Daily Archives: May 10, 2020

Ethiopia Confirms 29 New COVID-19 Cases as Tally Hits 239

Addis Ababa, Ministry of Health on Sunday reported 29 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total to 239. The ministry in its daily update announced that the new cases were detected from 2,171 samples which were tested over the past

FM Gedu Meets President Kirr of South Sudan

Addis Ababa,  Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gedu Andargachew on Saturday has met with the South Sudanese President Salva Kirr Mayardit in Juba and discussed on issues of bilateral concerns. Gedu has also handed over a message sent from Prime Minister

Curbing COVID-19, Desert Locust Infestation IGAD’s Top Priorities: Executive Secretary

Addis Ababa,  The Executive Secretary of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) underscored that fighting against COVID-19 pandemic and desert locust infestations are the top priority areas of the regional block. In an interview with East Africa News Paper, the

Migrant Lives at Risk as Rescues on Mediterranean Sea Come to Halt

GENEVA – U.N. agencies are warning migrants and refugees crossing the central Mediterranean Sea risk losing their lives if European nations continue to prevent search and rescue vessels from saving those in distress. The U.N. human rights office expresses alarm

Thousands Forced to Flee Violent Interethnic Attacks in Eastern DRC

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – In the last two months, the U.N. Refugee Agency reports more than 200,000 people have been forced to flee surging violence between the Lendu and Hema groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri Province. The U.N.

Overcoming Challenges in Ethiopia’s Nutrition Governance

Reducing undernutrition is crucial for Ethiopia’s development. Ethiopia has implemented multi-sectoral nutrition programmes for over a decade, with some success. However, challenges remain in coordination and implementation of these programmes. Based on an in-depth study of the political economy challenges