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Ethiopian government bans MIDROC gold-mining license due to protests.

The Ethiopian government through the sector ministry has suspended the mining license of top gold mining firm, Mohammed International Development Research and Organization Cos., MICROC. The state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate reported that the Ministry of Mines, Petroleum and Natural Gas had suspended MIDROC’s Lega Dembi gold-mining license. The Ministry confirmed that its action …

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Ethiopia and Kenya leaders in talk to pursue peace in Somalia.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday concluded a two-day state visit to Kenya during which he held talks with his counterpart Uhuru Kenyatta at State House in Nairobi. At the heart of deliberations was bilateral and historical agreements between the two nations. Issues of prime importance included security, trade, …

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Partners insist on meeting over Ethiopian dam.

Technical talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over a disputed dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile river failed to make a breakthrough, Egypt’s foreign minister said on Monday, amid pressure for a deal before the project opens this year. Egypt and Ethiopia are at loggerheads over the construction of …

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Ethiopia, Kenya agrees to implement bilateral on trade and security.

Kenya and Ethiopia have agreed to fast track implementation of the special status agreement between the two countries, that is envisaged to have economic and security benefits for their citizens. Kenya and Ethiopia established a Bi Lateral Commission, which is the highest level of structured bilateral cooperation. The president was …

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Attempt to protect GERD project unites Ethiopia, Sudan military chiefs.

Ethiopia and Sudan have agreed to establish a joint miliatry force to protect the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD) project, the Middle East Monitor reports. The agreement was signed late last week at the end of the Ethiopian-Sudanese Military Commission’s work in Addis Ababa. The Chief of Staff of both countries …

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Ethiopia draws roadmap to take share in port of Dijibouti.

Ethiopia will take a stake in the Port of Djibouti, its main gateway for trade, under a deal reached between the two countries, state media outlets said on Tuesday. Djibouti had been seeking investors for its port since it terminated Dubai’s state-owned DP World’s concession to run the port two …

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