Category Archives: Key Issues

PM Appreciates US Government Support

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed appreciated the multifaceted support the US government provided for Ethiopia to fight COVID-19

He wrote: “I appreciate the multifaceted support the US Government is providing to Ethiopia in mitigating the adverse …

South Africa: ‘National State of Disaster,’ President Says

South Africa has declared a “national state of disaster” because of COVID-19.

“Given the scale and the speed at which the virus is spreading, it is now clear that no country is immune from the …

President Sahlework, Kagame Hold Talks

President Sailework Zewdie, who arrived today in Rwandan capital Kigali, held discussion with President Paul Kagame on wide range of bilateral issues.

The visit is part of the Government of Ethiopia to elucidate its position …

Kenya Accuses Somalia of Border Incursion

NAIROBI – Kenya has accused Somalia of an unwarranted attack on the Kenyan border town of Mandera, in the latest territorial dispute between the neighbors. Kenya and Somalia have long accused each other of encroaching …

Mali President Acknowledges Contacts with Jihadists

BAMAKO – Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has for the first time acknowledged contacts with jihadist insurgents, an option the government has long rejected.

“The number of deaths in the Sahel is becoming exponential and …