French, German foreign ministers arrive in Ethiopia to support Tigray peace agreement

The French and German foreign ministers arrived in Addis Ababa on Thursday on a mission to support a peace agreement signed last year to end two years of brutal war. The visit by France’s Catherine Colonna and Annalena Baerbock of…

WHO chief says his uncle was murdered by Eritrean troops in Ethiopia’s Tigray

The head of the World Health Organization said on Wednesday that Eritrean troops “murdered” his uncle in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. Eritrean Information Minister Yemane Gebremeskel did not respond to requests for comment on the allegations. WHO Director-General Tedros…

First UN aid convoy since ceasefire enters Ethiopia’s Tigray

Fifteen trucks carrying food aid entered Ethiopia’s Tigray region on Wednesday, the United Nations’s food agency said, as humanitarian groups gain access for the first time since a ceasefire agreement was signed two weeks ago. The convoy entered Tigray through…

Rights Group calls Ethiopian, Tigrayan truce a ‘crucial opportunity’

Human Rights Watch said Friday that a truce reached by Ethiopia and Tigrayan authorities earlier in the week “provides a crucial opportunity for immediate and rigorous international monitoring to avert further atrocities and a humanitarian catastrophe.” The cessation of hostilities…

Obasanjo, a democrat, peacemaker – CUPP

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Thursday commended former President, Olusegun Obasanjo for successfully negotiating a cessation of hostilities between the Ethiopian government and the Tigrayans, describing him as “a reformer, visionary and defender of democracy in Nigeria and…

New October date set for talks in Ethiopia’s Tigray war

The African Union has scheduled peace talks to resolve Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict for Oct. 24, the Ethiopian prime minister’s national security adviser said Thursday. The statement from Redwan Hussein came as fighting continued between Ethiopia’s federal government troops and the…

Ethiopia civil war: Federal army seizes Shire and two other Tigray towns

Ethiopia says its soldiers have seized three towns in the northern Tigray region from forces it has been fighting in the 23-month civil war.It has promised to take “maximum care” to protect civilians from harm. The news comes as diplomats…

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians during a major religious holiday earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The Associated Press. The airstrike…

Ethiopia, Eritrea forces launch new offensive in Tigray: TPLF

Ethiopian and Eritrean government forces have launched an attack in Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, targeting rebel forces. Getachew Reda, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) spokesperson, said on Thursday that both nations’ forces had attacked rebels in Adayabo in…

Ethiopia election: Abiy Ahmed wins with huge majority

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the country’s delayed elections with an overwhelming majority, the election board said on Saturday. The board said Mr Abiy’s Prosperity Party won 410 out of 436 seats, giving him another five-year term in…

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