Eritrea is Strategic and Vital to the Stability of the Region: Uganda

President Musevini invited President Isaias for a state visit

Reuters,

Uganda has invited Eritrea’s leader, President Isaias Afewerki, accused by the West of stoking Somalia’s Islamist rebellion and destabilising the east African region, to a state visit next week, Uganda’s State House said.

Eritrea rejoined the East African bloc IGAD last month, four years after it walked out on the body in protest at arch-foe Ethiopia’s invasion of Somalia to oust an Islamist administration the United States said had ties to al Qaeda. Continue reading

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Eritrea is Strategic and Vital to the Stability of the Region: Uganda

President Musevini invited President Isaias for a state visit

Reuters,

Uganda has invited Eritrea’s leader, President Isaias Afewerki, accused by the West of stoking Somalia’s Islamist rebellion and destabilising the east African region, to a state visit next week, Uganda’s State House said.

Eritrea rejoined the East African bloc IGAD last month, four years after it walked out on the body in protest at arch-foe Ethiopia’s invasion of Somalia to oust an Islamist administration the United States said had ties to al Qaeda. Continue reading

Eritrea is Strategic and Vital to the Stability of the Region: Uganda

President Musevini invited President Isaias for a state visit

Reuters,

Uganda has invited Eritrea’s leader, President Isaias Afewerki, accused by the West of stoking Somalia’s Islamist rebellion and destabilising the east African region, to a state visit next week, Uganda’s State House said.

Eritrea rejoined the East African bloc IGAD last month, four years after it walked out on the body in protest at arch-foe Ethiopia’s invasion of Somalia to oust an Islamist administration the United States said had ties to al Qaeda. Continue reading

UN Body Orders Halt on Gibe III Dam Project, Ethiopia Refuses

A view of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia where the Gibe III Dam is being contracted

By TesfaNews,

On its 35th session held in Paris, from June 19-29, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has passed a ‘decision’ ordering Ethiopia ‘to immediately halt all construction works on the Gibe III Dam’.

However, the Chairman of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), Mr. Mihret Debebe, told Addis Fortune that his country rejects the call by the UN body and asserts the project will continue despite mounting objections. Continue reading

UN Body Orders Halt on Gibe III Dam Project, Ethiopia Refuses

A view of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia where the Gibe III Dam is being contracted

By TesfaNews,

On its 35th session held in Paris, from June 19-29, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has passed a ‘decision’ ordering Ethiopia ‘to immediately halt all construction works on the Gibe III Dam’.

However, the Chairman of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), Mr. Mihret Debebe, told Addis Fortune that his country rejects the call by the UN body and asserts the project will continue despite mounting objections. Continue reading

UN Body Orders Halt on Gibe III Dam Project, Ethiopia Refuses

A view of the Omo River in southern Ethiopia where the Gibe III Dam is being contracted

By TesfaNews,

On its 35th session held in Paris, from June 19-29, UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee has passed a ‘decision’ ordering Ethiopia ‘to immediately halt all construction works on the Gibe III Dam’.

However, the Chairman of the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCo), Mr. Mihret Debebe, told Addis Fortune that his country rejects the call by the UN body and asserts the project will continue despite mounting objections. Continue reading