Ethiopian music scheme loses UK aid funding after press criticism – The Guardian

An NGO that uses music and radio to spread awareness about girls’ rights in Ethiopia has lost its UK aid funding after a negative press campaign. Girl Effect, which created a five-piece... Read more »

Ethiopian girl band Yegna’s funding axed by UK

Image copyrightPA Image captionInternational Development Secretary Priti Patel announced a review of the girl band’s funding last month British taxpayers’ money will no longer be used to fund an Ethiopian girl band,... Read more »

UK ends £5.2m taxpayer support for Ethiopian girl band project

British taxpayers’ money will no longer be used to fund the project behind an Ethiopian girl band, the Department for International Development (DfID) has said. The five-piece pop group Yegna was formed... Read more »

‘Ethiopian Spice Girls’ given £5m in British foreign aid despite previous outcry

An all-female pop group dubbed Ethiopia’s Spice Girls has received another £5.2 million in British foreign aid despite previous criticism of the funding. Yegna received the taxpayer money through a contract to... Read more »

WorldRemit's Expansion Continues: Moves into Ethiopia & Uganda – Crowdfund Insider

Digital money transfer service WorldRemit announced on Friday it has launched new cash pick up services in Ethiopia and Uganda. This news comes after the company revealed it was now offering its service in... Read more »

Family Of UC Davis Researcher Killed In Ethiopia Now Raising … – CBS Local

DAVIS (CBS13) – Family of a researcher killed in Ethiopia is trying to raise money to continue her legacy. Sharon Gray set out on a journey around the world to help Ethiopian... Read more »

Family Of UC Davis Researcher Killed In Ethiopia Now Raising Money For Fellow Researcher – CBS Local

DAVIS (CBS13) – Family of a researcher killed in Ethiopia is trying to raise money to continue her legacy. Sharon Gray set out on a journey around the world to help Ethiopian... Read more »

Why More Jobs in Ethiopia Could Mean Fewer Refugees in Europe – TIME

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Ethiopian Immigrants March Against Brutal Regime – Seattle Weekly

A couple hundred members of Seattle’s Ethiopian immigrant community marched through downtown’s streets Tuesday afternoon in protest against U.S. support for the brutal Ethiopian regime. “Back in Ethiopia, we have a dictatorial... Read more »

Ethiopia's earnings from remittances on the rise – Sudan Tribune

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle July 24, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia’s earnings from remittances is growing in at unprecedented levels, the country’s Foreign Affairs ministry has officially announced. The Grand Renaissance Dam is... Read more »