The Executive Secretary of Inter-Governmental Authority of Development (IGAD), whose member are in the Horn of Africa namely, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda, urges member states fight COVID-19 together. Below is his full statement of the newly appointed IGAD Executive Secretary, Workneh Gebeyehu-
New report says an estimated 27 million people – or 24% of the total food insecure people in the world– lived in seven East African countries namely – Ethiopia, Djibouti, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan, and Uganda.
The Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), Ambassador Mahboub Maalim, expresses support for the African Union’s (AU’s) call for the cancellation of Somalia’s debt.
The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union, Moussa Faki Mahamat and chief of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) strongly condemned “the cowardly attack” that that took place during a rally in Addis Ababa in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s reform agenda and efforts.
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) is set organized a two days meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to discuss on a regional fisheries and aquaculture strategy (RFAS) for 2016-2020 it has developed. Experts in fisheries from IGAD member states: Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan and Uganda are expected to reflect on the strategy.