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UN lifts sanctions against Eritrea

United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Wednesday unanimously voted to lift a range of international sanctions which were imposed on Eritrea almost a decade ago; the decision comes after four months since Eritrea signed a peace agreement with Ethiopia ending the 15 years no-war-no-peace situation between the two countries.

Contemporary leaders

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte of Italy is the third head of state to visit Ethiopia since the coming into power of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) on April 2, 2018. His one-day visit to Addis Ababa on October 11, 2018 was the shortest of the previous two made during the Abiy’s premiership by Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea.

Fuel Shortage hits Tigray

Emerging business activities along the border of Ethiopia and Eritrea has created a shortage of fuel supply in major towns of Tigray, The Reporter has learnt.

Too early to lift UN sanctions on Eritrea: Tibor Nagy

Tibor Nagy, Assistant Secretary for the US Department of State’s Bureau of African Affairs, in his testament in front of the Congress welcomed the rapprochement between Ethiopia and Eritrea but said it is too early to lift the sanction imposed on Eritrea nine years ago.

Ethiopia, Somalia, Eritrea vow to enhance relations

After attending the third summit of the Forum of China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) held in Beijing from September 3-4, 2018, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) arrived in Asmara on Wednesday for a two day official visit and discussed both with the President of Eritrea and conferred at a tripartite meeting held between Ethiopia, Somalia and Eritrea.

Chinese government to restructure Ethiopia’s debt

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) on Thursday disclosed that the Chinese government has agreed to restructure some of Ethiopia’s debt, including a USD four billion loan for a railway that stretches from Addis Ababa to Djibouti.