COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: On June 29, Ethiopian Public Health Institute announced the presence of 5,846 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Ethiopia. Fact Sheet – The U.S. Response to COVID-19 (Updated May 29, 2020) Archive of Updates on COVID-19 in Ethiopia from the Ethiopian Ministry of Health and Press Releases from the Office of the Prime Minister Entry and Exit Requirements: The Office of the Prime Minister has announced that all land border crossings will be closed except for “essential goods” as of March 23. Air passengers from …

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Opening Statement by GEN Stephen J. Townsend, Commander, USAFRICOM, before the SASC, 30 Jan 2020

Chairman Inhofe, Ranking Member Reed, and distinguished members of the committee, good morning, and thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today. It is a privilege to be a part of and lead America’s finest men and women at U.S. Africa Command, an exceptional team dedicated to protecting America and advancing her Interests …

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Statement by the U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa on Reports of Ethnic Violence on the Oromia-Somali Border

Addis Ababa, September 19, 2017 :- We are disturbed by the troubling reports of ethnic violence and the large-scale displacement of people living along the border between the Oromia and Somali regions, particularly in Hararge, although the details of what is occurring remain unclear. We urge the Ethiopian government to conduct a transparent investigation into all allegations of …

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