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Ethiopia rights body investigating uniformed fighters filmed abusing boy

Ethiopia rights body investigating uniformed fighters filmed abusing boy

5/2/2022 10:35:00 PM

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Ethiopia receives first of 100,000 migrants repatriated from Saudi Arabia

Around 900 Ethiopians arrive back in Addis Ababa, the first contingent of some 100,000 nationals to be repatriated from Saudi Arabia over the next seven to 11 months

3/31/2022 1:30:00 AM

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Ethiopia releases former Tigray government officials - lawyer

Ethiopia releases former Tigray government officials - lawyer

3/30/2022 12:30:00 AM

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Ethiopia postpones sale of stake in Ethio Telecom

Ethiopia postpones sale of stake in Ethio Telecom

3/19/2022 4:35:00 PM

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Ethiopia arrests former government officials from Tigray, rights body says

Ethiopia arrests former government officials from Tigray, rights body says

3/19/2022 3:45:00 PM

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Ethiopia says has postponed sale of stake in Ethio Telecom

Ethiopia says has postponed sale of stake in Ethio Telecom

3/19/2022 1:05:00 PM

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Ethiopia pledges action after video shows uniformed men burning civilians alive

Ethiopia's government said it would act against the perpetrators after a video appeared on social media showing armed men -- some in military uniforms -- burning civilians to death in the country's west.

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3/14/2022 7:30:00 PM

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Ethiopia starts partial power generation from Blue Nile dam

Ethiopia has started generating electricity from the controversial mega-dam that is being built on the Blue Nile

2/21/2022 1:08:00 AM

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Ethiopia begins producing power at Nile mega-dam

Ethiopia starts generating electricity from the controversial mega-dam that is being built on the Blue Nile

2/20/2022 7:15:00 PM

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Ethiopia turns on the turbines at giant Nile hydropower plant

Ethiopia began producing electricity on Sunday from its Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), a multi-billion-dollar hydropower plant on the River Nile that neighbours Sudan and Egypt have worried will cause water shortages downstream.

It creat power and keep flowing, nothing else. GERD doesn't consume water. itsmydam itsourdam Abay Ethiopia Egypt Sudan Africa

2/20/2022 12:30:00 PM

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Deputy U.N. chief left near tears by rape accounts in Ethiopia

Deputy U.N. chief left near tears by rape accounts in Ethiopia


We have been crying and informing the UN about it. The big question is: what is the UN doing to stop it? UNGeneva AminaJMohammed UNReliefChief UNHumanRights irishmissionun UKUN_NewYork AmbMKimani mbachelet BWoodward_UN UNOCHA antonioguterres UNEthiopia BradSherman

2/12/2022 6:15:00 AM

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Ethiopia Planted 350 Million Trees in Just 12 Hours

The country aims to plant 20 billion trees by 2022. 🌳 engineering

Trees, like Ethiopians, need water.
Who counted this? What is the population of Ethiopia? (115m in 2020) How many citizens contributed? Almost 3 plantings per person! Are you kidding?

2/7/2022 1:30:00 AM

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New U.S. Horn of Africa envoy to visit Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Ethiopia

New U.S. Horn of Africa envoy to visit Saudi Arabia, Sudan and Ethiopia

Saudi Arabia has an important role in maintaining security in the region, the latest of which is the Kingdom’s efforts in the reconciliation that took place between Ethiopia and Eritrea.
Horn of Africa envoy ? Wow ! These guys are slicing and dicing our continent to the chagrin of our weak leadership here in Africa .

1/15/2022 7:10:00 AM

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Ethiopia PM must end Tigray conflict, Nobel committee says

Ethiopia PM must end Tigray conflict, Nobel committee says

1/13/2022 10:50:00 PM

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Aid workers say Ethiopia air strike in northwest Tigray killed 56 people

An air strike in Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray killed 56 people and wounded at least 30 in a camp for the internally displaced, two aid workers told Reuters on Saturday, citing local authorities and eyewitness accounts

That’s genocide
As ussuall, CNN is fake.

