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Ethiopia, Djibouti Ink MoU to Utilize Livestock Terminal at Doraleh Multi-Purpose Port

Ethiopia, Djibouti Ink MoU to Utilize Livestock Terminal at Doraleh Multi-Purpose Port
By:ENNA  Ethiopia and Djibouti have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the utilization of the livestock terminal at Djibouti’s Doraleh Multi-Purpose Port. Minister of Agriculture Oumer Hussien and Minister of Agriculture, Water, Fisheries,...

Ethiopia loses 19 percent stake of Berbera Port

DP WORLD HAS A VISION FOR THE PORT OF BERBERA Source: DP World
By:Horndiplomat , Theeastafrican Ethiopia has lost 19 percent of its stake in the port of Berbera over failure to fulfil conditions required to complete the ownership deal, the government of Somaliland has said. This effectively reverses the agreement made in 2017 between Ethiopia, Dubai ports giant...

Op-Ed: The uncertainty politics in the Horn of Africa

By Anwar Abdifatah Bashir The political dynamics in the Horn of Africa have always been tense and volatile. Being a geographically strategic region, it has historically attracted competition among the big powers, with the region’s diversity in terms of population, norms, politics, and history rendering it susceptible...

Ethiopian police and Muslim worshippers clash in Addis Ababa

Muslim worshippers pray during the Eid al-Fitr morning prayer sermon in Addis Ababa [Amanuel Sileshi/AFP]
Ethiopian police used tear gas to disperse young Muslims in Addis Ababa during prayers to mark the end of Ramadan in the capital. The incident occurred outside the international stadium in the heart of the city, where prayers were scheduled to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr...

Tigray forces leaving Ethiopia’s Afar region, says spokesperson

Getachew Reda, a spokesperson for the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF)
By:Reuters  Rebellious Tigrayan forces are completely withdrawing from the neighbouring region of Afar in Ethiopia, a spokesperson for the Tigrayan forces told Reuters on Monday, saying he hoped it meant that desperately needed food aid could finally pour into famine-hit Tigray. "Our forces have left all...

UAE announces $85M contribution to address Humanitarian situations in Horn of Africa

UAE announces $85M contribution to address Humanitarian situations in Horn of Africa
By: UAE MFA Today, the United Arab Emirates announced a commitment of USD 85 million to support humanitarian operations in Ethiopia. In coordination with the Famine Relief Fund, the contribution will be disbursed to several agencies, including the World Food Programme (WFP), the International Committee...

Chinese-built Ethiopia-Djibouti railway boosts regional integration

Photo taken on Feb. 21, 2022 shows part of Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Chinese-built Addis Ababa-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway has won acclaim for facilitating regional integration and prosperity. (Xinhua)
By:Xinhua The Chinese-built Addis Ababa-Djibouti Standard Gauge Railway has won acclaim for facilitating regional integration and prosperity. During a railway infrastructure-themed seminar on Monday here, participants, including officials and independent experts, discussed how Africa's first fully electrified trans-boundary railway contributed to regional integration and the betterment...

“Solar Camels” Bringing E- Books To Ethiopian Kids

A global charity seeking to improve the lives of children has turned to solar power to help deliver reading material to children in Ethiopia.
By:SOLARQUOTES A global charity seeking to improve the lives of children has turned to solar power to help deliver reading material to children in Ethiopia. Save The Children Fund was established in 1919 and today is a global movement made up of 29 national member organisations...

Ethiopia, Kenya Agree To Undertake Joint Operation Against Al-Shabab

Ethiopia, Kenya Agree To Undertake Joint Operation Against Al-Shabab
By: FANABC Ethiopia and Kenya have reiterated strong security cooperation to fight cross-border terrorism thereby ensuring peace and stability in the area. The assertion came at a time when Ethiopian Federal Police Commissioner General Demelash Gebremichael received the third Inspector General of the Kenyan National Police...

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency early

Ethiopia’s parliament
By: Reuters Ethiopia's parliament on Tuesday voted for an early end to a six-month state of emergency declared in November when rebellious Tigrayan forces had threatened to march on the capital. Parliament's decision came after the cabinet last month proposed cutting short the state of emergency...