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UNICEF Study on Ethiopia’s Malnourished Children

UN Children’s agency, UNICEF has warned about 33,000 severely malnourished children in Tigray region of Ethiopia who are at high risk of death. Background Tigray region has been devastated because of fighting between government forces and rebels in which about 1.7 million people displaced since conflict started in November 2020. UNICEF Study UN-backed study found ..

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Tigray at risk of Famine- warns UN

United Nations has warned, “there is a risk of famine in Tigray region, if assistance is not provided urgently”. According to officials of UN, measures need to be taken to avoid famine in Ethiopia Tigray region. What is the issue? Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, had ordered ground and air military operation in Tigray ..

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US announces restrictions on Ethiopia and Eritrea

United States has put visa restrictions on officials of Ethiopia and Eritrea, who are accused of increasing six-month-old war in Tigray region of Ethiopia. Why restriction was put? US accused them as they had not taken meaningful steps to end hostilities in Tigray region. According to US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, curbs on economic ..

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Tigray Crisis: Ethiopia adds TPLF, OLF Shene to terror list

The Ethiopian Government has recently added the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and OLF-Shene to its terror list. In 2020, Ethiopia launched a mass military operation against Tigray People Liberation Front. Tigray People’s Liberation Front It is a political party. It was founded in 1975 in Ethiopia. Also, TLPF is an armed ethnic nationalist insurgent ..

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State of Emergency in Ethiopia

Ethiopia recently declared Emergency in the southern part of Amhara region as violence broke out in various parts. The violence in Ethiopia has been increased and insecurity is extending beyond war hit Tigray regions of Ethiopia ahead of National Elections planned in June. What is the issue? The violence in the region began after an ..

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