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Envoy elated by Macron election

Every election in Europe is becoming a referendum on the concept and vision of the European Union (EU). Should it be a protectionist society or continue to be an integrated liberal society?

Is withdrawal the answer?

With speculation regarding the future of the relationship between African states and the International Criminal Court (ICC) ongoing, the claim that the international criminal court unfairly targets Africans is gaining significant traction. However, the ICC denies the allegation, insisting it is pursuing justice for victims of war crimes in Africa

Ethiopia rejects Egypt’s precondition to rejoin NBI

Ethiopia has rejected Egypt’s pre-condition to rejoin the Nile Basin Initiative (NBI) some seven years after it walked out of the platform in the aftermath of the Entebbe deal, where the riparian countries agreed to abide by the Cooperative Framework Agreement (CFA), the Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity (MoWIE) said.

The fading press

It has become quite obvious early on that the independent press in Ethiopia and the government are not going to be cordial with one another.

The fading press

Speculated to have been coined by Emperor Menelik II himself, Aemero (loosely translated to mean mind) is a name given to what might have been the first Ethiopian newspaper written in local language (Amharic).

Officials’ asset registration disclosure a step closer

Almost six years after the enactment of the proclamation on Disclosure and Registration of Assets of Public Officials endorsed by the Ethiopian House of People’s Representatives, the system which would digitalize the registration is almost completed at the cost of 200,000 dollars.

Somali president visits Ethiopia

Ethiopia clarifies intention towards Somaliland Somalia’s new president, Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” Mohamed, paid a two-day visit to Ethiopia beginning May 3 upon the invitation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn.