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ADDIS ABABA (AA) – Ethiopian Minister of Water, Energy and Irrigation Alemayehu Tegenu said that his country will never ask for the consent of any other state for building a multi-billion-dollar hydroelectric dam project on the Nile.In an exclusive interview with The Anadolu Agency, Tegenu said that the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) will not harm lower riparian countries Egypt and Sudan. He reiterated that the…Continue
Ethiopia – IOM offices in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Yemen this week helped 125 Ethiopians – many of them unaccompanied minors – to return home from Tanzania and Yemen.
The 54 returnees from Tanzania, who included six unaccompanied minors, were detained by the Tanzanian authorities while trying to reach South Africa and spent over four months in detention before IOM arranged their return home.
The 71 returnees from Yemen, who were all unaccompanied minors, crossed…Continue
Many years have passed since Ethiopia last once won the Africa Cup of Nations. The FIFA Weekly explores the history of a nation that has had to fight hard to establish its footballing identity
The roots of Ethiopian club Saint George can be traced back to
the era of colonial rule, when the entire African continent was
filled with the outposts of European countries whose…
United States embassy officials in Addis Ababa have confirmed that the Ethiopian government has received a single Lockheed C-130E Hercules transport aircraft from the United States for tactical airlift of troops and equipment to support Ethiopian participation in AU and UN peacekeeping operations.
The aircraft was previously operated by the Puerto Rico National Guard where it was flown by the 198th Airlift Squadron, according to Air Forces Daily. After retirement…Continue
A judge on Friday, Feb. 20, sentenced Amreya Shefa to seven years and two months in prison for the death of her husband, Habibi Tesema.
The sentencing came nearly a month after Shefa was convicted of first-degree manslaughter, stemming from the Dec. 1, 2013, stabbing of Tesema, 48, in the married couple’s Richfield home. The prosecution had sought a second-degree murder conviction,…Continue