Gov’t Revising Pastoralist Policy Based on Problems of Beneficiaries, Indigenous Knowledge

Addis Ababa Pastoralists in Ethiopia can benefit from the sector by implementing policies formulated based on the problems of pastoralists and indigenous knowledge, according to experts in the sector. The remark was made at Addis Weg discussion forum held today at the Office of the Prime Minister under the topic “Lowland Pastoralists Development Journey.” Experts […]

Atrocity Alert No. 235: Central African Republic, Ethiopia and Cameroon

Atrocity Alert is a weekly publication by the Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect highlighting situations where populations are at risk of, or are enduring, mass atrocity crimes. ARMED GROUPS ATTACK CAPITAL OF CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC IN ATTEMPT TO OVERTHROW ELECTION OUTCOME Earlier today, 13 January, a coalition of armed groups in the Central African […]

East & Horn of Africa COVID-19 Situation Report – #40, 13 January 2021 Update

The number of COVID-19 cases in East & Horn of Africa region continues to increase at the start of 2021. Migrants including Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), are among some of the vulnerable groups most likely to be impacted by the pandemic. Migrants and IDPs are more likely to be exposed to the conditions and circumstances […]

Ethiopia 2020 Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) Strategy

We the undersigned members of the humanitarian and development community in Ethiopia, hereby commit to implement and monitor in a coordinated and meaningful manner this Strategy on protection from sexual exploitation and abuse (PSEA). This PSEA Strategy reflects our people centered approach and our accountability to the affected populations (AAP) we are committed to serve with dignity and […]

Insecurity and bureaucracy hampering aid to Ethiopia’s Tigray region

Nearly three months after the start of conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, hundreds of thousands of people have yet to receive assistance, the United Nations reported on Wednesday, citing information from its humanitarian coordination agency, OCHA. “Humanitarian assistance continues to be constrained by the lack of full, and safe, unhindered access to Tigray, caused by both […]

Ethiopian Ambassador Underscores Need for Peaceful Resolution of Boundary Differences

Januaary 14/2021(ENA) Ethiopian Ambassador to Sudan, Yibeltal Aemero underscored the need for Ethiopia and Sudan to resolve their differences on the boundary peacefully as per the bilateral agreements and joint boundary mechanisms put in place to handle the matter. The Ambassador made the remark at a briefing session organized by the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign […]

DP Demeke Confers with Chinese ambassador to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Demeke Mekonnnen today met and discussed with Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Zhao Zhiyuan on various issues of mutual concern. According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the two sides have held a fruitful discussion on principal issues, notably on the COVID-19 pandemic, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance […]

Ethiopia, Austria to Strengthen Bilateral and Regional Ties

Addis Ababa The foreign ministers of Ethiopia and Austria have reiterated their commitment to strengthening bilateral and regional cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Dina Mufti said. Briefing the media today, after the meeting of Deputy PM and Foreign Affairs Minister, Demeke Mekonen, and his Austrian counterpart, Alexander Schallenberg in Addis Ababa, the spokesperson said […]