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13th Annual Ethiopian Flag-Raising to Honor Association of Nurses and Community Activists

13th Annual Ethiopian Flag-Raising to Honor  Association of Nurses and Community Activists

San José, Calif., August 18, 2017 – For the thirteenth year in a row, the Ethiopian American Council of North America is pleased to announce that the traditional flag of…

Lawyer says Ethiopia’s political prisoners are victims of kangaroo courts, unjust laws

Lawyer says Ethiopia’s political prisoners are victims of kangaroo courts, unjust laws

(ESAT News) — The legal director of an international advocacy group has said that Ethiopia’s political prisoners like journalist Eskinder Nega and Andualem Aragie are not terrorists but victims of…

The abuse of young Ethiopian activist Nigist Yirga (EHRP)

The abuse of young Ethiopian activist Nigist Yirga (EHRP)

Ethiopia Human Rights Project (EHRP), based on its project focused on documenting rights violation on political prisoners in custody presents the following video focusing on abuse of young activist Nigist…

Ethiopia’s life under emergency – The Hindu

Ethiopia’s life under emergency – The Hindu

ADDIS ABABA DESPATCH INTERNATIONAL– AUGUST 12, 2017 — Military helicopters circled above a crowd of thousands during a festival in Ethiopia’s Oromia region in October last. “Down, down TPLF!” one of…

Muktar Edris triumphs of British star’s career

Muktar Edris triumphs of British star’s career

Farah denied final 5,000m gold by Ethiopia’s Edris British athletics legend Mo Farah narrowly failed to complete a fifth successive global double on Saturday when he finished second behind Ethiopian…

Ethiopia Set To Boost Tax Earning By A Billion Dollar

Ethiopia Set To Boost Tax Earning By A Billion Dollar

By Andualem Sisay Gessesse – August 11, 2017 (newbusiness) – The government of Ethiopia says it has increased the national budget of the country for the budget year started last…

Intense Fighting in Eastern Ethiopia: US Embassy

Intense Fighting in Eastern Ethiopia: US Embassy

Security Message for U.S. Citizens:  Main road blocked by security forces between the cities of Babile and Harar August 10, 2017 The U.S. Embassy is aware of reports that the…

US Embassy on ‘possible misuse’ of pick-up vehicles procured by the Global Fund

US Embassy on ‘possible misuse’ of pick-up vehicles procured by the Global Fund

“If true, such actions would diminish the ability of social welfare ministries to carry out their important work” US Embassy Addis Abeba, August 10/2017 – In addition to a twitter reaction posted yesterday and…

Up to 50 Somali, Ethiopian migrants feared dead – CNN

Up to 50 Somali, Ethiopian migrants feared dead – CNN

By Joe Sterling, CNN August 10, 2017  (CNN) Up to 50 Somalis and Ethiopians are feared dead after a smuggler taking dozens of migrants to Yemen forced them back into…

Dozens Arrested After Bahir Dar Bomb Blast – Addis Standard

Dozens Arrested After Bahir Dar Bomb Blast – Addis Standard

8 August 2017 — A number of businesses in the city of Bahir Dar, 558 kms from Addis Abeba, have spent yesterday closed off in honour of those killed on…

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