After Years of War, Millions of Syrians Now Face Serious Water Crisis

With the Syrian civil war in its 10th year and more than half the country’s population forcibly displaced by conflict, millions of Syrians face a new crisis: insufficient access to safe water that has increased food insecurity, diminished livelihoods and spurred further migration in search of resources.   According to an October 21 U.N Security […]

Car Bomb Kills Popular Broadcast Journalist in Somalia

A Somali journalist with state-run media was killed Saturday in Mogadishu when a suicide bomber blew up his car, government officials and his colleagues said. Another journalist also was injured.   Abdiaziz Mohamud Guled, better known as Afrika, the director of the state-run Radio Mogadishu, died from his wounds, while fellow journalist Sharmarke Warsame, who […]

Blinken Visits Senegal to Reaffirm Partnership

On the last day of a trip to Africa to bolster U.S. influence on a continent that receives much of its foreign aid from U.S. rival China, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said U.S. efforts to strengthen alliances in Africa must be evaluated on results.   The top U.S. diplomat visited Senegal Friday and […]

Blinken Warns Russian Group Not to Interfere in Mali

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Saturday warned a shadowy Russian company with connections to the Kremlin not to interfere in efforts aimed at restoring democracy in the West African nation of Mali.   As he wrapped up a weeklong, three-nation tour of Africa that was dominated by crises across the continent, Blinken said […]

DPM & FM Demeke Confers with DRC Counterpart

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen, had received and spoke with his counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) , Christophe Lutundula on Friday.   During their discussion, the two sides covered a range of issues regarding the conflict in North Ethiopia and the role that the DRC and the […]

U.S Needs to Support Democratically Elected Government of Ethiopia: American Tourist

The Government of the United States of America needs to support and work with the democratically elected Government of Ethiopia which enjoys huge public support, an American tourist told ENA.   In an exclusive interview with the Ethiopian News Agency (ENA), Melissa Dabi said the U.S government should stop imposing sanctions and support the government […]

Int’l Schools Warned for Stopping Teaching Without Reason: Gov’t Communication Service

Three international schools that operate in Addis Ababa have been warned for stopping teaching without tangible reasons, Government Communication Service said.     Government Communication Service State Minister, Selamawit Kassa said international and community schools have been pressurized to stop their teaching and learning activities.   The schools have been targeted to stop teaching because […]