Growing Swarms of Locust Converging on Kenya Threaten Crops

Kenya is under siege again by swarms of maturing desert locusts that threaten to ruin farmers’ crops and pastures. The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said in a statement the locusts are swarming across seven counties, nearly double the number of counties impacted a week ago.

Death Toll Rises in West Darfur

WASHINGTON – The death toll in West Darfur state on Tuesday climbed to 159 with more than 200 people injured after more than 3 days of fighting between different ethnic communities, according to the Committee of West Darfur Doctors. This

Ethiopia: ICRC, ERCS deliver emergency assistance to IDPs in Southern Ethiopia

The ICRC, in partnership with the Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS), delivered emergency assistance to people displaced by ethnic violence that occurred in Konso Zone in Southern Ethiopia. Around 3,000 households (18,000 individuals) displaced as the result of the conflict

Humanitarian Assistance Apportioned for more than 1.8 m Recipients in Northern Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, January 19/2021(ENA) Humanitarian assistance has been delivered for over 1.8 million people following the end of the law enforcement operation in the northern part of Ethiopia, Ministry of Peace said. In a Press Release issued on Tuesday, the

Foreign Minister Schallenberg in Ethiopia: focus on humanitarian situation and conflict in Tigray

His first trip abroad in 2021 is taking Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg to Ethiopia, which has been a priority country of Austrian Development Cooperation for almost 30 years and is facing enormous challenges due to the conflict in the Tigray

Ethiopia unrest: Humanitarian access to Tigray still faces obstacles – UN

UNITED NATIONS, UN humanitarian access to Ethiopia’s conflict-stricken Tigray region still faces obstacles, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Although movements of humanitarian cargo inside Tigray are improving substantially, critical staff deployment and surge requests

Ambassador Dinberu Laid to Rest at Kolfe Qeranio Muslim Cemetery

Addis Ababa  The late Ambassador Dinberu Alemu, a diplomat at Ethiopia’s Consulate in Dubai, was laid to rest at the Kolfe Qeranio Muslim cemetery in Addis Ababa today. He passed away on Sunday January 17, 2021 in Dubai, it was

Greek Orthodox Church Archbishop Urges Youth to Preserve Timket Festival

Addis Ababa  Greek Orthodox Church Archbishop Daniel said the youth need to preserve Ethiopian Epiphany for generations to come. The archbishop, who attended Timket here in Addis Ababa, said “everybody needs to visit Ethiopia to live this special tradition. This is