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Sudan joins African Union anti-LRA meetings.

March 28, 2017 - Sudanese army chief of staff Tuesday has arrived in Addis Ababa to take part for the first time in the meetings of the Joint Coordination Mechanism of the African Union-led Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lord's Resistance Army . For two decades The LRA rebels were involved in a ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Migrant Charged With Rape of Minors 'Deliberately Exposed' Victims in Sweden to HIV.

An HIV positive Ethiopian migrant charged with the rape of two underage girls in Östergötland took steps to deliberately expose' victims to the risk of contracting a chronic and life-threatening disease'.

- Breitbart - US

Ethiopia imprisons 16 accused of trying to create a separate state in Oromia.

Defendants part of Oromo Liberation Front , labelled as terrorist organisation by the government.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Over 20,000 jailed under Ethiopia's state decree released.

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle March 28, 2017 - Ethiopia has released most of the suspects who had been in custody under the state emergency decree, members of the decree's inquiry board told Sudan Tribune on Tuesday. The state decree inquiry board said a total of 20,659 citizens jailed since the imposition of the decree have so far ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Sudan joins African Union anti-LRA meetings.

March 28, 2017 - Sudanese chief of staff Tuesday has arrived in Addis Ababa to take part for the first time in the meetings of the Joint Coordination Mechanism of the African Union-led Regional Cooperation Initiative for the Elimination of the Lord's Resistance Army . For two decades The LRA rebels were involved in a ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Sudan, Ethiopia hold military talks on border security and human trafficking.

March 28, 2017 - Senior Sudanese and Ethiopian army officers Tuesday have met for the second day in Khartoum within the framework of the Sudanese-Ethiopian Strategic Forum. In a press release extended to Sudan Tribune Tuesday, the Sudanese army said: “the forum discussed a number of issues pertaining to border ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Kenyan steeplechase champ robbed at Kampala races.

Chespol won bronze after losing the battle against Ethiopian's Letesenbet Gidey.

- Daily Nation - KE

Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state.

An Ethiopian court has sentenced 16 people to prison after finding them guilty of trying to create a separate state in the tense Oromia region.

- FOX News - US

Number of Kenyans going hungry doubles to 3mn: Red Cross.

Nairobi, Kenya, Mar 28 - The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said Tuesday, as the impact of a devastating drought worsens. Kenya is one of several East African countries suffering from food crises, along with Ethiopia, South Sudan , where

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

News24.com | Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state.

An Ethiopian court has sentenced 16 people to prison after finding them guilty of trying to create a separate state in the tense Oromia region.

- News24.com - ZA

Disillusioned with Somaliland, Ethiopia Fertilizes Puntland.

Disillusioned with Somaliland, Ethiopia Fertilizes Puntland...

- MENAFN - JO

Ashhurst man and runaway provide hand up to Ethiopian village

- Stuff - NZ

Failure to deliver aid to East Africa could result in 'lost generation' of children

Source: Disasters Emergency Committee Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan The Disasters Emergency Committee is warning that six million school children in East Africa will have their education disrupted if funds aren't raised and aid fails to be delivered.The Disasters Emergency Committee is warning that six ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

IAAF World Cross-country Championships: Talking points

After watching Ethiopia and Kenya dominate the mixed relay and junior women's race, the silent local crowd needed to cheer up

- Daily Monitor - UG

South Sudan rejects participation of non-regional troops in protection force

March 26, 2017 - The South Sudanese government has rejected the participation of troops from countries outside the region in the regional protection force The outgoing head of UN. peacekeeping operations Hervé Ladsous told reporters in Juba last Tuesday that the additional 4000 peacekeepers would be deployed within weeks. ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

World Cross Country: Kenya, Ethiopia win first two gold medals of the day

For winning gold, Kenya walks away with $12,000, Ethiopia $8,000, Turkey $6,000 & Uganda $4,000

- Daily Monitor - UG

AI helps capture a volcano's changing lava lake

Pasadena CA Mar 23, 2017 One of our planet's few exposed lava lakes is changing, and artificial intelligence is helping NASA understand how. On January 21, a fissure opened at the top of Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano - one of the few in the world with an active lava lake in its caldera. Volcanologists sent out requests for ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Somaliland: Sultan Commends Ethiopian Response after Outbreak of Diarrhea In Daroor District

Somaliland: Sultan Commends Ethiopian Response after Outbreak of Diarrhea In Daroor District...

