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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, …

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.

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.

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.

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.

16 Nov 2000 description

Dakar - The first advance elements of the UN Mission in Ethiopia and Eritrea (UNMEE) Peacekeeping Force, made up of an aviation unit of 48 Italian specialists, arrived Wednesday evening in Asmara, Eritrea, a UNMEE Public Information Office press release said Thursday.

08 Nov 2000 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi held two rounds of talks with international mediators this week after the recent inconclusive negotiations in Algiers for comprehensive peace between Ethiopia and Eritrea on their border conflict.

20 Oct 2000 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The UN inter-agency mission left Addis Ababa Thursday for Eritrea after a four-day visit to Ethiopia and field trips to border areas to get first-hand assessment of the problems of people internally displaced by the border war between the two neighbours.

18 Oct 2000 description

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Washington is ready and willing to assist Ethiopia in the reconstruction of development institutions destroyed during the two-year border war with Eritrea, US ambassador to Ethiopia Tibor Nagy was quoted as saying by the press Wednesday.