Daily Archives: December 2, 2016

Speech by Vice-President Ansip at the High-level event on Digitalisation for Development

Speech by European Commission Vice-President Ansip, in charge of the Digital Single Market 

Deputy Prime Ministers, ladies and gentlemen,

I would like to thank both the Slovak EU presidency and …

PEPFAR and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation launch $4 million partnership to reach men with HIV prevention and treatment services

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF) today announced a $4 million, two-year partnership …

Africa Regional Media Hub | Daily Press Briefing Excerpts – The Gambia, Ethiopia

Daily Press Briefing - December 1, 2016

Mark C. Toner

Deputy Spokesperson

Daily Press Briefing

Washington, DC

December 1, 2016

[EXCERPTED]

QUESTION: Mark, a quick question on Gambia.

MR TONER: …

SOMALIA’S PRESIDENT STRESSED NEED FOR CONTINUED SUPPORT FROM ETHIOPIA

President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud of Somalia has stressed the need for a continued support from Ethiopia to enable his country to conduct peaceful elections in his country.

President Mohamud made …

ETHIOPIAN AIR FORCE PERSONNEL HELP IN HARVEST

Members of the Ethiopian Air Force are helping out farmers to bring in the crops as farms seek to urgently harvest their fields with the arrival of unseasonal rains which …

ETHIOPIAN OPPOSITION LEADER ARRESTED UNDER EMERGENCY DIRECTIVE

The Chairman of the opposition Oromo Federal Congress Party, Dr. Mererra Gudina, has been arrested for contravening a directive issued for implementation of the state of emergency proclaimed in October.…

UN Calls for Donors to Ease Hunger in Southern Africa

The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization said Friday that more than 40 million people need food assistance across southern Africa before the next harvest next March, with Zimbabwe and Madagascar …