Thursday, February 9, 2023

Tag: Aid

UNICEF, Sweden voice concerns over Tigray crisis

The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Swedish Embassy in Addis Ababa have expressed their concerns regarding the humanitarian situation and the vulnerability of children in Tigray.

Government to launch Tigray rehabilitation project

The federal government of Ethiopia, the Tigray Interim Administration and other development partners are set to launch Tigray rehabilitation project next week. 

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.

Red Cross requests nine billion birr to support 2.53 million people in violence affected areas

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society (ERCS) appealed for nine billion birr in order to support a total of 2.53 million people,who are in need of urgent humanitarian assistance in Tigray, Amhara, SNNPR and Benishangul-Gumuz regions.

US Senators draft resolution to sanction Ethiopian military, political officials

Two US senators representing Idaho and Maryland have introduced a resolution that calls for targeted sanctions on Ethiopian military and political officials, it was learnt. The resolution was introduced on December 10, 2020.


Khat exporters in trouble, $ 21 million export earnings lost

32 exporters accused of mishandling $21 million The licenses of...

Damage to Galafi Route in Djibouti impedes logistics services

The activities of the Ethiopian Shipping and Logistics Service...

A home away from home

As Rastafari around the world join Ethiopia in commemorating the 1896 victory at the Battle of Adwa, the repatriated community in Shashemene received news that the government is now ready to begin the process of granting permanent residence to those with valid passports

New central bank’s governor reveals priorities to get economy back on feet

The newly appointed National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) governor,...