Michel, an Eritrean refugee living in Hitsats Camp, Ethiopia, is now able to cook his daily meals using briquettes as a more sustainable source of energy. This replaces charcoal, a more expensive fuel that has further increased in price due to the rainy season via @UNHCREthiopia
Decades of progress in one of modern history’s greatest achievements, the fight against extreme poverty, is in danger of slipping away because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ethiopia has some of the first evidence. By @EliasMeseret
KENYA PROTESTS continued detention of journalist Yassin Juma in Ethiopia; says Addis Ababa court ordered his freedom on bail.
Ethiopia will not allow foreign infrastructure providers from entering the market, with @ethiotelecom_ hoping to lease its own infrastructure to the incoming operators
Mahalet was born in Ethiopia. Abandoned by her parents, she lived as an impoverished orphan. Mahalet was adopted by a loving, Christian American family at 11. This week @TPUSA brought her to the WH. She asked to pray for our President. He brought her onstage-then this happened:
Just spoke to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia. His Country needs Ventilators, and the U.S. is in good position to help him. We will!
Michelle and I send our deepest sympathies to all who knew the victims of today’s plane crash in Ethiopia.
Just had a meeting with top representatives from Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan to help solve their long running dispute on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, one of the largest in the world, currently being built. The meeting went well and discussions will continue during the day!
Eritrea and Ethiopia started direct flights for the first time in 20 years, after officially ending a decades-old border war that killed 80,000 people. Some of the families separated by the conflict are being reunited for the first time in years:
This year I'm donating my birthday to raise $10K to build a fresh water well in Ethiopia. Help make my wish come true