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03 Jul 1998 description

NAIROBI, 3 July 1998 (IRIN) - A team of African diplomats under the auspices of the OAU left Addis Ababa for Asmara in renewed peace efforts this week, news agencies reported. The group represents the four-nation team mandated by the OAU summit on 10 June in Ouagadougou. The OAU-mandated mediation mission which ended on 19 June failed to break the deadlock and did not succeed in advancing the US-Rwanda peace plan which included a call for Eritrean forces to withdraw. Rwanda yesterday announced its withdrawal from the team to try to break the deadlock, news agencies report.

26 Jun 1998 description
report UN Security Council

S/RES/1177 (1998)
Adopted by the Security Council at its 3895th meeting, on 26 June 1998

The Security Council,

Expressing grave concern at the conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea, its political, humanitarian and security implications for the region, and its effect on the civilian populations there,

Affirming the commitment of all Member States to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ethiopia and Eritrea,

23 Jun 1998 description

In response to the ongoing conflict between Ethiopia and Eritrea, the World Food Programme has decided to establish and expand alternate transport and logistics arrangements to ensure the delivery of urgently needed humanitarian food aid to approximately 4.3 million vulnerable people in Ethiopia, the UN food relief agency reports.

30 Apr 1998 description


April 1998
Consolidated UN report prepared by the Information Section of the UNDP Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia from information and reports provided by specialised UN agencies, media sources, the Government and NGOs.

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan visits Ethiopia to inaugurate the new UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa and present a key note speech at an international conference on "African Women and Economic Development";

29 Apr 1998 description

April 1998 Consolidated UN report prepared by the Information Section of the UNDP Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia from information and reports provided by specialised UN agencies, media sources, the Government and NGOs.

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UN Secretary General Kofi Annan visits Ethiopia to inaugurate the new UN Conference Centre in Addis Ababa and present a key note speech at an international conference on "African Women and Economic Development";

28 Apr 1998 description

Ethiopia's belg (secondary) season started early this year, but a dry spell lingered from mid-March to mid-April. This dry spell was most pronounced in the belg areas of South Tigray and North Wello Zones. Due to the early start of the season, most farmers in the northern highlands completed planting by the beginning of March, and by the end of the month, crops were at growth stages ranging from emergence to full canopy coverage. The dryness has affected crops differently, depending on altitude.

17 Apr 1998 description

Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme

26 Mar 1998 description

Pastoral populations in Ethiopia's southeastern lowlands depend heavily on livestock exports to Somalia, most of which are reexported to the Gulf States. Saudi Arabia has responded to outbreaks of Rift Valley fever in eastern Africa by banning livestock imports from eight countries in the region, including Ethiopia. No cases of livestock Rift Valley fever have been reported in Ethiopia, however, and the Ethiopian Ministry of Health recently determined that suspected human cases were actually malaria.

27 Feb 1998 description

Issued weekly by the United Nations World Food Programme

This report includes: A) Sierra Leone B) Ethiopia C) East and Central Africa: Regional Transport Corridors, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania, Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo D) Democratic People's Republic of Korea E) Afghanistan.

26 Feb 1998 description

Many areas of Ethiopia received above-normal rainfall in January. Although these rains were unseasonable, they were generally welcome and they have improved pastures and increased water availability, which is normally low at this time of year. Off-season crops planted during the unusual rains of October and November benefited from the abundant moisture, and it is likely that they will attain maturity and good yields.

24 Feb 1998 description

HIGH COMMISSIONER'S AFRICA TRIP

12 Feb 1998 description

ADDIS ABABA - Catherine Bertini, executive director of the United Nations World Food Programme, will travel to Ethiopia Friday to inspect some of the WFP projects assisting 3.4 million Ethiopians and more than 300,000 refugees.

10 Feb 1998 description


Consolidated UN report prepared by the Information Section of the UNDP Emergencies Unit for Ethiopia from information and reports provided by specialised UN agencies, media sources, the Government and NGOs

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