Thu, 04 Aug 2022 04:48:29 GMT
How Conflict Fuels Sexual Violence in Northern Ethiopia
[UNFPA] Mekelle, Tigray -- "We tried to flee on the back of a truck, but they caught us. They took me away, raped me and left me in the bush." Mahlet* was just 17 when she fled her home in November 2021 to escape the conflict raging in Ethiopia's nor...

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 06:50:02 GMT
Southwest Ethiopia State Council Tables Draft Bill Proposing Four Regional Capitals of Equal Status
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The Council of the newly formed Southwest Ethiopia People's Regional State has announced that the the regional state will have four capital cities of equal status. If it is approved by Council members, the regional sta...

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 06:49:34 GMT
Beyond National Dialogue - Ending Civil War Needs International Engagement
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- On January 27, 1838, Abraham Lincoln delivered a speech titled "The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions" to the Young Men's Lyceum in Springfield, Illinois. The core message of his speech was the need to preserv...

Thu, 04 Aug 2022 06:46:39 GMT
Zonal Restructure Not on Agenda for Gurage Zone Council
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The Gurage Zone Council has not yet lined up the issue of restructuring to join several other zones and special Woredas in Southern Nations, Nationalities and People's (SNNP) regional state as agenda item; Zonal admini...

Wed, 03 Aug 2022 05:25:44 GMT
U.S., EU Officials Urge Talks to Settle Tigray Conflict
[VOA] Addis Ababa -- U.S. and European Union special envoys for the Horn of Africa have called on Ethiopian authorities to restore basic services to the Tigray region in order to encourage peace talks with rebels. The envoys have just completed their...