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Legitimacy Question Continues To Cloud Ethiopia’s Election

AMEH GEORGE Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has described the recent election as the country’s most democratic. But the war in Tigray and the postponement of the election in two other regions have cast doubts on the vote. It was

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Egypt Unhappy With Ethiopia Over Nile River

As Ethiopia celebrated rains which began filling a controversial dam on a tributary of the River Nile, Egypt was fuming. The North African nation had long been opposed to any development on the Nile upstream that could reduce the amount

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COVID-19: 10,000 Migrants Sent Back To Ethiopia

At least 10,000 undocumented migrants have returned to Ethiopia, many from the Middle East, since Covid-19 was declared a global pandemic, the UN’s migration agency has told the BBC. They include 11 young men who survived a tragedy in March

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Bizzare! Crocodile Kills Pastor During Water Baptism

Chidozie Ogbonnaya with agencies An Ethiopian pastor, Docho Eshete had his life cut short by a crocodile while performing water baptism for church members. The baptism which took place near a lake in northern Ethiopia had about 80 people in attendance when

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Angry Footballers Beat-up Referee In Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s football premier league has been suspended after a referee was attacked by players. The match between Welwalo Adigrat University and a military team known as Defence was heading for a 1-1 draw when the referee ruled that the ball

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Nigeria, Ethiopia, Others Up For $533m U.S. Aid Money

The U.S. has announced about 533 million dollars in humanitarian assistance for Nigeria, Ethiopia, Somalia, and South Sudan, as well as countries in the Lake Chad region. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said millions of people were facing life-threatening

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Hosting To Lose!: 4 AFCON home teams who crashed out in the group stage

The four hosts in the Africa Cup of Nations history who failed to progress from the group stage, thus causing a premature extinction of the home fans’ real party in the Africa’s foremost football showpiece. 1. GABON – 2017  Hosts

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UN to help reduce communal clashes on Kenya, Ethiopia border

The United Nations has promised to accelerate efforts through a cross border peace initiative to reduce communal clashes on the Kenya, Ethiopia border. Siddarth Chatterjee, acting UN Resident Coordinator in Kenya, said this on Monday in Nairobi, during the Consultative

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Dozens killed in Ethiopia protests

Protests against the Ethiopian government have left dozens of people dead, activists and witnesses said on Monday following a wave of unrest around the country. The government has only put the death toll at seven. Demonstrations accusing the government of

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