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AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia warned on Tuesday it would take necessary action against arch-rival Eritrea unless it refrains from an alleged destabilizing role in the volatile east African region. While addressing parliament, Ethiopian prime minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, accused the Eritrean government of continuing to engage in destabilizing peace and security of Ethiopia and the region at large.
AFRICANGLOBE - When Ethiopia's ruling party and its allies won 99.6 percent of the vote in the country's last elections five years ago, some wondered if a government often accused of suffocating the opposition would be embarrassed. The answer was no. "Imagine a government which has delivered double-digit growth rates for over seven years losing an election anywhere on earth," Meles Zenawi, by then the leader of Africa's second most populous nation for almost 20 years, said.
AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian Prime Minister, HaileMariam Desalegn, has called on African countries to withdraw their membership from the International Criminal Court (ICC) as the organisation is only serving the interests of Western nations.
AFRICANGLOBE - “We should show that there is solidarity within the African countries” in fighting Ebola, Hailemariam Desalegn said on Monday. “We have to show that Africans also are there for Africans. We should try our best to bring African solutions to African problems,”
AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday defended his government's policies and accused the International Criminal Court (ICC) of trying to "intimidate" African leaders.
AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia's Prime Minister and Commander-in-Chief of Defense Forces, Hailemariam Desalegn said that Ethiopia has built a modern military having a capacity of accomplishing different missions at once.
AFRICANGLOBE - Prime Minister Hailemariam is developing a style of consensual politics, but some politicians and businessmen are having difficulty adjusting. The passing of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in August 2012 has shaken up the business and political elite.
AFRICANGLOBE - South Sudan's president and rebel chief met in a bid to end six months of civil war, agreeing to forge a transitional government within a 60-day deadline, Ethiopia's prime minster said.
AFRICANGLOBE - Ever since Ethiopia launched the construction of the 6000MW hydroelectric dam on Nile River, relations between the two countries have soured. Following deadlocks in tripartite discussions, Egypt said it would internationalize the issue and take the case to the United Nations Security Council.
AFRICANGLOBE - Endowed with rich natural, historical and cultural resources, Ethiopia has nine UNESCO registered World Heritage Sites – the leading in Africa. However, the country’s underdeveloped tourism industry is ranked 120th globally and 17th in Africa.
AFRICANGLOBE Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said Wednesday that Egypt would be on the losing side if it referred the issue of Ethiopia's multibillion-dollar hydroelectric dam project to the United Nations Security Council. "We're ready for this and will win politically," Desalegn told local reporters on Wednesday.
AFRICANGLOBE - The Ethiopian and Egyptian leaders have met for the first time to discuss tensions over Ethiopia's construction of a huge hydropower dam on the river Nile but the meeting ended without any agreement, sources said.
AFRICANGLOBE - Relations between Cairo and Addis Ababa deteriorated in June after Egypt threatened to take military action over the construction massive Hydro power plant - Grand Renaissance dam - which Ethiopia is building.