just now


    27-Apr-2018 to 10:50

    With the passing of Adebayo Adedeji, Africa has lost an icon – ECA

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The entire staff of the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) this week mourns the passing of the institution’s longest-serving Executive Secretary, Professor Adebayo Adedeji, who passed away on 25 April 2018.

    Read more

    26-Apr-2018 to 13:05

    Ethiopia’s Human Rights Commission ‘not independent’ - UN

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zied Raad Al Hussien has said the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is seen as not independent by the human rights community in Geneva.

    Read more

    26-Apr-2018 to 12:26

    Ethiopia’s state of emergency ‘would be lifted’ - UN

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zied Raad Al Hussien, has hinted that the ongoing state of emergency in Ethiopia could be lifted in the context of reforms being undertaken by the country’s new Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed.

    Read more

    25-Apr-2018 to 14:21

    Ethiopia honours former PM with highest national award

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed has honoured his predecessor, Hailemariam Desalegn, with the country’s highest national award.

    Read more

    25-Apr-2018 to 08:56

    UN, AU to enhance strategic partnership on human rights

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The UN Human Rights Office and the African Union on Tuesday agreed to enhance their strategic partnership to prevent and address human rights abuses and violations on the African continent, before they grow into full-fledged crises.

    Read more

    19-Apr-2018 to 17:04

    Ethiopian PM draws red line on corruption as new cabinet named

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — In an extraordinary meeting on Thursday, the Ethiopian parliament approved the appointment of 16 members of a new cabinet being formed by Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed who has sent a strong warning that corruption will not be tolerated in his administration.

    Read more

    18-Apr-2018 to 12:54

    Overall situation in Libya ‘most alarming’ – AUC Chief

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Chairperson of the African Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has said the overall situation in Libya is “most alarming” and called for more sustained action.

    Read more