Ethiopia’s government said its forces have recaptured a swathe of territory in the north of the country in a major counter-offensive against fighters loyal to the dissident Tigray province and have gained the upper hand in a year-long civil war. Fighting has engulfed Africa’s second-most populous nation since Prime Minister […]

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his foes had been defeated and promised to recapture territory in the region of Amhara from rebellious Tigrayan forces after praising military victories against the Tigrayans in the region of Afar. Footage from the front that aired on state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting […]

A spokeswoman for Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says “the belligerence of the TPLF” is to blame for a blockage of aid into the Tigray region. The only viable overland route into Tigray has been through the neighbouring Afar region, and Mr Abiy’s spokeswoman told journalists the rebels have been […]

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday urged Tigrayan rebels to surrender, claiming government forces were nearing victory just one week after he vowed to lead military operations at the front. “The youth of Tigray is perishing like leaves. Knowing it is defeated, it is being led by one who […]

KHARTOUM (Sputnik) – Sudanese and Ethiopian armies have not clashed again on their common border contrary to news media reports, a source in Sudan’s military said on Tuesday. Earlier in the day, several Arab media reported the renewal of hostilities at the Sudanese-Ethiopian border. “Reports about the renewal of clashes […]

Key points from the PM office press conference It is one week since the PM went to the war front The decision of offensive action was in order to avert the intensive movement of the TPLF towards the capital and their claim to over through the regime by force It […]

(Xinhua) — China Foundation for Poverty Alleviation (CFPA) and partners on Saturday officially handed over water cellar facilities built across public schools in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital. The CFPA partnered with Splash International, a non-governmental organization, to construct the water cellar facilities, with financial support from Chinese construction giant […]