Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.
On Monday, U.S. President Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali of Ethiopia and told him not to send troops in to the Tigray region to avoid further escalation of the lingering conflict in the Horn of Africa. Mr. Biden was ‘very clear’ that “full humanitarian access should be restored, unfettered to all regions of the country,” according to a senior administration official who briefed reporters in Washington, following the private phone call.
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