Thursday, February 25, 2021
Around 60 more humanitarian workers from the UN and non-governmental organizations are awaiting approval in the capital Addis Ababa for deployment to Tigray NEW YORK, United States of America, February 9, 2021/ -- UN agencies have received approval from the...
By AFP A prominent Ethiopian opposition politician charged last year with terrorism faces "permanent health problems" after going on hunger strike for more than a week, his lawyer told AFP Friday. Jawar Mohammed, a member of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress, is...
Daughter of former PM says she was prevented from leaving country because of her heritage The daughter of a former Ethiopian prime minister has accused the government of preventing her from leaving the country because of her Tigrayan heritage, highlighting...
A high-level security cooperation meeting between Ethiopia and Somaliland has officially commenced in the capital Hargeisa on Tuesday. The security cooperation conference has kicked off at the interior ministry compound. The aim of the gathering is to boost the cooperation...
America’s Department of State recently suspended $130 million worth of aid to Ethiopia because of “a lack of progress” on negotiations pertaining to the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the River Nile. According to state department officials, the decision...
BY MULUGETA GUDETA The Horn of Africa is increasingly becoming a region with growing military strategic and economic assets. Great economic powers such as the United States, China, the Gulf States, and some European countries are vying for control, influence...
A former ally of Abiy Ahmed, Jawar (pictured) became a critic of the prime minister, accusing him of failing to protect Oromo interests Ethiopia has filed terrorism charges against leading opposition leader Jawar Mohammed and other activists, a move...
Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki (left), Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (right) and Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Relations in the Horn of Africa are complex and complicated. They are characterised by deeply ingrained rivalries between Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Somalia in a conflict-ridden...
FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed attends a signing ceremony with European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia December 7, 2019. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri Abiy has overseen sweeping democratic reforms since taking power in Africa’s second...
Capitalizing on the Nile impasse, reversing Abiy Ahmed’s ‘One Somalia’ policy, and into the orbit of Taiwan and the U.S. In 2020, Somaliland’s internationally and regionally isolated status has dramatically changed with the establishment of new diplomatic engagements. These new...