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Dawit Endeshaw

Ethiopian security forces accused of 39 extrajudicial killings

29 May 2020

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian security forces in the Oromiya region have executed 39 opposition supporters and arrested at least 10,000 others accused of being members of an armed group since early 2019, Amnesty International said on Friday.

UPDATE 1-Ethiopia to issue two new telecom operator licences - regulator

21 May 2020

ADDIS ABABA, May 21 Ethiopia's communications regulator said on Thursday the country would proceed with the privatisation of the telecommunications sector despite the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Ethiopia migrants recall nightmare when 64 died in a metal container

15 May 2020

ADDIS ABABA Silence gradually replaced the screams around Dejene Degefa as his fellow travelers suffocated one by one inside a locked metal container. He struggled to stay conscious but finally passed out, only waking to the sounds of rescue. | Video

Ethiopia's only ventilator expert races to train others as virus spreads

12 May 2020

ADDIS ABABA As the coronavirus epidemic gains a foothold in Ethiopia, Habtamu Kehali's skills in operating a ventilator may, for increasing numbers of patients, mean the difference between life and death. | Video

RPT-Ethiopia's only ventilator expert races to train others as virus spreads

12 May 2020

ADDIS ABABA, May 12 As the coronavirus epidemic gains a foothold in Ethiopia, Habtamu Kehali's skills in operating a ventilator may, for increasing numbers of patients, mean the difference between life and death.

Ethiopia's only ventilator expert races to train others as virus spreads

12 May 2020

ADDIS ABABA, April 29 As the coronavirus epidemic gains a foothold in Ethiopia, Habtamu Kehali's skills in operating a ventilator may, for increasing numbers of patients, mean the difference between life and death.

Ethiopia jails former minister for corruption

08 May 2020

ADDIS ABABA An Ethiopian court on Friday convicted a former cabinet minister on corruption charges and sentenced him to six years in prison.

CORRECTED-Ethiopia's Tigray region eyes election in challenge to national unity

06 May 2020

ADDIS ABABA, May 5 Ethiopia's Tigray region plans to hold elections, its main party said, setting it on a collision course with the federal government and testing the country's fragile unity.

U.N. says Saudi deportations of Ethiopian migrants risks spreading coronavirus

13 Apr 2020

ADDIS ABABA The United Nations said on Monday that deportations of illegal migrant workers by Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia risked spreading the coronavirus and it urged Riyadh to suspend the practice for the time being.

Ethiopian airlines has lost $550 million this year due to coronavirus - CEO

07 Apr 2020

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam said on Tuesday the airline lost $550 million from January to April because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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