Ethiopia’s navy will be based in Djibouti

Ethiopia’s navy will be based in Djibouti

Ethiopia announced more than a year ago that it will re-establish navy but the location was unspecified Re-establishing the Ethiopian Navy was one of the major reform measures that the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pledged to introduce in the defense sector. When the Ethiopian government announced the plan sometime in late October or […]

Interview with Canadian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Antoine Chevrier

Interview with Canadian Ambassador to Ethiopia,  Antoine Chevrier

“Canada encouraged Ethiopia to continue to address the drivers of intercommunal conflict,” Canadian Ambassador to Ethiopia, Antoine Chevrier. Borkena : Honorable Ambassador Antoine Chevrier, Canada’s ambassador to Ethiopia and Djibouti, and Canada’s representative to the African Union, I would like to thank you for your time. It is now well over six months since you […]

Ethiopian Foreign Minister visiting Djibouti

Ethiopian Foreign Minister visiting Djibouti

Ethiopian Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew met with Ismael Omar Guelleh , discussed bilateral relations in new areas borkenaMay 28, 2019 Ethiopia’s new foreign minister, Gedu Andargachew, is in Djibouti for an official working visit, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia disclosed on Tuesday. He was welcomed by Djiboutian foreign minister, Mahmoud Ali Youssouf, other […]

Ethiopian train heading to Djibouti reportedly derailed

Ethiopian train heading to Djibouti reportedly derailed

borkena April 4,2019 Djibouti bound freight train reportedly derailed in Eastern Shoa zone, South East of Addis Ababa, state broadcaster, EBC, reported on Thursday citing Ethiopian News Agency. The accident happened at 3:00 o’ clock local time and authorities linked it to heavy rain which buried the tracks with soil. There are no reports of […]

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