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'Korea, a friend from the Orient'
May 29, 2016
The Reporter, an English-language Ethiopian weekly, publishes a special article, ‘A friend from the Orient,’ on its front page on May 28. The article focuses on President Park Geun-hye’s state visit to Ethiopia and Korea’s rapid economic growth over the past few decades. ...

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Museveni: Uganda to suspend security, military cooperat...
May 29, 2016
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni vowed Sunday to cut off his country’s security and military cooperation with North Korea, in the latest increase in international diplomatic pressure exerted on Pyongyang over its nuclear program, a South Korean official said. North Korea is ...

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Korea Aid takes first steps across Africa
May 29, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (center) and Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome speak with Korean medical staff during the launch ceremony for Korea Aid at Addis Ababa University on May 28. Korea’s new developmental aid program, Korea Aid, officially launched in Ethiopia on May 28. ...

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President meets African Union Commission chairperson
May 29, 2016
President Park Geun-hye (left) talks with African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma as she signs the guest book at the headquarters of the African Union in Addis Ababa on May 27. During her visit, the African Union restated its support for the denuclearization o...

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'Korea will forever remember sacrifices made by Ethiopi...
May 29, 2016
President Park Geun-hye stands for a moment of silence during a commemoration ceremony on the 65th anniversary of Ethiopia’s participation in the Korean War, held at the Korean War Veterans Memorial Park in Addis Ababa on May 27. President Park Geun-hye attended a comm...

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President meets S. Sudan Korean troops
May 29, 2016
President Park Geun-hye embraces an army officer from the Hanbit Battalion that's currently stationed in South Sudan, during a meeting with the troops in Addis Ababa on May 27. President Park Geun-hye, on an official state visit to Ethiopia, invited 15 soldiers serving...

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Korea to be mutually beneficial partner for Africa: pre...
May 29, 2016
President Park Geun-hye addresses the African Union on May 27 in Addis Ababa. In her speech, she presented her blueprint for a comprehensive, cooperative partnership with Africa. President Park Geun-hye presented her policy vision for Africa at the headquarters of the African U...

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Park launches Korea Aid program for Ethiopia
May 28, 2016
President Park Geun-hye launched South Korea's aid program for Ethiopia on Saturday as part of Seoul's new development cooperation with Africa. South Korea is pushing for comprehensive cooperation with Africa, which has emerged as a continent of opportunity in recent years. ...

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Park delivers pep talk to S. Korean troops in South Sud...
May 28, 2016
President Park Geun-hye met with more than a dozen South Korean troops on Friday to boost their morale on the third day of her state visit to Ethiopia. The commander-in-chief asked 15 soldiers to make utmost efforts to carry out their missions in South Sudan at a meeting at a h...

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Park unveils S. Korea’s initiative for cooperation with...
May 27, 2016
President Park Geun-hye said Friday that South Korea will offer education and training for thousands of young people in Africa over the next five years as she unveiled Seoul’s initiative toward the continent for comprehensive cooperation. "South Korea would like to share its v...