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May 22, 2024 (FBC) – An Ethiopian delegation led by the Peace Minister Binalf Andualem held a discussion with officials of the Stirling Foundation in Utah State, U.S. on how to forge pathways to cooperation on peacebuilding and related areas.

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Jan 04, 2024

Addis Ababa, January  4, 2024 (FBC) – The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has entered its final phase through the united efforts and perseverance of Ethiopians, according to the Executive Committee of the Dam Coordinating National Council.

Ethiopia will continue its efforts towards ensuring regional integration and mutual development, the committee added.

The general public has contributed over 18 billion 734 million Birr for the construction of the dam up to November 2023.

The Executive Committee of the National Council of GERD has reviewed last year’s performance and the plan for the ongoing Ethiopian budget year alongside the evaluation of the performance of the past five months at its regular meeting held in Addis Ababa today.

Jan 01, 2024

January 1, 2023 (FBC) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and the President of Somaliland Muse Bihe Abdi have signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Addis Ababa.

The Memorandum of Understanding shall pave the way to realize the aspiration of Ethiopia to secure access to the sea and diversify its access to seaports, the Office of the Prime Minister said.

According to the office, the MoU also strengthens security, economic and political partnership between Ethiopia and Somaliland. Furthermore, the Memorandum of Understanding also indicates the pathway to bolster their political and diplomatic relations.

Jan 01, 2024

Addis Ababa, January 1, 2023 (FBC) – The BRICS memberships of Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Iran officially took effect on Monday.

The countries were invited to join the group in August 2023 after the 15th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Originally comprising Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, BRICS, an important platform for cooperation among emerging markets and developing countries, has received numerous membership requests in recent years, according to CGTN.

Nov 02, 2023

Addis Ababa, November 2, 2023 (FBC) – The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Ramiz Alakbarov reaffirmed the United Nations’ commitment to support Ethiopia’s undertakings to establish lasting peace in the country.

While speaking to the UN News Service, he called for partnership and resources to address roots of humanitarian needs, support to the country’s efforts on recovery and reconstruction, DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration) of ex-combatants, transitional justice and national dialogue.

A more extensive list of suggested further reading on Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa

There is an immense and continually growing literature on Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa. We have listed here a number of the more interesting books for further reading on history and culture, travel, art and literature. We have not included articles, many of which are to be found in the publications of the triennial International Conferences of Ethiopian Studies (ICES): the most recent of these have been:

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SOURCE - Ministry of Forigin Affairs -Ethiopia

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