(VOA) - Ethiopian government forces killed four people and wounded 18 others Thursday in the town of Soddo in the restive Oromia region.
Residents of…[...] Continue reading
The light bulbs are yolk-yellow, painted with black-dot eyes and Edvard Munch-like mouths, alternately anguished, dopey, malevolent and cackling. They look like tethered yellow ghosts,…[...] Continue reading
Sofi Kinde strives to serve up culture with every dish at her bright and relaxing Ethiopian restaurant — and no, you won’t need a fork…[...] Continue reading
Addis Ababa, 7 August 2017: Emirates gave some families in Ethiopia a taste of the airline’s award winning in-flight experience when they treated a group…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian man has been jailed after being caught with two suitcases full of drugs, which he claimed were to be shared at a family…[...] Continue reading
The discovery of more than 5,000 donkey hides in a shack and a metal container in Benoni could blow the lid off the illegal slaughter…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian man has died after being hit by a lorry near Calais as hundreds of migrants desperate to reach Britain return to the French…[...] Continue reading
Somalia’s Upper House of parliament has elected its speaker on Sunday, the last major step toward holding the presidential election that has been delayed several…[...] Continue reading
Borussia Dortmund is set to complete the signing of AIK’s highly rated teenager Alexander Isak for €10m (£8.65m). The 17-year-old, who became Sweden’s youngest ever…[...] Continue reading
West African leaders did not agree to immunity for Yahya Jammeh during negotiations that convinced Gambia’s longtime ruler to flee into exile, Senegal’s foreign minister…[...] Continue reading
South Sudanese officials have stepped up their rhetoric against Ethiopia in what analysts see as a crucial moment in the relations between the two countries.…[...] Continue reading
Tamirat Tola from Ethiopia won the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon with a timing of 2:04:11sec in the men’s race while Worknesh Degefa Debele, also from…[...] Continue reading
The gang rape of a 16-year-old Somali girl has sparked outrage after a video clip of the incident went viral on social media.
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A group of Egyptian lawyers and political activists are preparing a lawsuit to challenge a March 2015 preliminary deal agreed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah…[...] Continue reading
Tensions are high in Ethiopia’s north-western cities of Gondar and Bahir Dar ahead of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Epiphany (Timket) celebrations that begin this evening…[...] Continue reading
The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog.
Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the…[...] Continue reading
Up to 180 people were feared dead in the latest shipwreck of a migrant boat off the Libyan coasts, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)…[...] Continue reading
Late last year, the German government announced its plans of passing a new law that would fine Facebook $535,000 if it failed to remove any…[...] Continue reading
A 49-year-old man brutally stabbed his three-year-old child before handing himself over to police in Spain’s Benifaio, Valencia Province.
The shocking incident took place around…[...] Continue reading
Yegna’s Managing Director Solome Tadesse said on Tuesday that the project would continue despite the UK Department for International Development (DFID)’s decision to cut its funding for the Ethiopian girl band
DFID has been working with Yegna
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The Court of Appeal in Al-Jawf region, north of Saudi Arabia, has ratified a verdict to impound an antique painting named the “Ambria” until a…[...] Continue reading
Police have arrested the heads of an Ethiopian telecom company and financial institution on suspicion of corruption.
The suspects include Abrham Guade, deputy manager and…[...] Continue reading
Mark Zuckerberg’s dream of gadgets that let humans read each other’s thoughts and communicate with brain waves may be moving closer to reality.
