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31 Aug 2009 description

By Kennedy Abwao, PANA Correspondent Tripoli, Libya (PANA) - African leaders who gathered in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, Monday, for a special summit on the resolution of conflicts plaguing the continent, have appealed to Ethiopia to proceed with the demarcation of its border with Eritrea to end one of the longest-running border rows in Africa.

The Special Summit of the African Union (AU) Heads of State and Government Assembly, holding here ahead of Tuesday's 40th anniversary celebrations of the Libyan Revolution, also expressed concern over the failure of the Ugandan rebel group, …

15 Oct 2005 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said Saturday his government was ready to resume dialogue with Eritrea on a peaceful resolution of the eight-year border dispute between the two countries.

However, he confirmed that Ethiopia had beefed up defence capabilities on its side of the border, and warned Eritrea which broke away from Ethiopia in 1993 against "any miscalculation."

09 Mar 2004 description

Nairobi, Kenya (PANA) - President Mwai Kibaki Tuesday pledged Kenya's preparedness to participate in peacekeeping missions in neighbouring countries to ensure regional peace and stability.

03 Apr 2003 description

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) - Eritrean opposition groups that have been carrying out minor guerrilla attacks against President Issaias Afewerki's government said here that they would launch a joint armed action to end "dictatorship" in Asmara.

03 Jul 2002 description

Durban, South Africa (PANA) - OAU Secretary General Amara Essy said Wednesday in Durban, South Africa that poverty, conflicts, deprivation and diseases plaguing the continent were a betrayal of Africa's youth.

28 Mar 2002 description

Blantyre, Malawi (PANA) - The World Food Programme (WFP) said Thursday it was embarking on an emergency food distribution to refugees at a holding camp in Dzaleka, some 40 km outside the Malawi capital, Lilongwe.

06 May 2001 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - A total of 1.229 Ethiopians have been voluntarily repatriated from Eritrea the help of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

23 Apr 2001 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopia has refuted the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea's (UNMEE) allegations that Addis Ababa did not communicate its full redeployment plans along its border with Eritrea.

14 Apr 2001 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has repatriated 1,721 Ethiopian civilians from Eritrea, official sources said.

10 Apr 2001 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has repatriated 226 Eritrean civilians from Ethiopia, official sources said Tuesday.

22 Mar 2001 description

Dakar, Sénégal - L'Organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) a exhorté les pays nantis et la communauté internationale à s'investir davantage pour participer à l'élimination de la famine et à affronter l'insécurité alimentaire dans la Corne de l'Afrique.

13 Feb 2001 description

Addis Abeba, Ethiopie - L'Ethiopie a commencé depuis lundi, à retirer ses troupes du territoire érythréen, une démarche considérée comme la première étape vers la création d'une Zone de Sécurité Temporaire (ZST) par la mission de l'ONU en Ethiopie et Erythrée (UNMEE).

07 Feb 2001 description

Dakar, Senegal - Ethiopia and Eritrea would between 12 February and 3 March re-deploy their troops to pave the way for the establishment of a UN-monitored Temporary Security Zone (TSZ) - a 25-km deep buffer zone on the disputed border between the two countries, a UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) release said Wednesday.

24 Jan 2001 description

Blantyre, Malawi - Le président du Malawi, Bakili Muluzi, a assisté mardi aux funérailles du président congolais assassiné, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, au milieu des craintes d'un nouvel afflux de réfugiés congolais au Malawi.

04 Jan 2001 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopia Thursday warned that its troops, deep inside Eritrean territory, will remain in place until the government in Asmara acceded to the troops redeployment deal of the cessation of hostilities agreement between both countries.

31 Dec 2000 description

Addis Ababa - An additional 641 Ethiopian civilians were repatriated Saturday from Eritrea, bringing the total number returned home within a week under the auspices of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to 2,055.

23 Nov 2000 description

Khartoum, Sudan - A one-day summit of the Inter-government Authority for Development or IGAD wound up Thursday, voicing satisfaction over the political developments aimed at achieving peace and collective development of the sub-region.