eastern Nile Basin” opened on Wednesday (December10) at the UNECA Conference Centre in Addis Ababa. ... Read more

The UN Security Council welcomes resolution of the political crisis in Somalia (Dec 12, 2014)

The UN Security Council said on Wednesday (December 10) that it welcomed the resolution of the current political crisis in Somalia through the proper Parliamentary channels. ... Read more

Dr. Tedros meets the Head of East and West Africa Department at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Dec 12, 2014)

Dr. Tedros Adhanom met on Thursday (December 11) with Matt Baugh, Head of the East and West Africa Department at the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office. ... Read more



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