A secretive…[...] Continue reading
Egypt’s foreign ministry said Ethiopia has released three Egyptian nationals detained for months during a recent wave of violent protests that left hundreds dead in…[...] Continue reading
The moon is older than previously thought, pushing back the clock for when conditions on Earth were suitable for life, research published on Wednesday shows.…[...] Continue reading
One person died, and 11 others sustained injuries after a hand grenade was thrown into a hotel located in Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s Amhara…[...] Continue reading
Some 375 Ethiopians sentenced in Saudi Arabia have been granted clemency, according to Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The clemency was granted following an appeal…[...] Continue reading
Astronomers studying a binary star system about 1,800 light years from the Sun say they are increasingly confident that the two stars will merge into…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia needs to “consolidate gains” after the deadly unrest last year before it can lift a state of emergency that was imposed in October, the…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia earned around $872 million exclusively from foreign tourists during the first quarter of the current fiscal year, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism disclosed.…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian religious leaders have underscored the need to celebrate Gena (Christmas), a festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, in unity and with respect for…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is working on a space rocket that it hopes will be operational in the next three years, Ethiopian…[...] Continue reading
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed Egyptian-Ethiopian bilateral relations on Tuesday with his Ethiopian counterpart Minister Workineh Gebeyehu, and congratulated him on becoming the country’s…[...] Continue reading
The Federal High Court 19th Criminal Bench has sentenced 20 people to up to five years and six months in prison for trying to establish…[...] Continue reading
Source: Fana Broadcasting
Following the in-depth reform program it carried out, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) has taken measures against more than 640 members…[...] Continue reading
Lemi Berhanu and Meseret Mengistu led podium sweeps for Ethiopia at the Xiamen International Marathon on Monday, the first IAAF Gold Label Road…[...] Continue reading
Source: Fana Broadcasting
About 130 people have been arrested on suspicion of corruption, said the Ethiopian Federal Police Commission.
They were arrested on suspicion of…[...] Continue reading
Source: Sudan Tribune
Eritrea has dismissed reports alleging that the Red Sea nation has leased the port town of Assab to the United Arab Emirates.…[...] Continue reading
Source: Bath Chronicle UK
The body of a 31-year-old man found in a rural village on the fringes of Bristol could have lain there for…[...] Continue reading
Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporate
Following the violence that occurred in some parts of the country earlier in this Ethiopian fiscal year (2016/17), tourist flow and…[...] Continue reading
Source: ESAT News
A minibus full of passengers collided with a dump truck in Bora, 100 miles south of Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa, resulting in…[...] Continue reading
Source: The Independent UK
The Legatum Institute, a London-based research institute, released its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the most…[...] Continue reading
Source: Geeska Afrika
A Ugandan soldier has been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of an Eritrean businessman with the intention of stealing…[...] Continue reading
Source: Independent. UK
A man has claimed he was thrown off a Delta Airlines flight for speaking to his mother in Arabic.
YouTube star and…[...] Continue reading
Source: Associated Press
An Ethiopian husband and wife living as legal permanent residents of the U.S. have received two years probation for arranging a sham…[...] Continue reading
Source: Huffington Post
Tupac Shakur just earned a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, becoming the sixth hip-hop artist to be inducted,…[...] Continue reading
Source: Middle East Monitor
The head of the Middle East Centre for Strategic and Legal Studies, Anwar Eshki, has denied media reports claiming that Saudi…[...] Continue reading
Source: Middle East Eye
Egyptian media lashed out at Saudi Arabia following a high-level Saudi delegation’s visit to the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during…[...] Continue reading
British officials have been questioned for giving an Ethiopian girl band £5.2 million in foreign aid amid criticisms of the program which the government hopes…[...] Continue reading
Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporate
About 9,800 suspects, who were arrested under the State of Emergency, will be released next Wednesday, said the Command Post established…[...] Continue reading
Source: National Geographic Australia
Also called chimaeras, ghost sharks are dead-eyed, wing-finned fish rarely seen by people. Relatives of sharks and rays, these deep-sea denizens…[...] Continue reading
Source: The Washington Post
FBI Director James B. Comey and Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. are in agreement with a CIA assessment…[...] Continue reading
A Kenyan tech engineer, who had been imprisoned in Ethiopia since 2015 when he was arrested on charges of telecommunication fraud, has died in prison.…[...] Continue reading
Source: Times Live.
Three Basotho nationals aged 27‚ 32, and 33, have been arrested by police in Bloemfontein‚ Free State‚ for two counts of murder…[...] Continue reading
Source: Associated Press
Human rights groups are asking the Ethiopian government to immediately disclose the whereabouts of a popular local journalist who has been behind…[...] Continue reading
Blood, sweat, and tears stained the deadly 2013 Boston Marathon, so the next year’s running of America’s most famous footrace was understandably all…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s burgeoning economy has lost millions of dollars due to the government’s decision to shutdown Internet and mobile services.
