Tag Archives: Ethiopia

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.

03 March 20

Ethiopia: 13 Canadian healthcare workers detained for improper practice

Ethiopian authorities have detained 13 Canadian healthcare workers accused of improperly practising medicine in the East African nation.

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27 February 20

How popular is Abiy Ahmed in Ethiopia as election looms?

With elections looming, Ethiopia finds itself at yet another defining but equally uncertain political junction. Just a few years ago, the country was tearing itself apart through anti-government protests. Now, the East African nation is in danger of tearing itself
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27 February 20

Ethiopia will not attend dam talks in US with Egypt, Sundan

Ethiopia’s water ministry says it will not attend talks held in the US this week over its disputed Nile dam project.

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26 February 20

Ethiopia set to release more prisoners ‘for the national good’

Authorities in Ethiopia have announced that dozens of high-profile prisoners are set to be released from jail, including opposition activists accused of an attempted coup last year.

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25 February 20

Ethiopia: 29 injured in ‘bomb attack’ at pro-Abiy rally

An explosion injured 29 people in the Ethiopian town of Ambo on Sunday at a rally in support of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

21 February 20

Ethiopia: Stolen 18th-century crown returns from Netherlands

The Dutch government returned an 18-century ceremonial crown to Ethiopia on Thursday, which was stolen from the East African nation 21 years ago.

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14 February 20

Ethiopia approves controversial hate speech law

Lawmakers in Ethiopia have approved controversial law aimed at tackling hate speech that critics warn could be used to restrict freedom of expression.

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05 February 20

Ethiopia: Citizens call for flights from China to be stopped amid coronavirus outbreak

Citizens in Ethiopia are calling upon the government to halt flights from China as concerns over the coronavirus outbreak intensify.

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05 February 20

Ethiopia to spend $5 billion on Africa’s largest airport

Ethiopia has announced plans to build Africa’s largest airport in a project that will cost $5 billion.

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