Djibouti damfinanced by Turkish gov’t completed

The main body of the dam, built under a deal signed between Turkey and Djibouti in 2014 on cooperation on water, concluded its construction and the dam is ready to hold water... Read more »

AMISOM trains officials tasked with vetting police recruits in Lower Shebelle

MOGADISHU, 11 June 2019 – The process of recruiting police officers to help secure the recently liberated areas in Lower Shebelle region has begun. Yesterday, a 12-member vetting committee, responsible for mobilising... Read more »

With EU support, ARRA, UNHCR, UNICEF launch first ‘One Stop Shop’ providing essential services to refugees, host communities

ADDIS ABABA- UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, together with UNICEF, Vital Events Registration Agency (VERA) and the Agency for Refugees and Returnees Affairs (ARRA) launched a centre where refugees in Bambasi Camp,... Read more »

Hilton Addis Ababa named again Ethiopia’s Leading Hotel

ADDIS ABABA – Hilton Addis Ababa has been honored again with Ethiopia’s Leading Hotel 2019 awarded by World Travel Awards for the sixth time since 2014. The award was presented during an... Read more »

Airstrike kills 6 IS terrorists in northern Somalia: U.S. military

MOGADISHU (Xinhua) –Airstrike kills 6 IS terrorists in northern Somalia: U.S. military The United States military said Wednesday it conducted an airstrike against Islamic State (IS) terrorists in northern Somalia on Tuesday,... Read more »

UN heads of agencies pledge to realize sustainable development

Addis Ababa- Economic Commission for Africa’s (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe held discussion with key heads of United Nations agencies in Ethiopia to enhanced partnership in peace and security and the AU-UN... Read more »

IGAD issues statement on Sudan’s current situation

 Djibouti- June 5, 2019) The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) continues to closely follow developments in the Sudan and takes note of the Statement issued by the Chairperson of the African Union... Read more »

ECA Executive Secretary confers with EU delegation on AfCFTA benefits

Addis Ababa– Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) Executive Secretary, Vera Songwe has discussed with European Union delegation led by President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EU-EESC), Luca Jahier on the... Read more »