Ethiopia

December 4, 2022

Tanzania: Ethiopian President Zewde Hails Tanzania for Engineering Peace

ETHIOPIAN President Sahle-Work Zewde yesterday hailed Tanzania for engineering peace and harmony in the continent.
December 3, 2022

Ethiopia: After Patchy Tigray Truce, WHO Still Lacks Full Aid Access

The UN's health body says there are still "significant parts of the country" it cannot reach to provide vital medical aid. This was one of the terms of a peace deal that appears not to have halted the fighting entirely.
December 2, 2022

Ethiopia's govt announces start of fresh talks on disarmament inside Tigray

Ethiopia’s Government Communication Service confirmed that a joint committee of the Ethiopian government and Tigray forces started work Wednesday (Nov. 30) in the town of Shire. It is the first time both sides have officially held talks inside Ethiopia since the fighting began.
December 2, 2022

Eritrea’s troops remain in Tigray, holding up ceasefire execution

  The success of the ceasefire struck between Tigray and Ethiopia’s federal government last month hinges on the withdrawal of Eritrean forces. However, one month later, […]
December 2, 2022

East Africa: Climate Crisis in the Greater Horn of Africa is Biggest Health Threat Causing Disease Outbreaks #AfricaClimateCrisis

The link between the climate crisis and global health has become clearer with every extreme weather event, with the number of reported disease outbreaks and climate-related health emergencies reaching their highest-ever level this century. The World Health Organization (WHO)'s analysis of the seven countries in the greater Horn of Africa - Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, and Uganda - found that there have been 39 reported outbreaks, as well as flooding, and other acute public health
December 1, 2022

Ethiopia: News – UN Hosts Internet Governance Forum in Ethiopia Amid Criticism Over Longest Running Shutdown in Tigray, Frequent Interruptions in Other Parts

The UN is hosting in Ethiopia the 17th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), under the overarching theme of Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future, which started in Addis Abeba on 28 November and lasts until 02 December 2022.
December 1, 2022

Ethiopia: News – Commission Rules Out Participation of Armed Groups in Planned Inclusive National Dialogue

The Ethiopian National Dialogue Commission (ENDC) said that armed groups could join the national dialogue if and only if they are willing to put down their guns.
November 30, 2022

Ethiopia: News – Inquiry Reveals Counterfeit Academic Credentials in Dawro Zone

The newly established Southwest Ethiopia Peoples Regional State said the first round of educational document authentication operation carried out in Dawro Zone revealed 19 employees with counterfeit academic credentials.
November 30, 2022

Ethiopia: News – Oromia Region Calls On Youth Who Join Armed Group to Return, Rules Out Peace Talks to End War in Region

The Oromia Regional State government called on Oromo youth who joined to fight alongside the rebel group in the region, Oromo Liberation Army (OLA), known by the government as "OLF/Shene", to "return back to peace."
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