Ethiopia Faces a New Crisis

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Bloomberg | First there was a war, now Ethiopia faces a debt crisis. The nation’s request to restructure its external debt under a Group-of-20 program highlights how much circumstances have changed for the country and Prime Minister Abiy…

UN: Situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray now ‘extremely alarming

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Life for civilians in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region has become “extremely alarming” as hunger grows and fighting remains an obstacle to reaching millions of people with aid, the United Nations says in a new…

US urges Ethiopia’s PM to allow ‘immediate’ help to Tigray

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a call with Ethiopia’s prime minister on Thursday expressed “grave concern” about the crisis in the embattled Tigray region and urged “immediate, full and unhindered humanitarian…

There Is a Grave Humanitarian Need.’ U.N. Presses for Access to Ethiopia’s Embattled Tigray Region

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TIME — The U.N. Security Council discussed the grave humanitarian crisis in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region on Wednesday as senior U.N. officials pressed the government for access to deliver aid to hundreds of thousands of people that…

U.N. warns Tigray conflict could spark broader destablization in Ethiopia

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - A conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region could trigger broader destablization in the country, U.N. aid chief Mark Lowcock told the Security Council on Wednesday as he warned that a dire humanitarian situation in the north…

Tigray crisis: Ethiopia region at risk of huge ‘humanitarian disaster’

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BBC | Opposition parties in Ethiopia's Tigray region have warned of a huge "humanitarian disaster" if aid is not delivered urgently. The parties said people were already dying from hunger and urged the international community to intervene. Ethiopia's…

Tigray Opposition Parties Assert 50,000-Plus Civilian Deaths

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Associated Press | Cara Anna — A trio of opposition parties in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region estimates that more than 50,000 civilians have been killed in the three-month conflict, and they urge the international community to intervene…

Eritrean refugees caught in crossfire of Ethiopia’s Tigray war

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AFP | They have survived gun battles, attempted abductions, attacks by angry militiamen and days-long treks to safety with nothing to eat but moringa leaves. Yet Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia fear their suffering may not be over, as Prime Minister…

Ethiopia updates debt sustainability assessment with IMF help

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia is updating its debt sustainability assessment with International Monetary Fund help and will then talk to official creditors, its finance ministry said in an apparent attempt to allay market concerns over a possible…

Finnish EU envoy to investigate ‘dire’ Ethiopia war

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EU Observer | The security situation in Ethiopia was "dire", as Finnish foreign minister Pekka Haavisto prepared to travel to the region on an EU fact-finding mission. "Nearly three months after the start of the conflict ... the security…