Ethiopia: Escalating inter-communal violence displaces close to 1M people – Ethiopia

Close to one million people are believed to be displaced around Gedeo and West Guji Zones – in the Oromia and SNNP regions, respectively – due to escalating inter-communal violence since early... Read more »

Ethiopia to Get New Euro 40 Million Cardiac Hospital

By Kimani Chege Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands, today signed a seven-year agreement to build Ethiopia’s first specialized Cardiac Care Center... Read more »

Philips to build €40m cardiac hospital in Ethiopia, the country’s first

Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, and the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands, today signed a seven-year... Read more »

Ethiopia govt rejects biased and untimely U.S. Congress resolution

The Ethiopian government has officially responded to the United States Congress’ decision on Tuesday to issue a resolution against the government over human rights and political reforms. In a statement issued by... Read more »

Ethiopia: Let Children Treat Their Own Concerns

By Sintayehu Tamirat The United Nations, in its the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, has decreed that ‘every child is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth therein, without distinction... Read more »

Ethiopia marching towards Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant: UNEP

Ethiopia will begin running Africa’s first waste-to-energy plant in early 2018 according to the United Nations environment programme website. The facility in question, the Reppie project, is built on the Koshe landfill... Read more »

Ethiopia’s waste-to-energy plant is a first in Africa

For half a century, the Koshe dump site has been the only landfill in Addis Ababa. As the city has expanded, the landfill – which used to lie on the outskirts of... Read more »

Ethiopia secures US$ 101 AfDB funding for power systems upgrade

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 23 2017 – Executive Directors of the African Development Bank Group have approved a loan and a grant amounting to US$101.46m for the rehabilitation of power systems in Ethiopia.... Read more »

UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report #17 – Reporting Period 6 October – 5 November 2017 – Ethiopia

Highlights In response to the worsening humanitarian context, the Government and humanitarian partners have increased the funding appeal of the Humanitarian Requirements Document to $1.4 billion. The revision took into account the... Read more »

UNHCR – In a historic first, Ethiopia begins civil registration for refugees

South Sudanese refugee Ariat Ochocka Odulla stands with her 18 day-old son Angakuny. Today, her son was amongst the first refugee children to receive a birth certificate in Ethiopia.  © UNHCR/Diana Diaz UNHCR,... Read more »