Ethiopia

22 million Ethiopians to be in need of food aid in 2022: UN report

Thu, 23 Dec 2021 - 07:03 GMT

The report was issued by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.

UN received reports of human rights violations amid war in Ethiopia: Nashif

Fri, 17 Dec 2021 - 02:35 GMT

All parties are accused of committing severe human rights violations due to the crisis in the country, Nashif added.

US calls on Ethiopia's authorities to investigate human rights abuses

Mon, 13 Dec 2021 - 12:22 GMT

We also urge authorities to investigate these reports to determine their veracity and to commit to inclusive, transparent processes to hold responsible parties accountable."

US Special Envoy for African Horn on tour in Egypt, UAE, Turkey to end conflict in Ethiopia

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 01:47 GMT

On November 5, 2021, the US Embassy in Addis Ababa called on American citizens to not travel to Ethiopia and consider departing now over insecurity due to the ongoing armed conflict.

Human Rights Organization for Justice and Development warns of migration of Ethiopians to Egypt, Sudan due to civil war

Sat, 04 Dec 2021 - 05:12 GMT

The HROJD head Nadi Atef said that the battles could escalate in the coming weeks.

Water scarcity, climatic change worsen situation in Egypt: Minister

Fri, 03 Dec 2021 - 12:59 GMT

Thiis situation requires necessary policies and measures, besides implementing many major projects to achieve the integrated and optimal management of water resources.

US voices concern over military escalation in Ethiopia

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 02:13 GMT

In the call, Blinken thanked Kenyatta for his warm and productive visit to Nairobi on November 17-18.

TPLF reportedly 130 KM from Addis Ababa as PM Abiy Ahmed hands duties to deputy

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 02:23 GMT

Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) continues the fight against the Ethiopian army on the way to Addis Ababa as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed transferred his powers to his deputy.

Situation in Ethiopia escalating as Tigray forces near capital

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 12:08 GMT

The situation in Ethiopia is developing rapidly as the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) is getting closer to Addis Ababa, Extra News reported Wednesday.

Ethiopia's Tigray forces may capture Debre Berhan city in few hours

Tue, 23 Nov 2021 - 08:46 GMT

The city lies 130 kilometers away from the capital, Addis Ababa, which is the target of nine armed rebel groups.

Ongoing conflict in Ethiopia to put Africa in peril: AU

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 - 09:00 GMT

AU Chair and President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi condemned in a message the use of force in that conflict.

Egypt: Shortage of water causes instability, increases illegal migration

Sat, 20 Nov 2021 - 02:16 GMT

“Water scarcity and climatic changes make the situation of water management in Egypt more difficult and very sensitive towards any unilateral measures,” said Abdel-Atti.

US urges nationals again to leave war-torn Ethiopia immediately

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 01:28 GMT

The embassy offers loans to those who are unable to purchase a ticket immediately.

United Nations allocate $25M to 'support lifesaving assistance' in Ethiopia's besieged Tigray

Tue, 16 Nov 2021 - 01:23 GMT

The funds will be directed to Tigray region, where armed conflict is ongoing.

UN says 9 staff, 70 truckers of its staff detained in Ethiopia

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 - 02:52 GMT

UN Spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters "We continue to work and engage with the government to secure their release". The spokesman added that there has still been no explanation for the detentions.

U.S. imposes sanctions on Eritrean entities, individuals in connection with crisis in Ethiopia

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 - 09:10 GMT

The United States imposed Friday sanctions on four Eritrean entities and two individuals in connection with the crisis in Ethiopia.

Ethiopian authorities detain 72 Tigrayan drivers working with United Nations

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 09:52 GMT

Reuters acquired an "internal U.N. email" indicating that 72 Tigrayan drivers working with the United Nations have been detained by Ethiopian authorities.

UN official raises alarm over conditions in Ethiopia

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 01:57 GMT

Nderitu expressed concern over the escalation of violence, increased incidence of ethnically and religiously motivated hate speech

Chance for political solution to Ethiopian crisis is low: AU high representative for Horn of Africa

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 10:54 GMT

A motion was submitted to the United Nations Security Council.

Ethiopian federal government launches airstrikes against Tigray forces

Tue, 09 Nov 2021 - 08:52 GMT

Airstrikes were launched Monday against the sites occupied by Tigray forces between Wollo province located in Oromia state, and Afar state.

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