President Biden signs new Executive Order to impose sanctions against those responsible for crisis in Northern Ethiopia

President Biden is taking further steps to respond to the ongoing conflict in northern Ethiopia. This conflict has sparked one of the worst humanitarian and human rights crises in the world, with over 5 million people requiring humanitarian assistance and … Read More

Ethiopian Diaspora professionals and intellectuals advocate for Ethiopia’s right to use the Nile River

Photo credit: Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam A group of Ethiopian Diaspora professionals and intellectuals in North America, Europe, Australia, and Africa are vigorously condemning the call by Egypt and Sudan to submit the issue of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam … Read More

Tigrayan children lead a march for peace in Harlem

Photos credit: Bill Moore Tigrayan children holding signs reading “My life matters” and “Kids need food not bombs” led a march for peace through Harlem from and to the State Office Building on June 13, 2021. Asfaha Hadera, the founder … Read More

Tigrayan diaspora honors Ethiopian women victims of sexual violence

Photos credit: Bill Moore Members and supporters of the Tigrayan diaspora across the Tri-State area (New York, New Jersey and Connecticut) held a candlelight vigil for the victims of the war in Tigray in the northern part of Ethiopia, on … Read More

World, did you forget the promise you made after the Rwandan Genocide?

Photo credit: Houreidja Tall When the Rwandan Genocide occurred in 1994, the world said, “Never again!” but Protester 1, a Tigrayan New Yorker who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of retaliation, is saying, “it is happening again.” And … Read More

Ethiopian Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus elected new WHO Director-General

Members States of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday elected Ethiopian Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as the new Director-General of the UN health agency. Dr. Ghebreyesus was nominated by the Government of Ethiopia, and will begin his five-year term … Read More

Ethiopia-Ethiopie: PM Hailemariam Desalegn switches on 1870 MW hydropower plant

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Saturday inaugurated the 1870 Megawatt Gibe III hydropower plant, reiterating the country’s determination to be a green energy hub in the East African region. He described the inauguration of the 1.5 billion Euros hydropower … Read More

IGAD welcomes Ethiopia’s election to UN Security Council

The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) has congratulated Ethiopia for its election as a Non-Permanent member of the UN Security Council for two years starting from January 1, 2017. “IGAD is proud to learn Ethiopia, one of its Member States … Read More

UN chief urges Ethiopia, Eritrea to resolve border issues

Deeply concerned by reports of fighting on June 12 and 13 on the border between Ethiopia and Eritrea, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday urged the two countries to show “maximum restraint’ and follow the path of dialogue to resolve … Read More

Sudan, Ethiopia to ‘unify currency’

Khartoum, Sudan (PANA) – Sudanese could shortly use their currency in Ethiopia and the Ethiopians could do the same with theirs in Sudan, a senior Sudanese financial official has announced. According to the Governor of the Sudanese Central Bank, Sudan was … Read More

AUC Chairperson congratulates Mauritian first woman President, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (PANA) – African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma has “warmly congratulated” Ameenah Gurib-Fakim on her appointment as the new President of the Republic of Mauritius. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim is the first woman to be appointed to the … Read More