Daily Archives: August 15, 2019

Analysis across Africa shows how social media is changing politics

In mid-July Chad lifted its 16-month social media ban. This ended the longest social media blockage seen in any African country. The government argued that the lengthy ban was necessary …

ECX Shares Experiences with Mozambique Commodity Exchange, Reserve Bank of Malawi

Addis Ababa Ethiopian Commodity Exchange (ECX) said it has been sharing its experiences in modern trading system with officials of Mozambique Commodity Exchange and the Reserve Bank of Malawi for …

Youth Urged to Fight Conflict Entrepreneurs

Addis Ababa Women, Children and Youth State Minister Almaz Mekonnen urged the youth to fight against hatred and misinformation that are perpetrated by conflict entrepreneurs through the social media.

Opening …

Ethiopia: Returns of Internally Displaced Persons

A. Background

More than three million persons have been internally displaced in Ethiopia countrywide. Protection stakeholders are concerned about the voluntariness of return, including both the free and informed choice …

Ethiopia: Protection Cluster Operational Guidance IDP Return and Response

A. Background

Protection Cluster Operational Guidance IDP Return and Response

More than three million persons have been internally displaced in Ethiopia countrywide. Protection stakeholders are concerned about the voluntariness of …

Ethiopia Humanitarian Country Team (EHCT) Protection Strategy (01 August 2019 – 31 December 2020)

I. Introduction

The members of the Ethiopia HCT, developed this protection strategy to provide a vision and foundation for a strategic approach, to ensure the centrality of protection throughout the …

Protection Cluster Monthly Report June 2019

In Gedeo, UNICEF undertook a joint rapid assessment in selected kebeles, particularly in Gedeb woreda, that host returnees from West Guji. The finding from the assessment indicates that unaccompanied and …

Ethiopia Protection Cluster Key Messages July 2019

The Protection Cluster is concerned about the following:

1. Assistance is still not reaching the persons most in need, and in particular those IDPs who have not returned.

2. Incidents …