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EXPO: 1st Agroecology Market Systems EXPO Opens

EXPO: 1st Agroecology Market Systems EXPO Opens

By Our Reporter KAMPALA, Uganda [SHIFT MEDIA NEWS] State Minister for Trade Hon Harriet Ntabazi has urged East African nations to rally behind one another so as to enhance regional market for agricultural products. Ntabazi…

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POLLS: Elections Kickstarted In Ethiopia Amidst Growing Tension

POLLS: Elections Kickstarted In Ethiopia Amidst Growing Tension

 By OKELLO ALLAN & AGENCIES ADDIS ABABA-SHIFTMEDIA- Amidst tension, and widespread fear, Ethiopians went into polls early today with Prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s ruling Prosperity Party widely expected to tighten its grip on power. According…

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REDLINE: Egypt Warns Against Touching Nile Water

REDLINE: Egypt Warns Against Touching Nile Water

ISMAILIA, Egypt-SHIFTMEDIA- Egypt’s president said Tuesday his country’s share of the Nile River’s waters are “untouchable” in a stark warning apparently to Ethiopia, which is building a giant dam on the Nile’s main tributary. The…

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SKILLING: YALTA To Empower 6,000 Ugandan Young Agripreneurs

SKILLING: YALTA To Empower 6,000 Ugandan Young Agripreneurs

By PATRICK JARAMOGI  KAMPALA- YALTA (Youth in Agroecology & Business Learning Track Africa), with financial support from IKEA Foundation, is implementing a three-year 2020-2022 initiative aimed at supporting 6,000 young agripreneurs to apply agroecological principles…

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HARDLIFE: Influx Of Tigray Refugees Struggle To Survive

HARDLIFE: Influx Of Tigray Refugees Struggle To Survive

By AFP Village Eight, Sudan,|SHIFTMEDIA| Ten-year-old Samarwat Tkhal fled fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region this month — now she sells food to survive, among tens of thousands of fellow refugees building a new life in neighbouring…

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ULTIMATUM: Ethiopia Gives Tigray 72 Hours To Surrender

ULTIMATUM: Ethiopia Gives Tigray 72 Hours To Surrender

By Our Reporter ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia|SHIFTMEDIA| Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has given Tigrayan regional forces 72 hours to surrender before the military begins an offensive on the regional capital Mekelle. Mekelle is the regional…

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ADVANCING: Ethiopian Troops Near Tigray Capital

ADVANCING: Ethiopian Troops Near Tigray Capital

By Our Reporter TIGRAY, Ethiopia|SHIFTMEDIA| Ethiopian Government says its troops are advancing towards the Tigay capital to flash out the “rebels”. This comes amidst the backlash of calls from the Humanitarian community including the African…

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DENIED:Ethiopia Denies President Museveni Is Mediating Over Tigray

DENIED:Ethiopia Denies President Museveni Is Mediating Over Tigray

By Our Reporter ADDIS Ababa, Ethiopia|SHIFTMEDIA| Ethiopia’s government has denied reports that President Yoweri Museveni held mediation talks over conflict in the Tigray region. President Yoweri Museveni tweeted on Monday saying that he had met…

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MASSACRE: Dozens Killed In Ethiopia’s Tigray’s Civil Un Rest

MASSACRE: Dozens Killed In Ethiopia’s Tigray’s Civil Un Rest

TIGRAY, Ethiopia|SHIFTMEDIA| Amnesty International said Thursday that scores of civilians were killed in a “massacre” in Ethiopia’s Tigray region that witnesses blamed on forces backing the local ruling party. The “massacre” is the first reported incident…

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ON TARGET: Ethiopia;s Abiy Says Military Operations In Tigray Had Objectives

ON TARGET: Ethiopia;s Abiy Says Military Operations In Tigray Had Objectives

BY OUR REPORTER ADDIS Ababa, Ethiopia|SHIFTEMEDIA| Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Friday that military operations launched in the northern region of Tigray had limited objectives, as concern mounts over a possible slide into war. “Operations by…

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