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Friday, 11-21-14, 21:10Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), At Its 464th Meeting Held in Addis Ababa, On 29 October 2014, On the Ebola Outbreak in West Africa[African Union]The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 464th meeting held in Addis Ababa, on 29 October 2014, adopted the following decision on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa: read more...
Friday, 11-21-14, 11:54Five U.S.-Ethiopian Universities Partnerships to Receive U.S. Embassy Seed Money Grants[Addis Standard]To mark the conclusion of International Education Week, the Embassy of the United States of America today announced the results of a small grant competition to provide seed money for innovative partnerships between U.S. and Ethiopian universities. Five grants of $15,000 each will be awarded to new research, academic exchange and curriculum development partnerships between: read more...
Friday, 11-21-14, 5:46New Report Reveals Africa's Gambling Revenues Moderate Amidst Faltering Economic Climate[Addis Standard]Gross gambling and casino revenues showed subdued growth in 2013 in the wake of a faltering economy. Gross gambling increased only 4.3%. The slowdown in gross gambling revenue was centered on casinos, the largest category at 76% of the market or R16.5 billion. read more...
Thursday, 11-20-14, 5:20Dr Tedros Holds Discussions With Egypt Foreign Affairs Minister, Sameh Shoukry[Ethiopia Government]Dr Tedros Adhanom, Ethiopia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, held discussions with Egypt's Foreign Affairs Minister, Sameh Dhoukry, in Copenhagen on Tuesday (November 18) on the sidelines of the High Level Ministerial Partnership Forum on Somalia. read more...
Wednesday, 11-19-14, 17:49Seminar On African Aviation to Be Held in Ethiopia[Ethiopia Government]Addis Ababa -A five-day seminar and research conference on African Aviation began in Addis Ababa Monday (November 17). The purpose of the conference is to discuss ways to strengthen an enabling environment for a secure air transport service in Africa. The conference will also dwell on the African Flight Program which aims to reduce fuel consumption of air transport by using straight flight lines through increased coordination by African countries. Shimeleis KibreAb, Deputy Head of Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority, sa read more...
Wednesday, 11-19-14, 13:44UN Refugee Agency Starts Relocation of 15,000 South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia[UN News]The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was flooded. read more...
Tuesday, 11-18-14, 18:55UNHCR Starts Relocation of 15,000 Stranded South Sudanese Refugees in Ethiopia[UNHCR]Matar Way Station, Ethiopia -The UN refugee agency has begun relocating nearly 15,000 South Sudanese refugees who had been stranded for a few months at a way station in western Ethiopia after the refugee camp where they were due to live was flooded. read more...
Tuesday, 11-18-14, 15:24Call for Governments to Re-Dedicate to Women's and Girls' Rights[Addis Standard]Women's rights organizations meeting in Addis Abeba, Ethiopia from 14-16 November have called on African governments to re-dedicate themselves to upholding national, regional and international laws and policies that advance women's rights and gender equality on universal human rights standards already agreed upon and protect them from social moral and cultural arguments and positions. read more...
Tuesday, 11-18-14, 7:39State Minister Dewano Kedir Meets the Chinese Energy Company, Guangcai Energy[Ethiopia Government]State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dewano Kedir met with a delegation led by the Chairman of the Chinese Energy Company, Guangcai Energy plc, Ms. Cheung Hiu Ching, to discuss investment and business potential and opportunities in Ethiopia. read more...
Tuesday, 11-18-14, 7:39Fitch Gives Ethiopia's Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings a 'B'[Ethiopia Government]Fitch Group, the financial information service rating company, has given Ethiopia's long-term foreign and local currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) a 'B'. The rating, which covers developments in economic performance, public and external debt ratios, governance indicators, and consideration of the agricultural and service sectors as well as other areas, was based on recognition that Ethiopia has outperformed its regional peers due to such factors as significant public investment in infrastructure. read more...

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