Eritrea-Ethiopia border crisis: UN’s impotence to blame – Analyst

The United Nations, specifically the Security Council, is to blame for the raging Eritrea – Ethiopia border conflict which continues to threaten the peace in the Horn of Africa, an analyst has... Read more »

UN critical aid programmes for thousands in Ethiopia

Tuesday, 30 January 2018, 11:57 amPress Release: United Nations New UN critical aid programmes for hundreds of thousands in Ethiopia / A severe drought in Ethiopia’s Oromia region has left almost every... Read more »

Amb. Nikki Haley made first stop in Ethiopia on her Africa tour

Ambassador Nikki Haley met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn today during her first trip to Africa. U.S. President Donald J. Trump sent his Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, on... Read more »

Ethiopia flouting international laws over arbitrary detention – UN group

Ethiopia is flouting its international human rights obligations particularly in the area of arbitrary detentions, a United Nations rights group has said. According to the Human Rights Council’s Working Group on Arbitrary... Read more »

Ethiopian troops stray into UN buffer zone

United Nations – Ethiopian troops have been found inside a buffer zone intended to keep apart the once-warring armies of Horn of Africa neighbours Ethiopia and Eritrea, the United Nations said on... Read more »

Is the UN sending the wrong people to keep the peace? | UN

UN peacekeepers are sent to the most war-ravaged countries on Earth, ostensibly to help them transition to peace.  But some stand accused of committing crimes against the very people they are supposed... Read more »

United Nations praises Ethiopia for its refugee handling

ADDIS ABABA, June 20 (Xinhua) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, on Tuesday praised efforts made by the Ethiopian government in handling the regional refugee crisis. Grandi made... Read more »

Ethiopia, Egypt want UN to suspend al-Bashir’s ICC arrest warrant

Ethiopia and Egypt have called on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to suspend International Criminal Court (ICC) investigations against Sudanese president Omar Al-Bashir. The call was made by top diplomats of... Read more »

Fear of Investigation: What Does Ethiopia’s Government Have to Hide?

In February 2016, an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia’s East Hararghe zone. As the crowd moved forward, they were... Read more »

Russia and China veto UN resolution on Syria sanctions

Russia and China have vetoed a UN Security Council resolution backed by Western powers that would have imposed sanctions on Syria over the alleged use of chemical weapons by the government of... Read more »