Ethiopia has been lauded as one…[...] Continue reading
Israeli authorities have canceled a law which barred Ethiopian-Jews from donating blood. The change in policy was announced on Thursday by Israeli health officials, Haaretz…[...] Continue reading
Source: Africa News
The United States Department of State has extended its travel warning for Ethiopia citing the potential for civil unrest related to sporadic…[...] Continue reading
In Egypt, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has been the target of bitter criticism and even violent protests this year.…[...] Continue reading
Source: Africa News
The European Union (EU) is disturbed over the arrest of a leading opposition leader by the Ethiopian government. The EU has subsequently…[...] Continue reading
Source: Africa News
Ethiopia has restored mobile Internet services after the service was blocked for over two months. The blockage was connected with anti-government protests…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian authorities have arrested high-ranking opposition leader Merera Gudina at Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport on Wednesday after his arrival from Europe where he gave…[...] Continue reading
Source: BBC News
A man who injured 11 people, one critically, in a rampage at Ohio State University was of Somali descent and a student…[...] Continue reading
Source: Radio Sweden
A Swedish cardiac surgeon who has been imprisoned in Ethiopia since 2013 could face more time in prison.
The cardiac surgeon from…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian authorities have charged 38 inmates of a prison in Addis Ababa, where high-profile political prisoners are reportedly being held, with setting the facility on…[...] Continue reading
Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporation
Belgium has modified its travel advice on Ethiopia from warning to caution.
Last week, Germany lifted its warning for German tourists…[...] Continue reading
Scientists have observed signs of dominance among populations of an infamous ant species, Lepisiota canescens, in Ethiopia. The species has begun organizing into…[...] Continue reading
Source: Geeska Africa
Ethiopia will bid to hosting of 2025 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The plan to host the continental competition was revealed on…[...] Continue reading
South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar was arrested in Ethiopia on Monday after his arrival at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa from South…[...] Continue reading
Source: Arab American News
Police in Michigan are looking for several witnesses to a possible hate crime against a taxi cab driver in downtown Grand…[...] Continue reading
Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporate
The Ethiopian State of Emergency Inquiry Board has begun inspecting the handling of individuals detained under the state of emergency.
The…[...] Continue reading
Source: BBC African News
A female Somali musician has released a song titled “Donald Trump,” urging the president-elect to accept the Somali-American community.
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Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporation
Germany has lifted a travel warning that restricted its citizens from traveling to Ethiopia.
The warning was lifted as peace and…[...] Continue reading
Source: Africa News
A court in Ethiopia has sentenced a journalist to a year in prison on charges of defaming senior clergy members of the…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian authorities have charged 22 individuals with inciting violence, causing damages to government property and being members of a banned opposition group.
On Monday, the…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian police have re-arrested a blogger and human rights activist who criticized the government, especially its handling of the ongoing protests in the…[...] Continue reading
Islamic insurgency group al-Shabab has taken over a strategic town in war-torn Somalia on Wednesday after Ethiopian troops withdrew from their positions on Wednesday.
Ethiopia,…[...] Continue reading
The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency over widespread anti-government protests raging in the country’s Amhara and Oromia region.
The protests, which started…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian Jew has been killed during unrest in Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s Amhara region hosting thousands of Jews waiting to be transported to…[...] Continue reading
Anti-government protesters in Ethiopia’s Oromia region have attacked a cement factory belonging to Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote, the richest man in Africa.
The demonstrators were protesting…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian authorities have announced a three-day national mourning period for scores of people who died on Sunday from a stampede which ensued after police clashed…[...] Continue reading
Source: BBC News.
Police in California say they shot a Ugandan refugee dead when he pulled an object that turned out to be an e-cigarette…[...] Continue reading
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has ratified Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana’s record-breaking 10,000-meter run which claimed Africa’s first gold medal at the just ended…[...] Continue reading
Source: BBC News
Ethiopian actor Znah-Bzu Tsegaye has on Monday sought asylum in the US after leaving Ethiopia about two months ago, Voice of America…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s 5,000m and 10,000m world record holder Kenenisa Bekele, who was left out of the country’s Rio Olympic athletic team, has won the 2016 Berlin…[...] Continue reading
Addis Ababa has blamed Ethiopian opposition groups in the United States for encouraging long distance runner Feyisa Lilesa to protest against the government at the…[...] Continue reading
Source: CBS News
Authorities are investigating the stabbing of nine people at a Minnesota mall as a potential act of terrorism — a finding that…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian authorities have apologized for publishing school textbooks which mistakenly assigned Ras Dashen, the highest mountain in the country, to the Tigray region instead of…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian authorities have announced plans to raise 1.8 billion Birr (about $58 million) for the construction of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD).
