East African Famine Pledging Conference Delayed , More Regions to be Declared

The African Union said a conference to raise funds for more than 12 million people stricken by drought and famine in the Horn of Africa has been delayed by... Read more »

East African bloc IGAD ‘Happy’ with Eritrea return

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The East African bloc IGAD welcomed Eritrea’s decision to return to the body four years after it suspended its membership, and a... Read more »

Ethiopian Cargo Ship Attacked by Somali Pirates

An Ethiopian cargo vessel was attacked by Somali pirates near the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC) in the Gulf of Eden. The Somali pirates launched the strike using rocket-propelled... Read more »

U.N. Declare Food Crisis in Somalia Is a Famine

MOMBASA, Kenya — The United Nations on Wednesday officially declared Somalia’s food crisis a famine in several parts of the country, with millions of people on the brink of... Read more »

US official: Ethiopia underestimates drought saying 4.5 million people need food aid

DADAAB, Kenya — Faduma Sakow Abdullahi and her five children tried to escape starvation in Somalia by journeying to a Kenyan refugee camp. Only one day before they reached... Read more »

Ethiopia Will Need Aid for 4.57 Million Because of Drought, Minister Says

The number of Ethiopians in need of humanitarian assistance has risen to 4.57 million, 40 percent more than estimated in April, said State Minister for Agriculture Mitiku Kassa. The... Read more »

Worst Drought in 60 Years Hitting East Africa

GENEVA (Reuters) – The worst drought in 60 years in the Horn of Africa has sparked a severe food crisis and high malnutrition rates, with parts of Kenya and... Read more »

400 migrants mostly Ethiopians ,Eritreans and Somalis fleeing Libya reported missing-UNHCR

ROME, April 4 (Reuters) – More than 400 African migrants fleeing Libya on two boats are reported missing, the U.N. said on Monday, and a Vatican official in Tripoli... Read more »

Ethiopia Downplays Fears of Terrorist Attack At AU Summit

DailyNation: Addis Ababa — Ethiopian authorities have downplayed the ‘reliable terrorist attack risk’ at the forthcoming African Union (AU) summit later this week in Addis Ababa, notified by western... Read more »

Britain issued travel warning over Ethiopia AU summit bomb threat

(Reuters) – Britain amended its travel advice for Ethiopia on Thursday after the Australian foreign ministry warned that militants were planning bomb attacks on Addis Ababa during an African... Read more »