At least 52 Killed in Ethiopia Protests over Musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa Death

At least 52 Killed in Ethiopia Protests over Musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa Death

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – At least 50 people were killed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region in protests following the fatal shooting of a popular singer, a regional spokesman said on Wednesday, laying bare... Read more »
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Ethiopian Football Federation Extends Financial Support to Regional Associations

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) has announced a financial package to regional football associations to support their activities due to challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The EFF... Read more »
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The African Development Bank Gives $1.2 million For Ethiopia-Sudan Railway Study

The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors has approved a $1.2 million grant to Ethiopia’s government to finance a feasibility study into a standard-gauge railway (SGR) link between Ethiopia and neighboring Sudan.... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Chinese firm works on project to beautify Ethiopia’s capital

ADDIS ABABA, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) — Chinese construction giant, China Communications Construction Company on Monday commenced construction work on Ethiopia’s project to beautify the capital Addis Ababa. The firm will initially conduct... Read more »
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Rita Pankhurst passed away aged 92

Rita Pankhurst (The Reporter) — Rita Pankhurst, the wife of the late historian, Richard Pankhurst has passed away. The Oxford educated and a Romanian native and a former librarian with Chatham House,... Read more »
Why Ethiopia has postponed its census

Ethiopian Prime Minister forms committee to resolve boundary dispute between Addis and Oromia regional state

Addis Abeba, March 09/2019 – Office of PrimeMinister Abiy Ahmed released statement announcing the formation of acommittee of eight individuals to work to bring in suggestions andrecommendations to help to “sustainably resolve”... Read more »
Abiy holds talks with President of Somaliland Administration

Anger in Ethiopia as officials demolish hundreds of houses

By Elias Meseret | AP ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government has begun demolishing thousands of houses they say are illegal in the Oromia region in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.... Read more »