Ethiopia

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:48:21 GMT
Somali Foreign Minister Says Will Never Accept Ethiopia's 'Attempt' to Annex Territory
[Shabelle] Mogadishu, Somalia -- Somalia would never accept an attempt to annex a part of its territory, the country's acting minister for foreign affairs and international cooperation said on Friday, commenting on a sea access deal between Ethiopia ...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:47:20 GMT
Eritrea Admits Military Presence in Badme and Disputed Territories, Denies Occupation
[Reporter] Asmara says territories belong to Eritrea under 2000 Algiers Agreement

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:49:09 GMT
Ethiopian Airlines Refutes Report of Suspending Flights to Avoid Somali Airspace
[Shabelle] Addis Ababa -- Ethiopian Airlines on Friday evening denied media reports claiming that it would reroute flights to avoid Somali airspace, which had previously been utilized for flights en route to Asia.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 10:42:29 GMT
Silent Suffering - Tales of Violence Against Women Echo Across Conflict-Hit Western Oromia
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- When the residents of the Jardega Jarte district within the Horro Guduru Wollega Zone of the Oromia region were compelled to evacuate their residences in pursuit of safety subsequent to what locals characterized as "an...

Sat, 02 Mar 2024 13:23:45 GMT
Fighting Resumes Between Ethiopian Government and Militants
[VOA] Fighting broke out Friday between Ethiopian government forces and members of the Fano militia in Bahir Dar -- the capital of the Amhara region -- according to residents and the regional administration.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 14:03:32 GMT
250,000 Students May Drop Out Due to Starvation - Tigray Education Bureau
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The Tigray Education Bureau has issued a stark warning, indicating more than a quarter of a million students are at risk of discontinuing their education due to the imminent threat of starvation resulting from the ongo...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 14:27:17 GMT
Tigray Announces Talks On Pretoria Accord Implementation Will Be Conducted 'Exclusively Through AU Panel'
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The Tigray Interim Administration has announced its decision to engage with the federal government regarding the Cessation of Hostilities Agreement (CoHA) signed in November 2022, exclusively through the African Union.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 16:36:18 GMT
PM Abiy Urges Nation to Respect Virtues of Adwa Victory
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed highlighted the importance of utilizing the key values of Adwa victory for nation-building in his message on the 128th Adwa Victory Day.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:12:25 GMT
Unrest Engulfs Amhara's Capital As Clashes Between Security Forces and Fano Rock Bahir Dar City
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Conflict broke out on Thursday, 29 February, 2024, in Bahir Dar city, the capital of the Amhara region, involving government security forces and the non-state militia, Fano.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 15:11:51 GMT
National Dialogue Without Inclusion of Key Armed and Non-Armed Stakeholders Is a Futile Exercise
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Ethiopia is wrapping up preliminary work to launch, in a few months' time, a national dialogue aiming to find amicable solutions to the multiple layers of the country's political crises and forge national consensus on ...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 11:28:28 GMT
French Journalist Antoine Galindo Released After a Week of Imprisonment, Left Ethiopia
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- French journalist Antoine Galindo who was arrested in Addis Abeba on 22 February has been released from prison on Thursday ahead of his scheduled appearance before the court for the second time on Friday.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 10:42:55 GMT
News - EU Pledges 16m Euro to Ethiopia DDR Program for Estimated 370,000 Ex-Combatants
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The European Union today pledged 16 million Euro for National Rehabilitation Commission's (NRC) works that seek to disarm, demobilize and reintegrate an estimated 370,000 ex-combatants in eight regions in Ethiopia.

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 10:40:09 GMT
What Abiy's Visit Mean
[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM: ETHIOPIAN Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's state visit to Tanzania is envisaged to deepen security and economic cooperation between the two countries, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Mr January Ma...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 15:08:39 GMT
138 Killed, 113 Injured in Gambella Region Over Nine Months - EHRC Report
[Addis Standard] The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) released a report on Wednesday detailing that at least 138 people have been killed and 113 injured since May 2023 due to clashes between communities and attacks on refugees in Ethiopia's G...

