US to Boost Food Aid Delivery Inspections in Ethiopia

The U.S. government will increase inspections of food aid in Ethiopia following complaints that members of Ethiopia's opposition group are being deprived of access to foreign assistance,

reports. "We are aware of the reports and we take such reports very, very seriously," said Karl Wycoff, a deputy assistant secretary of state. "The U.S. is concerned by what we see as reductions in that political space, the ability of opposition parties to operate and do what opposition parties should do."

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.