Category Archives: Yegna

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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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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British Government Questioned for Giving Ethiopian Pop Girl Band £5.2 million in Foreign Aid

British officials have been questioned for giving an Ethiopian girl band £5.2 million in foreign aid amid criticisms of the program which the government hopes… Continue reading

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