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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Addis Ababa, late on Wednesday (January 21) on the first stage of an official visit to countries in the Horn of Africa. President Erdogan is accompanied by his wife and daughter, Emine and Summeye Erdogan, as well as ministers including Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtuand, a delegation of officials and businessmen.
The following is a critical stance on the new administration in Somali .
Fellow Comrades and Friends:
Mogadishu: IGAD 53rd ministerial meeting have successfully concluded in the Somali capital, Mogadishu on Saturday.
Ethiopian Foreign minister Tedros Adhanom had read the conference communiqué which most of it focused on Somalia and its development towards stability.
Foreign Minister Dr Tedros Adhanom met on Wednesday with President Salva Kirr Mayardit of South Sudan and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Barnaba Marial Benjamin in Juba, capital of South Sudan. The bilateral talks covered issues related to the upcoming IGAD Summit in Addis Ababa on January 18 and developments of the ongoing IGAD-led peace negotiations.
Fifty-five years of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Ghana and Cuba was last Tuesday, commemorated in Accra.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Mr Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur, acknowledged the long standing relations between the two countries.
President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ghanaian counterpart John Ndaramani Mahama today witnessed the signing of nine bilateral agreements to deepen the economic and political ties between the two nations.
President Kenyatta said the agreements that were signed will increase trade between the two countries and called on investors to take advantage of the agreements.
Improving the quality of education, developing appropriate labor market skill sets, and increasing access to job training programs will go a long way in reducing the skills gap in Botswana in order to diversify its economy to facilitate stronger, more sustainable economic and employment growth and equip its workforce with a variety of skill sets that meet employer needs.
Ethiopia expects coffee exports for 2014/15 crop to hit a record high because of drought and disease hitting crops in Latin America. The International Coffee Organization forecast in September that global coffee production will fall short of demand, following an unprecedented drought early this year reducing the 2014/15 crop in Brazil, the world's biggest coffee producer.
Over the last month Zambia has witnessed another death of a sitting President and wrangles over succession in both the two largest political parties. In addition, we have witnessed probably one of the most absurd political acts that would never arise in any other democracy. This absurd act has involved Hon Edgar Lungu who was left as Acting President and Hon Guy Scott the Vice President.
President Jacob Zuma has arrived in China where he is leading a delegation of ministers and businesspeople on a State visit aimed at strengthening bilateral relations, the Presidency said on Tuesday.
The two-day visit, scheduled for Thursday and Friday, signals a further consolidation of South African-Sino relations.
Dar es Salaam. On April 30 next year, Tanzanians through a referendum will decide if they want the proposed Constitution to be their new and permanent Constitution or not. If they vote for it, then it will be their Constitution for many years to come, affecting not only the current generation, but many others in the future.
The Psalmist said, “I would have lost heart unless I had believed I would live to see the Lord`s goodness in the land of the living.” There is always hope as long as there is life. However, death happens, and we are all born to die. The only thing that we bequeath to posterity is the legacies we left, for better or worse. President Michael Sata is dead, and may his soul rest well in peace.
President Mulatu Teshome emphasized the need for Ethiopia and North Korea to work together for their mutual benefit through deepening of cooperation in the health, irrigation and mining sectors.
The Prime Minister of the Federal Government of Somalia addressed the country during a media briefing to provide insight on the current political situation, the ongoing bid to table a motion of no-confidence against the administration and the subsequent division in the House of the People.
In his address, the Prime Minister stated the following:
Dr Tedros Adhanom, Ethiopia's Minister of Foreign Affairs, held discussions with Egypt's Foreign Affairs Minister, Sameh Dhoukry, in Copenhagen on Tuesday (November 18) on the sidelines of the High Level Ministerial Partnership Forum on Somalia.
Earlier this afternoon Parliament endorsed the MP for Moshupa/Manyana constituency and Minister of Education and Skills Development, Mokgweetsi Masisi, as Botswana's 8th Vice President.
Ethiopia participated in the World Travel Market exhibition in London last week (November 3-6). An opening ceremony was held at the Ethiopian stand by Ethiopia's Ambassador to the UK, Ambassador Berhanu Kebede, the, Director General of the Ethiopian Tourism organization, Solomon Tadesse, and Ethiopian Airlines Area Manager , Michael Yared.