Monthly Archives: January 2015


ADDIS ABABA, Jan 30 — Ethiopia and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) signed an agreement here Thursday to expand their scope of co-operation. Ethiopian State Minister of Foreign Affairs Dewano Kedir and William Lacy Swing, the IOM Director-General, signed

FAO Director-General attends African Union Summit / Graziano da Silva lends support to AU’s Malabo pledge to end hunger in Africa by 2025

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 30, 2015— FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva today attended an African Union (AU) summit which is set to focus on a continent-wide commitment by governments to end hunger by 2025, and also on efforts to

The African Union strongly condemns the terrorist attacks in the Sinai Peninsula, in Egypt

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, January 30, 2015— The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has learned, with deep sorrow, of the terrorist attacks perpetrated, on 29 January 2015, in the Sinai Peninsula, in Egypt,

In Addis Ababa, senior UN officials pledge ongoing cooperation with Africa on all fronts vital

Addressing the African Union (AU) Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, at the start of what he called a “crucial year for global action to secure our global future,” the United Nations Secretary-General today said he looked forward to African countries

Southern Africa Resources Ltd Submits Notice of ICSID Arbitration Against Swaziland for Expropriation of Mine

PARIS and WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2015 / PRNewswire / Asianet-Pakistan – Southern Africa Resources Ltd (SARL) today announced that on 22nd January it submitted a notice of dispute and that it will bring international arbitration proceedings against the Kingdom of

Aid under fire: A timeline of MSF’s withdrawal

NAIROBI 30 January 2015 (IRIN) - Médecins Sans Frontières has been among the highest risk-taking NGOs since it was founded in 1971, with its staff routinely putting their lives on the line in the midst of hostilities. Yet sometimes

”The Amount of Input Allocated to Health Is Very Minimal Compared With Problem Magnitude” – Dr. Mengistu Asnake [interview]

Mengistu Asnake (PhD) was born and attended primary and secondary education in Addis Ababa. He later went to Gondar to study medicine. He served in Hararghe, eastern part of the nation, for a couple of years before he started his

Electoral Board Passes Final Decision On Internal Opposition Party Disputes

Loan opposition MP, Girma Seifu, goes down with losing UDJ faction The one opposition voice that had been heard in the House of People’s Representatives in the past years might be making its last arguments as the National Electoral Board