Showing posts with label Ethiopia. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Ethiopia. Show all posts

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

EU calls for inclusive dialogue to solve Ethiopia's political crisis

Ethiopia's political crisis
The European Union (EU) mission to Ethiopia on Monday called for the Ethiopian government to conduct dialogue among all stakeholders to resolve the political crisis.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Ethiopia to go ahead with multi-billion dollar Nile dam

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
Ethiopia said on Saturday no amount of misunderstanding would compel it to halt construction of the $4.8 billion mega hydro dam project on River Nile.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

300 migrants jetés à la mer en 24h près du Yémen, des dizaines de morts

Quelque 300 Africains ont été intentionnellement jetés à la mer
Quelque 300 Africains ont été intentionnellement jetés à la mer en 24 heures par des passeurs au large du Yémen, dont des dizaines sont morts ou portés disparus, illustrant le traitement inhumain dont sont victimes des migrants à la recherche d'une vie meilleure.

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Egypt would suffer most if Ethiopian Dam concerns are not met

Cairo is the main party that could be affected by the construction of Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) if Egypt's concerns are not taken into consideration, Egypt’s foreign minister Sameh Shoukry told his Ethiopian counterpart, Workneh Gebeyehu, Saturday on the sidelines of African Union preparatory meetings.

Monday, October 10, 2016

Egypt restates respect for Ethiopia's sovereignty: Ministry of foreign affairs

Egypt's ministry of foreign affairs restated on Monday Egypt's total respect for Ethiopian sovereignty, and non-interference in the country's internal affairs, following allegations of Egyptian support for anti-government demonstrations by the Oromo ethnic group.

Sunday, October 9, 2016

'We do not interfere in other countries' domestic affairs': Egypt ambassador told Ethiopia

Egypt’s foreign ministry confirmed on Sunday media reports that Egypt's ambassador to Addis Ababa met with Ethiopia's minister of foreign affairs on Wednesday to answer questions related to the authenticity of a video reportedly showing unidentified Egyptians hailing the separatist Oromo Liberation Front during a recent public gathering of alleged Oromo supporters in Cairo.

Ethiopia declares state of emergency as violent protests continue

Ethiopian officials declared a state of emergency and instituted marshal law in response to growing anti-government protests. The declaration was made over the weekend by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and his cabinet. It will last six months.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Monday, June 13, 2016

Ethiopia and Eritrea trade blame over border clashes

Ethiopia and Eritrea have traded blame over fresh clashes in a disputed border region that triggered a bloody war in 1998-2000 and killed thousands of civilians.

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Ethiopia army enters S Sudan to find kidnapped children

Ethiopian troops have crossed into South Sudan in search of more than 100 children who were kidnapped and spirited across the border in a surprise attack that also killed 208 people.

Saturday, December 19, 2015

Violent demonstrations in Ethiopia leave scores dead

At least 75 people have been killed during weeks of protests in Ethiopia which have seen soldiers and police firing on demonstrators, Human Rights Watch said on Saturday.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Despite conflict, almost 70,000 people flee to Yemen in 2015 (UN)

The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said on Tuesday that despite the ongoing conflict in Yemen, nearly 70,000 refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants -- primarily from Ethiopia and Somalia -- have arrived by boat in Yemen so far this year.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Ethiopia experiencing ‘worst drought in 30 years’ due to El Niño conditions – (UN report)

 UN, 27 October 2015 – Ethiopia is experiencing its worst drought in 30 years according to the United Nations, with levels of acute need across all humanitarian sectors having already exceeded levels seen in the Horn of Africa drought of 2011, and which are projected to become far more severe in 2016.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

East Africa countries seek funds to curb El Niño effects

East African countries said Wednesday they are facing financial constraints to help mitigate impact of El Niño whose effects are already being felt in some regions.

Monday, May 4, 2015

Ethiopian Protests Expose 'Wound' (Israeli President)

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said Monday that protests against racism and police brutality by Ethiopian Jews have exposed an "open wound" that must be addressed.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Great Renaissance Dam: Egyptian figures back El-Sisi’s Nile dam negotiations

Egyptian President El-Sisi signed a declaration of principles with Ethiopia and Sudan, in what is considered Egypt’s tentative solution to solve a dispute over the Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan reach preliminary deal on Nile dam

The foreign ministers of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia have reached a preliminary agreement on sharing the Nile River's waters and operating Ethiopia's contested Grand Renaissance Dam, Egypt's official news agency said.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Six bloggers and three independent journalists charged by Ethiopian Court for Terrorism (State Department)

Jen Psaki, Department Spokesperson, Washington, DC,July 18, 2014:
 
"The United States is deeply concerned by the Ethiopian Federal High Court’s July 18 decision to press charges against six bloggers and three independent journalists under the Anti-Terrorism Proclamation.
We urge the Ethiopian government to ensure that the trial is fair, transparent, and in compliance with Ethiopia’s constitutional guarantees and international human rights obligations. We also urge the Ethiopian government to ensure that the trial is open to public observation and free of political influence.

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