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Breaking: Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki to Visit Ethiopia

AddisNews: Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki to Visit Ethiopia This Coming Saturday, July 14, 2018 According to reports from a notice sent to Ethiopian local government offices and social media sources guests are... Read more »
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After 20 Years of Silence, Strangers in Ethiopia and Eritrea Call to Say Hello

By Megan Specia | NYT “I don’t know you, you don’t know me, but I am from Ethiopia and I am so excited to talk to you.” That was the message Roman... Read more »
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Ethiopia: Google Maps still detour via Sudan for Addis-Asmara road trip

The breathtaking change taking place in Ethiopia and Eritrea is too much even for the internet giant Google. Days after announcing Ethiopia and Eritrea have declared the end of war and normalizing... Read more »
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After 20-year military standoff, Ethiopia and Eritrea agree to normalize ties in historic breakthrough

By Paul Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethio­pian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed traveled Sunday to Eritrea, once a bitter adversary, and agreed to normalize ties after an unprecedented... Read more »
Abiy ahmed visit Eritrea Asmara welcomed by Isaias Afeworki

With hugs, leaders of rivals Ethiopia, Eritrea finally meet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic... Read more »
Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Discuss Arrangements for Establishing Tripartite Fund

Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia Discuss Arrangements for Establishing Tripartite Fund

High-level delegations from Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia held meetings to discuss the arrangements for establishing a tripartite fund for financing development and investment projects, the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) announced in... Read more »
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Ethiopia removes ‘terrorist’ label from three opposition groups

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia removed three opposition groups from its list of “terrorist” organizations on Thursday, the latest sign of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed charting a new course for one of... Read more »
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Ethiopia fires prison officials over human rights abuses amid torture report

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed addresses the House of Peoples’ Representatives in zddis Ababa, Ethiopia April 19, 2018. fl (Tiksa Negeri/Reuters) By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethi­o­pia —Ethiopia’s attorney... Read more »
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Ethiopia: Ex-political prisoners revel in new-found freedom

According to Kinfe, it was the demands of the people that got him out of prison [Hamza Mohamed/Al Jazeera] By Hamza Mohamed | Al Jazeera Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Kinfe Mickeal Debebe... Read more »
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Ethiopia, Eritrea leaders to meet ‘soon’ in surprising thaw

Eritrea’s foreign minister (R) is welcomed by Ethiopia’s prime minister (L) in Addis Ababa [Mulugeta Ayene/AP] by Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea will meet “soon”... Read more »