1/8/2022 3:39:00 PM

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Ethiopia release high-profile political detainees

The ministry of justice said the Tigray detainees “were granted amnesty taking into consideration their age and health condition.”

1/8/2022 1:40:00 AM

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Ethiopia frees more top opposition leaders from prison

Ethiopia frees more top opposition leaders from prison

1/7/2022 11:45:00 PM

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UN: Air strike kills, injures Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

The UN did not specify who carried out the strike but only the Ethiopian government has air power in the area.

1/7/2022 4:30:00 PM

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U.S. envoy Feltman to visit Ethiopia Thurs, meet with officials

U.S. envoy Feltman to visit Ethiopia Thurs, meet with officials

1/4/2022 10:00:00 PM

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US removes Ethiopia, Mali and Guinea from trade pact

Three African countries terminated from the African Growth and Opportunity Act and will lose the chance to benefit from reduced import taxes.

1/2/2022 6:45:00 AM

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Ethiopia approves dialogue commission that won't talk to rebels for now

Lawmakers pass bill to set up 11-member commission but it will not engage with Tigray or Oromo rebels at this stage.

12/30/2021 4:00:00 AM

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Ethiopia 'saddened' over US decision to end duty free-access

Addis Ababa urges Washington to reconsider its decision of terminating Ethiopia's eligibility for benefits under the African Growth and Opportunity Act.

12/28/2021 2:47:00 AM

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How Ethiopia war is sowing discord 13,000-km away among US immigrants

The impact of the Tigray war can be felt thousands of miles across the Atlantic as it has caused social tensions amongst the Ethiopian-American immigrant community, ripping old ties and friendships apart.

12/27/2021 10:00:00 AM

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Ethiopia to lose access to lucrative US trade program following CNN investigation

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12/24/2021 11:01:00 PM

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Ethiopia government says military won't cross into Tigray for now

Ethiopia government says military won't cross into Tigray for now

12/24/2021 1:25:00 PM

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Ethiopia military won't enter Tigray rebel heartland for now

Ethiopia says its troops will stay in two liberated regions and not cross into the war-ravaged northern region of Tigray after weeks of battlefield victories over TPLF rebels

12/24/2021 1:15:00 AM

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EXCLUSIVE U.S. concerned over Turkey's drone sales to conflict-hit Ethiopia

EXCLUSIVE U.S. concerned over Turkey's drone sales to conflict-hit Ethiopia

12/22/2021 8:35:00 PM

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Ethiopia says army clearing Tigrayan forces from two northern regions

Ethiopia says army clearing Tigrayan forces from two northern regions

12/21/2021 9:40:00 PM

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Civil war has pushed Ethiopia to the brink. Its future is at stake.

Civil war has pushed millions of Ethiopians to the brink. History shows how deep the country’s divides run

12/21/2021 2:14:00 PM

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US hopes Tigray retreat opens 'door to broader diplomacy' in Ethiopia

US welcomes Tigray rebels' announcement that they will vacate from neighbouring Ethiopian regions, and repeats calls for 'a negotiated resolution to the conflict'

12/21/2021 1:45:00 AM

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UN orders probe into Tigray war abuses despite rejections from Ethiopia

UN Human Rights Council votes to launch an international investigation into alleged abuses in Ethiopia, despite protests from Addis Ababa

12/17/2021 9:15:00 PM

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Ethiopia slams UN rights council as being a tool for ‘political pressure’

Ethiopia slams UN Human Rights Council as being an instrument of “political pressure” after western countries urged the body to monitor alleged rights abuses in the country

12/17/2021 5:45:00 PM

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Freelance AP Journalist Detained In Ethiopia

Amir Aman Kiyaro is being accused of “serving the purposes” of a terrorist group by conducting an interview with its members.

