Tag Archives: Ethiopia

13 March 17

German NGO warns of famine risk in Ethiopia

The executive director of German NGO, Menschen für Menschen (People for People), warns that Ethiopia risks enduring another famine in the near future.

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06 March 17

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of failed dam attack

Ethiopia has accused Eritrean rebels of staging an attack on the massive Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.

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28 February 17

How long will Ethiopia’s state of emergency suppress dissent?

On February 2, Ethiopia’s communications minister told the Financial Times that the country’s state of emergency had succeeded in suppressing nationwide anti-government protests.

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28 November 16

Riek Machar Refused Entry into Ethiopia, Sent Back to South Africa

South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader Riek Machar was allegedly refused entry into Ethiopia on Monday.

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10 November 16

Ethiopia Pulls Troops Out of AMISOM

Ethiopia is pulling more out troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), raising concerns over an Al-Shabaab resurgence.

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03 November 16

Ethiopia’s PM Hands Cabinet Roles to Oromo People in Reshuffle

Ethiopia’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, in a bid to create a more ethnically diverse body of high-ranking officials.

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26 October 16

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Seizes Another Town As Peacekeepers Withdraw

Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab seized control of another town in central Somalia after African Union peacekeepers abandoned the area.

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20 October 16

Ethiopia State of Emergency: The Walls Close in on Protestors

On Saturday, Ethiopia imposed a six-month “state of emergency” in response to growing unrest across the country. It’s the first time the government has experienced this kind of public dissent during its 25-year rule and its clamping down with everything it
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23 September 16

Ethiopia’s Protesting Olympic Medalist Wants to Stay in the US

An Ethiopian marathon runner who made protest gestures against his country’s government at the Rio Olympics has requested to stay in the US, according to reports.

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11 August 16

Ethiopia: 33 Killed as Protest Violence Escalates

Dozens of people were shot dead by Ethiopian security forces during protests over the weekend, according to residents and opposition officials.

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