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Ethiopia gives TPLF leaders another 72 hours to surrender

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Currently, the National Defense Force of Ethiopia is approaching Mekele City (Headquarters of Tigray) from all directions and Ethiopia ‘s Prime Minister has given the leaders of TPLF another 72 more hours […]

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African Union Chairperson terms appointment of envoys as fake news

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Cyril Ramaphosa, AU Chairperson and President of South Africa, appointed three former African presidents to mediate between Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and Tigray region. The AU Special envoys were to engage […]

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Police in Ethiopia arrest more journalists and keep them incommunicado

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Ethiopian Human Rights Commission condemns the arrest of journourists Haftu Gebregzhiabher, Abreha Hagos & Tsegaye Hadush from Ethiopian Press Agency (EPA’s) and Udi Mussa from Oromia Media Network (OMN). Medihane Ekubamichael, the […]

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Ethiopia’s 450,000 Grade 12 students to be given tablets

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According to official data, exams will start on December 7 to Dec 10. Before the exams, students will take 45 days of classes and technology guidance.  Many people are questioning how this […]

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TPLF wins Tigray elections by landslide

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Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the ruling party of Tigray Regional State has won 98.2% of votes for the regional parliament which was cast on 9 September, 2020.  The ruling party won […]

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Education in Ethiopia gets a boost from Global Partnership for Education with $15 million Covid-19 Response

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The Global Partnership for Education (GPE) has granted Ethiopia $14.85 million for Covid-19 Responses to focus on boosting the government efforts in handling disruptions in education. The grant will be used to […]

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Ethiopian economist predicts a negative GDP growth in 2021

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A prominent Ethiopian economist Professor Alemayehu Geda (PhD) has predicted a -2.7% GDP growth in 2021.  This is a complete different story from Ethiopian government projection of 8.5% GDP growth in 2021.  […]

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Ethiopia vaccinates 15 million children against Measles

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Approximately 15 million children have been vaccinated against measles in Ethiopia. This was done under a countrywide campaign under the leadership of Ethiopian Ministry of Health with support from Vaccine Alliance, US […]

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Ethiopian Consulate in Jeddah condemns ethnic-based clashes in Mecca

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On Sunday, the Ethiopian Consulate General in Jeddah reported that Ethiopians sustained injuries during an ethnic based violence among Ethiopians in the Holy City of Mecca. The consulate wrote a letter and […]

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What is in Ethiopia federal budget?

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It took four hours of intense debates to approve the federal budget of Ethiopia. The budget for the current financial year is 476 billion birr which makes it the largest budget in […]

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We condemn ethnic tensions in Ethiopia

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There has been a lot of ethnic tension in the Oromia Region of Ethiopia with local violent Oromo youth group commonly known as “Qeerroo” attacking people, burning houses and motor vehicles belonging […]

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Haile Resorts in Oromia region loses KES 888 million in damages

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According to Mereja.com, the properties owned by Haile Gebreselassie at Oromia Region lost property valued at 290 million birr (approximately KES. 888 million) to the recent riots. One of these hotels in […]

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Ethiopia reports filling of mega dam

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According to media reports, Ethiopia has reported it has finished its first-year target in filling the mega dam (Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam) which is being contested by Egypt and Sudan. This announcement […]

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Covid-19 in Ethiopia

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According to Media Ethiopia news website, the country has confirmed 704 new coronavirus cases on Sunday. This is the highest confirmed cases in a single day since March, 2020 when the first […]

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Yellow Fever in Ethiopia

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According to Centre for Disease Control (CDC), people visiting Ethiopia are advised to be vaccinated for yellow fever. The outbreak is reported to have occurred  on March 2020 as reported by the […]

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114-year-old Ethiopian recovers from Covid-19

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A 114-year-old man has recovered from coronavirus in Addis Ababa Ethiopia, the BBC reports. Dr Yared Agidew, who runs the hospital in the capital, Addis Ababa, where the patient was being treated, […]

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Ethiopian Prime Minister’s term extended because of coronavirus

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Ethiopia’s lawmakers have agreed to extend the Prime Minister and government’s term beyond October because elections will have to be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed now faces […]

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Ethiopian court jails former minister for corruption

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Amhara Regional State Supreme court in Bahirdar, Northern Ethiopia has sentenced former Communications minister Bereket Simon to 6 years in prison for corruption. Bereket was Communications minister from 1995 to 2012. Bereket […]

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Scotland becomes the first country to offer sanitary products for all women

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All women in Scotland will soon receive sanitary products in a bid to end “period poverty”. Scotland becomes the first country in the world to take that step.  The Period Products (Free […]

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Diego Maradona dies at 60!

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The soccer legend, Diego Maradona, has died at the age of 60. He is reported to have died of heart attack. Diego is from Argentina but her played for European team such […]

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