Ethiopia: Risk of wider humanitarian emergency as fighting breaks out in the north of the country

In early November, escalating tensions between the national government in Addis Ababa and the northern region of Tigray boiled over into armed clashes. While a telecommunications blackout makes it difficult to fully assess humanitarian needs, ICRC’s teams in Addis Ababa Mekelle, the capital of Tigray, are closely following developments and mobilising staff and medical supplies. The fighting […]

Atrocity Alert No. 228: Ethiopia, China and Mozambique

On 4 November Ethiopia’s federal government launched a military offensive against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the ruling party in the northern Tigray region. Hundreds of people have been killed in the resulting fighting. Critical humanitarian aid is struggling to reach up to 2 million people, including almost 200,000 internally displaced persons and refugees. […]

Transitional Administration to Set up in Rescued Areas of Tigray: Defense Minister

Addis Ababa  Transitional administration will be formed in parts of the Tigray Regional State that have been set free from the extremist group of TPLF, Defense Minister Kenea Yadeta said. Defense Minister Kenea Yadeta today gave a presser on the measure being taken by the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) against the tyranny TPLF clique. […]

National Committee Formed to Mobilize Resources in Support of Military Operation

Addis Ababa  The Ministry of Peace has announced the establishment a national committee that mobilizes resources to support the Ethiopian National Defense Force which has been conducting a military operation in Tigray to enforce rule of law. Speaking at a forum held today to discuss on the current national affairs of the country, Ministry of […]

Ethiopia COVID-19 Cases Surpass 100,000

Addis Ababa  Ethiopia on Wednesday confirmed that COVID-19 positive cases have surpassed 100,000 in the country amid steady raise in recoveries. Ministry of Health revealed that to date the total confirmed tally of Coronavirus cases in Ethiopia hit 100,327. It added that the number of COVID-19 related deaths in the country reached to 1,537. The […]

Israeli Experts to Train over 300 Personnel on How to Fight Locust in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa   Six Israeli locust experts have arrived in Ethiopia with 27 surveying drones, 2 generators and many spray materials to train over 300 Ethiopians on how to fight locust infestations, Ministry of Agriculture disclosed. In a media briefing today, Agriculture Minister, Oumer Hussien said the anti-locust equipments and advanced appliances provided by the […]

TPLF Kidnapped Many Inhabitants:Residents of Liberated Dansha Town

Addis Ababa  Dwellers of Dansha town recently freed from the TPLF junta disclosed that the group has kidnapped many inhabitants of the town whose whereabouts is not yet known. Residents of the town and surroundings have been expressing their happiness after the area was freed from the TPLF extremist group. Shops, hotels and health institutions […]