Daily Archives: February 21, 2020

Ethiopian refugees in Kenya make an emotional return home

Ever since Ardo Hassan Kowdan fled Ethiopia to Kenya 11 years ago, she had dreamed of the day she could go home. As she boarded a plane in Kakuma, in …

IOM Responds to Measles Outbreak in Ethiopia

East Wollega � Ethiopia's Public Health Emergency Management department has recorded more than 700 cases of measles since an outbreak was declared on 24 January 2020.

However, the actual caseload …

Chief of General Staff Meets with His Saudi Counterpart

Addis Ababa,Ethiopian Chief of General Staff, General Adam Mohammed on Thursday met with his Saudi Arabia counterpart General Fayyadh Al-Ruwaili in Riyadh.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed on …

Rare Ethiopian crown, hidden for 21 years in the Netherlands, returns home

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia's government on Thursday assumed custody of a priceless 18th-century crown that a former refugee had kept hidden in his apartment in the Netherlands for two decades.

The …

Pompeo Meets with New Oman Leader

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Oman Friday for a meeting with the country's new ruler, Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Said.

Pompeo will also pay homage to …

Desert Locust situation update, 21 February 2020

On 20 February, immature swarms from the Arabian Peninsula reached the shores of the Persian Gulf in Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and the southwest coast of Iran. More swarms are likely …

Over 180,000 Youth Registered for Nat’l Voluntarism Program

More than 189,000 volunteers have been registered for the National Voluntarism Community Service Program that would be launched this Sunday, Ministry of Peace announced.

Briefing journalists about the finalization of …

Gambella Region Gets First Integrated Landuse and Dev’t Plan

Addis Ababa, Integrated Urban and Rural Landuse and Development Plan (ILDP) of Gambella Regional State gets a comprehensive, which is the first of its kind in the country, was launched …