Amnesty International Report 2020/21: The state of the world’s human rights [EN/AR/RU]

Sub-Saharan Africa: The devastating impact of conflicts compounded by COVID-19 Pandemic hits those shackled by oppression hardest thanks to decades of inequalities, neglect and abuse It lays bare massive systemic inequality with marginalized communities, unemployed people, health workers, and women among the most severely impacted Report finds COVID-19 was weaponized by leaders to ramp up […]

Ethiopia National Displacement Report 7, Round 24: December 2020 – January 2021

Background: Population Mobility and Internal Displacement in Ethiopia Ethiopia faces significant internal displacement. In 2018, Ethiopia recorded the third highest number of new displacements worldwide, with 3,191,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) identified.¹ A significant portion of these displacements are conflict-induced, largely related to ethnic and border-based disputes. Old tensions such as the contestation of the […]

IGAD to Observe Djibouti’s Presidential Elections

Addis Ababa April 7/2021 (ENA) The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD)’s Election Observation Mission has arrived in Djibouti a head of the presidential elections in the country. IGAD will be deploying a short-term election observation mission to the Presidential Elections in Djibouti that will be held on 9 April 2021. The mission led by Siraj […]

False Narratives of Ethiopian Conflict Are Toxic

In two months, Ethiopia will have national elections, which can potentially shape the future of the largest nation in East Africa. False narratives of the cause and description of the fighting in the northern section of Ethiopia, Tigray, remain misleading and detrimental. This can undermine the efforts of Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed to introduce a […]

Egypt, Sudan Team up on the Plot of Disrupting Negotiations on GERD

Addis Ababa April 7/2021 (ENA) Ethiopia once again confirmed that it will not ink any agreement that is not in consonance with the international principles and laws that govern equitable utilization of Trans-boundary Rivers. Besides, the government of Ethiopia had time and again stated that the Grand Ethiopian renaissance Dam (GERD) has been commissioned and […]

Political Parties to Commence Media Campaign Tomorrow

Addis Ababa, April 7/2021 (ENA) Political parties registered to contest in the upcoming 6th General Election in Ethiopia will begin media campaign from tomorrow onwards. Free air time services and newspapers columns were allocated to the 46 competing political parties by the Ethiopian Broadcast Authority and National Electoral Board of Ethiopia today. Accordingly, 21 radio […]

Over 46,400 Centers Registering Voters: Nat’l Electoral Board of Ethiopia

April 7/2021(ENA) Some 46,407 centers have been registering voters for the upcoming 6th General Election all over the country since March 25, 2021. The voter registration centers expected to register 50 million people will continue until April 23, 2021. The Ethiopian News Agency has observed the process in some registration centers from the among 1,848 registration […]

African Union-Led Negotiation on GERD Best, Says Water Minister

April 7/2021(ENA) Ethiopia is keen to reinforce the African Union (AU)-led tripartite negotiation on the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) as the union is the best platform for resolving the dispute, according to Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Energy. Water, Irrigation and Energy Minister, Sileshi Bekele said Ethiopia strongly believes the ongoing negotiation led by the African […]