Daily Archives: November 12, 2020

A Civil War Looms in Ethiopia

Ethiopia is on the brink of a potentially devastating civil war. On November 4th, the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed launched military operations against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, the TPLF, which is the group that controls the Tigray region in Northern

Ethiopia: Agriculture Sector Situation and HRP Response Monthly Dashboard – September 2020

An estimated 8.5 M people are severely food insecure, Phase 3 and above, according to the latest IPC analysis from July 2020. Moreover, desert locust infestation has aected agricultural production of pocket areas in Afar, Amhara, Tigray, SNNPR, Somali, Oromia

Daily Press Briefing by the Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General

The following is a near‑verbatim transcript of today’s noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary‑General. **Paris Peace Forum The Secretary‑General spoke to a high‑level session of the Paris Peace Forum this morning, during which he renewed his call for action

IGAD To Validate Key Studies In Its Fights Against Drought Effects

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today opened a workshop aimed at validating a Study Report on Assessment of Drought Impacts and Use of Early Warning Climate Information for Resilience Building in the IGAD Region and another Study Report on

House Lifts 39 Lawmakers’ Immunity

Addis Ababa,  The House of Peoples` Representatives (HPR) has stripped 39 lawmakers of their immunity from prosecution including Debretsion Gebremicheal and Getachew Reda. The House passed the decision after it discussed the proposed resolution in its 6th year of the

National Defense Force Liberated Western Part of Tigray: PM Abiy

Addis Ababa,  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the National Defense Force has liberated the western part of Tigray Region in its operation being carried out to enforce rule of law in the region. Currently, the army has been providing humanitarian

TPLF: Behind its Amiable Façade

During last several years, I have gained much understanding about betrayal. I have come to think that it is close to the most horrible thing that people can do to each other. It is something that occurs more and more

Protest Demonstrations against TPLF Underway across Nation

Addis Ababa  Protest demonstrations against the “greedy” Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) clique and support for the National Defense Force have been held in various part of the country today. The demonstrations took place in the Semera and Logia towns