Tag Archives: Ethiopia

28 September 20

Ethiopia PM tells UN: ‘No intention’ of harming Egypt, Sudan with giant dam

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has told the United Nations that his country has no intention of harming Egypt and Sudan with its controversial hydropower dam.

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21 September 20

Ethiopia: 24 opposition figures charged with terrorism

Authorities in Ethiopia have charged 24 opposition figures with terrorism offences in connection with a wave of ethnic unrest that came after the killing of popular Oromo singer and activist, Hachalu Hundessa.

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03 September 20

US cuts aid to Ethiopia over Nile dam dispute

The United States has partially suspended aid to Ethiopia over the ongoing Renaissance Dam dispute with Egypt and Sudan.

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28 August 20

Ethiopia eyes second satellite launch next month

Ethiopia is drawing up plans to launch a second satellite into space next month, following the successful launch of the ETRSS-1 Satellite in December.

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12 August 20

Only a happier Ethiopia guarantees Egypt’s water security

The longest river of our planet, the Nile is a result of two major tributaries, the Blue Nile and the White Nile. The White Nile originates from Lake Victoria and the Blue Nile originates from Ethiopia. The two merges together
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11 August 20

Ethiopia: At least 10 killed in southern region violence

At least 10 people were killed during clashes between protesters and security forces in Ethiopia’s southern region on Monday.

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31 July 20

Egypt president seeking compromise, not war over Ethiopia dam

Egypt President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi has reiterated his stance on seeking a resolution to the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam dispute through negotiations, once again distancing from calls for military intervention.

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02 July 20

Ethiopia: Military deployed after 80 killed in protests

Ethiopia deployed the military in the country’s capital on Wednesday in response to protests and unrest that has killed more than 80 people over the previous two days.

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31 May 20

Deadly clashes between Ethiopian and Sudanese forces

At least two people have been killed during clashes between Ethiopian militias and the Sudanese army along the shared border between the two countries.

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03 March 20

Amnesty: Ethiopian police must account for missing opposition leader

Human rights group Amnesty International has called upon authorities in Ethiopia to reveal the whereabouts of Oromo opposition leader Abdi Regassa.

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