Statement on Allegations of the Use of “Starvation as a Weapon of War” in Tigray

The Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia rejects, in the strongest terms, unsubstantiated allegations that starvation is being used “as a weapon of war” in Tigray. The Government of Ethiopia takes its responsibility to end the current suffering of the people of Tigray very seriously and has so far made concerted efforts to […]

Operational Update: Medical Support for 11 Countries Bolsters Patient Care

Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has shipped requested medical aid to India, Pakistan, Syria, Uganda, Eswatini, and other countries across the globe, as well as 35 U.S. states and territories. By Lara Cooper Over the past seven days, Direct Relief has delivered 166 shipments of requested medical aid to 35 U.S. states and […]

Military Attachés Laud Ethiopia’s Peacekeeping Role Since Korean War

Addis Ababa June 5/2021 (ENA) The military attachés based in Addis Ababa have praised Ethiopia’s long-term commitment and sacrification to ensure peace in Africa and in the world at large. Following the visit of members of the Association of Military Attaches of various countries to the Ethiopian International Peace Keeping Training Center today, defense attaches of different […]

WHO Urges Nations to Donate 250 Mil Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

Addis Ababa June 5/2021 (ENA) Some two billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been distributed globally but only 0.5 per cent has reached low-income countries where frontline health workers and the elderly have yet to receive a shot, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday. Head of the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator (ACT-A) […]

Efforts Underway in Tigray to Restore, Strengthen Health Services: Ministry of Health

Addis Ababa June 5/2021 (ENA) The government of Ethiopia in collaboration with development and humanitarian partners has intensified efforts to restore and strengthen the delivery of health services in Tigray region, Ministry of Health disclosed. The Ministry of Health, its agencies, and the Tigray Regional Health Bureau in collaboration with humanitarian and development partners, have […]

AUC to Deploy Election Observers to Ethiopia

Addis Ababa June 5/2021 (ENA) The African Union Commission (AUC) announced that it has approved the government of Ethiopia’s invitation to deploy election observers for the general elections in the country. AUC Chairperson Moussa F. Mahamat approved the deployment of both long- and short-term African Union observers to the general elections in Ethiopia scheduled for […]

UN Launches Decade on Ecosystem Restoration to Counter ‘Triple Environmental Emergency’

Addis Ababa June 5/2021 (ENA) The United Nations (UN) has launched decade on ecosystem restoration to counter ‘triple environmental emergency’, biodiversity loss, climate disruption and escalating pollution. Launching the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, heads of government, religious leaders, activists and artists joined the United Nations on Friday in a rallying cry to heal the planet, […]

Council of Ministers Approves Over 561 Bil Birr Proposed Budget for Upcoming FY

Addis Ababa,June 5/2021(ENA) The Council of Ministers has approved today 561.67 billion Birr proposed budget for the upcoming Ethiopian fiscal year that begins in July 2021. In its 97th regular session the Council of Ministers discussed the draft 561.67 billion Birr budget bill for the 2014 Ethiopian fiscal year. According to a press release of the […]