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  • Ethiopian Foreign Minister receives U.N. envoy to Somalia

    Ethiopian Foreign Minister receives U.N. envoy to Somalia

    ADDIS ABABA (HAN) March 28, 2014 – The  U.N. Envoy to Somalia, Nicholas Kay welcomed the continuing efforts of Ethiopia to bring peace and stability in Somalia and in the Horn of Africa. He noted particularly the contributions of the Ethiopian troops who recently joined AMISOM and their contributions to the recent successive military victories…

  • Eritrea: Meheret Tzegai Mother Arrested in Eritrea for Two Years

    Eritrea: Meheret Tzegai Mother Arrested in Eritrea for Two Years

    OAKLAND (HAN) March 28, 2014 – By Eric Rasmussen — Investigates recently spoke with the daughters of 59-year-old Meheret Tzegai, a woman they say has been detained in her home country of Eritrea in East Africa for nearly two years. Her family tells 2 Investigates they don’t know where she is being held and she…

  • Ethiopia’s firm stand to resolving conflicts in the Horn of Africa

    Ethiopia’s firm stand to resolving conflicts in the Horn of Africa

    Addis Ababa (HAN) March 28, 2014 –  Members of the Pan-African Parliament appreciated the role Ethiopia has been playing to keep peace and stability in the Horn of Africa. In an exclusive interview with the Ethiopian News Agency in South Africa, members of the Pan-African Parliament said Ethiopia has been playing a prominent role in resolving…

  • Somalia: President Appeals for help to Fight Al-Shabaab's Strategic Plans

    Somalia: President Appeals for help to Fight Al-Shabaab's Strategic Plans

    Mogadishu (HAN) March 27, 2014 – Somalia’s government is appealing for more help in its fight against weakening Al-Shabaab Militants who have recently intensified their attacks around the Somali capital.President Hassan Sheik said Monday it was unrealistic to expect the forces of an ill-equipped government to battle the al-Qaida-linked group al-Shabab. Ahmed compared al-Shabab’s attack…

  • UNSC: The Somalia and Eritrea Sanctions Committee Revises its Guidelines

    UNSC: The Somalia and Eritrea Sanctions Committee Revises its Guidelines

    New York (HAN) On 26 March 2014,REVISES ITS GUIDELINES SECURITY COUNCIL 751 AND 1907 COMMITTEE ON SOMALIA AND ERITREA – the Security Council Committee pursuant to resolutions 751 (1992) and 1907 (2009) concerning Somalia and Eritrea adopted revised Guidelines for the Conduct of its Work. These latest Guidelines reflect Security Council resolution 2142 (2014). The…

  • Somalia: Offshore surveys is attracting Royal Dutch Shell explorers

    Somalia: Offshore surveys is attracting Royal Dutch Shell explorers

    London (HAN) March 26, 2014 – By:Eduard Gismatullin – Somalia is conducting offshore surveys in hopes of attracting explorers including Royal Dutch Shell Plc two decades after the outbreak of a bloody civil war drove foreign investors away. The East African country plans to hold a licensing tender next year after Soma Oil and Gas,…

  • Eritrea: Funeral ceremony of late Eritrean Generals, Died in Car Accident

    Eritrea: Funeral ceremony of late Eritrean Generals, Died in Car Accident

    Asmara, March 26, 2014 – The funeral ceremony of the late Eritrean veteran freadom fighters Brig. General Mebrahtu Tekleab (Vaynac), Brig. General Amanuel Haile (Hanjema) and Mr. Desu Tesfatsion would be conducted tomorrow, Wednesday 26 March at Asmara Patriots Cemetery. The veteran freedom fighters passed away in a car accident last Thursday at Ab-Dirbabu area…

  • Ethiopia have enough experience to ensure the cooperation of Nile Basin countries

    Ethiopia have enough experience to ensure the cooperation of Nile Basin countries

    Nairobi (HAN) March 26, 2014 – Ethiopian Ambassador doubts need for mediator between Egypt and Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s ambassador to Egypt said he doubted the need for mediation between Egypt and Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, stressing the importance of constructive dialogue as the only alternative. Ambassador Mahamoud Dirir said in a statement published…

  • Somalia: Al-Shabaab and Beautiful Kampala

    Somalia: Al-Shabaab and Beautiful Kampala

    Nairobi (HAN) March 26, 2014 – By: Magnus Taylor: I took a couple of hours out today to visit what used to be called the ‘Gadaffi Mosque’ in ‘Old Kampala’. This, according to the testimony of my tour guide, is the oldest part of the city, and the hill on which the mosque sits was…

  • The Prime Minister thank the influential ‘Geneva’s Friends of Somalia’

    The Prime Minister thank the influential ‘Geneva’s Friends of Somalia’

    Mogadishu, March 23, 2014 – The Somali Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed, today arrived back in Mogadishu concluding a three day mission to Switzerland aimed at encouraging job creation and decent work in Somalia. Over three days the Prime Minister addressed the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) Governing Body, on the important role decent job creation…

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