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Top UN official in Ethiopia says Tigrayans hopeful of ending conflict
The highest UN official to visit Ethiopia since the war began in the Tigray region in 2020 said Friday she thinks Tigray province are hopeful of ending the conflict and that top government officials are making a greater effort to find peace. The highest UN official to visit Ethiopia since the war began in the Tigray region in 2020 said Friday she thinks Tigrayan fighters are hopeful of ending the conflict and that top government officials are making a greater effort to find peace. The most important...
Updated: 02/12/2022
Ethiopia accused of human rights violations in war against Tigray
... religious sites and cultural heritage, and enforced information blackouts. The lawyers said that the allegations were based on the testimony of Tigrayan victims who could not be listed as complainants due to the fear of reprisals from the government in Addis Ababa . One written testimony, seen by the Guardian, contains allegations that Ethiopian and Eritrean forces carried out killings and rapes in the Shire region of Tigray in November 2020. We all heard about gang-rapes of underage girls and old women ...
Updated: 02/08/2022
Ethiopia Airlines to fly 737 MAX next week
Concerns about the spread of the coronaviruses COVID 19 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on April 7, 2020 are seen by Ethiopian Airlines planes in the airfield at Bole International Airport. Concerns about the spread of the coronaviruses COVID 19 in Addis Ababa , Ethiopia on April 7, 2020 are seen by Ethiopian Airlines ...
Updated: 02/01/2022
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus cuts off Ethiopia envoy in Geneva
... Balibouse File Photo GENEVA, January 24, Reuters -- A World Health Organization WHO official cut off Ethiopia 's envoy on Monday as he attempted to deliver a speech criticising the global body's leader and postponing a decision on a request from Addis Ababa to investigate his actions. The flare-up came at the WHO's week-long Executive Board meeting, which is set to discuss a bid by current director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, from Ethiopia 's Tigray region, for a second term as head of the ...
Updated: 01/24/2022
UN chief: glad to hear Ethiopia war progress
... was now a demonstrable effort to make peace in Ethiopia after more than 14 months of war, but he didn't give any details. Antonio Guterres made a statement after a call with the African Union envoy Olusegun Obasanjo following the envoy's visit to Addis Ababa and the capital of Ethiopia 's embattled Tigray region. Guterres said Obasanjo expressed optimism that there is now a real chance for a political and diplomatic resolution to the conflict. He did not describe the efforts of Ethiopia 's government ...
Updated: 01/19/2022
Ethiopia calls on WHO to investigate leader for supporting rebels
... Cerberusini File Factory Photo File Raspberry Raspberry Report Villagers return from a market to Yechila town in south central Tigray walking past scores of burned vehicles in Tigray, Ethiopia , July 10, 2021. REUTERS Giulia Paravicini File Photo File ADDIS ABABA, Jan 14, Reuters -- Ethiopia 's foreign ministry has called on the World Health Organization WHO to investigate its leader for supporting rebellious forces fighting the Ethiopian government. The WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus,...
Updated: 01/16/2022
Tigray doctors warn of death risk as Tigray suffers from insulin crisis
... the discovery of insulin, please don't deliberately sentence our type 1 diabetes population to an agonising death through collective inaction. The statement says that doctors at Ayder have not received any diabetes medicine from the government in Addis Ababa since July and have been using expired medicines since September. It adds that supplies are dwindling. People with type 1 diabetes can't live without insulin, according to the doctors. The hospital has run out of IV fluids, forcing them to treat ...
Updated: 01/15/2022
Tigray on edge of humanitarian disaster: UN
... Programme WFP, which will be distributing its last supply of cereals, pulses and oil to Tigray. Since mid-December, no WFP convoys have reached Mekelle , the capital of Tigray, because of fierce clashes between forces loyal to the federal government in Addis Ababa and fighters with the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front. The agency said in a statement that stock of nutritionally fortified food for the treatment of malnourished children and women has been exhausted. Fuel to deliver the last of the essential ...
Updated: 01/14/2022
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