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Ethiopian Arrested in Scottish Airport with Suitcases Full of Khat Worth Over $12,000 Says its for a Family Party

An Ethiopian man has been jailed after being caught with two suitcases full of drugs, which he claimed were to be shared at a family… Continue reading

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Donkey Job: South African Authorities Bust Illegal Trade of Thousands of Donkey Hides to China for Medicine

The discovery of more than 5,000 donkey hides in a shack and a metal container in Benoni could blow the lid off the illegal slaughter… 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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Ethiopia Makes More Than $800 From Tourism in 3 Months Amid State of Emergency

Ethiopia earned around $872 million exclusively from foreign tourists during the first quarter of the current fiscal year, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism disclosed.… Continue reading

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Ethiopia Creates Institution for the Public to Report Corruption, Plans to Make Officials Declare Their Assets

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has said his government would strengthen the measures it has been taking against high-ranking officials involved in corruption and rent-seeking… Continue reading

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British Government Cancels £9 Million Funding for Ethiopian Pop Girl Band ‘Yegna’ After Public Outcry

British taxpayers will no longer fund Ethiopia’s version of the Spice Girls.
Admitting foreign aid could be spent better elsewhere, ministers pulled the plug on… Continue reading

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Ethiopia Arrests 130 People Including Government Officials in Anti-Corruption Probe

Source: Fana Broadcasting
About 130 people have been arrested on suspicion of corruption, said the Ethiopian Federal Police Commission.
They were arrested on suspicion of… Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Tourism Suffers Decline After Year of Widespread Anti-Government Protests

Source: Fana Broadcasting Corporate
Following the violence that occurred in some parts of the country earlier in this Ethiopian fiscal year (2016/17), tourist flow and… Continue reading

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Ethiopia Listed Among the Poorest, Unhappiest and Unhealthiest Countries in the World

Source: The Independent UK
The Legatum Institute, a London-based research institute, released its 10th annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks the most… Continue reading

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