Tag Archives: Ethiopia

19 November 17

Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia stage protest over conditions back home

Eritrean refugees staged a protest in Ethiopia this week against the regime they fled from in their home country.

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28 October 17

Ethiopia: Police fire live rounds at protestors in Oromia

Ethiopian police officers fired live ammunition at protesters in Oromia on Thursday to disperse crowds who were blocking roads in the town of Ambo.

26 October 17

Ethiopia begins civil registration for refugees

Ethiopia has launched civil registration for refugees in the country, allowing them to register life events such as birth, marriage and death.

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11 October 17

Ethiopia devalues currency to boost exports

Ethiopia’s central bank devalued the country’s currency on Tuesday, in a bid to boost stagnating exports.

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28 September 17

Eritrea warns UN: Ethiopian ‘occupation’ of border region threatens security in Horn of Africa

The Eritrean government has warned the UNited Nations that Ethiopia’s ongoing encroachment into Eritrean land is a threat to security in the Horn of Africa.

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19 September 17

50 killed in week of violence in eastern Ethiopia

At least 50 people have been killed and more than 50,000 displaced during a week of clashes between Ethiopia’s Oromo and Somali ethnic groups.

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25 August 17

Ethiopia: Tigray Region wins gold award for land restoration

Ethiopia’s Tigray Region on Tuesday won a gold medal in a UN-backed award program recognising the world’s best policies dealing with desertification and drylands.

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12 August 17

UN: 50 migrants from Somalia, Ethiopia ‘deliberately drowned’ by smugglers

The UN migration agency says up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” off the coast of Yemen on Wednesday.

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03 August 17

Somalia: Ethiopia to help Somali troops reclaim town from Al-Shabaab

Ethiopian troops are being deployed to aid Somali’s army in reclaiming a town from Islamist militant groups Al-Shabaab. According to reports, the Ethiopian contingent has arrived in the city of Baidoa and will assist local forces with retaking the town
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30 July 17

What will Ethiopia be like after state of emergency?

Last week, Ethiopia voted to lift the state of emergency that had been in place since October last year. The status was held in place for a period of ten months after the initial six-month spell was extended and civil
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