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 »

Ethiopia says Saudi Arabia to free 1,000 detained citizens

by Associated Press by Associated Press May 19 at 5:40 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia says more than 1,000 of its citizens will be released from detention centers in Saudi Arabia... Read more »

Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen

Ethiopians at the IOM transit centre in Obock, Djibouti, waiting to return home. People on the road to Obock told the Guardian that friends had perished en route. Photographs by Charlie Rosser... Read more »

UNICEF Ethiopia Humanitarian Situation Report #4 – Reporting Period April 2018 – Ethiopia

Highlights ▪ Floods in the Somali region have affected approximately 163,500 people, with much of the affected area now inaccessible. UNICEF is scaling up its health, water, sanitation and hygiene activities to... Read more »

Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen | Tom Gardner | Global development

“We met in the desert,” says Badru Mohammed, gesturing at his three companions. The four Ethiopian boys pause for breath and refreshment beside the road, grasping their plastic water bottles tightly as... Read more »

Irish charity to provide 30,000 PCs to Ethiopia schools

More than 30,000 PCs are to be provided to 1,250 schools in Ethiopia over three years under a $12 million project run by Irish technology-in-learning charity Camara Education. The initiative will benefit... Read more »

Ethiopia: Conflict Displacement Situation Report #3 (17 April 2018) – Ethiopia

I. Displacements Overview Displacement Tracking Matrix 9 The 9th round of the Displacement Tracking Matrix – a joint data collection exercise led by IOM in collaboration with NDRMC – was conducted between... Read more »

New beverage firm to recycle 66 million plastic bottles

Launching Top Water on Thursday –a new bottled water brand – management of Abebe Dinku Bottled Water and Non-alcoholic Beverages Factory said that the company will recall and recycle some 66 million... Read more »

Ethiopia to export live animals to Egypt – Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release)

Proshare Nigeria Limited (press release) Ethiopia to export live animals to EgyptProshare Nigeria Limited (press release)Ethiopia on Friday signed an agreement with an Egyptian company, Trust for Trading and Transport permitting it... Read more »

IN PICTURES: Large-scale Passover preparations underway in Ethiopia – Diaspora

Ethiopian Jews prepare for Passover. (photo credit: LIOR SPERANDEO) Members of the Jewish community in Ethiopia have begun extensive preparations for the Passover holiday. They plan to bake around 100,000 matzot (unleavened... Read more »