Ethiopia adopts Israeli health-ed plan to fight snail fever

More than 80 percent of schoolchildren in the Bench Maji zone of southwest Ethiopia are affected by schistosomiasis, commonly known as “snail fever.” The disease is caused by parasitic flatworms and can... Read more »

Local Rotarian part of water project in Ethiopia – News – Shelby Star

Half a world away, thousands of people will have access to clean water thanks to a Rotary project with local ties. Shelby Rotarian and Past District Governor Allen Langely made a... Read more »

Crowds jostle for holy water as Ethiopia celebrates Epiphany

By Associated Press By Associated Press January 19 at 9:36 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia’s Orthodox Christians have gathered to celebrate Timkat, or Epiphany, a major holiday marking the baptism of... Read more »

Youth dig wells in Ethiopia with chocolate spoons | News

Over 1,000 chocolate stir spoons made and sold by local middle-school girls will be used to dig water wells that will enable girls across the ocean to receive an education.   Alexis... Read more »

Egypt Wants ‘Sudan out’ of Contentious Nile Dam Talks

Egypt wants ‘Sudan out’ of contentious dam talks | Sudan News The $4.8bn Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam project is about 60 percent complete [Tiksa Negeri/Reuters] Egypt has proposed excluding Sudan from contentious... Read more »

UNICEF Mobilizing International Community for New Year Emergency Response in Ethiopia Featured – Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, December 29/2017 – UNICEF is mobilizing the international community to channel resources for emergency responses in Ethiopia for the New Year, National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC) disclosed. In an... Read more »

Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 40 | 30 Oct. – 12 Nov. 2017 – Ethiopia

HIGHLIGHTS Government and partners continue to respond to the rising needs of conflictinduced IDPs in Oromia and Somali regions, but humanitarian needs surpass available resources. Government and partners responding to needs of... Read more »

Ethiopian attempt to begin filling Renaissance Dam may scupper deal with Egypt and Sudan, say experts

CAIRO: There are fears that a unilateral attempt by Ethiopia to begin filling a huge new dam on the Nile will lead to the failure of technical discussions with Egypt and Sudan.... Read more »

[Photos] Work at Ethiopia’s GERD project; ministers meet over concerns

Ethiopia’s news agency shared photos on the latest level of work at the country’s flagship power facility, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project. Ministers of the three countries that share the... Read more »

Ethiopia’s GERD project: Egypt concerned over delays on technical studies

Egypt has expressed concerns over what it says is the slow pace of work on technical studies in relation to Ethiopia’s flagship dam – the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project. This... Read more »