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Ethiopia and Somaliland sign MoU for police training program

Ethiopia and Somaliland sign MoU for police training program
Ethiopia and Somaliland have signed an agreement in Addis Ababa, under which Ethiopia will train new police forces in Somaliland. The Somaliland Police Force published on its Facebook page on Thursday that the President of the Ethiopia...

The finalization of the Ethiopia-Somaliland MoU is a positive step forward, FM says

Dr Essa Kayd, Somaliland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations
By: Staff writer In his latest interview with BBC Somali Today, Dr Essa Kayd, Somaliland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Relations, reiterated “The finalization of the MoU is a positive step forward, and any concerns about repercussions...

Somaliland wants Berbera port to handle 30 percent of Ethiopia’s cargo

The port of Berbera, which is managed by DP World, which belongs to the United Arab Emirates, has reached the point where it can handle huge ships due to its extensive expansion over the past years.Image Eshete Bekele/DW
By: Original Deutsche Welle amharic Somaliland government plans for Berbera port to handle 30 percent of Ethiopia’s cargo. For this, an agreement regarding port usage and customs procedures should be signed between Ethiopia and Somaliland. The agreement is likely...

Dozens of Ethiopians die after boat capsizes off Djibouti coast

Mohamud Bulhan/BBC The boat was carrying 77 people when it capsized just off the coast of Djibouti
By Mohamud Bulhan in Godoria & Natasha Booty in London, BBC News At least 33 Ethiopian migrants - including an eight-year-old boy - have died after their boat capsized off the coast of Djibouti, officials have told...

Somaliland Coast Guard apprehends 170 Ethiopian illegal migrants in human trafficking smuggles

Somaliland Coast Guard apprehend 170 illegal migrants in human trafficking smuggles
By M.A. Egge The Somaliland Coast Guards based at Sanaag region have apprehended Ethiopian 170 illegal human trafficking migrants, including men and women, who were trying to sail out of the continent. An...

Ethiopia set to join EAC, CS Malonza says

Cabinet Secretary for EAC, ASALs and Regional Development Peninah Malonza
By :KBC Correspondent Ethiopia is set to become the 9th member state of East Africa Community (EAC), just a few months after Somali’s admission to the bloc. This was disclosed by Peninah Malonza,...

World Bank Launches $1.4 Billion Initiative to Expand Ethiopia’s Power Sector

initiative to Expands Ethiopia's power sector Image credit: [lumppini]@123RF.com
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, April 3, 2024/APO Group/ --  A new World Bank program is set to strengthen and expand the electricity network, improve sector financial viability, and enable renewable energy generation through private sector participation in Ethiopia. 

Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed appoints Somali Politician as Deputy Ethiopia Prime Minister

The former Speaker of the House of Federation (HoF), Adem Farah
By: addisstandard Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appointed Adam Farah as the new Head of the Democracy Building Center Coordinator Office with the rank of Deputy Prime Minister effective 01 April 2024. The...

Somaliland Aviation Authority says Emirates and Ethiopian Airlines Planes Nearly Collide Over Somali airspace

Ethiopian airline
By: Staff writer Somaliland Aviation Authority reports The Emirates UAE722 and Ethiopian Airline flight ETH690 barely missed a collision at 37,000 feet on March 24, 2024, at 12:43 AM East Africa Time. A harrowing near-miss occurred when...

Glitch allows Ethiopia bank customers to withdraw millions

Getty Images Glitch allows Ethiopia bank customers to withdraw millions
By: Richard Hamilton BBC World Service newsroom Ethiopia’s largest commercial bank is trying to retrieve millions of dollars withdrawn by its customers after an incident it described as a systems glitch. More than...