Shukshukta - EPRDF Meeting And TPLF
Patriarch of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Abuna Mathias I will be in Rome this weekend for a affair with Pope Francis which is appointed for Monday.
The Patriarch will aswell appointment the tomb of Saint Peter, authority talks at the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity and bless the Divine Celebration with associates of the ample Ethiopian association Rome’s ‘Urbanianum’ College.
Until actual recently, the abbey maintained the use of the age-old Ge’ez accent for the liturgy, although abounding parishes now adopt to use Amharic.
The Abbey is allotment of the International Mixed Commission for Theological Dialogue with the Catholic Abbey which meets annually, alternating amid Rome and one of the countries represented by the seven Orthodox members.
Relations with the Catholic Abbey were decidedly adequate beneath the antecedent Patriarch, Abuna Paulos, who met with Pope John Paul II in 1993, with Pope Benedict in 2009 and in that aforementioned year, aswell addressed the appropriate Synod of Bishops for Africa as an all-comprehensive guest. (Vatican Radio)
Ethiopia, Kenya action action helicopters to bolster AU force
Ethiopia and Kenya accept reportedly offered to forward helicopters to the war-ravaged Somalia to abutment the African Union Mission armament there (AMISOM) who are currently angry the Al-Shabaab militants.
Sources at the AU said the two nations offered to arrange bearding numbers of advance and carriage helicopters to reinforce the action adjoin Al-Shabaab.
In 2012, the UNSC accustomed 12 aggressive helicopters to AMISOM, but these aircrafts accept not yet been delivered adverse the AU forces’ operation.
AMISOM, which for continued been calling on UN for the deployment of the promised helicopters has accused the apple physique of giving little absorption to the matter. AMISOM says the bounded force’s aggressive operation adjoin al-Shabab has been hindered by curtailment of helicopters and blames the UN for the abridgement of air support. As able-bodied as abridgement of helicopters, poor command structure, abridgement of allocation and underfunding are aswell a part of factors affecting AMISOM operation and added advertisement it to alternation of baleful raids on its bases. (WIC)