Daily Archives: August 7, 2019

Drought threatens communities where cows are currency

As Ethiopia experiences its second severe drought in the last three years, 3.5 million of the country's children suffer from life-threatening malnutrition. Action Against Hunger is working with herding families to help them prepare for the worst, but m...

Responding to immediate needs (By Juan Haro Thibaut Roux)

The first hours after a crisis are crucial. During emergencies, a timely response can save lives. Humanitarians need to know the terrain and find new alternatives to deliver aid, despite the complex environment. In countries like Niger, the humanitaria...

64 Ethiopians Repatriated from Kenya

Addis Ababa Ethiopian Embassy in Nairobi has repatriated 64 undocumented citizens who were detained in different jails in Kenya.According to the press release sent to Ethiopian News Agency, the embassy has repatriated the returnees who have been under ...

Sudan Recognizes Role of Ethiopia, AU in Peaceful Transition

Addis Ababa Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs recognized yesterday the role Ethiopia and the African Union played in the peaceful transition of the country at a ceremony held in Khartoum.The ministry honored Ethiopia and the African Union for the

UNICEF Lauds Ethiopia’s Public Health Promotion Works

Addis Ababa Ethiopia has been doing progressive works in creating accommodation for breastfeeding and extending maternity leave to 4 months as well as giving consultation in clinics by professionals, according to UNICEF.In an exclusive interview with ...

“The Year of Tolerance” Celebrated in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa Embassy of the United Arab Emirates in Addis Ababa celebrated The Year of Tolerance on Tuesday to promote the values of tolerance and peaceful coexistence among cultures and various religions.Religious leaders from Ethiopian Orthodox Church...

Humanitarian Aid: additional Euros 50 million to tackle drought in the Horn of Africa

The European Commission is mobilising a further Euros 50 million in emergency humanitarian funding to help the people hit by drought in the Horn of Africa. With many in the region relying on livestock herding and subsistence farming, the prolonged

IGAD ENCOURAGES CO-MANAGEMENT OF SHARED FISHERIES RESOURCES

(BISHOFTU, Ethiopia): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning inaugurated a workshop to validate a Baseline Report on three river basins shared between Ethiopia and South Sudan (Baro-Akobo), Ethiopia and Kenya (Omo-Turkana), ...