Ethiopia

Ethiopia: News – EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Says Tigray Is Facing a Serious Humanitarian Crisis, Urges Swift Actions

Addis Abeba — Joseph Borrell, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said on Monday that...

Ethiopia: Statement By UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi On the Situation of Eritrean Refugees in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

I am extremely concerned about the conditions of Eritrean refugees in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. Since the...

Ethiopia: New Tigray Offensive in Ethiopia As UN Calls for Government Troop Withdrawal

Tigrayan forces say they have launched a new offensive in northern Ethiopia, two weeks after the federal government...

Ethiopia: Tigray forces push south as Amhara militias mobilise

NAIROBI, July 13 (Reuters) - Forces in Ethiopia's Tigray pushed deeper into land claimed by neighbouring Amhara region...

Window for planting in northern Ethiopia narrows as hunger catastrophe looms – Ethiopia

Lack of access and funding hinder efforts to reboot local food production 13 July 2021, Rome - Upcoming...

Ethiopia: Millions to Rally Against Foreign Intervention in GERD

ADDIS ABABA - Over five million Ethiopians will take part in a demonstration protesting against international influence over...

Ethiopia Registers Double Victory At Two Decisive Battle Fronts

Were there battles that Ethiopia fought? In fact there were two battles that took place a couple of...

Forces from Ethiopia’s Tigray region say they are pushing south

A tank damaged during the fighting between Ethiopia's National Defense Force (ENDF) and Tigray Special Forces stands on...

Ethiopia: It’s Woe After War – Bloody Tigray Conflict Forces Austerity on Abiy’s Administration

Ethiopia plans to restructure a $1 billion debt as the government grapples with ways of freeing up funds...

5 things to know for July 12: Coronavirus, extreme heat, Haiti, Ethiopia, Cuba

Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can...

Egypt Facing ‘Existential Threat’ Due to Ethiopia’s GERD On Nile

Foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said on Thursday that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a threat to...

Ethiopia PM hails ‘historic’ election after landslide win

Ethiopia’s ruling party won a landslide in a landmark parliamentary poll, results showed on Saturday, ensuring a new...

Ethiopia: As Ethiopian Troops Exit Tigray, Time to Focus On Relief

Ethiopia's military withdrew from Tigray's capital on 28 June, having suffered a string of battlefield reversals. Addis Ababa...

Ethiopia: Commission Envisions Oromia Preferred Tourist Destination

Oromia Tourism Commission said that it has been working tirelessly to promote the State's tourist attraction sites to...

Ethiopia Comes Out Victorious – allAfrica.com

The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) announced yesterday the results of the 6th General elections in the...

Ethiopia PM Abiy’s party wins overwhelming majority in vote: Results – Africa – World

Ethiopia's ruling party has won an overwhelming majority in a landmark parliamentary poll, the electoral board said Saturday,...

Ethiopia – Tigray Conflict and Dam Dispute Dent Abiy’s Image

With Ethiopia at the center of two conflicts, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has seen his international reputation tarnished....

Ethiopia resists U.N. action on Nile dam

UNITED NATIONS -- Egypt and Sudan have urged the U.N. Security Council to undertake "preventive diplomacy" and call...

Ethiopia: Tigray Situation Report – June 2021, Issue #1 – Ethiopia

IN NUMBERS 5.5 million people in high acute food insecurity (IPC Phase 3+), of whom 353 000 people...

Inside Ethiopia’s Election – Part III

The postponed election and Tigrayan crisis following in the wake of the Oromo crisis have left critical aspects...

Inside Ethiopia’s Election – Part II

The postponed election and Tigrayan crisis following in the wake of the Oromo crisis have left critical aspects...

Ethiopia’s Chaos Isn’t Postcolonial

The recent defeat of Ethiopian government forces at the hands of rebels in Tigray in the country’s north...

Ethiopia: Saied Holds Phone Call With Ethiopia’s President

Tunis/Tunisia — President Kaïs Saïed, on Thursday, spoke over phone with Ethiopia's President Sahle-Work Zewde. The developments of...

Ethiopia: Egypt Facing ‘Existential Threat’ Due to Ethiopia’s GERD On Nile

Egypt's foreign minister said on Thursday that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is a threat to the...

Ethiopia: Obituary – in Memory of Abebech Gobena, the Jewel of Indigenous Humanitarianism

Addis Abeba — The death of Abebech Gobena, also known as "Eddaye" by thousands of children she raised,...

Ethiopia: Analysis – Parents of Students in Tigray’s Universities Fearful for Their Children’s Safety Demand Transparency From Fed Government

Addis Abeba — Following the withdrawal of Ethiopian National Defense Forces out of Tigray, the Ministry of Science...

Ethiopia: Breaking – Ethiopia Recalls Dozens of Diplomats, Closes Consulates in Various Countries

Addis Abeba — Addis Standard learned from sources close to the matter that Ethiopia is closing down a...

Africa: Exclusive – Tunisia Asks UNSC to Push for GERD Binding Agreement Within Six Months – Ethiopia Calls for Respect for AU Process

Addis Abeba — Ahead of the planned in-person meeting later today, Tunisia, the outgoing non-permanent member of the...

UN Rights Body Needs to Act on Ethiopia

As reports of grave rights abuses continue to emerge from the Tigray region of Ethiopia, the United Nations...

AfDB approves $83.6m grants to boost electricity trade between Ethiopia and Djibouti

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB.org) has approved two grants worth $83.6 million...

R4 Rural Resilience Initiative July 2021 – Ethiopia

Over 1.7 billion people have been affected by climate-related disasters globally in the last ten years, with the...

Breaking: Ethiopia recalls dozens of diplomats, closes consulates in various countries

Copy of a letter sent to all Ethiopia’s overseas diplomatic missions.Addis Abeba, July 08/2021 – Addis Standard learned...

Ethiopia: MSF Staff Killed in Tigray, Ethiopia Are Remembered By Their Colleagues

We continue to mourn the death of three of our colleagues who were working in Tigray region, Ethiopia,...

MSF calls for Tigray murders investigation and safety for humanitarian workers – Ethiopia

After the murders of three staff members in the Tigray region, Ethiopia, MSF calls for an immediate investigation...

Ethiopia: News – Ethiopia-Russia Hold Military Technical Cooperation Forum in Addis Abeba

Addis Ababa — Ethiopia and Russia today held the 11thEthio-Russia Military Technical Cooperation forum in Ethiopia's capital Addis...

Ethiopia: News Analysis – As Electoral Board Announces More Results, Ruling Party Leads in Oromia, Snnp, Sidama Regions, Opposition Leads in Amhara Region

Addis Abeba — The National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) on Monday announced election in more continuities in...

Ethiopia: News Alert – MSF Suspends Its Activities in Abi Adi, Adigrat & Axum; Calls for Immediate Investigation Into Killings of Its Staff, Aid Workers Safety

Addis Abeba — Following the brutal murder of three of its staff in the Ethiopian region of Tigray...

Ethiopia: News – UN Says Humanitarian Access in Tigray Improved but Cautions Resupply Critically Needed – Govt Says Flights Permitted

Addis Abeba — The UNOCHA says that humanitarian access has improved within Tigray, with large areas now accessible,...

Ethiopia: Hundreds of Women, Girls Brutalized By Soldiers in Tigray War

Mekelle, Ethiopia — The stories are eerily similar. Soldiers came to their homes and demanded to know the...

Ethiopia: Tigray Conflict Decimates Maternal Health Services, Overwhelms Health Workers

Shire, Tigray — "When the conflict broke out, I was two months pregnant. We were forced to flee...