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Ethiopia: 'Unless God Blesses a Surgeon's Nimble Hand, Sharp Mind and Tender Heart S/He May ...
Physicians, nowadays, they are contributing their share in the effort which has been taken to take the Ethiopian health sector to a new level of success. The Ethiopian Herald had a short stay with Dr. Daniel with the purpose of familiarizing his personal and professional life with readers. He had touched ...
Ethiopia to free opposition leader, others jailed for involvement in unrest
ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian authorities have dropped charges against a senior opposition leader and hundreds of others who had been jailed for involvement in unrest that gripped the country in 2015 and 2016, the country's attorney general said on Monday. Hundreds have been killed in violence in the ...
Ethiopia: Hundreds to be Released in 1st Round of Pardons, Bloomberg Reports
Ethiopia said it's preparing to release 528 detainees including the chairman of an opposition party, state-affiliated media reported, in what would be the first round of pardons announced by the government this month. The detainees, 115 of whom are being held by federal authorities, will be released ...
Ethiopia to free Merera Gudina and hundreds of other political prisoners
ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian authorities have dropped charges against a senior opposition leader and hundreds of others who had been jailed for involvement in unrest that gripped the country in 2015 and 2016, the country's attorney general said on Monday. Hundreds have been killed in ...
Ethiopia is UK's strategic partner in global peace and security
According to a Defence officer, the U.K. was also keen on continuing with their partnership with Ethiopia with particular emphasis on building the capacity of Ethiopia's security system. “Ethiopia is one of the UK's strategic partners in global peace and security. We have been, and are keen to continue, ...
Ethiopia govt had no business arresting Oromo leader Merera Gudina – EU MP
According to Gomes, who frequently comments on political ongoings in Ethiopia, Gudina “should never have been jailed.” The university don who is leader of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) has been under detention for a little over a year. He was arrested in December 2016 after returning from an ...
Sudan Sends More Troops to Eritrea Border
"This is why we are anticipating whatever danger can come from there," Ghandour said. The meeting took place amid deteriorating relations between Sudan and Ethiopia on one side and Egypt and Eritrea on the other. Khartoum has also recalled its ambassador in Cairo following the reports of Egyptian ...
Ethiopian Airlines passenger jet flies low over Stafford before making emergency landing
The Boeing 777 en route to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, took off from Dulles at 12:24 p.m. before safely returning about two hours later, according to flight tracker website flightradar24. Andrew Trull, a spokesman for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, said the plane turned around “out of an ...
Ethiopia to Free 528 People Arrested During Anti-Government Protests
Addis Ababa — Ethiopia's top prosecutor said Monday that charges against 528 prisoners detained in connection with anti-government protests would be dropped, and the inmates would be released on Wednesday. General Prosecutor Getachew Ambaye indicated that individuals already convicted ...
Egypt doesn't want war with Sudan and Ethiopia: al-Sisi
January 15, 2018 (CAIRO) - The Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi on Monday said his country isn't conspiring against Sudan and Ethiopia stressing Egypt isn't planning to go to war against its “brothers”. Al-Sisi's statements come amid rising tensions between Egypt on the one hand and Sudan ...
Kamal, the wee Ethiopian fella from Ballybofey 'nominated' for Donegal Person of the Year
An appeal was made for nominations for the Donegal Person of the Year 2017 at the weekend. Humorously, one man put forward "Kamal, the wee Ethiopian fella from Ballybofey" on Facebook. The nomination was liked on Facebook more than 100 times and was even posted on Twitter by Derry Girls ...
Romancing the “Wounded Beast” in Ethiopia: Is Reconciliation Without Truth Possible? (Part I)
Of late, there is a great deal of talk among the bosses of the Thugtatorship of the Tigrean People's Liberation Front (T-TPLF), some Ethiopian opposition parties and groups, human rights activists, foreign diplomats and others about “reconciliation” and the urgent need for “reconciliation process” to avert a ...
Ethiopian PM's visit to Cairo aims to salvage GERD talks
CAIRO – 15 January: Amid ongoing disagreement between Cairo and Addis Ababa over the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (EGRD), Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn will arrive in Cairo on Wednesday accompanied by a high-profile delegation to attend the sixth meeting of the joint ...
#Ethiopia drops charges against #Oromo leader #Merera, 500 others
Ethiopia on Monday said it was dropping charges against 528 political prisoners, the first such group since a decision announced earlier this month to release political prisoners. Among them is Merera Gudina, the Oromo scholar and longtime opposition leader. State-owned Ethiopian Broadcasting ...
Sisi: Egypt neither interferes nor conspires against neighbors
In a message directed to Sudan and Ethiopia, President Sisi stated that Egypt's developed military ability does not contradict with such the policy of peace, ... Egypt has voiced its concern over Ethiopia's dam construction, which started in May 2011, as it would affect Egypt's 55 billion cubic meter share of ...
'Egypt doesn't conspire or fight against its brothers': President Sisi tells Sudan and Ethiopia
Al Ahram – Egypt is not willing to enter into a war with brotherly nations, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi affirmed on Monday during his inauguration of several development projects in the country. El-Sisi's statements come amidst recent rising tensions between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. “We will not ...
Ethiopia adoption ban may curb trafficking, but poorest families need support
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A ban on the adoption of Ethiopian children by foreigners could curb child abuse and trafficking, but more support is needed for vulnerable families within the impoverished country, experts said on Monday. Ethiopia is one the biggest source countries for ...
British Embassy in Addis Ababa hosts Cranfield University Alumni event
On 13th January , The British Embassy in Addis Ababa hosted an event for the UK's Cranfield University Alumni in Ethiopia. The Alumni group comprised military officers and government officials from across East Africa, including many Ethiopians, who have completed an Executive Masters programme ...
Ethiopia Pledges to Release 528 People in First Round of Pardons
Ethiopia has been rocked by more than two years of sporadic, often deadly protests and implemented a temporary state of emergency after a spate of attacks on foreign businesses. The unrest has damaged the Horn of Africa country's reputation as an investment destination and posed one of the biggest ...
Ethiopia Made 143.88 Million USD from Oilseeds Export
The first 5 months of the current fiscal year had seen Ethiopia making a 143.88 million USD from the export of oilseeds – exceeding the plan by 11.2 percent. The development was disclosed by the country's Ministry of Trade. During the period, Ethiopia exported more than 128 thousand tons of oilseeds, ...