Tag Archives: U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa

U.S. expresses support to new PM, renewed calls to lift emergency law

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 2, 2018) The United States said today it would support the newly elected Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, in his government bid to “rapid implementation of democratic and economic reforms.” The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa also said in a statement that it “looks forward to the lifting of the State of Emergency.” ...

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Tillerson announces over half a billion USD in aid for Africa, Ethiopia gets $110 million

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (March 6, 2018) U.S. Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, announced today an additional aid package amounting to $533 mainly for five African countries that are faced with food insecurity and malnutrition due to ongoing conflicts and drought. Tillerson made the announcement today in remarks at the George Mason University ahead of his trip to five ...

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State of emergency tantamounts to declaration of war on people of Ethiopia, says U.S. expert on Africa

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (February 18, 2018) An expert on Africa with a Washington think tank says the state of emergency could be regarded as a “declaration of war on the people of Ethiopia” and called on U.S. and EU to “declare that they are not complicit in Ethiopia abuses.” In her articles and tweets in a week that ...

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