Category Archives: Politics

Iraq’s rebuild billions, Africa’s week of drama, and Oxfam’s seismic sex scandal: The Cheat Sheet

Every week, IRIN's team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:

Spotlight falls on sexual …

As Monsoon Season Nears, Dangerous New Crisis Looms for Myanmar Refugees in Bangladesh, United Nations High Commissioner Warns Security Council

More than five months since the start of the violence that forced 688,000 Rohingya to flee Myanmar into Bangladesh, a dangerous new crisis loomed, while restrictions on humanitarian access to …

Institute Striving to Solve Problems in Metal Industry

Addis Ababa The Ethiopian Metal and Engineering Industry Development Institute (MEIDI) said it has prepared schemes that could solve the problems the metal and engineering industry sector has been facing.…

MOZAMBICAN AUTHORITIES DEPORT 53 ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS FROM ETHIOPIA

MAPUTO-- The Mozambican authorities have repatriated 53 illegal Ethiopian immigrants from Maputo International Airport.

All of them were detained in December, with 40 found in the bush in the central …

Hungary Keen to Consolidate Cooperation with Ethiopia

Addis Ababa Hungary has expressed desire to enhance cooperation with Ethiopia in various areas including investment, biotechnological innovations in agriculture, water management, ICT, and tourism, an official said.

In an …

Secretary-General Appoints Dereje Wordofa of Ethiopia Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of United Nations Population Fund

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Dereje Wordofa of Ethiopia as Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). He will succeed …

Secretary-General Appoints Dereje Wordofa of Ethiopia Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of United Nations Population Fund

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres announced today the appointment of Dereje Wordofa of Ethiopia as Deputy Executive Director (Programme) of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). He will succeed …

Revitalization Forum Last Chance for Peace in South Sudan: IGAD Council of Ministers Chairperson

Addis Ababa A high-level forum that discusses the restoration of permanent cease fire, full implementation of the peace agreement, and development of revised and realistic time line and implementation schedule …

Round 2 of South Sudan Peace Talks Set to Open Monday

South Sudan's warring parties are preparing for a second round of talks next week, aimed at revitalizing a 2015 peace deal between the government and rebel forces. The initiative, known …

NORWAY, CANADA TO BOOST CO-OPERATION WITH ETHIOPIA

ADDIS ABABA-- Norway and Canada have expressed interest to strengthen their multi-faceted co-operation with Ethiopia with Norway keen to boost co-operation in agriculture, education, health, migration, peace and security, and …