Tag Archives: Ethiopia

19 March 18

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of destabilising security

Ethiopia has accused neighbouring Eritrea of attempting to compromise its security by supporting “destructive” groups.

13 March 18

Ethiopian soldiers kill 9 civilians in ‘accidental shooting’

Soldiers in Ethiopia killed nine civilians in the Oromia region on Saturday in what the state media described as an “accidental shooting” on Sunday.

22 February 18

Hailemariam Desalegn’s resignation won’t stop unrest in Ethiopia

Last week, Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his resignation, following years of political unrest and violent protests in the country. It was a surprise move in which the PM took responsibility for failing to deal with Ethiopia’s political divisions more
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19 February 18

Ethiopia declares another state of emergency after PM quits

Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced his retirement on Thursday.

15 February 18

Ethiopia: Prime minister steps down after mass protests

Ethiopian prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn has announced his resignation at the country’s leader and head, following years of anti-government demonstrations.

06 February 18

Ethiopia jails opposition leader to six months in jail

A court in Ethiopia has sentenced an opposition leader to six months in jail for contempt of court.

30 January 18

30 African refugees drown off the coast of Yemen

At least 30 African refugees have drowned off the coast of Yemen after their boat capsized.

21 January 18

Ethiopia: 5 killed by police during religious festival

At least five people have been killed by police during a religious festival in northern Ethiopia.

19 January 18

Egypt insists it isn’t meddling in Red Sea crisis, doesn’t want war

Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says his country is not meddling in Sudan and Ethiopia’s international affairs, adding that it’s not seeking conflict with its Red Sea neighbours.

13 January 18

Ethiopia-Djibouti railway begins commercial operations

A 756-km rail project connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti has officially started commercial operation.


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