Biden expected to appoint former UN Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman as his special envoy for the Ethiopia conflict, Horn of Africa crisis

Map. History of Ethiopia conflict

15 April 2021
Biden expected to appoint former UN Under-Secretary-General Jeffrey Feltman as his special envoy for the Ethiopia conflict, Horn of Africa crisis
South Sudan's initiative to mediate between Sudan and Ethiopia to end their border conflict is incomplete, Sudan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, amid fears of regional conflict
3 week ago
Sudanese intelligence seized 4 Ethiopians smuggling weapons across the border
3 week ago
Sudanese intelligence seized weapons and explosives at the border with Ethiopia
EU human rights sanctions now adopted. 11 people and 4 entities from China Russia Eritrea North Korea SouthSudan & Libya. Names to be published in the official journal later today
Ethiopia: Deputy Premier Demeke briefs US delegation led by Chris Coons on latest developments in Ethiopia "Amb. Dina Mufti said that the face to face meeting was decisive to clear confusions woven by various elements & enable the US know the truth"
Oromo youth in Salale, North Shewa have blocked the main road leading from Amhara region to Finfinee in order to cut supplies from reaching Amhara forces as they continue their genocidal attack on Oromos in Wollo  Oromia zone3 week ago
Oromo youth in Salale, North Shewa have blocked the main road leading from Amhara region to Finfinee in order to cut supplies from reaching Amhara forces as they continue their genocidal attack on Oromos in Wollo Oromia zone
Video aftermath of an OLA ambush on an ENDF unit, likely from the other day  An OLA fighter upon finding a wounded ENDF soldier calls for a fighter nearby to wrap a piece of cloth around the soldier's wound, asking him to get up so they can wrap it properly3 week ago
Video aftermath of an OLA ambush on an ENDF unit, likely from the other day An OLA fighter upon finding a wounded ENDF soldier calls for a fighter nearby to wrap a piece of cloth around the soldier's wound, asking him to get up so they can wrap it properly
Ethiopia's Federal Police chief arrives in South Sudan
Burhan: The Rapid Support Forces are an integral part of the Sudanese Armed Forces
Al-Burhan praises the role of the Rapid Support Forces in establishing security in Sudan
Burhan: The Armed Forces are defending the country's borders with the Rapid Support Forces
Ethiopia sends final notice to all  allied with the TPLF to surrender peacefully. Ethiopia also called on citizens who had taken up arms to return to their homes within a week3 week ago
Ethiopia sends "final notice" to "all" allied with the TPLF to "surrender" peacefully. Ethiopia also called on "citizens" who had taken up arms to return to their homes within a week
@PMEthiopia again justifies intervention in Tigray & calls on Ethiopians as well as intl. community to help rebuilding Tigray. It also calls on those citizens who had taken up arms & went to the battlefields, to return to their villages what they can do without being prosecuted3 week ago
@PMEthiopia again justifies intervention in Tigray & calls on Ethiopians as well as intl. community to help rebuilding Tigray. It also calls on those citizens who had "taken up arms & went to the battlefields", to return to their villages what they can do without being prosecuted
3 week ago
The Egyptian President assures the British Prime Minister of his country's adherence to its water rights by reaching a binding legal agreement that includes clear rules for the process of filling and operating the Renaissance Dam.
Statement from National Security Adviser @JakeSullivan46 on Sen. @ChrisCoons travel to Ethiopia. "Senator Christopher Coons is traveling to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to meet with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali at President Biden's request." (confirming @RobbieGramer report)
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry: We reject the attempt to impose a fait accompli by Ethiopia, as it poses a threat to the interests of the Egyptian and Sudanese peoples
Khartoum: Sudan received very positive responses from all parties that were called to the quadruple mediation on the Renaissance Dam talks
Ethiopia believes in the AU-led dialogue over the GERD. Concerns over the future course of the negotiations will be treated by pertinent provisions of the Tripartite's Declaration of Principles on GERD (DOP)
An entire block of buildings in Mai Kadra was burned down between 5-10 March
The head of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, said that there is no intention to negotiate with Ethiopia except after recognizing Sudan's borders and setting up border markers between the two countries.
Al-Burhan: We will not negotiate with Ethiopia over the eastern lands before it recognizes Sudan's sovereignty over it, we demand the Ethiopian forces withdraw from all Sudanese lands
Al-Burhan demands the withdrawal of Ethiopian forces from all Sudanese lands
4 week ago
UK Says Foreign Secretary raised the need for independent, international, investigations into allegations of human right abuses in Tigray with Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy and the situation was discussed at a closed session of the UN Security Council
Video showing people running away after being shot by unidentified gunmen during a communal reconciliation event in Amaro Woreda in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region (SNNPR) on March 9, 2021. Eight people were killed including a regional govt official
4 week ago
Heavy war has been reported at Raya Alamata and Korem and the TDF are now taking action since 11pm as the Tigray Special Forces are advancing on the Amhara region with full force
Addis Ababa is working to identify the Ethiopians who were killed by the Houthi bombing in Sanaa
1 month ago
Regional Director of the Red Cross in Africa for Sky News Arabia: We warn of a decrease in food aid arriving in the Ethiopian Tigray region
The US State Department: We continue to work in a balanced approach to reduce the escalation in the issue of the Renaissance Dam
US State Department: We encourage the resumption of dialogue between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan regarding the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam
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