The Office…[...] Continue reading
Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called for the European Union (EU) Navy patrolling the Mediterranean sea to turn boats packed with migrants back to…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian Paralympian Tamiru Demisse showed solidarity with Oromia protesters—who have clashed with the country’s government—as he claimed a silver medal, following a protest…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s long distance runner, who refused to return home after protesting against the Ethiopian government at the just-ended Rio Olympic Games, has arrived in the…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian musicians scheduled to perform in the country’s upcoming New Year celebrations have canceled their performances due to the ongoing anti-government protests.
About 17 musicians…[...] Continue reading
Facebook has suspended the account of popular Ethiopian online news platform Mereja.com for “violating its policies.”
Mereja’s Facebook page was suspended on Thursday for “misleading”…[...] Continue reading
Source: BBC News
Ethiopia’s national football team kept their faint hopes alive of qualifying for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations after beating Seychelles 2-1…[...] Continue reading
Protesters in Ethiopia’s Amhara region on Thursday attacked a series of foreign-owned flower plantations resulting in damages worth millions amid widespread anti-government demonstrations.
Belgian, Dutch,…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian Jews are calling for Israel’s police commissioner to be sacked after he said it is “natural” for security officials to suspect citizens of Ethiopian…[...] Continue reading
Source: VOA News
As protests continued to engulf parts of Ethiopia’s Amhara and Oromia regions this month, citizens are shaving their heads as a sign…[...] Continue reading
The leaders of the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF), who have been blamed for the country’s mediocre performance at the just ended Rio Olympic Games, have…[...] Continue reading
Somali authorities on Thursday announced that about $530,000 has been stolen from the country’s central bank. The government confirmed reports of the theft via Twitter.…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian athlete, who won the silver medal in the men’s marathon at the just ended Rio Olympic Games, is set to seek asylum after…[...] Continue reading
U.S. anti-doping authorities have banned the Ethiopian winner of the 2016 Houston Marathon for 18 months after he tested positive for steroids.
The United States…[...] Continue reading
The U.S. has issued a travel alert for its citizens in Ethiopia due to a series of violent anti-government protests that has engulfed several regions…[...] Continue reading
Twenty-three South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia have been charged with the premeditated murder of 10 Ethiopian civilians in the Gambella region.
On Monday, an Ethiopian…[...] Continue reading
Asfawosen Alemseged, a musician of Ethiopian descent who also worked as a taxi driver in California, has died of injuries he sustained during an altercation…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana has set a new 10,000 meters world record to claim the first gold medal for Africa at the ongoing Rio 2016 Summer…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia has denied a United Nations (UN) request to send international observers to investigate reports that many people have been left dead in parts of…[...] Continue reading
The United Nations (UN) has asked Ethiopia to allow international observers into parts of the East African country rocked by violent anti-government protests.
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Ethiopian officials announced on Tuesday that two turbines have been installed at the Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD). The turbines would allow the dam to generate…[...] Continue reading
A second wave of mass protests against a controversial government decision broke out on Friday in Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s Amhara region.
Demonstrators reportedly…[...] Continue reading
Egypt on Monday denied requesting for Israel’s help to resolve its ongoing dispute with Ethiopia over the construction of the Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD).
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Thousands of people in Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, gathered on Sunday to protest against a government decision to place an Amhara district…[...] Continue reading
Police in Germany have arrested a 40-year-old Eritrean refugee accused of raping a 79-year-old woman in a cemetery.
The suspect, who has been living in…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian migrant was stabbed to death on Tuesday morning in France’s Calais migrant camp during violent clashes between groups from Africa and Afghanistan.
The…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia has suspended the importation of medicines from 11 Egyptian pharmaceutical manufacturers after they failed to meet the country’s health criteria.