- MENAFN - JO

What's Old Is New: Are You Listening? Podcast

We take you to Jamaica, Indonesia, Syria, Macedonia and Ethiopia for tales of remembering, revival and resurgence in this podcast.

- Global Voices - US

Outgoing UN peacekeeping head praises Indian, South Asian troops

As of February, there were 7,606 Indians serving in the peacekeeping operations, the second largest contingent, after Ethiopia with 8,321.  

- Zee News - IN

Outgoing UN peacekeeping head praises Indian, South Asian troops

As of February, there were 7,606 Indians serving in the peacekeeping operations, the second largest contingent, after Ethiopia with 8,321.  

- Zee News - IN

New report details deep impact of armed conflict on children in Sudan

Source: UN Office of the SRSG for Children and Armed Conflict Country: Sudan Child recruitment and use declined, but boys and girls continue to be victims of grave violations committed by all parties to the conflict in the states of Darfur, South Kordofan, Blue Nile and Abyei.New York – A new report by the UN ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Hungry and desperate, thousands of Somalis trek to Ethiopia

Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are abandoning the land to seek refuge in neighbouring Ethiopia.

- UN - INT

Hungry and desperate, thousands of Somalis trek to Ethiopia

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Ethiopia, Somalia The vast majority of those fleeing come from the regions of Bay, Gedo and Middle Juba, where most families raise livestock or make their living from tilling the land.Menaced by Al Shabab militants and a worsening drought, thousands of Somalis are ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

TZ eye medals at world meet

Tanzanian athletes were in high spirits yesterday, raring to shine at the IAAF World Cross Country Championship in Uganda despite the expected stiff competition from Kenyans and Ethiopians.

- TheCitizen - TZ

Egypt's Strategic Water Security: The myth and the truth

By Ermias Hailu Following to the end of the second world war Egypt's failure to integrate Eritrea to its territories, due to Emperor Haile Selassie's superior diplomatic skills, the then Pan- Arab nationalistic President Nasser's government turned to ethnic and religious subversion against Ethiopia. In 1955 Egypt began ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Koshe Disaster: What Causes Garbage Landslides?

The tragedy isn't the first of its kind, according to a piece on the disaster in the American Geophysical Union's Landslide Blog, but it is the deadliest such incident in years. "Garbage landslides are particularly horrible events," Dave Petley, a blogger and geoscientist at the University of Sheffield in the United ...

- Yahoo! News - US

NASA AI auto-captured the changes in famous Ethiopian volcano

Artificial intelligence can help satellites and other spacecraft observe interesting phenomena before humans even spot them. Case in point: NASA's Earth Observing 1 spacecraft started capturing images of Ethiopia's Erta Ale volcano as soon as...

- Engadget - US

Ceremony celebrates coffee

Ethiopia's own coffee culture has helped people relish slow living in the nation, with a unique ceremony providing people with lively communication, a lecturer versed in the Northeast African country explained to people at a recent seminar in Tokyo. In Ethiopia, considered to be a birthplace of the drink widely enjoyed ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Canada joins China-backed Asian infrastructure bank

On Thursday, Canada joined Afghanistan, Ireland, Ethiopia and nine others accepted in a second membership round

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Canada joins China-backed Asian Infrastructure Bank

On Thursday, Canada joined Afghanistan, Ireland, Ethiopia and nine others accepted in a second membership round

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Ethiopia: Supporting social inclusion for persons with disabilities

Article | The ICRC donated 60 wheelchairs, along with spare parts at a ceremony held in Addis Ababa in March.

- ICRC - INT

New UNISFA acting force commander arrives in Abyei

March 22, 2017 - The new United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei acting head of mission and force commander, Major General Tesfay Gidey Hailemichael of Ethiopia arrived in the disputed region of Abyei Tuesday to assume his duties. Maj. Gen. Hailemichael was met by senior UNISFA management staff led by the chief ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

News24.com | 'Dance diplomats' take to the stage in Ethiopia

There's a new way of doing diplomacy in Ethiopia's capital, one that forsakes communiques and speeches in favour of music, sweat and bare feet.

- News24.com - ZA

DEC warns of spike in waterborne diseases in drought-hit eastern Africa

Source: Disasters Emergency Committee Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan Prolonged drought, conflict and food and water shortages have left 16 million people on the brink of starvation and resulted in a spike in the number of AWD cases – a key symptom of cholera.The Disasters Emergency Committee is today ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

As Trash Avalanche Toll Rises in Ethiopia, Survivors Ask Why

A landfill at the edge of Addis Ababa where at least 113 people died has been the capital’s main dumping ground for decades.

