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French and Dutch companies to conduct the GERD studies (Apr 16, 2015)

The French BRL Group will be the main consultancy firm to carry out the technical studies agreed on for the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD,) and the Dutch Deltares company will also...

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South Sudan bishop calls on rival leaders to avert economic collapse and make peace (Apr 16, 2015)

A senior South Sudanese religious leader, the Assistant Archbishop of Juba, on Wednesday (April 15) called the two rival leaders to take bold decisions to end the ongoing conflict and avert a...

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Dr Tedros meets General Manager of Kroisos FZE (Apr 16, 2015)

Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros held discussions with Dr. Andreas Gulya, General Manager of Kroisos FZE, a financial and media consulting company, in Abu Diabi on April 12. In their discussion, Dr....

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Kenya announces an amnesty and reintegration policy for youth who renounce Al-Shabaab (Apr 15, 2015)

Kenya has offered a ten day amnesty to youngsters who have joined Al-Shabaab. Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery said on Tuesday (April 14) that the Government called upon all individuals...

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AU and IGAD condemn Al-Shabaab’s Terror attack (Apr 15, 2015)

The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission for Somalia, Ambassador Maman Sidikou has condemned the attack and commiserated with "the families of innocent...

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The UN High Commission for Refugees urges Kenya to reconsider demands to close the Dedaab camps (Apr 15, 2015)

The UNHCR on Tuesday (April 14) urged Kenya on Tuesday to reconsider its demand for the closure of the Dedaab refugee complex for Somali refugees within three months. Kenyan Deputy President Ruto...

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US signs a deal with the AU to support an African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Apr 15, 2015)

The Chairperson of the African Union, Dr. Dlamini Zuma, and U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, signed an agreement on Monday (April 13) to support an African Centers for Disease Control and...

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Ethiopia and Kenya should move to implement economic integration agreements (Apr 15, 2015)

Kenya's Ambassador to Ethiopia says that Ethiopia and Kenya need to implement the economic integration agreements they have signed at various times as soon as possible. In an interview with the...

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Somali Government places bounties on eleven leading Al-Shabaab figures (Apr 15, 2015)

The Federal Government of Somalia placed a million US dollar bounty on the heads of top Al Shabaab officials last week. Among the 11 most wanted terrorists are the leader of Al-Shabaab, ...

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Somali Prime Minister Sharmarke and Puntland President hold talks (Apr 14, 2015)

Somalia Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke headed a Federal Government delegation for two days of discussions with Puntland President Dr. Abdiweli Mohamed Ali over the weekend. Federal...

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