US, Ethiopia signs 229.3 million USD grant agreement

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (ENA) – The Ethiopia and USAID signed on Thursday a grant agreement amounting to 229.3 million USD for the implementation of ongoing programs in Ethiopia. Finance and Economic Development State Minister, Ahmed Shide, and Mission Director for USAID, H. Staal signed the agreement. The US Ambassador to Ethiopia, Donald Booth attended the […]

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UN Says Hunger Hits Cameroon’s Troubled Western Regions

The U.N.’s World Food Program says thousands of destitute people in Cameroon’s crisis-prone western regions are going hungry and their situations may become worse if the separatist crisis there continues. Chris Nikoi, WFP regional director for west and central Africa is visiting hungry community members – most of them farmers chased from their farms by […]

At Least 20 Killed as Somalia Troops Battle Moderate Islamist Militia

At least 20 people were killed and more than 40 wounded on Saturday when a moderate Islamist group clashed with Somali government troops over control of a town in central Somalia, according to witnesses and regional officials.   The clashes started at dawn Saturday morning when government troops, who have been amassing on the outskirts […]