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Afar regional state

Addis Abeba, March 12/2020 – Desu Dula and Waqo Nole, journalists working for Oromia News Network (ONN) are currently in police custody awaiting trial, VOA Amharic reported. The networks general manager Sorsa Debella said the two journalists were detained while visiting a prisoner in Burayu town, in Oromia Regional State …

Addis Abeba, February 18/2020 – Some 400 people remain displaced in the outskirts of Manda town, Elidaar woreda, zone 1, Afar region for more than 7 years now. They fled Akule, their areas of origin, along the Eritrean border mainly due to a recurrent drought but also to some extent …

Addis Abeba, January 20/2020 – Despite control efforts, Desert Locusts are spreading to new areas of Ethiopia in vast numbers. According to Government data provided  on 07 January 2020,  Desert Locusts  has have infested more than 2 350 km2 of land across the Afar, Amhara, Oromia, Somali, Tigray, and Southern …