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Noah Pitcher is a U.S. and global politics writer at Today News Africa who specializes in covering the White House. A full-time undergraduate student at California Polytechnic State University of San Luis Obispo, Noah is studying Political Science with a concentration in global politics. Noah’s background and experience include working on congressional campaigns, with elected members of the American government, and as part of numerous research teams.
“When I met the Ethiopian leadership in February, they really used this kind of language that they are going to destroy the Tigrayans, they are going to wipe out the Tigrayans for 100 years and so forth,” said the EU Envoy.
“In addition to reports of the involvement of Eritrean troops in the Tigray conflict, the special rapporteur also received information and reports that Somali soldiers were moved from military training camps in Eritrea to the front line in Tigray, where they accompanied Eritrean troops as they crossed the Ethiopian border,” the report said.
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“This humanitarian catastrophe, which U.N. officials say could rival the epic Ethiopian famine of 1984 if not arrested, is a deliberate result of the military campaign waged in Tigray since late last year by the government of Abiy Ahmed and the allied Eritrean regime of Isaias Afwerki,” said the Washington Post.
Africa has the highest global mortality rate among critically ill COVID-19 patients despite having fewer reported cases, World Health Organization’s Director-General, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Monday, citing a recent study in the Lancet.
The abysmal humanitarian situation in Tigray is continuing to deteriorate and the United States, European Union, and United Nations all have a duty to intervene and do everything in their power to put an end to the widespread suffering, said USAID Administrator Samantha Power.
The United States and European Union will hold a high-level meeting Thursday to discuss the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and the U.S. Agency for International Development announced Wednesday.
Biden administration to share more doses of COVID-19 vaccine with Africa, part of 500 million doses going to the world
More doses of the coronavirus vaccine will be going to Africa from the United States, people familiar with the development said on Wednesday.
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