At G-20, US, Europe Urge Iran to Return to JCPOA Compliance

Leaders of the U.S., Germany, France, and the UK warned Tehran that its continued nuclear advances and obstacles to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s work will jeopardize its return to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA, also known as the Iran nuclear agreement.   Meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in […]

Tigrayan Forces Say They Have Seized Strategic Town іn Ethiopia’s Amhara Region

Tigrayan forces said on Saturday they had seized the strategic town of Dessie in Ethiopia’s Amhara region where tens of thousands of ethnic Amharas have sought refuge from an escalation in fighting, but the government denied this.   The fighters pushed Ethiopian government forces from Dessie and were headed towards the town of Kombolcha, Getachew […]

Ethiopia – Northern Ethiopia Crisis Fact Sheet #1 Fiscal Year (FY) 2022

SITUATION AT A GLANCE   6-7 MILLION People Facing Severe Acute Food Insecurity in Afar, Amhara, and Tigray USAID – August 2021   5.2 MILLION People in Tigray Requiring Humanitarian Assistance UN – May 2021   2.1 MILLION People Displaced by the Crisis Across Northern Ethiopia IOM – August 2021   49,490 Refugees From Northern […]

Ethiopia: Cash Transfer Programming Snapshot (January – March 2021)

The Ethiopia Cash Working Group (ECWG) was re-established in April 2016 “to strengthen the policy development and operations of cash and voucher assistance (CVA) in Ethiopia through advocacy, improved coordination and information sharing”. Membership is composed of over 26 humanitarian agencies, organizations, donors and government representatives. This snapshot provides an overview of cash and voucher […]

NRC’s suspension in Ethiopia extended by two months

Statement by Norwegian Refugee Council Regional Director, Nigel Tricks:   “We are deeply disappointed by the Government of Ethiopia’s decision to extend the suspension of our activities in the country by a further two months. We are engaging with the relevant authorities to better understand and respond to this decision as we seek a speedy […]

German Companies Assessing Investment Opportunities in Ethiopia

A consultative forum that aims at engaging German giant companies to massively invest in Ethiopia was held online.   The forum was organized by the German-African Business Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ethiopian Embassy in Germany, and was attended by more than 50 Germany companies, according to Spokesperson Office […]

Terrorist TPLF Suffering Huge Losses in Multiple Fronts: Gov’t Communication Service

The National Defense Force is wiping out the terrorist group TPLF and registering victories at the various battle fronts in the Amhara and Afar regions, according to the Government Communication Service.   Head of the Federal Government Communication Service, Legesse Tulu said the dream of the invading group to disintegrate Ethiopia has come to naught […]

Czech Will Continue Supporting Dev’t, Prosperity of Ethiopia: Ambassador Mikeš

Czech Ambassador to Ethiopia, Pavel Mikeš said his country will continue supporting development efforts of Ethiopia.   In an exclusive interview with ENA, the ambassador stated that Ethiopia and Czech cooperate in many areas.   He said the recent formation of a new government in Ethiopia “is a very good start.”   “We feel the […]