Thursday, February 22, 2024

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Yonas Abiye

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The PM’s latest appearance in parliament

Back in December, a month after the war in Tigray region and the capture of Mekelle city, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) appeared before the House of Peoples’ Representative (HPR) and briefed members of the parliament about the victory.

Media council urges journalists to discharge responsibilities during election process

The Ethiopian Media Council (EMC) urged local media houses and journalists to live up to their responsibilities while reporting the upcoming general elections.

Norwegian Council Warns hunger rife in Tigray

In sharp contrast to the government’s narrative over the humanitarian crisis in Tigray, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) warned that thousands of people including children are facing hunger in the conflict-stricken region.

Human Rights Watch says Eritrean military massacred civilians in Axum

As western governments and right defenders continue to mount pressure against the Ethiopian government over the ongoing crisis in Tigray, Human Rights Watch reports Eritrean armed forces massacred scores of civilians, including children as young as 13, in the historic town of Axum in Tigray region in November 2020.

City Council expresses concern over surge in crimes

Members of the Addis Ababa City Council have cried foul over the surge in crimes in the capital, including the shocking trend of child abduction.  

Amnesty International rebuffs MoFA’s accusations

Amnesty International rebuffed accusations by the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) that the methodology it employed in the report it released on incidents in Axum relied on scanty information.

Human trafficking convict escapes during court trial

Kidane Zecharias, who was arrested a year ago suspected of involvement in human trafficking, escaped on Thursday while he was presented before the Lideta Branch of the Federal High court, The Reporter has learnt.

10 prisons in Tigray destroyed, Commission reveals

10 prisons and documentations of all inmates in Tigray were destroyed when the regional government of Tigray, which was under the control of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), collapsed in November 2020, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission revealed.

Ethiopia launches new road project to Assab

The Ministry of Transport (MoTr) officially commenced the construction of Melodoni junction-Manda-Bure road project that links Ethiopia with the Eritrean Port of Assab on the Red sea.

As fighting continues in Rural Tigray, humanitarian access constrained

Localized fighting and insecurity continues in rural parts of Tigray, though humanitarian workers have been able to access areas that were so far inaccessible in Tirgay region, particularly in cities, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said.