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The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is the largest country in the Horn of Africa.Map - Ethiopia regional map

It’s the second populous in Africa, with 1,104,300 sq km (426,371 sq mi) territory and home to 90 million people (2015 est.)

Ethiopia has a parliamentary form of government led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. The country is organized into nine federal states and two city governments.

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US and Ethiopia train AMISOM soldiers

Monday, March 20, 2017 @ 10:22 pm

(Vanguardngr) The U.S. and Ethiopia Military on Monday began training soldiers from the African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) aimed at countering the threat from the radical Islamist group al-Shabaab. The Justified Accord Exercise 2017, the [...]

The Agazian Movement: Exhuming a Corpse?

Saturday, March 18, 2017 @ 4:33 am

(Tesfay Nigus) Recent exchanges on [social] media among self-claimed propagators of the so called ‘Agazian’ movement, the antagonists, and few independents have attracted the attention of many active youth. And it has also provoked me to write [...]

Sources: In a rare move, EPRDF postpones its Congress to 2018

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 @ 11:01 pm

The ruling party EPRDF (Ethiopian peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front) postponed its Congress to 2018. The respective Congresses of the four member parties will be delayed likewise. According to a senior official of the EPRDF speaking to [...]

Creation of Colony of Assab – 1882

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 4:10 am

[This is a declaration by the Kingdom of Italy and its parliament regarding the transfer of the Assab area from Rubattino Company to the government of Italy and the creation of a colony on the area. This Act granted power to the Italian Ministry of [...]

Treaty | Contracts of Assab and Ras Lumah 1869 and 1870

Monday, February 27, 2017 @ 4:05 am

[The contract of Assab was a contract for the sale of lands in the area known as Asab to Mr Joseph Sapeto of the Rubattino Company on November 15, 1869. The sellers, Hassan-ben-Ahmad and Ibrahim-ben-Ahmad, were brothers in charge of the area [...]

Dr. Tedros Adhanom, “Together for a Healthier World”

Thursday, February 23, 2017 @ 12:18 am

“I envision a world where everyone can lead healthy and productive lives, regardless of who they are or where they live.” Dr. Tedros’s vision if he is elected to be the Director General of the World Health Organization. This year 2017, the [...]

UAE military base will boost Somaliland-Ethiopia relations

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 @ 7:51 pm

(Mohamed Farah Abdi – Hargeisa, Somaliland) On 12 February 2017, the government of Somaliland accepted the formal application of the U.A.E. seeking permission from the Somaliland government to open a military base in Berbera. This application [...]

Public Service in Developmental States and the Ethiopian case

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 @ 5:51 pm

(Berhanu Tsegay) A major effort directed at establishing the relationship between public administration and development was undertaken by the United Nations recently. The UN’s Report (2005) stated that “no matter how organized and constitutional [...]
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