Daily Archives: February 20, 2020

US Military Assures Africa of Continued Support

NAIROBI - U.S. military commanders say the United States will support African governments in their efforts to secure and stabilize their countries. The eighth Africa Land Forces Summit in Ethiopia …

Looted 18th Century Crown Returned to Ethiopia After Decades

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA - A rare and looted crown from the 18th century was returned to Ethiopia on Thursday after it was discovered in the Netherlands two decades ago.

The …

African countries aren’t borrowing too much: they’re paying too much for debt

There is renewed concern about the sustainability of rising debt levels in many African countries. Much of this debt is being incurred through foreign currency denominated Eurobonds issued on international …

Belgium contributes to FAO and the Government of Ethiopia’s desert locust control operations in affected and at-risk areas

The worst desert locust crisis in 25 years is underway in Ethiopia, where around 90 000 ha of cropland and pasture are already reported to have been infested. As more …

Ministry Launches 20 Mn USD Family Planning Project for Married Girls

A 20 million USD project called Road Map for Integrating Smart Start in Ethiopia (RISE), which enables married adolescent girls to make full, free and informed decisions to select contraception …

Ethiopia’s Specialty Coffee Drawing New Market Destinations

As Ethiopia set out a major overhaul of its coffee production and export, specialty coffee is catching the interest of new international market destinations, Ethiopian Coffee and Tea Authority said.…

UNHCR Says First Major Group of Ethiopian Refugees Repatriated from Kenya

Ethiopia has repatriated voluntarily 76 refugees from Kenya's Kakuma camp, according to a press release of UNHCR.

The release stated that it is the first major voluntary repatriation program for …

Peace, Security Council Urges Int’l Community to Sustain Valuable Support in South Sudan

The delegates of AU Peace and Security Council (PSC), which had field visit to South Sudan in the past 3 days, have called on the international community to sustain its …