Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

The Weeknd donates $1m to Ethiopians in conflict

R&B singer The Weeknd has promised to donate $1m (£700,000) to Ethiopians caught up in the conflict in Tigray. The star, born Abel Tesfaye in Canada, is the son of Ethiopian immigrants.... Read more »
Sixty-four Ethiopians found dead in truck in Mozambique

Sixty-four Ethiopians found dead in truck in Mozambique

Sixty-four people from Ethiopia have been found dead crammed inside a freight container in north-west Mozambique, a senior hospital official has said. The victims were discovered on Tuesday in a blue cargo... Read more »
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Ethiopia: Communications Shutdown Takes Heavy Toll

Worried Ethiopians Want Partial Internet Shutdown Ended

AP – ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Rights groups and citizens are calling on Ethiopia’s government to lift the internet shutdown in parts of the country that is leaving millions of people without... Read more »

Ethiopians Abused on Gulf Migration Route

Human Rights Watch (Addis Ababa) – Ethiopians undertaking the perilous journey by boat across the Red Sea or Gulf of Aden face exploitation and torture in Yemen by a network of trafficking groups, Human Rights Watch... Read more »
Diasporas to the Rescue for Investment?

National Bank to amend laws to boost involvement of Diaspora Ethiopians in finance sector

Addis Ababa, February 20, 2019 (FBC) –The National Bank of Ethiopia(NBE) announced that it is on process to approve three draft bills tomodernize the financial sector and improve the efficiency of remittanceflows.... Read more »

Ethiopian’s Birtukan Mideksa appointed election boss

BBC- Birtukan Mideksa is the latest significant appointment of a woman to a key public office. Ms Birtukan returned to Ethiopia earlier this month after seven years in exile in the US.... Read more »