Daily Archives: August 4, 2017

Strengthening Nuclear Law in Africa: Workshop on the Way Forward

Legal and regulatory experts from 20 African countries expanded their knowledge on international and national legal frameworks for the regulation of radiation sources in medicine, industry, research and other areas, …

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Ethiopia Lifts State of Emergency

Addis Ababa , The House of Peoples Representative in its extraordinary session on Friday lifted the state of emergency after ten months in operation.

The Horn African nation declared a …

AU Calls on Stakeholders to Cooperate in Fight against Fall Armyworm

Addis Ababa, African Union has called on all stakeholders to join hands in the fight against the devastating pest fall armyworm (FAW) in the continent.

In a press briefing held …

CHINESE DELEGATION VISITING ETHIOPIA TO EXPLORE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

ADDIS ABABA, A Chinese business delegation comprising representatives of companies has arrived in Ethtiopia to explore investment opportunities in building low-cost houses and industrial parks as well as generating electricity …

Ethiopian Parliament Lifts State of Emergency Imposed Last Year

WASHINGTON � The Ethiopian parliament lifted the state of emergency enacted last year, following months of protests that claimed hundreds of lives.

The parliament, which convened Friday for a special …

House Removes Immunity of One MP

Addis Ababa, The House of Peoples Representative on Friday removed the immunity of Alemayoh Gencho, who is also State Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation for alleged corrupt practices.

The …

NEW HEAD OF UN ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR AFRICA CALLS ON ETHIOPIAN PM

ADDIS ABABA, The new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Vera Songwe, called on Ehiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn here Thursday.

During their discussions, the …

News in Brief 03 August 2017 (PM)

South Sudan protection force "on track": UN peacekeeping chief

Efforts are underway to expedite the full deployment of a Regional Protection Force to South Sudan, the head of UN peacekeeping …

Congressman Calls for US Military Partnership with Eritrea

A Republican congressman says he believes it is time for the U.S. to reach out to Eritrea and forge a partnership to fight terrorism.

U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California …