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A Statement by IGAD Election Observer Mission to the General Elections in Kenya

The IGAD EOM would like to commend the people of the Republic of Kenya for taking part in the elections and for conducting themselves peacefully throughout the process particularly the impressive...

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Statement on the General Elections in Kenya from the IGAD Chairperson

IGAD has been closely following the elections that took place on 8th August 2017 and appreciates the way they have been conducted so far in a peaceful, orderly and transparent...

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President Dr. Mulatu Teshome welcomes Ambassadors from 7 countries.

President Dr. Mulatu Teshome received letters of credence of newly appointed ambassadors to the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia at the National Palace, on Wednesday (August 09, 2017). ...

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State Minister Hirut meets with UNFPA Country Director

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hirut Zemene, met the newly appointed United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Director  to Ethiopia, Ms. Elke Bettina Maas  on Tuesday ...

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The diplomatic community briefed on government’s decision to lift the state of emergency

Addis-based ambassadors and diplomats have been briefed on the government’s decision to lift the state of emergency later today (August 07, 2016).

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State Minister Hirut receives Swiss Ambassador

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hirut Zemene, received the newly appointed Swiss Ambassador to Ethiopia, Daniel Hull at her offices on Monday (August 7, 2017).  While noting the...

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State Minister Hirut welcomes Polish Ambassador

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hirut Zemene, welcomed the newly appointed Polish Ambassodor, Aleksander Kropiwnicki on Thursday ( August 3, 2017 ). The State Minister...

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State Minister Hirut meets new ECA chief

State Minister Hirut Zemene met on Thursday ( August 03, 2017 ) with the new Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Vera Songwe.  Ms. Songwe appreciating the...

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MoFA expresses its condolences on the passing of Ambassador Mengste Desta.

The Ministry of Foreign affairs of Ethiopia has extended its deepest condolences over the passing of Ambassador Mengste Desta. Ambassador Mengste served Ethiopia in different posts within the...

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State Minister Hirut briefs IGAD Partners Forum on the current situation in South Sudan

State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mrs. Hirut Zemene briefed the IGAD Partners Forum  on Friday  (July 28) on the current situation in South Sudan. The briefing focused on...

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