Ethiopia refugee camp submerged by floods

Ethiopia’s Lietchuor camp, home to almost 40,000 refugees from South Sudan, has been made uninhabitable by flooding, Doctors without Borders (MSF) said. The medical charity said in a statement on Friday that the... Read more »

Germany commits 750000 euros to help refugees in Ethiopia

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 24, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Germany has contributed 750,000 euros to provide ongoing humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of refugees in Ethiopia, mostly from South Sudan. Nearly... Read more »

Ethiopia now Africa’s biggest refugee host

GENEVA – The spiraling crisis in war-ravaged South Sudan has sent nearly 200,000 refugees into Ethiopia, making it Africa’s largest refugee-hosting country, the United Nations said Tuesday. At the end of July,... Read more »

Govt Denies Claims Ebola Case Was Detected

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle Addis Ababa — Ethiopia’s ministry of health has dismissed rumours circulated on social media alleging that an Ebola case had been detected in the East African nation. While the... Read more »

Ethiopia denies claims Ebola case was detected

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle August 16, 2014 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s ministry of health has dismissed rumours circulated on social media alleging that an Ebola case had been detected in the East African... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Bekele to run Chicago Marathon

Ethiopia’s Kenenisa Bekele, the greatest track distance runner of the 21st Century, will compete compete in this year’s Bank of America Chicago Marathon, race officials announced Tuesday. It will be Bekele’s second... Read more »

Ethiopia’s emerging art scene pits creativity against profits

“If you want to sell there, the art has to be a particular type,” said 31-year-old Leikun Nahusenay, a graduate of Alle School of Fine Arts and Design in Addis Ababa. “I... Read more »

Ethiopia’s coffee export decline

Ethiopia’s coffee exports have declined in the last ten months, the Ethiopian Trade Ministry said on Friday. In a report, the ministry said that Addis Ababa had exported 136,000 tons of coffee... Read more »

Ethiopia’s coffee export decline

Ethiopia’s coffee exports have declined in the last ten months, the Ethiopian Trade Ministry said on Friday. In a report, the ministry said that Addis Ababa had exported 136,000 tons of coffee... Read more »

Yemeni People Traffickers Prey on Ethiopia Migrants Seeking Work

Sintayehu Beyene left Ethiopia planning to earn money to begin a carpentry business — he ended up captive in Yemen where Kalashnikov-wielding traffickers stole what little he owned. Grabbed from a boatload... Read more »