LONGi Founder and President Li Zhenguo addresses APEC CEO Summit

XI’AN, China, Nov. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Li Zhenguo, founder and president of the world leading solar technology company LONGi, has addressed the 2021 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit via online video, also taking part in a virtual roundtable discussion with other business leaders on the topic of “The Future of Energy”, mainly focusing […]

IOM Northern Ethiopia response: 25 October – 7 November 2021

IOM’s multi-sectoral response in northern Ethiopia was initiated in November 2020, with quick actions taken to support conflict-affected populations in collective displacement sites and host communities. Since then, IOM has significantly scaled up its response in Tigray, Amhara, and Afar regions and provided over 1,023,000 instances of multi-sectoral assistance to people in need in 2021 […]

Ethiopia: Tigrayans targeted in fresh wave of ethnically motivated detentions in Addis Ababa

Security forces in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, have targeted Tigrayans, including children and the elderly, with arbitrary arrests and mass detentions as part of an escalating crackdown, Amnesty International said today. Most detainees are being held without charge or access to a lawyer. The arrests have intensified since the government declared a state of […]

Haramaya University Holds Graduation Ceremony

Haramaya University conducted the 66th round of students’ graduation ceremony on October 30, 2021 at the University’s Academy of Sports Sciences. A total of 4,075 students, who were able to conclude their courses in different fields of study, made it to the graduation. According to Prof. Mengitu Urge, Vice President for Academic Affairs, the University […]

AAU Donates Food and Non-food Items to War Victims

Addis Ababa University (AAU) donated food and non-food items to war victims displaced in Northern Ethiopia in attendance of the President and other senior officials of the University with a dispatching ceremony held at Sidist Kilo Main Campus on the 11th of November 2021. As Professor Tassew Weldehanna, President of AAU, stated during the dispatch, the […]

AAU Students Get International Recognition for Innovating Food Solutions

A team of four pharmacy students from Addis Ababa University (AAU) College of Health Sciences (CHS) got international recognition for innovating food solutions from fava bean and barley to alleviate child malnutrition and improper dietary practices. Naol Adugna, one of the nutritionalists, said that their observation of many children prone to stunting and other problems […]

Ethiopia: Tigrayans targeted in fresh wave of ethnically motivated detentions in Addis Ababa

Security forces in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, have targeted Tigrayans, including children and the elderly, with arbitrary arrests and mass detentions as part of an escalating crackdown, Amnesty International said today. Most detainees are being held without charge or access to a lawyer. The arrests have intensified since the government declared a state of […]

UN Recap: November 7-12, 2021

UN staffers detained in Ethiopia Ethiopia’s federal government detained nearly two dozen of its nationals who work for the United Nations in the capital, Addis Ababa, earlier this week. More than 70 truck drivers contracted to drive humanitarian assistance into the northern Tigray region for the U.N. and international NGOs were also rounded up in […]