Tag Archives: Ethiopia

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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26 April 17

Ethiopia, Rwanda step up cooperation efforts

Ethiopia and Rwanda have set out a number of additional cooperation agreements at a meeting in Kigali on Tuesday.

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22 April 17

Ethiopia: Report says 669 killed in recent violence

A government-backed report says almost 700 people have been killed during violent unrest in Ethiopia since August 2016.

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06 April 17

Ethiopia extends state of emergency by four months

The Ethiopian government has extended the country’s state of emergency by four months in a move widely anticipated by critics.

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19 March 17

Ethiopia: Rubbish dump landslide kills at least 60

At least 60 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a landslide at Ethiopia’s largest rubbish dump.

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