Human rights breaches in Belarus, Ethiopia, and Algeria

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions taking stock of the human rights situation in Belarus, Ethiopia, and Algeria. Human rights violations in Belarus, in particular the murder of Raman Bandarenka. Parliament condemns in the strongest possible terms the murder of Raman Bandarenka […]

Ethiopia: Authorities must protect civilians and ensure access of humanitarian workers

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarčič issued the following statement: “Today in Brussels I met the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia, Demeke Mekonnen to discuss the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ethiopia and in the wider region. I conveyed my […]

Tigray conflict: EU humanitarian support to Ethiopian refugees reaching Sudan

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. As more and more Ethiopian refugees fleeing conflict continue to reach the Sudanese borders, the European Commission is mobilising an initial €4 million in emergency assistance to help support the displaced people arriving in Sudan. Janez Lenarčič, Commissioner for Crisis Management said: “There is […]

EU strengthens cooperation with Ethiopia

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. On the occasion of her first official visit outside Europe, the new President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, announced today in Addis Ababa a significant boost to the EU’s cooperation with Ethiopia. European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, said: “Ethiopia […]

Phone lines open between Ethiopia and Eritrea, and people are calling strangers

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content The conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea that has roots stretching back to the 1960s has finally come to an end, resulting in one of the most unexpected consequences of any peacetime period. […]

UN chief welcomes ‘first concrete step’ in normalizing Eritrea-Ethiopia relationship

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the high-level visit of a delegation from Eritrea to neighbouring Ethiopia which began on Tuesday, as “a first concrete step” in the process of normalizing relations between the two countries. “The Secretary-General notes that diplomatic overtures to […]

Ethiopia will soon introduce visa-free travel for all Africans

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alex Gray, Formative Content Ethiopia plans to open its borders so that all Africans can arrive without prior permission. Speaking at a state banquet held in honour of visiting Rwandan leader, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed revealed that Ethiopia […]

Ethiopia is Africa’s fastest-growing economy

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Alex Gray, Formative Content Ethiopia has an image problem. For decades, mere mention of the country has conjured up images of famine and conflict. But a new Ethiopia is emerging from troubled times and the latest International Monetary […]