Ethiopia

Fri, 24 Sep 2021 06:48:40 GMT
Women Football - Rwanda Takes On Ethiopia in U20 World Cup Qualifiers
[New Times] Rwanda's credentials in the U-20 Women's World Cup 2022 qualifiers will be up for testing against Ethiopia when the two sides square off at Kigali Stadium on Friday.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 15:48:36 GMT
30 Organizations Issue Appeal on Ending Violence and Famine in Tigray
[Refugees International] As the United National General Assembly continues in New York, 30 organizations issued a joint open letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and permanent representatives of Security Council member states calling on th...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 05:40:38 GMT
Dessie Has Taken in 170,000 Displaced People - Mayor
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Abebe Gebremeskel, the mayor of Dessie City told Addis Standard that more than 270,000 internally displaced people (IDPs) settled in Dessie City fleeing the ongoing conflict that spilled into the Amhara region after th...

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 05:34:15 GMT
FKF-PL's Best Player Kapaito Joins Ethiopian Side
[Nation] Last season's Football Kenya Federation Premier League Most Valuable Player, Eric Kapaito, on Wednesday joined newly promoted Ethiopian Premier League side Arba Minch City on a two-year contract.

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 05:34:09 GMT
Kenya, Ethiopia Ink Cross-Border Trade Deal
[Nation] Ethiopia and Kenya have finally sealed a deal for a free trade area projected to make cross-border business dealings easier.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 07:35:07 GMT
How Conflict Has Made Covid-19 a Neglected Epidemic in Ethiopia
[The Conversation Africa] The number of COVID-19 cases in Ethiopia has been increasing. The delta variant has been identified recently in the country, but officials are still investigating if it is driving the resurgence.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 06:17:22 GMT
More Opposition Parties Pull Out of Upcoming Elections
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The Somali region branches of the Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice (Ezema) and Freedom and Equality Party (FEP) announced their withdrawal from the second round of the 6th national elections. This comes only days ...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 06:07:08 GMT
U.S. - Ethiopia, Tigray Actors Can Avoid Sanctions By Ending Conflict
[VOA] Nairobi -- The U.S. government is urging the Ethiopian government, rebel group Tigray People's Liberation Front, and other warring factions to end the conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region and allow humanitarian aid to reach millions in...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 12:56:29 GMT
City Administration Committed to Make Addis Ababa Fits Its Name
[Ethiopian Herald] When a new year comes, everyone plans to achieve better in any aspect. Governments and administrations too plan for the betterment of their country and people. All the plans of the government organs should be presented to the peopl...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 06:43:49 GMT
U-20 Women Football Team to Take On Ethiopia in World Cup Qualifiers
[New Times] The national Under-20 women has entered residential camp in preparation for a FIFA world cup qualifier against Ethiopia on September 24.

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:58:19 GMT
Rescuing the Macro Economy From Repercussion of the War
[Ethiopian Herald] According to the United Nations report, the war going on in the northern part of the country left 5 million Tigray people to misery, food dependent and other humanitarian crises. Two million people are displaced and 400 thousand ar...

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 06:15:19 GMT
U.S. Defense Trade Controls Directorate Issues Notice
[Addis Standard] Full text by the U.S. Department of State, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC)

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 06:16:35 GMT
Time to Agree to a Negotiated Ceasefire and to Turn Away From Military Escalation - U.S.
[Addis Standard] The following is excerpts from telephonic press briefing with Bryan Hunt, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for East Africa and the Sudans, and Erik Woodhouse, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Counter Threat Finance and Sanctions on th...

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 02:11:30 GMT
U.S. Sanctions Threat Tries to Change Equation - But Effect Likely to be Limited
[CFR] The impact of the Biden administration's threat to impose sanctions on certain individuals involved in the Tigray conflict in Ethiopia is likely to be limited.

