UNHCR Ethiopia Operation: Tigray Situation Update, 21 January 2021

On 4 November 2020, military confrontations between federal and regional forces in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, which borders both Sudan and Eritrea, led the Government to declare a State of Emergency. Since then, and despite the announcement of an official end to military operations at the end of November, Ethiopia’s Tigray region has continued to be […]

Sudan, Ethiopia fail to resolve simmering border conflict

KHARTOUM, Sudan and Ethiopia have failed to resolve a simmering border conflict in what may be a prolonged dispute where their common boundary should pass. On Jan 13, the Sudan Border Commission announced that Addis Ababa was adamant on maintaining the status quo, in contradiction to Khartoum’s call for all parties to comply with the […]

Ethiopian CEO Receives Trophy Award for Accelerating Intra-African Trade

Addis Ababa  Ethiopian Airlines Group Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam has received a trophy award for his exceptional contribution in operationalizing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). The award given as token of appreciation for his exceptional contribution in operationalizing AfCFTA, it was learned. According to a press release of the Ethiopian Airlines, the […]

Some 71 Mln Birr worth Medicines, Medical Supplies Delivered to Tigray

Addis Ababa  Medicines and medical supplies worth 71 million Birr has been provided to Tigray Regional State, Ministry of Health said. In a statement issued on Friday, the Ministry said in order to effectively respond to the emergency, it has deployed teams of different health professionals to the region. The ministry stated medicines and medical […]

EU Extends over 55 Million Birr Worth Veterinary Machines to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa  The European Union has donated machines worth over 55 Million Birr to support Ethiopia eradicate a deadly disease for goats and sheep. Head of EU Delegation to Ethiopia, Ambassador Johan Borgstam handed over the machines to the National Veterinary Institute today. According to a press release issued by the Union, the machines provided […]

Speedy Completion of Beautifying Sheger Projects Motivates Investors to Support Dine for Nation’ Projects: Investors

Addis Ababa,  Investors said that the speedy completion and the good quality of Beautifying Sheger projects inspired them to support the Dine for Nation projects. Beautifying Sheger projects, which were supported by various organizations and individuals, were completed within a short time. The Dine for Nation projects, unlike the previous Addis centered projects, would be built in […]

DP &FM Demeke Holding Talks with Britain’s Foreign Secretary Raab

Addis Ababa  Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen and Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab are holding discussion here in Addis Ababa. The areas of discussion are the humanitarian situation in Tigray Region, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, climate change, and education, it was learned. The two officials are also expected to discuss about […]