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Parliamentary Question: Presidency: African Union Peace and Security Council Meeting

President Jacob Zuma returns from African Union Peace and Security Council Meeting President Jacob Zuma has this morning, 27 August 2011, returned from...

Eritrea: Ethiopia makes “frenzied” sanctions drive

Eritrea accused rival Ethiopia of a "frenzied campaign" to impose new UN Security Council sanctions on Asmara in a bid to topple...

East African bloc IGAD ‘happy’ with Eritrea return

The East African bloc IGAD welcomed Eritrea's decision to return to the body four years after it suspended its membership, and a...

Ethiopia doubts Eritrea’s intentions in border deal

Ethiopia says a border agreement by Eritrea and Djibouti to end their two-year stand-off should be taken with scepticism because arch-foe Eritrea...

Ethiopia opposition mounts court challenge to election

Ethiopia's main opposition group filed a court case against the country's electoral board for rejecting its demand to rerun elections criticised by...

Ethiopia expects 25 000 more Somali refugees in 2010

Ethiopia said yesterday it expects another 25 000 refugees fleeing fighting in Somalia to cross its border by the end of the...

Ethiopia rejects US claims as Ambassador assumes office

After months of strong statements between Addis Ababa and Washington, over Ethiopia's decision to jam Voice of America's Amharic service, a new...

Egypt blocking Somaliland and Ethiopia?

The United States Department said that Egypt has put forward new ideas on the international working group for combating piracy in the...

Ethiopian PM wants VOA news service jammed

U.S.-funded broadcaster Voice of America's (VOA) local Amharic language service in Ethiopia will be blocked because it is destabilising the country, Prime...

Ethiopia sees 10.1 pct GDP growth

Ethiopia sees its economy growing by 10.1 % in the 2009/10 fiscal year compared with 9.9 % previously as it shakes off...


SANDF youth employment commitment increasingly hamstrung

With an official youth unemployment rate of 46% for the first quarter of 2021, it’s not surprising two published pieces about military recruitment on...