Update Ethiopia-Tigray crisis: Doctors among those begging for food in Tigray

Some of the nurses and doctors at the biggest hospital in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region are having to beg for food to feed themselves, one of the medics said.   They have not been paid for eight months, forcing them to find other ways of supporting their families, he said.   The doctor’s account comes […]

Humanitarian Operation in Tigray May Shut Down for Lack of Supplies

GENEVA — The U.N, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, OCHA, warns it may be forced to end its humanitarian operation in northern Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray province because supplies are running out. Intense fighting in northern Ethiopia has prevented aid from getting through to millions of destitute people in Tigray since mid-December. OCHA spokesman […]

Hotels in Addis Ababa Will Adhere to Maximum COVID-19 Protocol For AU Summit

Hotels in the capital have expressed their readiness to adhere to maximum COVID-19 Protocol for the 35th AU Summit, Addis Ababa Hotel Owners Association President Aster Solomon said. Speaking to ENA the Addis Ababa Hotel Owners Association President said the hotels have been prepared in a manner to strictly adhere to the maximum COVID-19 prevention […]

PM Abiy is in Official Visit in UAE

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed along with his delegation travelled to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, for an official working visit. The Prime Minister met with Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to discuss issues of mutual interest. “My greatest appreciation to my brother His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the warm welcome […]

Founding Fathers of African Union

Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, the first prime minister (1957-1960) and president (1960-1966) of the Republic of Ghana, was the leader of the first sub-Saharan African nation to gain its independence.  He subsequently became a leading figure in the campaign for the United States of Africa. He advocated for Pan Africanism and played a leading role in […]