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TPLF incursion into Amhara, Afar affects 4.5 mln people

Following TPLF’s recent incursion into the Amhara and Afar regional states, the number of people affected by the conflict has reached 4.5 million and more than 500,000 have also been displaced, the Office of the Prime Minister (PMO) revealed on Thursday, August 26, 2021.

USAID administrator warns food shortage

Samantha Power, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), said that for the first time in nine months of conflict, aid workers will run out of food to distribute to the millions of people who are going hungry.

Ethio-Djibouti line remains closed

Ethiopia’s lifeline, the Ethio-Djibouti line, remains closed since Saturday July 24, 2021 with various vehicles and drivers stranded on the route, The Reporter has confirmed.

Board slams Somali region after it threatened to boycott election

The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) slammed the regional state of Somali following the latter’s claim that it will not take part in the upcoming elections unless the Board reverses its decision to call off polling stations in the contested kebeles between Somali and Afar regional states.

Flash flood destroys agri research center

As heavy rainfall continues to batter the Oromia and Afar Regional States, flash flood is reported to have destroyed the Worer Research center, an important agricultural research lab,  causing an irreversible damage to expensive  projects and the surrounding area, after the Awash River burst its bank on Thursday, September o3, 2020, The Reporter has learnt.

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