Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Tag: Ethiopia

Ethiopia Plants 353 Million Trees in 12...

Ethiopia broke the world record for most trees planted in a single day by planting 353 million trees in just 12 hours...

‘This Type of Racism Didn’t Just Start’:...

The fatal shooting of an 18-year-old Ethiopian man by Israeli police Sunday has triggered violent protests, as thousands from the country's Ethiopian–Israeli community and...

Ethiopia Moving Troops From Eritrean Border Amid...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian military officials on Friday announced they are moving troops away from the border with Eritrea, months after the...

Facebook Shuts Down 20 Pages Spreading Fake...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A major Ethiopian broadcaster says Facebook has shut 20 pages that falsely used its name. Fana Broadcasting Corporate's announcement comes...

Ethiopia Elects 1st Female President

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country's first female president, days after approving one of the world's few...

Ethiopia Has ‘No Option’ But to Move...

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has "no option" but to pursue multi-party democracy, the reformist new prime minister said Sunday, again shaking up...

UK Museum Rejects Ethiopia’s Demand for Return...

Officials with the Albert and Victoria Museum in London are mulling the return of dozens of artifacts, including a golden crown and a royal...

The Numbers Say the Ethiopian Economy Is...

For some, the emergence of Ethiopia as Africa’s third-largest economy is cause for celebration. The ancient nation skirting the continent’s horn recently surpassed its...

Energy Industry, Once Considered Risky, Is Now...

Energy, financial services and transport are the most promising sectors in Africa during the 2016-2020 period. This is according to a study conducted by the...

Nearly 100 Protesters Killed by Government Forces...

Over the weekend, anti-government protests continued in Ethiopia, as dozens have been shot to death by security forces in the Oromo and Amhara regions...

UN Votes to Give Ethiopia a Temporary...

Ethiopia has won a seat on the United Nations Security Council following an overwhelming vote of 185 out of the 193-member General Assembly of...

Ethiopian Defense Force Takes Action After South...

  The death toll from a raid carried out by attackers from South Sudan in western Ethiopia has risen to 208 people, an Ethiopian official...

8 Interesting African Creation Myths The World...

The Yoruba of Nigeria In the beginning, all that existed were the water, land and sky, which was ruled by Olorun. Another god named Obatala...

#OromoProtests: Ethiopian Protesters Use Social Media to...

Ethiopian security forces have killed at least 150 people taking part in mass anti-government demonstrations according to human rights and activists groups. Demonstrators in Oromia,...

Protests Over Potential ‘Land Grab’ by Ethiopian...

Human Rights Watch says as many as 75 people have been killed by Ethiopian security forces in confrontations. The government acknowledges only five deaths. What's...

Ethiopia’s Government Begins Distributing Food to People...

Ethiopia's government has started distributing rations of wheat and cooking oil to people facing hunger in the northern and northeastern parts of the country. The...

Commuters in Ethiopia Flock to Use Sub-Saharan...

Commuters in Addis Ababa, the booming capital of Ethiopia, now have an option to rise above the notoriously congested streets of the city with...

Thousands Protest in Addis Ababa Over ISIS...

Thousands of Ethiopians gathered in the capital of Addis Ababa on Wednesday for a rally to protest the killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya....

Study Shows Enormous Growth of Black Immigrant...

Compared to the American-born Black population, Black immigrants living in the U.S. are more likely to have a college degree and less likely to...

Egypt, Sudan And Ethiopia Sign Agreement To...

Leaders from Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan signed a cooperation deal on Monday over a giant Ethiopian hydroelectric dam on a tributary of the Nile,...