Fri, 01 Mar 2024 04:21:42 GMT
French Journalist Antoine Galindo Leaves Ethiopia After Release
[CPJ] Nairobi -- The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomed the Thursday release of French journalist Antoine Galindo, who was arrested in Ethiopia on February 22, and urged Ethiopian authorities to unconditionally release all other members of the...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 08:02:30 GMT
'I Haven't Forgotten Where I Came From,' Says Pinto, Incoming Rice Research Institute Chief
[IPS] Sydney -- Growing up on a small farming station in Holetta (Ethiopia), Yvonne Pinto would accompany her agriculturist father to the farm, where she would spend her time cross-fertilizing plants. Her tiny fingers making the task easier, as she w...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 08:33:35 GMT
Kenya And Ethiopia Commit To Uphold Sovereignty Amid Regional Tensions
[Capital FM] Kenya and Ethiopia have reaffirmed their commitment to preserving the sovereignty and territorial integrity of states amid ongoing regional tensions, notably the dispute between Addis Ababa and neighbouring Somalia over a 50-year port ac...

Thu, 29 Feb 2024 04:47:11 GMT
Ruto, Abiy Commit to Revitalize Kibaki-Era Special Status Agreement
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have endorsed the revitalization of the Special Status Agreement of 2012 with an emphasis on trade and investment.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 06:58:36 GMT
'We Thought They Would Fight With Those They Came To Fight'
[allAfrica] Amnesty International reports that Ethiopia's National Defense Forces (ENDF) is engaged in extrajudicial executions in Bahir Dar, Amhara, and denying families the right to bury their loved ones. The briefing, We Thought They Would Fight W...

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 12:59:55 GMT
PM Abiy Extends Gratitude to President William Ruto of Kenya for Gracious Welcome to Nairobi
[ENA] Addis Ababa, -- Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed extended his heartfelt gratitude to President William Ruto, for his gracious welcome to Nairobi, Kenya.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:26:02 GMT
Impact of Red Sea Crisis On Africa - Red Flag or Red Herring?
[Reporter] Still reeling from the effects of COVID-19 and the Ukraine war, African countries face yet another geopolitical hurdle with the Red Sea crisis and its potentially significant economic ramifications.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 08:27:54 GMT
Ethiopia's Amhara Region Sees Renewed Fighting Between Government Forces, Fano
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- In recent days, heavy fighting has resumed between government security forces and the non-state militia, Fano, across multiple urban locales within Ethiopia's Amhara region.

Wed, 28 Feb 2024 05:38:39 GMT
French Journalist Arrested in Ethiopian 'Assault On Press Freedom' - RSF
[RFI] A French journalist has been arrested and detained in Ethiopia since 22 February on suspicion of conspiring "to create chaos" in the country, his employer announced on Monday.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:38:08 GMT
Tigray Electric Service to Fully Restore in June
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Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:37:13 GMT
Beyond Cessation of Hostilities - Sustaining Peace
[Addis Standard] On February 9, 2024, the Government of Ethiopia (GoE), the recently formed Tigray Interim Regional Administration (TIRA) and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) convened a joint meeting. Its purpose was to discuss the impleme...

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 11:24:20 GMT
Leaving No One Behind - Reaching Every Child in Humanitarian Settings in the Horn of Africa
[Reporter] Even during difficult circumstances, we all want the best for our children no matter what age they are and what situation they are in. As a parent, the first thing I wish for my son is for him to be healthy and happy, and I can assure you ...

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 18:08:28 GMT
Somalia-Turkey Pact Inflames Maritime Spat With Ethiopia
[DW] Somalia's recent deal with Turkey has raised the stakes in a simmering maritime dispute with Ethiopia. Experts say it could escalate existing conflict in the Horn of Africa.

Tue, 27 Feb 2024 05:06:51 GMT
Ethiopia Arrests French Journalist
[VOA] Washington -- A French journalist on assignment in Ethiopia is in custody after being arrested in the capital, Addis Ababa.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 16:34:32 GMT
OLF Political Officer, French Journalist Detained Over Alleged 'Conspiracy With Armed Groups'
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Bettee Urgessa, a political officer with the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), and French journalist Antoine Galindo were detained on 22 February, 2024, by security forces in Addis Abeba.

Mon, 26 Feb 2024 16:32:24 GMT
Amnesty International Accuses Ethiopian Defense Force of 'Extrajudicial Executions' in Amhara Region
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Amnesty International has accused the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) of "extrajudicially executing" civilians in the Amhara region and denying families the "right to bury their loved ones."

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