Ethiopia

Ethiopia : Re-orientate medical training

Re-orientate medical training, focus on lifestyle, environment, nutrition – Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 22, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zumahas called for a re-orientation of medical training to focus more holistically on healthy lifestyles and environment, including nutrition.   She […]

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IOM Helps 220 Jailed Ethiopian Migrants Return Home from Tanzania

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 20, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IOM has begun an operation to allow 220 Ethiopian irregular migrants held in six Tanzanian prisons to return home. The project, carried out in close cooperation with the Tanzanian Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is funded by the United States […]

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Ethiopians Abroad Rally to Help Compatriots Expelled from Saudi Arabia

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 16, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Ethiopian community in Finland has donated over EUR 7,700 towards IOM’s relief efforts to help destitute Ethiopians expelled from Saudi Arabia. The donation from the Finnish Ethiopian community follows similar initiatives by US-based Ethiopian associations and individuals who have also offered support for IOM’s humanitarian […]

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Ethiopia : Meeting of Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General

Meeting of Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General opens tomorrow in Addis Ababa ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 14, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Meeting of STC on Justice and Legal Affairs (Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General, Ministers responsible for Issues such as Human Rights, Constitutionalism and Rule of Law) begins holding tomorrow, Thursday […]

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Ethiopia: Pillay condemns crackdown on journalists, increasing restrictions on freedom of expression

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 2, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay on Friday expressed concerns about the increasing restrictions placed on freedom of opinion and expression in Ethiopia, following the recent arrest and detention of six bloggers and three journalists. “I am deeply concerned by this recent wave of […]

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Ethiopia: Red Cross provides South Sudanese refugees with urgent life-saving support

GENEVA, Switzerland, April 29, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Since violence erupted in South Sudan in mid December, more than 95,000 people have fled to Gambella, in neighbouring Ethiopia, where they arrive exhausted, sick and in desperate need of support. The Ethiopian Red Cross Society, the ICRC, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red […]

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Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU)

Communiqué of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), at its 387th meeting on the Conclusions of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of Central Africa ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, August 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Peace and Security Council of the African Union (AU), […]

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Establishing the Ethiopian International Peace-keeping Training Centre

Establishing the Ethiopian International Peace-keeping Training Centre NEW YORK, July 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Development Programme and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) will sign an agreement with the Ministry of Defence in support of on-going efforts to establish the Ethiopian International Peace-keeping Training Centre (EIPKTC).   The […]

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Catherine Ashton appoints new Heads of Delegation to Ethiopia and to Rwanda

High Representative Catherine Ashton appoints new Heads of Delegation to Ethiopia and to Rwanda BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, July 24, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission, announced today the appointment of two new Heads of Delegation. Chantal Hebberecht […]

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Ethiopia – IMF Staff Mission Statement

Statement by an IMF Staff Mission on the 2013 Article IV Consultation with Ethiopia ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission visited Addis Ababa June 19-July 3 to conduct discussions for the 2013 Article IV1 Consultation. The mission met with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, Minister of […]

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Strong leadership is a critical determinant of success in ending hunger

Strong leadership is a critical determinant of success in ending hunger / From reducing to eradicating hunger: a new common goal that can make the difference ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 1, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Africa has vibrant societies that are eager to achieve development and eradicate hunger, agreedAfrican Ministers and other senior officials […]

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Ethiopia After Meles Zenawi

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Testimony Donald Y. Yamamoto Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs Before the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Washington, DC June 20, 2013   Mr. Chairman and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me to discuss the situation […]

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