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Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near-verbatim transcript of today's noon briefing by Eri Kaneko, Associate Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

**Uganda

A short while ago, the Secretary General and President Yoweri Museveni …

UNHCR Special Envoy urges more support for Somali refugees

More international support is needed for Somalia so that scores of citizens who left the country decades ago can return home.

That's the hope expressed by Ambassador Mohamed Affey, Special …

Afghanistan’s Government Must Work to Improve Trust in Security Sector amid Rising Tensions, Terrorist Attacks, Special Representative Tells Security Council

Warning that the situation in Afghanistan was unusually tense and that a recent tide of violent terrorist attacks had brought underlying political tensions to the surface, the United Nations top …

Ethiopia Shining Example of African, Int’l Hospitality for Refugees: UNHCR Commissioner

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is a very shining example of African and international hospitality for refugees in spite of its limited resources and the great challenges of its own, the Commissioner …

Ethiopia Capable to Support Drought Affected People by Itself: Relief Official

Addis Ababa ,Ethiopia said it has the capacity to provide emergency food aid to the drought affected people by itself amid suggestion by the World Food Program that the emergency …

SOUTH SUDAN NO LONGER CLASSIFIED AS IN FAMINE: U.N. BACKED REPORT

South Sudan is no longer classified as being in famine, although 45,000 people in Jonglei and Unity states are expected to remain in famine-like conditions and the situation is still …

Ethiopia Working to Enhance Share of Manufacturing to GDP

Hawassa, Ethiopia, one of the fast growing economies in the world is working to enhance the share of the manufacturing sector in the economy and penetrate global market.

The government …

Prime Minister Inaugurates Hawassa Industrial Park

Hawassa, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has inaugurated the Hawassa Industrial Park today.

Speaking on the occasion, he said the park is of immense significance as it represents "our blueprint in …

Ethiopian Economy Will be Africa’s Most Expansive in 2017: World Bank

Ethiopia's economy will be the most expansive on the continent for the year 2017, followed by Tanzania, Ivory Coast and Senegal, according to the World Bank.

The global finance outfit …

Ethiopia Calls for Restraint amid Djibouti – Eritrea Tension

Addis Ababa ,Ethiopia called on all parties for restraint as tension between Djibouti and Eritrea has intensified, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

In a press release it sent to …