Ethiopian Military Captures Suspected IS Members

WASHINGTON - The Ethiopian military has captured an undisclosed number of suspected Islamic State members operating in the country, officials said Wednesday.

General Berhanu Jula, deputy chief of staff and …

What some entrepreneurial welfare beneficiaries do to improve their lives

South Africa distributes 17 million social grants every month. These include child, disability and older person grants. Versions of this large social protection system exist elsewhere in the Global South, …

PM Abiy New Year Address: Nation Set a Foundation for 10-Year Prosperity

Addis Ababa Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on the eve of Ethiopian 2012 New Year laid out a confident vision which set a Foundation for a decade of prosperity.

The Prime …

Religious Leaders Urge for Unity in New Year

Addis Ababa Religious leaders called up on Ethiopians to strengthen national unity and togetherness for 2012 Ethiopian New Year.

Several religious leaders have extended their New Year wishes to all …

Global Refugee Forum Seeking Sustainable Solutions for Refugees, Host Countries

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - Heads of state from Turkey, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Pakistan and Germany are expected to join more than 1,200 diplomats, humanitarians, academics, and refugees in the first Global …

Lukashenko receives credentials of 12 ambassadors, EU representative

Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko received credentials of 12 ambassadors and a new head of the EU Delegation to Belarus. The solemn ceremony took place at the Palace of Independence on …

“Like a Drop of Water on a Fire”: Inadequate Investment in Durable Solutions for Drought IDPs in Ethiopia

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In the Somali region of eastern Ethiopia, drought internally displaced persons (IDPs)�people who have been forced to relocate because of the effects of severe drought�are now a forgotten population. …

Ethiopia’s new year offers a chance to unite the country

Meskerem is the first month in Ethiopia's unique 13-month calendar. Ethiopia celebrates its New Year on the first day of Meskerem, which falls on September 12 of the internationally recognised …