The Ethiopian government launched a manhunt on Sunday for leaders of a rebellious faction in the northern region of Tigray after announcing federal troops had taken over the regional capital and military operations were complete. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed government has been trying to quell a rebellion by the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a […]

Ethiopia: Tigray Region Humanitarian Update – Situation Report No. 6 (26 November 2020)

According to the Governemnt of Ethiopia, the third and final phase of their “law enforcement operations” is launched towards Mekelle city, capital of Tigray region, a city of more than 500,000 people. This came following the expiration of the 72-hour period granted to the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) to surrender. Tension remains high in […]

UNHCR Regional Update #4: Ethiopia Situation (Tigray Region), 25-27 November 2020

▪ UNHCR High Commissioner Filippo Grandi is in Sudan from 26-29 November to meet with government officials and partners along with visits to Hamdayet reception center and Um Rakuba camp. ▪ More than 43,000 Ethiopian refugees have crossed into East Sudan where humanitarian actors continue to expand assistance and seek to meet the needs of […]

President Sahlework Leaves for Djibouti

Addis Ababa,  President Sahlework Zewdie has left to Djibouti this morning for an official working visit. During her visit, the president is expected to meet with Djiboutian President, Ismail Omar Guelleh, to discuss bilateral and regional issues of mutual interest. The two sides are also anticipated to exchange views on the current situations in Ethiopia. […]

Regions, City Administrations Congratulate Ethiopians for Taking Full Control of Mekelle

Addis Ababa  Ethiopia’s regional states and city administrations have congratulated all Ethiopians for the full seizure of the city of Mekelle by Ethiopian National Defense Forces (ENDF). All the regional states including the two city administrations have expressed their congratulatory messages to Ethiopians across the world over the successful law enforcement operation against the TPLF […]

Israeli Integration Minister Arrives in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa,  Israeli Integration Minister, Pnina Tamano-Shata has arrived in Addis Ababa today for a working visit. State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Tsion Teklu and Israeli Ambassador to Ethiopia Raphael Morav accorded a warm welcome to Tamano-Shata at Bole International Airport. The Israeli Minister besides discussing on bilateral issues will hold talks about immigration of […]

PM Abiy to Respond to MPs’ Queries Tomorrow

Addis Ababa  Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is set to respond to members of the House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) queries on current national issues on Monday, the house said. The House will hold its 6th year second extraordinary session tomorrow in the presence of Prime Minister Abiy. During the session, Prime Minister Abiy will give answers […]