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Addis Ababa Prisons Administration Denied Abuses on Jailed Female Bloggers

Addis Ababa prisons administration has denied complaints filed to the court by jailed female bloggers MahletFantahun and Edom Kasaye concerning the alleged mistreatment by the prison...

The Waliyas to play Uganda in a friendly match

The Ethiopian national football team, the Waliyas, is to play a friendly match with Ugandan national team. The Ugandan team will play with the Waliyas at Mandella National Stadium in Uganda. The...

Chinese peacekeepers expected in SSudan at start of 2015

Some 700 Chinese peacekeepers are expected to join a United Nations mission in South Sudan at the start of next year, the head of the U.N. operation said on Wednesday, though she appealed for Beijing...

UK cuts its funding for Ethiopia in security sector management

United Kingdom has interrupted its funding in security management sector for the Ethiopian government. The fund was meant to give training to Ethiopian security personnel. Various human rights...

CAF slammed Getaneh Kebede with penalties

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slammed Ethiopia's star player, Getaneh Kebede, with penalties. Getaneh has been suspended for his next two official matches and therefore will miss...

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) 51 places down its annual rankings of the 100 top banks in Africa for 2014

Although the bank has slipped 51 places down the top 100 list, they claim that incorrect figures were used The African Magazine has thrown the state owned Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) 51 places...

David Cameron writes to Ethiopian PM on behalf of British political dissident on death row

The Prime Minister has personally intervened in the case of a British father-of-three facing the death sentence in Ethiopia, after the man’s children appealed for his help. David Cameron wrote...

HRW: Migrant domestic workers trapped, exploited and abused in UAE

Migrant domestic workers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are beaten, exploited, and trapped in forced labor situations, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The UAE government, about...

EU increases funding, as Ethiopia becomes Africa’s largest refugee-host

The European Commission is providing an additional €5 million to respond to the needs of the growing number of refugees in Ethiopia. The country has become the largest refugee-hosting nation in...

Mali confirms first Ebola infection case – BBC

It said a two-year-old girl had tested positive for the haemorrhagic virus. She recently returned from the neighbouring Guinea. More than 4,800 people have died of Ebola - mainly in Liberia, Guinea...

26 Ethiopians jailed for failing to appear before immigration officers

THE Nakonde Magistrate’s Court has sentenced 26 Ethiopians to one year imprisonment each with hard labour for failing to appear before an immigration officer. And a total of 24 Ethiopians have...

Now an African country is screening incoming Americans and Spaniards for Ebola

The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States last month brought with it a fair share of panic to American shores, with questions raised about travel bans on the West African nations hit...

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