Category Archives: Politics

Tensions in Ethiopia’s southern Hawassa city claim 3 lives, injure dozens

HAWASSA, Tensions are high in the Ethiopian southern city of Hawassa where hospital authorities said on Friday that at least three people have died amid a showdown between state security …

The world is off-track to meet most food and agriculture-related Sustainable Development Goals

Rome - The world is off-track to meet most of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets linked to hunger, food security and nutrition, according to a FAO report released today.…

World ‘off track’ to meet most Sustainable Development Goals on hunger, food security and nutrition

Key parts of the Global Goals agenda linked to achieving zero-hunger are off-track, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, in an appeal for much greater public …

Sudan’s TMC, Opposition Groups Ink Political Accord

Addis Ababa Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) and Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC) have signed a political accord creating a transitional power-sharing body, after weeks of negotiations.

The signing …

UN agency helps stranded Ethiopians return home, ending ‘harrowing migration ordeal’

With the support of the International Organization for Migration (IOM), some 280 Ethiopians returned home on 10-11 July, after being facing traumatic experiences in Yemen.

These new returnees are among …

Speakers Urge Governments to Close Spending Gaps, Honour Aid Commitments, as High-Level Political Forum Concludes First Week

Economic and Social Council President Underscores Imperative to Include Women, Young People in Labour Markets amid Worrying Development Trends

The Economic and Social Council convened two interactive discussions today with …

Kazakhstan Desirous to Support Ethiopia’s Reform

Addis Ababa Kazakhstan is keen to support the ongoing reforms of Ethiopia, the departing Kazakhstani Ambassador to Ethiopia Yerlik Ali said.

State Minister of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Markos Tekle today …

FM Gedu Holds Discussion with EU Ambassadors

Addis Ababa ENA Foreign Minister Gedu Andargachew held his first group discussion with European Union member states ambassadors today.

Briefing the media after the discussion, European and European Union Affairs …