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China to lend Ethiopia US$100 mln -Xinhua

China is set to loan Ethiopia US$100 million and donate a fleet of 90 vehicles to help the African state complete its...

US Air Force flying drones from Ethiopian base

The US Air Force has been secretly flying armed MQ-9 Reaper drones on counterterrorism missions from a remote civilian airport in southern...

Sudan’s Blue Nile conflict forces painful return to Ethiopia

Sudan's aerial bombardment of its Blue Nile state has driven thousands of people across the border into Ethiopia, a painful return for...

Ethiopia says plans to build more Nile dams

Ethiopia has announced plans to construct two dams along its share of the Nile, six months after embarking on a 5,250 MW...

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...


Mapisa-Nqakula continues to use “security” to evade Parliamentary questions

The free flow of information on border protection successes from military provincial tactical headquarters continues unabated in contrast with answers to Parliamentary questions where...