The Addis Ababa University (AAU) marked GRD third launching anniversary with a musical theatre entitled “Goh siked” and poem presentation organized by Theatrical Art College at Faculty of Business and Economics compound here yesterday. University President Dr. Admasu Tsegaye said at the occasion that AAU has been playing a great role in creating common understanding regarding the dam. According to the President, the Theatrical Art College has been organizing various musical theater regarding Abay River, GRD and other issues
The Ethiopian government said the 2013 State Department’s Human Rights Report on Ethiopia is a rehash of previous allegations sprinkled with new, but unfounded accusations that can barely survive close inspection.
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RESPONSE TO THE US STATE DEPART`s HUMAN RIGHTS COUNTERY REPORT
As an elected government open to constructive criticism and suggestions on ways of improving its human rights
Ethiopia and Sudan keen to boost their bilateral relations in the field of communication. Ministers of Communications in Ethiopia and Sudan last Monday discussed preparation of a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in the field of communications and information technology. The Ethiopian Minister, Rudwan Hussein, was briefed on the development communications and information technology sector in Sudan has gone through, placing the country among the most advanced in the region. He expressed hope that his country would benefit from this experience. In a separate development, the State Minister at the
Ethiopian and Somali government forces have seized a key town in central Somalia from the Islamist militant group al-Shabab, officials say. At least 12 people were killed in heavy fighting for control of Rabdhure town in Bakol region, residents said. The attack may signal the start of a new offensive against al-Shabab, according to a BBC reporter in Somalia. Ethiopian troops are part of a 22,000-strong African Union (AU) force battling the militants in Somalia. The BBC's Mohamed Moalimu in the capital, Mogadishu, says the fall of Rabdhure
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