Category Archives: Key Issues

Mauritania President Appoints New Government

NOUAKCHOTT, MAURITANIA – Mauritania’s president appointed a new government Sunday, a top official said, after the names of several former ministers appeared in a report on the financial dealings of ex-leader Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz. Adama Bocar Soko, the secretary general of Mauritania’s presidency, told reporters in the capital Nouakchott that the move would allow

Ethiopia Accomplishes First Year Filling of GERD

Addis Abeba juily : The first year filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is achieved and the dam under construction is already overtopping, the Office of the Prime Minister announced yesterday. Current rainfall and runoff situation in the region have made it conducive to fill the dam as it has become evident over

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 effects of COVID-19. It is through partnerships and collective leadership that we will all overcome.” The Embassy of the United

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 disease or will be spared its severe impact,” South African…

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 on Grand Ethiopian Renaissa…