Daily Archives: May 28, 2019

GHACOF Warns Drought Risk in the Horn

Addis Ababa The 52nd Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF) warns there will be an increased likely of drier than normal rainfall in some Horn African countries during June to September rainy season.The consensus climate outlook which

WFP Ethiopia Country Brief, April 2019

In Numbers50,000 mt of food assistance distributedUS$ 378 m six-month (May- October 2019) net funding requirements5 m people assisted in April 2019Operational Updates A total of 8.3 million Ethiopians require humanitarian assistance in 2019. This inclu...

Ethiopia apologises for map that erases Somalia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia's foreign ministry has apologised after a map of Africa on its website incorporated neighbouring Somalia within its own borders.We sincerely regret any confusion and misunderstanding this incident might have caused, the statement ...

NBI Picks New Executive Director from Sudan

Addis Ababa The Nile Basin Initiative Secretariat has appointed Professor Seifeldin Hamad Abdalla as the next Executive Director of Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), replacing engineer Innocent Ntabana of Rwanda.In a press release sent to ENA Professor Sei...

PM Abiy Holds Talk with Head of Sudan’s TMC

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has discussed today with Head of Sudan's ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al Burhan in his office.Prime Minister Abiy and Abdel Fattah al Burhan discussed on wide range o...

IGAD CLIMATE CENTRE RELEASES JUNE TO SEPTEMBER SEASONAL FORECASTS

ADDIS ABABA (Ethiopia): The Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy of Ethiopia, H.E. Dr. Seleshi Bekele, yesterday inaugurated the 52nd Greater Horn of Africa Climate Outlook Forum (GHACOF 52) organized by the Climate Predictions and Applications Cen...

Report: Lives Improved for Children Worldwide

At a time when bad news seems inescapable, the aid group Save the Children has some good news: Across the globe, children are healthier and safer than ever before.According to a new report by the U.S.-based charity, the overall situation

Ethiopia, Djibouti to Further Revitalize Ties

Addis Ababa The strategic partnership and symbolic ties between Ethiopia and Djibouti will continue to be further invigorated, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew said.Gedu held talks with Djiboutian President Ismael Omar Guelleh today at th...