Ethiopia’s Ministry of Health…[...] Continue reading
The odor of live chickens has been found to be an effective way to repel mosquitoes and could be the next weapon in the fight…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s 5,000m and 10,000m world record holder, Kenenisa Bekele, who was not included in the country’s team for the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympic Games, has…[...] Continue reading
The coach of Ethiopia’s 1500m world champion Genzebe Dibaba, who was arrested in Spain last month during an anti-doping investigation, has said he is innocent.…[...] Continue reading
Police in Switzerland have detained about 60 migrants found aboard a train heading in from Milan, Italy. The discovery of the migrants in southern Switzerland…[...] Continue reading
U.S. officials have issued a temporary travel ban on Gondar, an Ethiopian city in Amhara state, which has been experiencing violent protests.
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Israel’s embassy in Addis Ababa, as well as the Jewish Agency, are working on plans to fly a group of Israelis holed up in a…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia has restricted access to all social media sites across the country. The shutdown, which began on Saturday, is scheduled to last until Wednesday when…[...] Continue reading
An Eritrean migrant was caught hiding inside a suitcase after terrified train passengers heard moans coming from the bag as it entered Switzerland.
The six-foot…[...] Continue reading
Police in Italy have busted 38 suspected members of an international trafficking ring that deals in smuggling arms, drugs, human organs, and migrants from Africa…[...] Continue reading
Hundreds of people took to the streets of Tel Aviv on Sunday to protest against alleged brutality and discrimination by the Israeli police against Ethiopian…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s world 5,000m champion Almaz Ayana has won her first career 10,000-meter race in Hengelo, Netherlands during Ethiopia’s Olympic trials.
Ayana made history on Wednesday…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian officials have announced the winners of the Grand Renaissance Dam Lottery, which was created to allow Ethiopian nationals to contribute to the construction of…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian court has adjourned the case against 22 high-ranking opposition members including Bekele Gerba, who face terrorism charges under the controversial Anti-Terrorism Proclamation (ATP).…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian Athletics Federation has released a statement distancing itself from James Aden, the coach of Ethiopia’s 1500m world champion Genzebe Dibaba,, following his arrest in…[...] Continue reading
Eritreans in Europe have gathered in Switzerland to protest in support a new United Nations Commission of Inquiry (COI) report that accuses Asmara of committing…[...] Continue reading
A former employee of the Ethiopian Shipping Lines & Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE) has been charged with masterminding a scheme to defraud the company of…[...] Continue reading
Australia has charged a man with assaulting a high-ranking member of an Ethiopian government delegation visiting the country.
The incident reportedly happened last week Friday…[...] Continue reading
The coach of Ethiopia’s 1500m world champion Genzebe Dibaba has been arrested in Spain as part of a long-running anti-doping investigation.
Jama Aden, a Somali…[...] Continue reading
A behemoth new concrete market has risen in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and it manages to be both imposing and ethereal. Designed by Barcelona-based firm Vilalta…[...] Continue reading
Eritrea has accused the United States of orchestrating its June 12 clash with Ethiopia in the disputed Tsorona area.
The clash, which occurred at a…[...] Continue reading
Authorities in Congo have discovered the bodies of 19 Ethiopian migrants who died of suffocation in the back of a Zambian registered truck used for…[...] Continue reading
An angry Ugandan soldier went on a shooting spree on Thursday killing seven people at a military barracks in Kampala, the capital.
The soldier, who…[...] Continue reading
The Governor and the Senator of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, engaged in a fist fight after a heated argument during a Senate Public Accounts Committee session…[...] Continue reading
Addis Ababa on Monday denied Eritrea’s claims that Ethiopian forces mounted an attack in a contested border region over the weekend.
Instead, Ethiopia’s Information Minister…[...] Continue reading
Eritrea has accused Ethiopia of attacking a contested border region which the two East African neighbors fought a bloody war over between 1998 and 2000.…[...] Continue reading
Addis Ababa on Friday denied claims that al-Shabab killed Ethiopian soldiers during an attack on the African Union (AU) base in Somalia.
On Thursday, the…[...] Continue reading
Police in Britain and Italy are currently investigating the possibility that a suspected Eritrean human smuggler, who was extradited to Europe this week from Sudan,…[...] Continue reading
Somalia-based Islamist militant group al-Shabab claims to have killed over 40 Ethiopian soldiers during an attack on the African Union (AU) peacekeeping base on Thursday.…[...] Continue reading
A group of Ethiopian runners are protesting against the country’s athletics federation. The athletes are unhappy about the federation’s process of selecting a team for…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian lawmakers on Tuesday passed the country’s first ever cybercrime bill. The bill was presented to parliament in April by the Ministry of Science and…[...] Continue reading
About 42 people have reportedly been killed in Gashaamo, in the Somali region of Ethiopia.