12/16/2021 9:25:00 PM

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‘Faya Dayi’ Director Jessica Beshir on Making Her Immersive Documentary About Ethiopia and Its People

‘Faya Dayi’ Director Jessica Beshir on Making Her Immersive Documentary About Ethiopia and Its People

12/10/2021 1:13:00 AM

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Tigray rebels blamed for 'mass looting' UN's Ethiopia aid

UN halts aid distribution in Ethiopia's Kombolcha and Dessie towns after reporting raids and looting of its warehouses by Tigrayan rebels and some locals

12/9/2021 6:15:00 AM

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US envoy to visit Turkey, UAE, Egypt to seek support over Ethiopia conflict

Jeffrey Feltman is pursuing support for diplomacy as the first and the only option to achieve a cessation of hostilities in the African country, says Washington.

12/9/2021 3:50:00 AM

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Ethiopia accuses Western nations of spreading 'destructive narrative'

Ethiopia rejects Western criticism over detentions, saying the 'destructive narrative' has a tendency to harm the African country's sovereignty

12/8/2021 5:15:00 AM

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Ethiopia recaptures strategic towns from rebels

Ethiopian forces recaptured Dessie and Kombolcha towns near the capital Addis Ababa, which had been taken by the Tigray rebels in October.

12/7/2021 8:45:00 AM

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Ethiopia PM Abiy says military will 'destroy' Tigray rebels

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said his soldiers would 'destroy' rebels from the northern Tigray region, in the latest instalment of footage which state media said shows him at the war front.

11/27/2021 10:31:00 PM

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Blinken calls for speedy negotiations over Ethiopia military escalation

Blinken calls for speedy negotiations over Ethiopia military escalation

11/27/2021 12:15:00 PM

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Ethiopia asks US to stop 'shameful fake news' on war with Tigray rebels

Ethiopia accuses US of disseminating false information regarding possible terrorist attacks, saying such actions 'hurt the two countries' historical relations'

11/26/2021 5:15:00 AM

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US, others warn citizens in Ethiopia to leave as prime minister heads to front lines

The U.S. government is warning American citizens in Ethiopia even more starkly to leave the country now, as the conflict there continues to deteriorate.

11/24/2021 4:46:00 PM

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UN reducing footprint in Ethiopia amid growing alarm

UN orders immediate evacuation of family members in Ethiopia as international alarm mounts over the escalating war in the country

11/24/2021 8:06:00 AM

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US: Fighting threatens 'massive' progress in Ethiopia peace talks

US envoy fears 'alarming' military developments in Ethiopia will overshadow 'massive progress' made in peace talks

11/23/2021 9:30:00 PM

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Ethiopia PM vows to lead army as Tigray rebels draw close to Addis Ababa

Abiy Ahmed says he will lead his country's army 'from the battlefront' as rebels continue to take over towns in their march towards the African country's capital.

11/23/2021 4:15:00 AM

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Ethiopia PM says he will lead army 'from the battlefront'

Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister says he will lead his country's army 'from the battlefront,' a dramatic step in a devastating yearlong war.

11/23/2021 12:56:00 AM

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The violence in Ethiopia imperils an impressive growth record

Of all the countries in Africa, it came closest to mimicking the Chinese model

11/20/2021 9:37:00 PM

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Blinken warns war-torn Ethiopia is on 'path to destruction,' calls on Abiy to step up to end conflict

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned that the war in Tigray has put Ethiopia on a 'path to destruction' that could reverberate throughout east Africa.

11/19/2021 9:32:00 PM

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World Food Programme drivers released after weeklong detention in Ethiopia

All 70 World Food Programme drivers arrested last week in Ethiopia's conflict-torn north have been released – UN spokesman

11/19/2021 1:15:00 AM

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Ethiopia crisis raises new fears as civil war shows no signs of abating

More than a year into a bloody civil war in Ethiopia that has already claimed tens of thousands of lives and displaced upwards of 2 million people, experts fear the worst is yet ahead.

11/19/2021 12:14:00 AM

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