Category Archives: General

A proposed split in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church stokes ethnic, religious tensions

On September 1, 2019, an ad hoc committee formed by Oromo clerics from the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (EOTC), declared their plan to establish a new regional parish administration unit …

“Like a Drop of Water on a Fire”: Inadequate Investment in Durable Solutions for Drought IDPs in Ethiopia

Summary

In the Somali region of eastern Ethiopia, drought internally displaced persons (IDPs)�people who have been forced to relocate because of the effects of severe drought�are now a forgotten population. …

Happy Ethiopian New Year 2012

Acacia tree and yellow Meskel flowers in bloom after the rains, Green fertile fields, Ethiopian Highlands near the Simien mountains and Gonder, Ethiopia, Africa

Source: The Embassy of the Federal …

Ethiopia’s new year offers a chance to unite the country

Meskerem is the first month in Ethiopia's unique 13-month calendar. Ethiopia celebrates its New Year on the first day of Meskerem, which falls on September 12 of the internationally recognised …

UN: African Refugees Trapped in Libya to Go to Rwanda

NAIROBI / LONDON - Hundreds of refugees trapped in Libyan detention centers will be evacuated to Rwanda as conflict rages in the north African nation, the United Nations said Tuesday.…

President Sahlework Bids Farewell to Outgoing S.African Ambassador

Addis Ababa President Sahlework Zewdie today bade farewell to the out-going South African Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ndumiso Ndima Ntshinga.

The ambassador, who was also Permanent Representative to African Union (AU), …

Africa, China Dev’t Cooperation Meeting Held

Addis Ababa A meeting dedicated to 7 decades of Africa-China development cooperation, Sustaining China-Africa Friendship for a Bright new Chapter, was conducted in Addis Ababa today.

The discussion focused on …

UN Humanitarian Affairs Under-Secretary General Urges Int’l Community to Continue Supporting Ethiopia

Addis Ababa UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Mark Lowcock said the international community should continue providing support for Ethiopia to deal with the problems of …