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19 Kidnapped Ethiopian children recovered

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19 Ethiopian children who had been kidnapped in Mid April, by South Sudanese Murle armed men were recovered through the negotiation efforts of the Ethiopian government and the Government of South Sudan. South Sudan Deputy Defense Minister who is also member

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Ambassador Taye speaks at the Celebration of Europe Day

State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Taye Atske-selassie made a key remark on the celebration of Europe Day which was held at the Africa Hall of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa. The day marks a key milestone of

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Swiss visit to Eritrea finds few rights improvements in the country

Mario Gattiker, the head of Switzerland’s State Secretariat for Migration told journalists on Monday (May 9) (SEM), that Swiss authorities, following a fact-finding mission to Eritrea, have determined that the human rights situation has not improved there. He said that although there

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Eritrea’s Ministry of Information accuses the UN Commission of Inquiry of “overstepping its remit”

Eritrea’s Ministry of Information issued a press statement on Friday (May 6) claiming that the UN Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea has “overstepped its remit.” The Commission was mandated to provide another report on Eritrea’s Human

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Nation celebrates Diamond Jubilee of Patriots’ Victory Day

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The 75th anniversary of Patriots’ Victory Day was celebrated across the nation on May 05, 2016.  The day marks the end of Italian occupation where in 1941, Ethiopian patriots fought for the independence of the country. The Diamond Jubilee of

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The Embassy will be closed for Ethiopian Patriots’ Day and Swedish Ascension Day.

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The Ethiopian Embassy in Stockholm will be closed on Thursday 5 May 2016 in observance of Ethiopian Patriots’ Day and Swedish Ascension Day. The Embassy will resume the normal office hours on Friday 6 May 2016. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ ሐሙስ ሜይ 5

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Dr. Tedros receives Italian investor and the Chairperson of E4Impact Foundation

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Foreign Minister Dr. Tedros received Ms. Letizia Moratti Italian investor and the Chairperson of E4Impact Foundation on Monday (May 02, 2016). E4I Foundation is dedicated to the empowerment and development of entrepreneurship among women and youth in Africa. Ms. Letizia stated

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Somalia Parliament rejects a call for delays in the election

Somalia’s parliament ruled out any proposals by the government to delay the forthcoming presidential election for two more months on Sunday (May 1), reiterating that elections would be held in August and September, as opposed to December as the proposed

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Ethiopia set to invest 150 billion USD in the launch of green economy projects

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Ethiopia is due to embark on investing 150 billion USD in the implementation of various green economy projects over the coming two decades. According to Kare Chawicha, State Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate change, the new target aims to

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UN welcomes the formation of transitional government in South Sudan

United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki Moon welcomed the formation of a new transitional government of national unity in South Sudan. The United Nations in a statement issued on Friday (April 29, 2016) said, “The Secretary-General welcomes the appointment today by

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