Category Archives: Ethiopia

Protest against MIDROC gold continues in Southern Ethiopia

ESAT News (May 1, 2018)
Residents living near a gold mine in Southern Ethiopia took to the streets for the second day in protest against the extension of a contract… Continue reading

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Ethiopia, Sudan to join forces to protect controversial dam

ESAT News (May 1, 2018)
Ethiopia and Sudan have reportedly agreed to set up a joint military force to protect Ethiopia’s mega hydroelectric dam which Egypt fears will cut into… Continue reading

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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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Ethiopian Migrant Heading to Britain Dies After Getting run Down Near France’s Calais Jungle

An Ethiopian man has died after being hit by a lorry near Calais as hundreds of migrants desperate to reach Britain return to the French… Continue reading

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South Sudan Says its not Afraid of Ethiopia, has Nothing to Explain After Recent Meetings with Egypt

South Sudanese officials have stepped up their rhetoric against Ethiopia in what analysts see as a crucial moment in the relations between the two countries.… Continue reading

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Kenenisa Bekele Gets Injured but Ethiopian Athletes Dominate Dubai Marathon in Both Men and Women’s Division

Tamirat Tola from Ethiopia won the Standard Chartered Dubai Marathon with a timing of 2:04:11sec in the men’s race while Worknesh Degefa Debele, also from… Continue reading

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Egyptian Lawyers Seek to Repeal 2015 Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Deal Between Addis Ababa, Cairo, and Khartoum

A group of Egyptian lawyers and political activists are preparing a lawsuit to challenge a March 2015 preliminary deal agreed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah… Continue reading

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Tension Rises in Gondar and Bahir Dar Over Ethiopian Orthodox Church Celebrations of Epiphany (Timket)

Tensions are high in Ethiopia’s north-western cities of Gondar and Bahir Dar ahead of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Epiphany (Timket) celebrations that begin this evening… Continue reading

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Ethiopians, Eritreans, and Somalis Among 180 Migrants who Drowned Found Off Libya’s Coast

Up to 180 people were feared dead in the latest shipwreck of a migrant boat off the Libyan coasts, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)… Continue reading

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Ethiopian Man Stabs His 3-Year-Old Daughter in the Chest and Back Then Confesses to Police

A 49-year-old man brutally stabbed his three-year-old child before handing himself over to police in Spain’s Benifaio, Valencia Province.
The shocking incident took place around… Continue reading

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