In the 1980s, Ethiopia’s Tigray region experienced famine and drought that affected millions of people. In the early 1990s, local community leaders and farmers became resolute; they would need to grow more food. To do that, they needed to trap more water in the soil. This led them on a mission to restore millions of hectares of degraded and overgrazed lands to drastically reduce the possibility of future famines.
The US, Germany, France and other G7 countries called for an unconditional withdrawal of Eritrean soldiers on Friday.
Major countries call for swift, unconditional and verifiable withdrawal of the Eritrean soldiers
Full access to the region has now been granted to humanitarian organizations
Many of the refugees have little idea of the horror that awaits them in Houthi-controlled camps.
The deaths in Sanaa reminded the world of the terrible price Houthis make African migrants pay
The African Union is mediating the three-day talks in Kinshasa as dispute between the three countries drags on.
The call for ‘unconditional and verifiable’ military pullback comes as the International Crisis Group warns of prolonged deadlock in Tigray.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared victory within weeks, but combat has continued in Tigray region, the ICG group says.
Foreign ministers from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will meet in Kinshasa from Saturday for 3-day talks on Grand Renaissance Dam.
Dam construction on the Blue Nile close to Ethiopia’s border with Sudan has heightened regional tensions.