U.S.-funded Ethiopian abattoir hopes to help herders during drought

JIJIGA, Ethiopia (Reuters) – An abattoir located among herding communities in Ethiopia’s eastern Somali region, known more for droughts and famine than business opportunities, is an unusual stop for a U.S. aid... Read more »

US to Give Additional $169 Million in Aid to Ethiopia, Kenya

Posturists wait for food and water in Ethiopia Warder district in the Somali region of Ethiopia, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017. As the new drought in Ethiopia Somali region, destitute pastoralist are moving... Read more »

US extends food, health aid to Ethiopia, Kenya amid crisis

The latest wave of funding comes after Trump pledged $639 million last month in urgent food assistance for those in Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen. USAID, the US government’s... Read more »

Ethiopia, Kenya to benefit from $169m U.S. food aid

The United States has extended food and health aid totaling $169m, the U.S. government’s humanitarian relief agency, USAID, has announced. The bulk of the funds will go to Ethiopia who are set... Read more »

U.S. expands food, health aid to Ethiopia, Kenya amid crisis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration gave $169 million to feed people facing starvation in Ethiopia and Kenya, USAID said on Thursday, adding to earlier assistance for those suffering from drought and... Read more »

Ethiopia: Aid shortage threatens S.Sudan refugees – Sudan Tribune

November 11, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) –Ethiopia’s refugee agency has launched an urgent appeal for food aid to assist hundreds of thousands of refugees particularly South Sudanese refugees. A South Sudanese refugee with... Read more »

Ethiopia: Senate should not confirm Gayle Smith

  By Alemayehu G. Mariam  Published in The Hill Newspaper President Obama visited Ghana in 2009 and told Parliament, “History is on the side of brave Africans.” He warned Africa’s strongmen, “History is... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Chickpea Industry Sees Boost By Large-Scale Initiative

A Guts Agro Industry initiative means that Ethiopia’s staple Shiro dish will soon be pre-packaged and available in supermarkets and shops after the company secured 66,000 dollars in funding from USAID. Shiro,... Read more »

U.S. Government Awards Grants to Project Mercy to Boost Health and Livelihoods

Press Release Yetebon, SNNPR– The U.S. Government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), launched two activities with Project Mercy to train midwives and improve their health facility in rural Yetebon,... Read more »
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Activists asking President Obama to reassess Ethiopia’s partnership

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Rights groups are asking President Barack Obama to re-evaluate the U.S.-Ethiopia relationship over allegations the leader of the East African nation is becoming increasingly repressive. The requests... Read more »