Thursday July 27, 2017

News

Thousands of businesses remained closed Thursday in Oromia, Ethiopia’s largest region, as shopkeepers protested against a new tax. Small business owners across the region have shuttered their premises since Monday… Read more»

Sporadic demonstrations have continued to erupt despite the state of emergency and, were it to expire as scheduled in July, several Oromia residents believe the unrest would resume. “It’s a… Read more»

Each night along the border of arid hills, Eritreans cautiously move through the terrain’s dead ground out of sight of their own military to escape into Ethiopia’s northernmost Tigray region…. Read more»

A senior South Korean diplomat has been recalled from Ethiopia after he allegedly raped a female colleague, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Thursday, as it issued a public apology. The incident… Read more»

(CNN)Greater consumption of coffee could lead to a longer life, according to two new studies published Monday. The findings have resurfaced the centuries-old conversation on coffee’s health effects. One study… Read more»

Mamelodi Sundowns defeated Ethiopian giants Kedus Giorgis to progress into the quarter finals of the Caf Champions League. During the encounter, Sundowns were lucky not to have fallen behind as Denis Onyangodenied Ethiopian talisman… Read more»

Hires the daughter of Ambassador Berhane Gebre Kristos without any public notice, nor any competitive employment process’ Staff describes him as ‘threatening’ and ‘bully’ SEATTLE (Ethiomedia) – An Ethiopian UNDP official… Read more»

The United Arab Emirates has transferred terrorism suspects from Yemen to a secret prison in Assab, Eritrea, according to former detainees and Yemeni officials. The facility on the Red Sea… Read more»

WASHINGTON — Ethiopia’s highlands traditionally have a built-in protection for the people who live there. The elevation and the cool temperatures have meant that malaria, the deadly mosquito-borne illness, cannot… Read more»

Menelik Square in Djibouti

The cross boarder potable water project that extends from Ethiopia to Djibouti is scheduled to be finalized in 3 months time. The project is said to supply safe drinking water… Read more»

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