Category Archives: Politics

Security Council Adopts Resolution 2445 (2018), Extending Mandate of United Nations Interim Security Force in Abyei

The Security Council today decided to extend until 15 May 2019 the mandate of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) operating in an oil-rich contested area on …

ETHIOPIA ARRESTS EX-HEAD OF ARMY FIRM AS CRACKDOWN TARGETS SECURITY SERVICES

ADDIS ABABA--Ethiopia arrested the former head of a military-run industrial conglomerate and flew him in handcuffs to the capital, state media reported, a day after authorities announced investigations targeting senior …

Eritrea sanctions lifted amid growing rapprochement with Ethiopia: Security Council

A range of international sanctions imposed against Eritrea nearly a decade ago, were unanimously lifted by the Security Council on Wednesday, four months after the signing of an historic peace …

Former Deputy Intelligence Chief Arrested in Ethiopia

Ethiopia's former deputy intelligence chief has been arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said Thursday, in the latest move targeting security officials for human rights abuses and corruption.

Former deputy of …

Police Apprehended METEC Ex-Director General

Addis Ababa November 13/2018Police have apprehended Major General Kinfe Dagnew, former Director General of the state-owned Metals and Engineering Corporation (METEC).

Major General Kinfe arrived in Addis Ababa today after …

Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to Cement Regional Ties

The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations.

Somalia's President Mohamed …

Somali, Eritrean leaders in Ethiopia to Cement Regional Ties

The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Friday to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations.

Somalia's President Mohamed …

Ethiopia, EU Keen to Strengthen Cooperation

Addis Ababa Ethiopia and European Union (EU) have agreed to cement mutual cooperation, according to the Ministry of Finance.

Finance Minister, Ahmed Shide, conferred with a delegation from the European …

Ethiopia, EU Keen to Strengthen Cooperation

Addis Ababa Ethiopia and European Union (EU) have agreed to cement mutual cooperation, according to the Ministry of Finance.

Finance Minister, Ahmed Shide, conferred with a delegation from the European …

Speakers Stress Gender-Responsive Approach, Fighting Organized Crime as Top Priorities, at Police Commissioners’ Annual Briefing to Security Council

Gender-responsive policing, the fight against organized crime, strengthening rule of law, protecting human rights and building consistency across all United Nations peacekeeping missions were among priorities voiced as heads of …