UN Chief Tells World to ‘Wake Up’ to Crises

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the world Tuesday to “wake up” to the greatest “cascade of crises” in our lifetimes. “Our world has never been more threatened or more divided,” he told the annual gathering of world leaders, which returned to New York in a slimmed-down version this year due to the […]

US: Ethiopia, Tigray Actors Can Avoid Sanctions by Ending Conflict

NAIROBI — The U.S. government is urging the Ethiopian government, rebel group Tigray People’s Liberation Front, and other warring factions to end the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region and allow humanitarian aid to reach millions in need of assistance. Unless the conflict stops, key officials could be facing U.S. travel and financial sanctions. Speaking […]

TPLF Strategy Designed to Destroy Statehood in Ethiopia is Doomed

Every genocidal crimes against humanity, violations of human rights socio-economic and political vandalism that terrorist TPLF is operating in Ethiopia was strategized through a leaked document written by the gang of four and their team exactly a year ago. The notorious and conspiratorial strategy document envisaged destroying Ethiopia by 2020 in a blitzkrieg speed war […]

Deputy PM & Foreign Minister Arrives in New York to Attend UN General Assembly

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Demeke Mekonnen has arrived in New York to attend the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, according to Office of the Spokesperson of Foreign Affairs. The 76th UN General Assembly will be held under the theme “Building Resilience through hope to recover from COVID-19, rebuild sustainably, respond to […]

National Security Threats Foiled Successfully: Nat’l Intelligence & Security Service

The National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) announced that it has carried out commendable achievements in the concluded Ethiopian fiscal year, particularly in averting national security threats posed on the sovereignty and unity the country. NISS evaluated today the performance of the last Ethiopian year and set directions for the current fiscal year. In a […]

Ethiopia: Tigray Humanitarian Access Snapshot (August 2021)

The conflict continues unabated in August 2021, with armed hostilities intensifying in Amhara and Afar regions, impacting the ability of aid partners to mobilize assistance to Tigray and surrounding areas in the two neighboring regions. The de facto blockade on the movement of aid supplies has practically halted the humanitarian response, with stocks of food aid […]

‘I Just Cry’: Dying of Hunger in Ethiopia’s Blockaded Tigray

NAIROBI — In parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, people now eat only green leaves for days. At a health center last week, a mother and her newborn weighing just 1.7 pounds died from hunger. In every district of the more than 20 where one aid group works, residents have starved to death. For months, the […]