Tag Archives: Ethiopia

26 June 17

Ethiopia, Uganda praised for their refugee policies

Ethiopia and Uganda are being praised for their “open door” refugee policies in what the UN describes as “the largest humanitarian crisis” in its history.

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22 June 17

Ethiopia named as world’s most welcoming country

Ethiopia has been named as the world’s most welcoming country in an open poll on popular travel site Rough Guides.

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19 June 17

Eritrea blames US for border conflict that killed 70,000

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki has blamed the US for a border conflict with Ethiopia that killed an estimated 70,000 people between 1998 and 2000.

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15 June 17

Ethiopia corrects reports on food aid shortage

Ethiopia today moved to correct reports suggesting it will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people by the end of June.

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11 June 17

Ethiopia food aid set to run out next month

Ethiopia says will run out of emergency food aid for 7.8 million people affected by drought next month.

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01 June 17

Ethiopia shuts down internet ahead of national exams

Ethiopia has shut down internet access for its citizens as students in the country sit national exams.

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27 May 17

Ethiopia’s Tedros Adhanom elected as chief of WHO

Ethiopia’s former health minister, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, has been elected as the new head of the World Health Organization (WHO).

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26 May 17

Ethiopia: Opposition member sentenced to six and a half years in prison

Opposition member Yonatan Tesfaye has been sentenced to six and a half years in prison for criticising the Ethiopian government on Facebook.

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20 May 17

Ethiopia: Opposition member found guilty of terror charge

An Ethiopian opposition politician has been found guilty of encouraging terrorism over comments he posted on Facebook.

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05 May 17

UN calls on Ethiopia to allow opposition

The UN’s human rights chief is calling on the Ethiopian government to allow political opposition in the country.

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