Argentina, Egypt, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Ethiopia, and the UAE are the new members added to the grouping in its first expansion since 2010 when South Africa was inducted into it.
South Sudan's leaders have started consultations with experts on transitional justice mechanisms to help the country implement Chapter 5 of the 2018 revitalised peace agreement.
The UN Children's Fund, UNICEF, said on Wednesday that it has appealed for $759 million to provide life-saving support to 16.6 million people, including 12.2 million children, in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia in 2023.
Anchalem Haymanot said that running along with two experienced runners with fast timings to their credit was really a challenge.
The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported that since mid-November 2022, 3,000 trucks carrying more than 105,000 metric tons of food, health, shelter, water and other supplies had been brought into Tigray
Drought conditions across Ethiopia have left more than 7.2 million people in need of food assistance, according to the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA).
The Ethiopian parliament designated the TPLF as a terrorist organization in May 2021.
Since November 2020, the Tigray war has seen wild swings in the military fortunes of the adversaries ~ in June 2021, the ENDF, after initial success, was routed and Mr Abiy ordered them out of Tigray, declaring a unilateral ceasefire. But Tigray forces rapidly pushed into neighbouring provinces, taking control of the historic town of Lalibela.
State media though has shown no images of Abiy, a 45-year-old former soldier and winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, at the battlefront. The government has not disclosed his location but a spokesman said he had arrived at the front on Tuesday and was joined by other government officials who heeded the call to “save Ethiopia”.