Ministry of Foreign Affairs

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 9th, 2014
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– By Maimuna Mohamud The return of the many diaspora Somalis represents a new phase of diaspora engagement with Somalia. The well-discussed financial remittances still constitute a crucial instrument through which the diaspora is able to support communities across Somalia. However, through their retu...
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In East Africa
Apr 8th, 2014
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The Ethiopian government will consolidate diplomatic efforts to create awareness among downstream countries — Sudan and Egypt — that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) it is constructing will benefit all downstream countries. The dam is on a stretch of the Blue Nile that runs thro...
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Oct 21st, 2013
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Report from the Rome Delegation: Information for all Eritreans Regarding the Lampedusa Tragedy EYSC and the Bologna Forum sent a small delegation to Rome to liaise with decision makers of the Italian Government in the case of Lampedusa. The 3-day visit started on Tuesday morning the 15th of October a...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 31st, 2013
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Ethiopian Foreign Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and Somali Foreign Affairs Minister Fowsiyo Yusuf Haji Aadan agreed to set up a joint ministerial commission, Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Tuesday (January 29th). “The signing of this agreement here today will open ...
By IndepthAfrica
In African Union (AU)
Jan 4th, 2013
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Preparations are well underway in Ethiopia for the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the African Union. The Golden Jubilee will be celebrated with a variety of programs ranging from cultural shows panel discussions, documentary films, outdoor and indoor music extravaganza, mass sport, postage to...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 10th, 2012
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By Peter Tibber, the new ambassador of the United Kingdom in Sudan We (my wife, Eve, and I) arrived nearly two weeks ago. As the doors of the aircraft opened so too did the heavens. We got soaked as we dashed the short distance from the foot of the aircraft steps to the waiting vehicle. […]...
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In East Africa
Aug 1st, 2012
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The UAE Government has begun drafting a labour agreement aimed at protecting the rights of Ethiopian domestic and blue-collar workers, and will soon temporarily stop issuing work visas for them until the agreement has been finalised, according to a UAE foreign ministry source.The move comes after Eth...
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Dec 30th, 2011
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Economist and Lecturer Welinton Santos With a heated domestic market, the increased real purchasing power of Brazilians, improvement programs, income support and families with high economic vulnerability, taking millions of Brazilians out of poverty and the enjoying contribution of more than 31 milli...
By benim
In East Africa
Apr 11th, 2011
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Ethiopians of all Stripes Wage Protests in Toronto A crowd of Ethiopian Canadians estimated between four and five hundred protesters blockaded in front of the Chestnut Student Residence and Conference Center in downtown Toronto. The protesters who represented all the Ethiopian communities have obtain...
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Jan 14th, 2011
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H.E. Dr. Kadafo Mohammed Hanfare, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Ethiopian Embassy in Kuwait and Mr. Assefa Delil Hassen, Minister-Counselor of Political Affairs at the Ethiopian Embassy in Washington, D.C. have defected to Canada and the United States respectively. The high leve...