According to Somali media outlets, the incident happened on Monday.…[...] Continue reading
American boxing legend Mohamed Ali, 74, passed away in a Phoenix, Arizona, hospital on Friday, June 3rd, according to NBC News.
Ali, 74, died after…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia is the latest African nation to record cases of yellow fever cases following an outbreak of the disease in Angola last year.
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Uber has launched its online transport network service in Uganda following its success in other African countries.
Kampala is the 10th city in Africa where…[...] Continue reading
Britain has received assurances from Addis Ababa that Andargachew Tsege, a British man who has been imprisoned in Ethiopia for 22 months, will have access…[...] Continue reading
Philip Hammond pressed for progress when he met both the Ethiopian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister.
The Foreign Secretary secured assurances from the Ethiopian Government…[...] Continue reading
Morocco’s Casablanca appeals court upheld a ruling placing the country’s sole oil refinery Samir into liquidation, the lawyer of the holding company that controls Samir…[...] Continue reading
Eritrea’s government has blamed the mass migration of its citizens on a politically-sponsored conspiracy designed to destabilize and isolate the country by tarnishing its image.…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian officials have canceled a national university entrance examination scheduled to begin on Monday, May 30 after one of the papers was leaked online.
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Egyptian officials are outraged by remarks by Ethiopia’s communication minister that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) is about 70 percent complete.
Minister Getachew Reda…[...] Continue reading
The 9-year-old daughter of a British man, who was arrested in Yemen and transported to Ethiopia, where he has been imprisoned for 22 months, is…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian woman in Washington, D.C. is suing a former U.S. diplomat and her late husband’s estate for sexual abuses suffered while she worked for…[...] Continue reading
Eritreans across the globe are celebrating 25 years since their country attained independence. Thousands in the diaspora are expected to travel to Asmara for the…[...] Continue reading
Eritrea has released nine Filipino fishermen who were arrested in February for illegally fishing in the waters of the East African country.
The Filipino fishermen…[...] Continue reading
Kuwaiti officials are pursuing a proposal for the government not to renew the work and residence permits of all Ethiopian maids as a short-term approach…[...] Continue reading
Debris from EgyptAir Flight 804 has been found in Alexandria on Friday. The Airbus 320, which was heading to Cairo from Paris, crashed into the…[...] Continue reading
A new study has revealed that climate change and aggressive farming may make growing coffee impossible by the end of the century.
The study, complied…[...] Continue reading
The trial of a 22-year-old Somali illegal immigrant charged with murdering his pregnant Ethiopian wife in Britain is scheduled to begin next month.
The suspect,…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s legendary long distance coach Dr. Woldemeskel Kostre has died on Monday at the age of 69. The exact cause of his death has not…[...] Continue reading
Up to eight immigrant-owned business in South Africa’s Eastern Cape have been attacked and looted by a mob following two murders.
The xenophobic attacks occurred…[...] Continue reading
A group of gunmen, suspected to be from Eritrea, have attacked and killed over 20 Ethiopian soldiers in the southern region of Arba Minch.
The…[...] Continue reading
An Eritrean migrant, claiming to be 15 years old, has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old Swedish girl, whose family had agreed to…[...] Continue reading
Over 40 people have been killed by a series of landslides that struck Kindo Didaye, one of the woredas (or districts) in the Southern Nations,…[...] Continue reading
A Swiss court on Monday sentenced an Ethiopian pilot who hijacked his own plane in 2014 with 202 passengers aboard to receive supervised psychiatric treatment.…[...] Continue reading
Violence erupted in Tel Aviv this weekend as thousands of Eritrean migrants gathered to celebrate the east African country’s 25th independence anniversary.
The massive brawl…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia hosted another tripartite meeting over the technical studies of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) in Addis Ababa this week.
The irrigation and foreign…[...] Continue reading
A former spokesman for Ethiopia’s main opposition group the Blue Party has been charged with inciting violence after his Facebook post critical of the government’s…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian coffee farmers are in a tug-of-war with the government over the amount and quality of coffee beans to be exported and consumed locally.
