Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 Displaced 70,000 in Restive Western Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA — Weekend fighting between rival ethnic groups in western Ethiopia killed at least 44 people, state-affiliated media reported Tuesday. The clashes occurred on the border between the central Oromia and... Read more »

Ethnic Clashes Kill 44 Displaced 70,000 in Restive Western Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA — Weekend fighting between rival ethnic groups in western Ethiopia killed at least 44 people, state-affiliated media reported Tuesday. The clashes occurred on the border between the central Oromia and... Read more »

Insecurity forces 978,000 Ethiopians to flee their homes – Ethiopia

An upsurge of inter-communal violence in Ethiopia’s West Guji and Gedeo regions has forced an estimated 978,000 people to flee their homes since 13 April, according to the United Nations. “This surge... Read more »

Ethiopia: Escalating inter-communal violence displaces close to 1M people – Ethiopia

Close to one million people are believed to be displaced around Gedeo and West Guji Zones – in the Oromia and SNNP regions, respectively – due to escalating inter-communal violence since early... Read more »

Philips to build first cardiac hospital in Ethiopia

Philips has reached an agreement with the governments of Ethiopia and the Netherlands to build a €40 million cardiac care facility—the first such specialty hospital in the East African country. Scheduled to... Read more »

Ethiopia increases electricity generation 11-fold in 27 years – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, May 25 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia has increased its electricity generation capacity 11-fold during the last 27 years, an Ethiopian official said on Friday. Azeb Asnake, CEO of Ethiopian Electric Power... Read more »

ERC continues distribution of Ramadan aid to displaced people in Ethiopia – Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, 21st May, 2018 (WAM) — The Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, is continuing to distribute Ramadan aid to displaced people around the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, and those affected by border... Read more »

Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to free 1,000 detained citizens | News

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia says more than 1,000 of its citizens will be released from detention centers in Saudi Arabia after a request by new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to Crown... Read more »

Saudi Arabia to release Ethiopian-born billionaire held over corruption

Saudi Arabia will soon release Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi, an Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire arrested in November 2017 during a crackdown on corruption, Ethiopia’s prime minister said. Abiy Ahmed made the remarks late... Read more »

Saudi Arabia ‘to release 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners’ | Ethiopia News

Saudi Arabia has agreed to release 1,000 Ethiopian nationals who have been in prison in the Gulf state for a variety of offences, Ethiopian state-affiliated media said. The decision was made after... Read more »