Category Archives: East Africa

Ethiopia’s Pop Girl Band to Continue Making Music Despite Losing Millions in British Funding

Yegna’s Managing Director Solome Tadesse said on Tuesday that the project would continue despite the UK Department for International Development (DFID)’s decision to cut its… Continue reading

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Alleged Painting of Queen of Sheba Confiscated by Saudi Court

The Court of Appeal in Al-Jawf region, north of Saudi Arabia, has ratified a verdict to impound an antique painting named the “Ambria” until a… Continue reading

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Ethiopian Police Arrest Commercial Bank Official and Telecom Boss for Corruption

Police have arrested the heads of an Ethiopian telecom company and financial institution on suspicion of corruption.
The suspects include Abrham Guade, deputy manager and… Continue reading

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Ethiopian Police Arrest Commercial Bank Official and Telecom Boss for Corruption

Police have arrested the heads of an Ethiopian telecom company and financial institution on suspicion of corruption.
The suspects include Abrham Guade, deputy manager and… Continue reading

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Facebook is Developing a ‘Brain Computer’ to Allow People Communicate With Thoughts

Mark Zuckerberg’s dream of gadgets that let humans read each other’s thoughts and communicate with brain waves may be moving closer to reality.
A secretive… Continue reading

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Ethiopia Releases 3 Egyptians Arrested During Anti-Government Protests Last Year

Egypt’s foreign ministry said Ethiopia has released three Egyptian nationals detained for months during a recent wave of violent protests that left hundreds dead in… Continue reading

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Ever Wonder how old the Moon is? Scientists Finally Have an Answer

The moon is older than previously thought, pushing back the clock for when conditions on Earth were suitable for life, research published on Wednesday shows.… Continue reading

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1 Dead, 11 Injured After Hand Grenade is Thrown Into Ethiopia Hotel

One person died, and 11 others sustained injuries after a hand grenade was thrown into a hotel located in Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s Amhara… Continue reading

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1 Dead, 11 Injured After Hand Grenade is Thrown Into Ethiopia Hotel

One person died, and 11 others sustained injuries after a hand grenade was thrown into a hotel located in Gondar, a city in Ethiopia’s Amhara… Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia Releases Over 300 Ethiopian Prisoners After Plea From Ethiopia’s President

Some 375 Ethiopians sentenced in Saudi Arabia have been granted clemency, according to Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The clemency was granted following an appeal… Continue reading

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