- International NY Times - US

Great S. Sudan run to promote peace launched in Ethiopia

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle March 20, 2017 - The Great Ethiopian Run association in collaboration with an Ethiopian investor said it organizing the first ever Great South Sudan Run, which aims at promoting peace. The founder of the Great Ethiopian run association, Haile Gebreslassie and renowned Ethiopian investor, Ayesheshim Teka ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Ethiopia sees surge in refugees from South Sudan, UN says

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle March 18, 2017 - The number of South Sudan refugees fleeing to neighbouring Ethiopia has seen a surge since the beginning of March, the UN refugee agency said on Saturday. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in a statement it extended to Sudan Tribune Saturday said over 600 South Sudan ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Boris Johnson: Ethiopia Allows Lawyer for Death-Row Brit

ReprieveThe Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, has said that on his first trip to Ethiopia, he has received assurances that a British man who is illegally held on death row has been permitted to see a lawyer.   Mr Johnson said today that he had received undertakings that Andargachew 'Andy' Tsege, who is held illegally under ...

- Common Dreams - US

EU scales up response to famine and drought-affected countries in Horn of Africa with additional €165 million

Source: European Commission, European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda The assistance will be allocated to respond to the crisis caused by the conflict in South Sudan as well the drought in Somalia, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

South Sudan president calls for strengthening economic ties with Ethiopia

March 17, 2017 - South Sudan President Salva Kiir has commended growing relations with the neighbouring Ethiopia, stressing that the two countries should strengthen economic and trade cooperation with a focus on high-value emerging sectors for the benefit of both sides. The government attaches great importance to bilateral ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Kenya's president deploys military to quell drought violence

NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya's president on Friday ordered the military to deploy to the volatile counties of Baringo and Laikipia in the Rift Valley to calm deadly violence fueled by a drought that affects roughly half the country. The post Kenya's president deploys military to quell drought violence appeared first on Inquirer ...

- Philippine Daily Inquirer - PH

EU scales up response to famine and drought-affected countries in Horn of Africa with additional €165 million

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Uganda This assistance will be allocated to respond to the crisis caused by the conflict in South Sudan as well the drought in Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia.On ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Prisoner exchange indicates SPLM-N's confidence in Sudanese government agreeing humanitarian access, increasing likelihood of sanctions reporting requirements being lifted

EVENT The Sudanese government stated on 13 March that the anti-government Sudanese People's Liberation Movement - North must accept a US proposal to deliver humanitarian aid to Blue Nile and South Kordofan states, if an African Union -mediated peace process is to result in a cessation

- Jane’s - US

Face to face with the Eritrean exodus into Ethiopia

Scores of Eritreans furtively cross into Ethiopia every day – a refugee life holds more promise than staying home

- UN - INT

Ethiopia rubbish landslide death toll soars to 113

Tragedy struck on Saturday when part of the largest hillside at the Koshe rubbish dump collapsed, burying a slum that had been built on the landfill

- Daily Monitor - UG

Death toll in Ethiopia's landfill collapse soars to 113

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle March 15, 2017 - The number of people who has lost lives from Addis Ababa's massive garbage landslide has sharply climbed to 113 on Wednesday, a city official confirmed. In a news conference held this evening, Addis Ababa mayor, Diriba Kuma, said the death toll from Saturday's mishap has risen to 113 on ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Scaling up the impact of development interventions: Lessons from a review of UNDP country programs

With the approval in 2015 of the Sustainable Development Goals , the Addis Ababa Finance for Development agreement, and the Paris Climate Change Conference agreements on climate change it is essential for development agencies to explore how best to support the achievement of the ambitious targets contained in these epochal ...

- Brookings - US

South Sudan gunmen 'kill 28' in Ethiopia

Ethiopia's army is said to be looking for the killers who are thought to be from South Sudan.

- BBC - UK

D.C. Circuit Court Issues Dangerous Decision for Cybersecurity: Ethiopia is Free to Spy on Americans in Their Own Homes

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today held that foreign governments are free to spy on, injure, or even kill Americans in their own homes--so long as they do so by remote control. The decision comes in a case called Kidane v. Ethiopia, which we filed in February 2014. Our client, who ...

- EFF - US

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