Ethiopia Warns News Outlets Not to ‘Mischaracterize’ Tigray

Ethiopia’s media regulator is warning foreign news outlets that publishing specific references that it says mischaracterize the country’s war-torn northern Tigray region will be met with legal consequences. “In reviewing and monitoring the news reports, the Ethiopian Media Authority [EMA] has found that some foreign media are repeatedly characterizing [the Tigray People’s Liberation Front – […]

UN Remarks at the Announcement of the 2021 Ethiopian Election Results

Statement delivered by RC/HC a.i. Ms. Maureen Achieng Your Excellencies the Chairperson and Members of the National Elections Board of Ethiopia Your Excellencies Members of Government Your Excellencies Representatives of Political Parties Your Excellencies Members of the Diplomatic Community UN Colleagues Ladies and Gentlemen All Protocols Observed It gives me great pleasure to join you […]

UN statement on the current situation in Ethiopia, 14 July 2021

The UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for Ethiopia is extremely concerned on the escalating military tensions between the forces in Amhara and Tigray regions. The UN continues to call on all armed groups to end the hostilities and meet their obligations to protect civilians, particularly children, women and refugees. The rights of children must be […]

Amnesty Uses Fake Picture to Accuse Gov’t of Detaining People from Tigray

July 17/2021(ENA)Amnesty International deceptively used a fake picture for its recent fabricated report that accused the government of Ethiopia of detaining ethnic Tigrayans. The group issued a press release on July 16, 2021 stating that “Police in Addis Ababa have arbitrarily arrested and detained dozens of Tigrayans without due process,” and published pictures to support […]

Deputy PM & FM Demeke Confers with UN Undersecretary-General

Addis Ababa, July 17/2021(ENA)Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Demeke Mekonnen has met on Friday with the UN Undersecretary-General for the Department of operational support, Atual Khare on the role of Ethiopia`s peacekeeping mission in the UN. During the meeting, the Deputy Prime Minister expressed the positive role of the Ethiopian peacekeeping force in the […]

Additional 306 Ethiopians Repatriated from Saudi Arabia

Addis Ababa, July 17/2021(ENA) Some 306 Ethiopians living under a difficult situation in Saudi Arabia have returned home, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Upon their arrival at Bole International Airport, the returnees were welcomed by a committee established from Ministry of Foreign Affairs and other concerned stakeholders. The ministry revealed that more than 40,000 […]