Daily Archives: January 5, 2021

Desert Locust Bulletin No. 507 (January 5, 2021)

Numerous immature swarms formed in eastern Ethiopia and central Somalia during December which moved to southern Ethiopia, reaching northern Kenya on 21 December. Further swarms will arrive in January and spread to southern Ethiopia, as well as northern, central and eastern

Ethiopia unrest: 2.2 mln displaced by conflict in Tigray region – official

ADDIS ABABA, Conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray regional state has displaced 2.2 million people, an Ethiopian official said. “There are 2.2 million Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Tigray, half of them are whose houses were burnt and lost all their

FM Demeke Briefs Ambassadors, HRDG Representatives on Current Situation in Tigray

Addis Ababa  Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demeke Mekonnen discussed on Monday with Ambassadors and representatives of members of Human and Resilience Donor Group (HRDG) on the current humanitarian situation in Tigray. Attending the meeting were also

PMO Launches Monthly Digital Newsletter

Addis Ababa  Office of the Prime Minister has launched its monthly ‘New Horizon of Hope’ digital newsletter as of Monday. The newsletter intends to entertain summary of issues and undertakings of each month with paramount significance to the people and

Tripartite Meeting on GERD Not Held Due to Non-Attendance of Sudan

Addis Ababa   The virtual meeting of Ministers Water Affairs of Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan scheduled for Monday could not be held due to the non-attendance of the delegation of the Sudan, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The Delegation

GERD Meeting to Resume on Sunday

Addis Ababa  The trilateral meeting on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam will resume on Sunday January 10, 2021 when experts from the three countries are expected to present identified common positions and differences, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The

Attorney General Tables Draft Nat’l Human Rights Action Plan for Discussion

Addis Ababa  Political parties, representatives of civic organizations and religious institutions discussed today a draft National Human Rights Action Plan prepared by the Federal Attorney General. The third action plan aimed at developing strategies to improve human rights in a

Women, Children, Youth Ministry Extends 3 Million Birr to Defense Force

Addis Ababa  Ministry of Women, Children and Youth has extended 3 million Birr worth assistance in cash and kind to the National Defense Force today. Women, Children and Youth Minister, Filsan Abdullahi handed over the donation to National Defense Force