September 26, 2023

Africa: Sudan, Egypt, and Ethiopia Resume Negotiations On GERD

[Dabanga] Negotiations between Sudan, Egypt, and Ethiopia on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) resumed on Saturday. The head of the Ethiopian delegation said that the meeting will discuss outstanding issues regarding filling and operating rules, noting that the meeting is being held after the completion of the fourth filling.
September 24, 2023

Berlin Marathon: Ethiopia's Assefa sets new women's world record, Kipchoge bags 5th win

Tigst Assefa is the new hodler of the women's marathon world record. On Sunday (Sep. 23) he broke, by more than two minutes, the previous record set by Kenya's Brigid Kosgei in 2019.
September 24, 2023

UNGA: Ethiopia calls for “renewed global solidarity”

"Do we have the necessary political will to choose global partnership over geopolitical competition [and] are we prepared to work together towards a promising age of shared prosperity?,” Ethiopian deputy Prime Minister asked the 78th UN general assembly on Sep. 23.
September 22, 2023

Ethiopia: U.S. Govt Contractor Faces Death Penalty for Allegedly Spying for Ethiopia

[allAfrica] Harare -- An American citizen of Ethiopian descent who had Top Secret clearance was detained and accused of giving sensitive information to Ethiopia, AFP reports.
September 20, 2023

Ethiopia: Attempted Al-Shabaab Attack 'Completely Thwarted', Says Army

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF) said its forces have "completely thwarted" a group of Al-Shabaab fighters in an area called Robdirre inside Somalia after the group's attempt to attack Ethiopian forces stationed inside Somalia.
September 19, 2023

Ethiopia: One Year After Tigray Peace Deal, Peace Elusive and Atrocities Continue

[allAfrica] Geneva -- United Nations human rights experts say that nearly a year since the signing of an agreement to cease hostilities in northern Ethiopia, atrocities, war crimes and crimes against humanity still occur in the country and peace remains elusive.
September 19, 2023

Ethiopia: Atrocities, Including War Crimes and Crimes Against Humanity, Continue – UN Experts

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Nearly one year since the signing of an agreement to cease hostilities in Ethiopia, atrocities, war crimes and crimes against humanity are still being committed in the country and peace remains elusive, the International Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia warned in its latest report released today.
September 19, 2023

Ethiopia: Mass Killings Continue, Risk of Further 'Large-Scale' Atrocities – UN Rights Experts

[UN News] In Ethiopia, war crimes have continued unabated almost a year after a ceasefire was agreed between the country's Government and forces from the northern Tigray region, UN-appointed independent rights experts said on Monday.
September 18, 2023

Ethiopia's Tsegay sets new women's 5,000m world record

Ethiopia distance runner Gudaf Tsegay set a new world record on Sunday (Sep. 17) to wrap up the season at the Prefontaine Classic track and field meet. clocked 14min 00.21 sec to carve almost five seconds off the previous held by Kenyan Faith Kipyegon.
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