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 06:14:42 GMT
Ethiopians Arrested in Makueni to Take Plea on Wednesday
[Nation] Sixty Ethiopians who were arrested at Daraja Mbili, a roadside market near Kiboko Township along the Mombasa-Nairobi highway, will remain in custody until Wednesday when they will be charged with being in the country unlawfully, a court in M...

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:19:28 GMT
Tigray Rebels Say Ready to Cooperate With U.S. to End Conflict
[Nation] Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), an armed rebel group which is fighting Ethiopian national army and its allied forces in northern Ethiopia, on Saturday said it is ready to cooperate with the US government to end a nearly one year-long...

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 06:33:32 GMT
Harari Prosperity Party Finalising Preparations for Election
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Harari Prosperity Party said it has finalized preparations for the up coming election to be held on September 30, 2021 in Harari region.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 06:32:10 GMT
Civic Council Strongly Objects to Biden's Executive Order
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- The Ethiopian American Civic Council (EACC) has expressed its strong objection to President Joe Biden's executive order authorizing sanctions against officials in Ethiopia for simply taking part in defense of the territorial inte...

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 06:30:04 GMT
Harari Prosperity Party Conducting Election Campaign in Addis Ababa
[ENA] Addis Ababa -- Harari Prosperity Party has been conducting election campaign in the capital Addis Ababa.

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:10:37 GMT
Ethio Telecom Launches 4g LTE Advanced Service in West Region
[Ethiopian Herald] NEKEMTE- The state-owned operator ethiotelecom launched yesterday 4G LTE Advanced Service in its West Region in cities such as Nekemte, Shambu, Bako, Dembidolo and Gimbi.

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:10:37 GMT
School Provides Support to Childhood Cancer Center
[Ethiopian Herald] ADDIS ABABA-IMS Makeup School donated various food items including oil, eggs and detergents to cancer patients at Tesfa Addis Parents Childhood Cancer Organization (TAPCCO).

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:10:36 GMT
The Challenges of the Absence of Land Use Policy and Plan On Natural Resources
[Ethiopian Herald] Recently CIFOR, water and land resource centre, Ethio Natural Resource Organization, and PHE Ethiopia Consortium had organized a consultative meeting on challenges and opportunities on conservation of renewable natural resources. A...

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:10:33 GMT
Nation Foresees World Tourism Day Revitalize Sector
[Ethiopian Herald] Sidama State hosts grand event

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 11:59:44 GMT
U.S. Authorizes Sanctions in Ethiopia's Tigray Conflict
[HRW] UN Security Council, Regional Bodies, Other Countries Should Also Target Rights Abusers

Sun, 19 Sep 2021 10:10:37 GMT
New Parliament, New Hope
[Ethiopian Herald] Following the successful and historic sixth national general election held last June, many Ethiopians are optimistic about the next parliament which will be formed on October 04, 2021. The lawmakers are expected to work for the com...

Sat, 18 Sep 2021 12:04:28 GMT
Prime Minister Writes Open Letter to U.S. President Joe Biden
[Nation] Dear Mr President,

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 06:28:49 GMT
Ethiopia, Morocco Agree to Establish U.S.$6.1 Billion Integrated Fertilizer Complex
[ENA] Ethiopia and Morocco have inked an agreement that enabled them to execute over 6 billion USD joint fertilizer development project in the eastern city of Dire Dawa.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 06:27:36 GMT
ONLF Withdraws From the National Elections
[Reporter] The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) announced its withdrawal from the second round of the national elections scheduled for September 30, 2021.

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 06:26:46 GMT
Commission Calls On New MPs, Government Appointees to Declare Their Assets
[Reporter] Finalizes new code of conduct for Higher Officials

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 06:21:35 GMT
Ethiopia Talks Amnesty to Tigray Amid Accusations of Refugee Abuse
[East African] Ethiopia is offering amnesty to warring youth in Tigray region to dissuade them from fighting for rebels, even as Addis Ababa faced another round of accusations of atrocities against Eritrean refugees.

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