Tag Archives: Ethiopia

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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29 July 17

Ethiopia ends state of emergency

Ethiopia’s parliament on Friday voted to end the country’s state emergency, ten months after imposing it.

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21 July 17

Ethiopia frees 114 Somali prisoners

Ethiopia has released more than 110 Somali prisoners following a diplomatic agreement between the two countries.

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14 July 17

Will job for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia stop the influx to Europe?

Last year, the World Bank teamed up with the United Kingdom and European Union to devise a new approach to the migrant crisis in Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa nation is home to more than 160,000 refugees from Eritrea but this
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