Daily Archives: September 20, 2019

Ethiopia rejects Egypt’s plan for operating giant dam on the Nile

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate a $4 billion hydropower dam the Horn of Africa country is constructing on the Nile, further deepening a dispute between the two nations over the project.In a press conference, Sileshi

Nation Building Technology Dev’t Centers alongside Industrial Parks, Says Ministry

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has been striving to build technology development centers alongside the expansion of industrial parks, according to Ministry of Innovation and Technology.The ministry has signed an agreement that supports Ethiopian talent in techn...

Training on New Education Roadmap & allied issues from 24th Sept

Arba Minch University will be hosting two-day training on strategic issues connected with New Education Roadmap specially themed to sustain peaceful teaching-learning environment across university beginning from 24th to 25th September, 2019, for entire...

Disrespecting Ethiopia’s Sovereignty, Right to Use Nile Unacceptable: Ministry

Addis Ababa, The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that moves that disrespect the sovereignty and right of Ethiopia to use the Nile waters is not acceptable, referring to the proposal that Egypt has presented regarding the filling of GERD.In his

As drought compounds security woes, Somalis flee to Ethiopia

Crop failures, livestock die-offs, and Al-Shabab extortion demands are driving thousands of farmers and pastoralists to abandon their lands and seek refuge.When drought killed most of Barwako Noor Abdi's cows and goats eight years ago, she had no choic...

Protecting Unaccompanied and Separated Children in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, The number of children who return irregularly in Ethiopia has been on the increase in recent years. Since the start of 2019, over 2,100 cases have been assisted by IOM. This is nearly double the over 1,000 cases

On the frontline of the climate emergency: Dinto village, Ethiopia

The world's poorest communities are paying the heaviest price for climate change, with many already pushed to the brink. Here, learn how one Ethiopian village is struggling to survive the climate emergency.Severe drought in the Horn of Africa � which