UN seeks nearly $275 million in food and emergency aid for Ethiopia next year

The United Nations, Ethiopia and their humanitarian partners today appealed for more than 387,000 tons of food worth some $159 million for some 2.2 million needy people there, and a further $112 million of other assistance to meet emergency needs next year.

UN Security Council welcomes new moves towards peace on Eritrean-Ethiopian border

Stressing the importance of demarcating a final acceptable border between two Horn of Africa countries, the United Nations Security Council today said it was encouraged by Ethiopia's announcement that it has a new peace plan and by Eritrea's continued acceptance of an independent Boundary Commission's decision on the frontier as binding.

After review of Ethiopia plan, Annan welcomes steps to bring peace with Eritrea

After receiving a new peace plan put forward last month by Ethiopia that aims to end the country's long-running dispute with Eritrea, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today welcomed any move that might help solidify relations between the two Horn of Africa neighbours.