Afghan polls, Niger militancy, and vanishing Venezuelans: The Cheat Sheet

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Elections in wartime � Afghanistan …

ETHIOPIAN PM CONGRATULATES NEW SAUDI CROWN PRINCE

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn has sent a congratulatory message to the new Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

In Thursday's message, Hailemariam expressed …

ETHIOPIA CAN DOUBLE BENEFITS OF ITS PROTECTED AREAS, SAYS UNDP STUDY

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia could double the benefits it derives from the protected areas in the country managed by the Ethiopian Wildlife Conservation Authority (EWCA) if more attention is paid to …

Africa’s largest refugee crisis now a ‘children’s crisis’ – UNICEF

Raising alarm over the plight of refugees, in particular the situation of women and children, arriving in Uganda, Ethiopia and Kenya having fled violence and instability in South Sudan, the …

ETHIOPIA, RUSSIA SIGN TWO MOUS TO CO-OPERATE IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia and Russia have signed two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) to co-operate in science and technology, according to the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The MoUs were signed …

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 …

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 …

Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize: Africa Public Service Day

NAIROBI, Kenya and Ethiopia have agreed to hold regular consultations on projects which may affect the livelihoods of people in the two countries.

This follows the construction of Ethiopia's Gibe …

Africa Needs Practical, Effective Solutions to Combat Forced Labor

Addis Ababa, Africa needs practical and effective solutions to combat forced labor including human trafficking and modern slavery, ILO Regional Director for Africa, Aenes Chuma said.

An estimated 3.7 million …

Foreign Minister Dr Workneh Gebeyehu received the newly appointed Nigerian Ambassador to Ethiopia today

Foreign Minister Dr. Workneh Gebeyehu received a copy of letter of credential of the newly Nigerian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Bankole Adegboyega Adeoye at his office on today (22, June 2017). …