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Spike in Eritreans fleeing into Ethiopia

Over 200 Eritrean refugees are crossing the heavily fortified and dangerous border into neighbouring Ethiopia daily, the United Nations said in a report noting a "spike" in those fleeing.Tens of...

Ebola healthcare worker supply falling short by the thousands

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - More than 5,000 additional health care workers are needed to fight Ebola in the three most affected countries in West Africa, the president of the World Bank said...

Hanged Iranian Woman Leaves Heartbreaking Last Message

The 26-year-old Iranian woman who was executed on Saturday for murdering a man she said tried to rape her sent a final message to her mother, asking her to make sure her organs would be donated....

Redwan Taunts Right Groups: Ethiopia is not governed by fear

Redwan Hussein, Head of Ethiopia’s Communication Affairs Office, responded to recent allegations of Amnesty International.In a short audio interview with the BBC today, Redwan says “Ethiopia is...

Angry Youth in Bole Area smashed cars over Friend’s Death

About fifty young men who got angered by a friend’s gruesome death have damaged more than ten cars at the Bole Olompia neighborhood. The incident happened on Monday after the body of a young man...

IGAD blamed South Sudan rebels today for renewed fighting

The IGAD Special Envoys for South Sudan has today strongly condemned the action of SPLM/A (In Opposition) forces to initiate conflict in the area of Bentiu, Unity State, South Sudan."This unfortunate...

Seven countries are set to stage the 9th Ibero-American Film Festival in Addis Ababa

Five Latin American and two European countries are set to stage the 9th Ibero- American Film Festival in Addis Ababa. The announcement was made today at the Embassy of the Argentine Republic. Cuba,...

Ethiopia advocate Ras Seymour Mclean passes away

RAS SEYMOUR McLean, a well-known advocate for the return of priceless Ethiopian relics and hundreds of books and manuscripts of Ethiopian history, has passed away in London on October 6 after a short...

AU to fly flags at half- mast for former Zambian leader Michael Sata

Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, said today that she has asked flags to fly at half-mast at the African Union Headquarters in the Ethiopian capital, Addis...

Ebola crisis: Infections ‘slowing in Liberia

The World Health Organization (WHO) says there has been a decline in the spread of Ebola in Liberia, the country hardest hit in the outbreak.The WHO's Bruce Aylward said it was confident the response...

Internet.org App Brings Free Facebook, Wikipedia, BBC, Local Info Access To Tanzania

The cost of data access is one of the top obstacles to the developing world getting on the web, so today Internet.org gave free data access to basic web services and local resources to Tanzania with...

Malawi may withdraw from qualifying

Malawi may be forced to pull out of qualifying for next year's Africa Cup of Nations because they do not have the money to play their final two games. They sit in third place in Group B, with...

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