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East Africa locusts threaten food insecurity across subregion, alerts UN agriculture agency

Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia are dealing with desert locust swarms of unprecedented size and destructive potential that could spill over into more countries in East Africa, the United Nations Food …

Massive border-spanning campaign needed to combat locust upsurge in East Africa

Desert Locust swarms in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia - already unprecedented in their size and destructive potential - could swell exponentially and spill over into more countries in East Africa …

US Diplomat’s Remarks Stir Controversy in Cameroon

YAOUNDE - There have been mixed reactions in Cameroon to the meeting between the top U.S. diplomat to Africa, Tibor Nagy, and opposition leader Maurice Kamto, who says he was …

Ethiopia-Somalia: Climate change and violence trap millions in near-constant crisis

Addis Ababa (ICRC) � Millions of people in the Horn of Africa are trapped in near-constant crisis as the combination of droughts, floods, and violence force people from their homes …

Ethiopia PM Sidesteps Trump’s Head Scratching Nobel Prize Comments

Ethiopians and U.S. foreign policy observers are trying to unravel a comment made by President Donald Trump last week where he claimed to have "saved a country" and implied he …

Ministers Hold Fruitful Talks on GERD Filling

Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt on Monday held fruitful discussion to resolve differences on GERD filling and operations.

The latest round of talks between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan on the Great …

Ethio-Djibouti Border Administrators Joint Meeting Underway in Jigjiga

The 26th Ethio-Djibouti Border Administrators joint meeting is being underway in Jigjiga, Somali Regional State.

The meeting aims to tackle human trafficking and strengthen security and business ties between the …

Bale Zone Fighting Locust Infestation: Agriculture, Natural Resources Bureau

Ena January 10/ 2019 Aerial spraying of pesticide is underway in Bale Zone of Oromia Regional State where a swarm of locust have been attacking crops.

According to Bale Zone …