Tag Archives: Ethiopia

19 June 19

Ethiopia: Internet restored after week-long outage

Internet and text messaging services were restored in Ethiopia on Tuesday after a week-long outage.

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28 May 19

Ethiopia apologises over Africa map without Somalia

Ethiopia’s foreign ministry has apologised after a map of Africa appeared on its website showing neighbouring Somalia as Ethiopian territory.

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06 May 19

Press freedoms are improving in Ethiopia, but progress is being held back

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has been vocal about press freedoms in Ethiopia for many years – particularly the suppression placed against journalists and members of the media under previous regimes. Under the rule of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed,
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19 April 19

Ethiopia, Gambia most improved in 2019 Press Freedom Index

Ethiopia and Gambia have shown the most improvement in the latest Press Freedom Index published by Reporters Without Borders (RSF).

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11 March 19

Ethiopia: 157 killed in Ethiopian Airlines plane cash

An Ethiopian Airlines flight crashed on Sunday, shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board.

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07 March 19

South Sudan welcomes Eritrea, Ethiopia leaders to discuss peace deal

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed met with South Sudan leader Salva Kiir on Monday for high-level talks regarding the country’s peace process.

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26 February 19

Ethiopia: Anger as officials demolish hundreds of houses

The Ethiopian government has begun the demolition of thousands of houses in the Oromia region, which it says were illegally constructed.

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26 February 19

Ethiopia: Police seizes 382 illegal Kalashnikovs from traffickers

Police in Ethiopia have seized hundreds of Kalashnikov machine guns from illegal weapons traffickers during the past six months.

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23 February 19

Ethiopia earned $1.4 billion from tourism in second half of 2018

Ethiopia generated $1.4 billion USD from tourism revenue in the second half of 2018, state-affiliated broadcaster FBC reported on Wednesday.

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20 February 19

Ethiopia brings in Chinese firms to complete Nile dam construction

Ethiopia is calling upon the services of two Chinese construction companies in a bid to accelerate the pace of its Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.

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