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    02-Feb-2018 to 17:44

    Ethiopia lifts bans on overseas jobs

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The government of Ethiopia on Friday announced the lifting of a ban it imposed four years ago on its citizens from travelling abroad for employment.

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    31-Jan-2018 to 10:35

    AU, UN establish partnership for insurance against climate risks

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Risk Capacity (ARC), an agency of the African Union, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), have announced a new partnership which will see the two organizations work together to increase insurance coverage against climate risks for African states.

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    29-Jan-2018 to 18:51

    AU mulls raising salaries of AMISOM soldiers

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union is considering increasing its support to the AMISOM peacekeeping mission in Somalia, including raising salaries for its ground forces combating the militant sect al-Shabaab.

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    29-Jan-2018 to 17:52

    IS’s Africa contingent wants out - AU

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The African Union says it has received credible information that Africans who joined the ranks of the Islamic State are keen on leaving the militant organization and return to their respective countries in the next few months.

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    28-Jan-2018 to 17:15

    Peace, graft top AU’s 2018 priorities

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Peace and security situations in South Sudan, the Sahel and horn of African region together with corruption and the fight against organized crime are the major focus of the African Union this year, according to the Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat.

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    28-Jan-2018 to 16:56

    Rwanda's Kagame takes over AU chairmanship

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — It is a solemn honor, to accept the call to serve as chairperson of our union, Kagame said in his acceptance speech before nearly 40 heads of state and government attending the African Union summit.

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    28-Jan-2018 to 15:59

    Ethiopia: UN chief moots 'targeted peacekeeping'

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Secretary General António Guterres said the global body needs to come up with a new approach to peacekeeping across the world.

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