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Ethiopia commemorates Italy’s terrible defeat 120 years ago

Ethiopians on Thursday commemorated the country’s victory against Italian forces in a battle that was fought over 120 years ago. On March 1, 1896, Ethiopians, under Emperor Menelik II, defeated the Italian aggression near the northern town of Adwa, keeping it the only nation in Africa that has never been colonized. ‘‘Our ancestors have made […]

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“It is so Good to Be Back Home” King Mohammed VI Tells African Summiteers

Following the diplomatic victory scored by Morocco in Ethiopia against its enemies in Africa after its readmission by the African Union (AU) with the approval of the majority of the member states, King Mohammed VI took the floor Tuesday before the AU 28th Summit to thank African leaders for their massive support and to survey […]

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Morocco’s Return to AU Imminent, King Mohammed VI Flies to Ethiopia

As Morocco is poised to regain its place within the African Union during the organization’s summit hosted by Ethiopia on January 30-31, King Mohammed VI flew to Addis Ababa on Friday to attend the event that will be a landmark for Morocco and for the continent, as well. Last July, King Mohammed VI informed African […]

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Mauritania Backs Morocco’s Return to AU

Mauritania is poised to vote for Morocco’s membership to the African Union (AU) this January in Addis Ababa. Nouakchott’s decision to endorse Morocco’s membership to the AU comes as both countries cemented ties last month after King Mohammed VI and President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz renewed determination to preserve neighborliness and solidarity ties between their […]

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Morocco’s King Mohammed VI Awarded Mandela Peace Prize

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has been awarded the 2016 Mandela Peace Prize for his efforts to promote peace and justice around the world and for his Africa-oriented policy that seeks to boost the continent’s development. The king won the prize for his “contribution to building a society of justice and peace between humans and […]

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Ethiopia to Release some 10,000 Demonstrators

Officials in Ethiopia have disclosed that some 9,800 people detained will be released next week after receiving training. According to the state affiliated FANA Broadcasting corporate, 11,607 people had been detained following the violence occurred in various parts of the country over the past few months. Some of the reasons given for their arrest included […]

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Morocco, Ethiopia Teem up to Build $3.7 bln Fertilizer Plant

Morocco and Ethiopia inked a $3.7 bln deal to build a world-class fertilizer plant with an annual production capacity of 2.5 million tons in Dire Dawa industrial zone, eastern Ethiopia. The signing ceremony of this mega project that will help Ethiopia reach self-sufficiency was chaired by King Mohammed VI and Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Haile Mariam […]

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Morocco: King Mohammed VI to launch diplomatic offensive in Ethiopia

King Mohammed VI of Morocco is set to pay a visit to Addis Ababa to drum up support for the Kingdom’s bid to return to the African Union (AU), various local media report on Wednesday. King Mohammed VI is heading to Addis Ababa by Friday, November 18 before heading to Madagascar for the International Francophone […]

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UNMISS Boss Sacking: Kenya Withdraws all Troops

Kenya on Wednesday said it is shocked at the decision of the UN secretary-general to sack the Kenyan commander of the UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan, UNMISS. The Kenyan presidency condemned the decision to dismiss Lt. Gen. Johnson Mogoa Kimani Ondieki as unfair and said it would withdraw its troops from the UN mission […]

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Morocco’s Mohammed VI Postpones Ethiopia Visit to after COP22

King Mohammed VI of Morocco has put off his visit to Ethiopia till after the conference on climate change COP22, to be held in Marrakesh on November 7-18. The decision to postpone the visit has been made in consultation with the Ethiopian Prime Minister Haile Mariam Dessalegn, the Royal Office said in a statement. The […]

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