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Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia ministers to hold another round of dam negotiations

The water ministers from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed Thursday to hold a new round of negotiations at the ministerial level to discuss their main points of disagreement on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The three countries’ water ministers approved the draft guiding principles during the meeting of the National Committee. These principles will More...

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By admin On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Federal Gov’t warns Somali regional state communication office against publishing inciting messages

In an urgent statement released to the media this afternoon, the federal government communication affairs bureau issued a stern warning to the Somali regional state communication bureau to stop publishing and distributing More...

By admin On Friday, September 29th, 2017

Ethiopia to start storing water from Grand Renaissance Dam

    Ethiopia will start storing water from the Grand Renaissance Dam in a reservoir next year, Egypt’s water resources and irrigation minister Mohamed Abdel-Ati said today according to the state-run More...

By admin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

S. Korean ambassador to Ethiopia to be dismissed over sexual harassment allegations

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s top envoy to Ethiopia will be dismissed from his post over sexual harassment allegations, the foreign ministry here said Wednesday. The government’s disciplinary More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017

Ethiopia bans weapons at upcoming religious gathering

Addis Ababa-Ethiopia has banned weapons at the upcoming Irrecha religious festival in order to avoid the violence that killed several dozen people last year. The statement from the restive Oromia region comes More...

By admin On Monday, September 18th, 2017

The Conflict in Eastern Ethiopia, Explained

The Borana: catch the colour. The Borana people live in Ethiopia’s Oromia region. Photo by Carsten ten Brink via Flickr. CC BY 2.0 Last week, ethnic tensions between Ethiopia’s two regions, Oromia and Somali More...

By admin On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Hundreds Apprehended in Connection with Conflict b/n Oromia, Somali Regional States

Hundreds of people who are allegedly responsible for the death and displacement of people in the conflict between Oromia and Somali regional states have been apprehended, Government Communication Affairs Office More...

By admin On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

ONLF Responds to the rendition of Ogaden activist to Ethiopia

Statement by Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF): On September 6, 2017 the minister of information of Somalia read a statement  in which he claimed that ONLF has a relationship with Al-Shabab and was involved More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Ethiopia’s Internally Displaced Overlooked Amid Refugee Crises

Women and children caught in a dust-laden gust at an IDP settlement 60km south of the town of Gode, reachable only along a dirt track through the desiccated landscape. Credit: James Jeffrey/IPS DOLO ODO, Ethiopia, More...

By admin On Friday, August 25th, 2017

Rights group urges Saudi Arabia to halt deportation of half a million Ethiopians

Ethiopian workers in Saudi [file photo] Human Rights Watch has urged Saudi Arabia to halt the deportation of nearly half a million Ethiopians after the government in Riyadh announced plans to expel migrants working More...