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EU Policy Officer meets MPs

With the schedule for the upcoming general election not yet clear, the European Union (EU) has announced that it is closely scrutinizing the prevailing realities before deploys its election observers to Ethiopia.

Government invites EU to observe upcoming election

Following the invitation made by the Ethiopian government on the first week of January to the European Union (EU) to observe the upcoming general election, which is tentatively scheduled to be conducted in August 2020, a team from the EU has arrived in Ethiopia to assess the possibilities of invitation and the conditions, The Reporter has learnt.

EU pledges EUR 40 bln grant through AfCFTA

During a two-day Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) regional Trade Forum on the Horn of Africa, the European Union (EU) has pledged it will grant Africa with EUR 40 billion to help create 10 million jobs.

EU targets creative arts in Africa

Believing culture is an important frontier to support, the European Union’s(EU) Delegation to the African Union (AU) has organizedmusic collaborations with a dozen artists from 10 different nationalities of both continents.

UN report counters erroneous migrants’ data

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has launched a report featuring migration which says that Africa has been perceived as a source of refugees and that it is hurting the continent’s positive images.

IGAD receives support from EU, ADA

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the European Union (EU) and the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), signed a 42 million euros agreement that will help IGAD carry out peace and security programs in the Horn of Africa region. The agreement was signed on March 23, 2018.

Local artistes join UNHCR to stem flow of migrants

Calling it “an innovative method of awareness raising”, the UNHCR is teaming up with local artistes via a music video on a campaign it calls, Dangerous Crossings Campaign. This is to be a strategy to help curb the flow of migrants that are destined to Europe and the Gulf States via war-torn Yemen.