Ethiopia

‘It was terrifying’ – escaping Ethiopia’s armed kidnappers

‘It was terrifying’ – escaping Ethiopia’s armed kidnappers

World
David Turner

Bekele’s sister is one of dozens of students from Ethiopia’s Derbak University who have been missing for a week now – she ...

Old video shows demonstration in Ethiopia, not anti-tax protests in Kenya

Old video shows demonstration in Ethiopia, not anti-tax protests in Kenya

World
David Turner

Screenshot of the false Weibo post, captured on June 28, 2024 The clip was shared alongside similar claims on YouTube in English, ...

Plants from Ethiopia could help combat cancer, study shows

Plants from Ethiopia could help combat cancer, study shows

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

The research is conducted by Georgia State University and Georgia State’s Perimeter College in the US, Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia, and ...

Lucy, discovered 50 years ago in Ethiopia, stood just 3.5 feet tall − but she still towers over our understanding of human origins

Lucy, discovered 50 years ago in Ethiopia, stood just 3.5 feet tall − but she still towers over our understanding of human origins

Science
Dr. Sarah Adams

In 1974, on a survey in Hadar in the remote badlands of Ethiopia, U.S. paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson and graduate student Tom Gray ...

Letter claiming private bank pledged funds to Ethiopian army to fight Amhara rebels is fake

Letter claiming private bank pledged funds to Ethiopian army to fight Amhara rebels is fake

World
David Turner

Screenshot of the false post, taken on May 7, 2024 The post contains a screenshot of a purported letter from Lion International ...

Picture shows Ethiopia running event, not India protest after opposition politician’s arrest

Picture shows Ethiopia running event, not India protest after opposition politician’s arrest

World
David Turner

A picture of a mass running event in Ethiopia was misrepresented online as a rally in India’s capital staged by supporters of ...

Somalia expels Ethiopian ambassador amid row over Somaliland port deal

Somalia expels Ethiopian ambassador amid row over Somaliland port deal

World
David Turner

Somalia has expelled the Ethiopian ambassador from the country and ordered the closure of two consulates. It accused Ethiopia of infringing on ...

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia head warns ‘no escape’ for clients who profited from glitch

Commercial Bank of Ethiopia head warns ‘no escape’ for clients who profited from glitch

World
David Turner

The head of Ethiopia’s biggest commercial bank has told the BBC that customers who withdrew more money than was in their accounts ...

African leaders condemn Israel’s offensive in Gaza

African leaders condemn Israel’s offensive in Gaza

World
David Turner

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Leaders at an African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Saturday condemned Israel’s offensive ...

UK warns of food crisis triggered by war and drought

UK warns of food crisis triggered by war and drought

World
David Turner

In Ayder hospital in Mekelle, the capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the corridors are filled with the hubbub of any busy medical ...