Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: Tigray

War leaves two thirds of sesame farm uncultivated

Over 500,000 hectares of sesame farm, which is 70 percent of Ethiopia's annual cultivation for the cash crop, skipped a season without being cultivated due to the ongoing war in northern Ethiopia.

European Parliament calls for dialogue to stop the crisis in Ethiopia

The European Parliament adopted a resolution that demands an “immediate cessation of hostilities by all parties” and calls for an Ethiopian-led inclusive national dialogue including representatives from Tigray, Amhara, Benishangul-Gumuz, Afar, Oromia, Sidama, Somali, Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples’ Region (SNNPR), and Gambella to find a lasting solution to the ongoing crisis in the country, The Reporter learnt.

Biden greenlights sanctions on Ethiopia

The United States President, Joe Biden signed an executive order paving the way for the US Treasury and the Department of State to sanction Ethiopia over the prolonged war in the northern part of the country.

CSOs call for unconditional peace

A score of local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) operating in different parts of the country issued a statement calling for peace on the eve of the Ethiopian New Year.

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.

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