The…[...] Continue reading
A 21-year-old Somali migrant to Australia, identified as Hadon Yasin, is recovering from burns after she set herself on fire on Tuesday in an apparent…[...] Continue reading
Kenyan rescuers have found a one-year-old girl hidden in a bucket in the rubble of a residential building that collapsed in Nairobi on Friday.
Rescue…[...] Continue reading
The United States (US) has expressed concern over Ethiopia’s indictment of prominent opposition figure Bekele Gerba and 21 others on terrorism charges under its much…[...] Continue reading
The head coach of Ethiopia’s national football team Yohannes Sahle and his entire technical staff have been sacked.
Shale’s dismissal has not been officially confirmed…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia’s Zone 9 bloggers were on Wednesday nominated for the 2016 Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders.
The Ethiopian blogging group shared the nominations…[...] Continue reading
Norway has offered to pay asylum seekers about $3680.61 to voluntarily leave and return to their home countries.
The offer which begins this Monday was…[...] Continue reading
Ethnic violence has claimed 14 lives in Gambella, western Ethiopia this weekend after the car of a non-governmental organization (NGO) struck and killed two Nuer…[...] Continue reading
Kenya has condemned Tanzania’s decision to drop-off 74 Ethiopian ex-convicts at the Kenyan side of the Taveta border.
Tanzania reportedly transported the Ethiopians, who had…[...] Continue reading
Atsede Baysa, the Ethiopian winner of the 2016 Boston Marathon, has given her trophy to Bobbi Gibb, the first woman to finish the prestigious annual…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopian athletes won the 120th edition of the annual Boston Marathon on Monday after dominating both the men’s and women’s division.
Ethiopia claimed the top…[...] Continue reading
The death toll from Friday’s attack on members of the Nuer ethnic group in Ethiopia’s Gambella province has been increased from 140 to 208. The…[...] Continue reading
Armed groups from South Sudan have attacked and killed over 100 Ethiopian members of the Nuer ethnic group.
The deadly attack reportedly happened on Friday…[...] Continue reading
A 34-year-old man of Eritrean descent is considering legal action after being sent off an EasyJet flight by armed guards because a fellow passenger did…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian man in his 30s has been found dead from gunshot wounds in his Chickasaw, West Louisville home on Tuesday morning following an overnight…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia has denied claims that the government deliberately cut Internet access to the Oromia region which has been affected by months of bloody protests.
Bloomberg…[...] Continue reading
Three Ethiopian tourists knelt in gratitude before two Chinese construction workers who found and returned their lost briefcase containing $356,000 on Friday in China’s Guangdong…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia has announced the construction of a 2,000 MW capacity dam, which would be funded by an Italian credit firm.
Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn…[...] Continue reading
More than 28 people in Ethiopia have been killed by severe flooding after a river overran its banks on Sunday.
According to Ethiopia’s Broadcasting Corporation,…[...] Continue reading
Drones are set to deliver thousands of sterilized flies to Ethiopia in a revolutionary bid to combat the spread of Trypanosomiasis – a disease caused…[...] Continue reading
Turkey’s Athletics Federation (TAF) has banned suspended Ethiopian-born Turkish middle and long distance runner Elvan Abeylegesse for two years. The TAF’s disciplinary committee announced Abeylegesse’s…[...] Continue reading
Ethiopia and Algeria drew 3-3 on Tuesday in a dramatic 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match.
Host Ethiopia started the game with fervor;…[...] Continue reading
A suspended Turkish-Ethiopian athlete has sued the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for technical lapses during the analysis of her urine samples. Elvan Abeylegesse…[...] Continue reading
The African Union (AU) on Monday praised Eritrea’s decision to release of four Djiboutian prisoners of war who had been imprisoned since 2008 after a…[...] Continue reading
Kenya’s Wildlife Service (KWS) on Friday captured a lion which attacked a 63-year-old man after straying from Nairobi’s National Park.
The lion named Cheru reportedly…[...] Continue reading
Egypt has questions for Ethiopia regarding the construction of a new 2,000-megawatt dam which was announced by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn during a speech in…[...] Continue reading
An Ethiopian rights group on Monday accused the government of mass human rights abuses during the recently ended protests in the Oromia region.
A report…[...] Continue reading