The United States expressed its concern about the transparency of the upcoming referendum in Burundi.
By Col. Jamal Ahmed [OPINION]– After taking office the new prime minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed (PhD), has been touring the nation preaching unity. His coming to power was not an easy journey. It came with a fierce struggle within the ruling coalition – the Ethiopian Peoples Revolutionary Democratic Party (EPRDF).
The Special Envoy for women, peace and security at the African Union (AU), who has been promoting women empowerment in politics for the past several years, says progress not satisfactory.
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) will hold a special Summit on Durable Solutions for Somali Refugees on 25th March 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya.
The International organization for Migration (IOM) is set to begin building the first transitional shelters for South Sudanese refugees in Gambella region, Ethiopia.
Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo”, who once served as prime minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia, is now became President following the elections held on 8 February 2017.
By Amb. Amina Mohamed – Agenda 2063 calls for an Africa where development is people-driven, unleashing the potential of its women and youth, while SDG 5 focuses on gender equality. How can we unleash the potential of Africa’s women and girls, given their widespread under-representation in so many aspects of African life?
Africa needs to address governance, democracy, peace and security issues as prerequisites for its development, United Nations Economic Commission for Africa’s Acting Executive Secretary, Mr. Abdalla Hamdok said Wednesday.
Kenya’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr. Amina Mohamed, who is a candidate for the position of Chairperson of the African Union Commission (AUC), accompanied by Mrs. Sicily Kariuki, Kenya’s Minister for Youth and Gender Affairs met on Monday with youth from various African countries in Addis Ababa.
The next head of the African Union (AU) Commission must place human rights at the centre of the organization’s operations, said Amnesty International as leaders of the 54-member body prepare to elect a new chairperson at a summit in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa.
The Azerbaijan Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia commemorates the 27th anniversary of the killings of 135 Azerbaijanis by the former Soviet Union army, which stormed Baku city on January 20, 1990.