Addis Ababa The Law Enforcement Operation in Tigray and the Media: Lessons learnt By: Deputy PM and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Demeke Mekonnen It has been two months since the TPLF clique has launched its onslaught on the Ethiopian Defense Forces stationed in Mekelle. What they call ‘a pre-emptive lightning’ attack has unveiled the true nature of the group both to the international community and the people of Ethiopia. Ethiopians have observed how the group…"The Law Enforcement Operation in Tigray and the Media: Lessons learnt"
Addis Ababa Several armed groups have been surrendering peacefully to security forces in Metekel Zone of Benishangul-Gumuz Regional State, the joint task force disclosed. The joint task force announced that many armed forces are surrendering to the security forces in the zone. Lieutenant General Asrat Denero, who is in charge of the law enforcement and security sector, recalled that the destructive group killed citizens, looted and burnt properties, and committed atrocities in Bulen and Bekoji…"Many Armed Individuals Surrendering to Security Forces in Metekel Zone"
Addis Ababa, The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) revealed today that crimes against humanity have been committed by individuals and groups, who directly participated in the violence and security crisis in Oromia Regional State after the death of artist Hachalu Hundessa on 29th June, 2020. Briefing the media, EHRC Chief Commissioner Daniel Bekele pointed out that some 123 people were killed and more than 500 injured in the tragic ethnic and religious motivated carnage that…"Crimes Against Humanity Committed in Oromia Region: Findings of Ethiopian Rights Commission"
Addis Ababa, A chemical registration and administration system for industrial chemicals imported and produced in Ethiopia was officially launched today. The chemical registration and administration system is jointly prepared by Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission and Ministry of Trade and Industry. Briefing the media, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Deputy Commissioner Frenesh Mekuria said industry chemical registration is conducted to know the amount and type of chemical that has been produced in the country…"Industrial Chemicals Registration System Launched"
Addis Ababa, Some 20 percent of the Ethiopian population will be vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first-round of the campaign by prioritizing the health workforce and other vulnerable communities across the country, Ministry of Health disclosed. Health State Minister Sahrela Abdullahi told ENA that the ministry has been making preparations, including identification of priority for the vaccination, and laboratory procedures before it is imported to Ethiopia. According to her, the ministry will give priority to…"Nation Plans to Vaccinate 20 Percent of Population against COVID-19 in First Round"
Addis Ababa, African Union Chairperson Cyril Ramaphosa and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have congratulated Africans for starting trading under the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA). PM Abiy tweeted: “Congratulations to our continent for the beginning of trading under AfCTA. The new frontier for Africa is indeed regional integration, where minds are open to ideas and markets are to trade. Trade defuses the most fraught relations and integrated markets generates prosperity.” African Union Chairperson and…"AU Chairperson, PM Abiy Congratulate Africa for Beginning Trading Under AfCFTA"