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Ethiopia: AU condemns Gambela attack

The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, condemns in the strongest terms the criminal attack carried out by South Sudanese armed elements in the Jakawa area of the Gambella region of Ethiopia, on 15 April 2016, killing 208 people and abducting 102 women and …

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Ethiopia: Gambella Attack Eyewitness Accounts

Around 80 injured victims of Friday’s attack on Nuer communities in the west of Gambella region were taken to Gambella town’s hospital. Maybe 50 or 60 of them were women and most have gun shot wounds. All numbers are fuzzy, but 15 to 20 villages were attacked before dawn. The …

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EU Announces €122.5 Million for Ethiopia Drought Relief

European Union has announced $122.5m in emergency assistance to Ethiopia to combat the effects of a drought brought on by the El Niño climate phenomenon. The Embassy of Ethiopia to European Union in Brussels has released the EU’s announcement of aid to Ethiopia as follows; ——– Dear Sir, Madam, The …

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Ethiopian opposition political Party dismissed its chairman

Blue (Semayawi) Party, discipline committee today announced that the the Party’s leader Eng. Yilkal Getnet and its Financial manager Woretaw Wasse are dismissed from the party. This decision of the party was announced via twitter account of the party’s newspaper, Negere Ethiopia, editor Belay Manaye. According to the tweets, The …

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