Humanitarian partners, including IOM, are now scaling up use of the community-based planning (CBP) approach to support the government’s return initiative JIGJIGA, Ethiopia, November 12, 2019/ -- Ethiopia recorded 3.04 million internally displaced persons (IDPs) by March 2019 due to...
A picture of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed at the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo, Norway. Stian Lysberg Solum/EPA By Yohannes Gedamu When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in 2018, the political reforms and initiatives he promised were met with much hope...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The foreign ministers of Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan and their delegations met with the Secretary of the Treasury and the President of the World Bank in Washington, D.C. on November 6, 2019.  The ministers reaffirmed their joint...
Jigjiga—Security forces of the Somali Regional State (SRS) beat and detained at least 31 prominent elders of the town of Yu’ub, in the province of Werder, according to residents. The detention of the prominent members of the Yu’ub community comes...
“Medemer” (original in Amharic), Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia and Nobel Peace Laureate 2019, 280 pp. (October 2019) Reviewer’s Note: Part I of my book review on the “philosophy” of Medemer appeared in my October 20,  2019 commentary My review of...
By almariam “Medemer” (original in Amharic), Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of Ethiopia, 280 pp. (October 2019) Part I — The “philosophy” of “Medemer” Reviewer’s Note: This review is intended for the benefit and convenience of English-speaking audiences who have a sincere desire...
It can be recalled that just last week, 16 civilians, who live along the Ethiopian and Djibouti border were massacred by unknown armed men.  The civilians were killed in a small village of Obno, Afamboworeda of the Afar Regional...
Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. He becomes the 100th Nobel Peace prize winner, and the first Ethiopian to receive the accolade. Abiy is the 12th winner from Africa to be awarded the prize....
Ethiopia’s National Intelligence and Security Service said it has foiled terrorists’ attack by capturing several members of the terrorist groups Al Shabaab and IS. The terrorists were preparing to attack civilians in the capital, Addis Ababa and other parts...
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 Gregorian calendar. But amid the celebrations, there are still concerns about the country’s...

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