COVID-19 Drives New Surge in Trafficking of Women From Laos to China

Economic hardship in Lao villages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is driving a new surge in the trafficking to China of Lao women and girls desperate to find jobs, police and other sources in the Southeast Asian country say. “Right now, our police department is working on more than 20 cases of underage Lao girls […]

Memorandum of Cooperation for Capacity Building and Internship Access

Addis Ababa University (AAU) signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Ethiopian Customs Commission (ECC) for capacity building and access of internship at Sidist Kilo (AAU’s Main Campus) today, 2nd of July 2021. The objective of the Partnership is AAU as a knowledge institution to strategically engage in human capital development, digital transformation, research and […]

Ethiopia Tigray conflict: Famine hits 400,000, UN warns

UNITED NATIONS— Recent fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia has resulted in a famine that is now affecting more than 400,000 people, UN officials say. In its first public meeting on the crisis, members of the UN Security Council warned that as many as 33,000 children were severely malnourished. Officials said that a further […]

Security Council: Tigray Region

Note: Owing to the liquidity crisis and the current COVID-19 pandemic impacting our Organization, only a partial summary of statements made in today’s meeting of the Security Council is available at this time. The complete summary will be issued later as Press Release SC/14572. Briefings ROSEMARY DICARLO, Under-Secretary-General for Political and Peacebuilding Affairs, said Ethiopia […]

Ethiopia Secures Possession of Historical Artifacts in The Hague: MoFA

The Embassy of Ethiopia in The Hague has secured Possession of a set of historical artifacts, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. According to the statement from ministry, the possessed set of historical artifacts are three medieval illuminated Ethiopic manuscripts, dating before the 15th century, and two Coptic textile fragments from an earlier period […]

Ethiopian Delegation Visits Djibouti

Delegation led by Culture and Tourism Minister Hirut Kassaw arrived in Djibouti on Friday for a working visit and to attend Taste of Ethiopia Exhibition. Taste of Ethiopia Exhibition, the first of its kind to be held outside Ethiopia, will engender a venue to promote joint culture and tourism, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. […]

Terrorist TPLF Destroying Infrastructure to Smuggle Weapons Through Air: Tigray Democratic Party

Addis Ababa,July 3/2021(ENA)The terrorist TPLF group is destroying infrastructure including bridges mainly to smuggle weapons through air by confusing the international community, PR Head for the Tigray Democratic Party (TDP), Mulubirhan Haile disclosed. Mulubirhan told ENA that the terrorist group has been engaged in destructive activities with a view to creating chaos and dismantle the […]