Category Archives: Politics

Third Girl Dies in Somalia After Genital Mutilation

A 10-year-old girl has died in Somalia due to complications from female genital mutilation (FGM).

Mumtaz Qorane was the third child to die in the country this week after undergoing …

Two Girls Die After Genital Mutilation in Ethiopia

Despite sustained efforts to stop the practice, Somali doctors and rights activists say two sisters bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) last week in central Somalia.

Doctors …

Two Girls Die After Genital Mutilation in Ethiopia

Despite sustained efforts to stop the practice, Somali doctors and rights activists say two sisters bled to death after undergoing female genital mutilation (FGM) last week in central Somalia.

Doctors …

Report: UN Poverty Targets Remain Off Course

Aid money urgently needs to be redirected to the poorest countries in order to reach the United Nations' goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030, according to a report.

The …

Report: UN Poverty Targets Remain Off Course

Aid money urgently needs to be redirected to the poorest countries in order to reach the United Nations' goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030, according to a report.

The …

US Must Support Ethiopia’s ‘Fragile’ Reforms, Diplomat Says

The United States should strengthen its ties to Ethiopia following unprecedented reforms in the East African nation, a top U.S. diplomat said Wednesday.

Tibor Nagy, the newly appointed assistant secretary …

US Must Support Ethiopia’s ‘Fragile’ Reforms, Diplomat Says

The United States should strengthen its ties to Ethiopia following unprecedented reforms in the East African nation, a top U.S. diplomat said Wednesday.

Tibor Nagy, the newly appointed assistant secretary …

Leaders Arriving Addis Ababa to Attend the 33th IGAD Regular Summit

Addis Ababa Leaders of the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) countries have started arriving at Bole International Airport to attend the 33th regular summit which kicked off today.

Early this …

United States Will Respond to Chemical Weapons Use in Any Assault on Idlib, Delegate Warns, as Security Council Considers Outcome of Astana Process Summit

Western Coalition Threatens Instead of Divulging Plans for Idlib, Says Russian Federation Representative, Citing Warnings to Syria

By violating the last de escalation zone in the Syria conflict, the Russian …

Ethiopian, Eritrean Leaders Jointly Celebrating Ethiopian New Year at Border

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and President Isaias Afeworki celebrated the New Ethiopian Year at Bure front along Ethio-Eritrea border to with members of the Ethiopian and Eritrean Defense …