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#Ethiopia

# ethiopia - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
# Albania
# Albania

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 22,566 Views 4 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Ethiopian opposition leaders freed under amnesty
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

Ethiopian opposition leaders freed under amnesty

Jan 8th 2022, 12:06 PM 7,922 Views 5 Comments

The government said the move was designed to promote “national dialogue”.

# ethiopia - Thursday 25 November, 2021

UN chief calls for 'unconditional and immediate' Ethiopian ceasefire
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

UN chief calls for 'unconditional and immediate' Ethiopian ceasefire

Nov 25th 2021, 8:13 AM 8,292 Views 8 Comments

Ethiopia has expelled four Irish diplomats due to Ireland’s stance on the ongoing conflict in the country.

# ethiopia - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Irish citizens advised to leave Ethiopia 'immediately'
# Irish In Ethiopia
# Irish In Ethiopia

Irish citizens advised to leave Ethiopia 'immediately'

Nov 24th 2021, 4:28 PM 45,561 Views 26 Comments

Ethiopian authorities indicated that the decision was due to Ireland’s position on the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis there

# ethiopia - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Eritrea condemns 'illicit and immoral' US sanctions over conflict in Ethiopia
# Tigray Conflict
# Tigray Conflict

Eritrea condemns 'illicit and immoral' US sanctions over conflict in Ethiopia

Nov 13th 2021, 11:45 AM 8,981 Views 16 Comments

Eritrea claimed the new sanctions reflected a “misguided and hostile policy” by the US and were based on false allegations.

# ethiopia - Thursday 11 November, 2021

Boeing agrees settlement with families of Ethiopia crash victims
# 737 Max
# 737 Max

Boeing agrees settlement with families of Ethiopia crash victims

Nov 11th 2021, 7:51 AM 8,956 Views 2 Comments

The plane manufacturer has accepted responsibility for Ethiopian Airways flight 302 losing control shortly after take-off, killing 157 people.

# ethiopia - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

UN rights chief decries 'extreme brutality' in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict
# Tigray Crisis
# Tigray Crisis

UN rights chief decries 'extreme brutality' in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Nov 3rd 2021, 11:51 AM 8,483 Views 4 Comments

Michelle Bachelet insisted on the need to bring perpetrators of a vast array of rights abuses to justice.

# ethiopia - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Ireland, US and UK request UN Security Council meeting over war-torn Tigray
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

Ireland, US and UK request UN Security Council meeting over war-torn Tigray

Jun 29th 2021, 6:40 AM 7,818 Views 3 Comments

Ethiopia’s federal government yesterday declared a “unilateral ceasefire” in Tigray.

# ethiopia - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Department of Foreign Affairs raises concerns over deportation of Irish journalist from Ethiopia
# Simon Marks
# Simon Marks

Department of Foreign Affairs raises concerns over deportation of Irish journalist from Ethiopia

May 26th 2021, 9:05 PM 17,168 Views 6 Comments

Journalist Simon Marks was deported from Ethiopia on 20 May at 12:30 local time.

# ethiopia - Friday 26 March, 2021

Driver working for Irish-founded aid agency GOAL shot dead by gunmen in Ethiopia
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

Driver working for Irish-founded aid agency GOAL shot dead by gunmen in Ethiopia

Mar 26th 2021, 6:11 PM 21,353 Views 6 Comments

The Ethiopian man was killed on Wednesday.

# ethiopia - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush
# Conflict
# Conflict

Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush

Dec 19th 2020, 5:11 PM 13,222 Views 3 Comments

Soldiers were deployed in the eastern Al-Fashaqa border region, the site of sporadic clashes.

# ethiopia - Friday 13 November, 2020

'Massacre' of civilians in Ethiopia may be war crimes, UN says, as conflict escalates
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

'Massacre' of civilians in Ethiopia may be war crimes, UN says, as conflict escalates

Nov 13th 2020, 12:06 PM 17,262 Views 14 Comments

A man lies down after giving blood at a blood drive in support of the country’s military, at a stadium in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Thursday,

# ethiopia - Thursday 24 September, 2020

Gardaí dispute claims they abandoned failed asylum seeker at African airport
# Disputed
# Disputed

Gardaí dispute claims they abandoned failed asylum seeker at African airport

Sep 24th 2020, 9:35 PM 32,028 Views 0 Comments

The man claims that he has been living at the airport terminal ever since.

# ethiopia - Thursday 2 July, 2020

81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer
# Political Songs
# Political Songs

81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:35 AM 19,989 Views 8 Comments

Hachalu Hundessa, whose songs gave voice to marginalisation, was shot dead on Monday night.

# ethiopia - Monday 13 April, 2020

Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people
# Locusts
# Locusts

Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people

Apr 13th 2020, 4:30 PM 85,752 Views 46 Comments

The swarms have damaged half a million acres of cropland.

# ethiopia - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Head of Ethiopian army shot dead by bodyguard following failed coup attempt in regional state
# Amhara
# Amhara

Head of Ethiopian army shot dead by bodyguard following failed coup attempt in regional state

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:37 AM 34,373 Views 15 Comments

Two officials were killed in the state of Amhara on Saturday.

# ethiopia - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Irishman who died in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash 'helped the most vulnerable people on our planet'
# UN Worker
# UN Worker

Irishman who died in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash 'helped the most vulnerable people on our planet'

Mar 10th 2019, 6:31 PM 79,939 Views 15 Comments

Michael Ryan, originally from Lahinch in Clare, worked with the World Food Programme.

# ethiopia - Friday 6 July, 2018

Watch: Ethiopian athlete pulls race leader's shorts in bizarre finish to men's 5,000m
# Tug Of War
From The42
# Tug Of War

Watch: Ethiopian athlete pulls race leader's shorts in bizarre finish to men's 5,000m

Jul 6th 2018, 4:15 PM 13,958 Views 2 Comments

Two runners got tangled up on the final bend of the race at Lausanne’s Athletissima IAAF Diamond League meeting.

# ethiopia - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister
# Addis Ababa
# Addis Ababa

Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister

Updated Jun 23rd 2018, 3:15 PM 10,375 Views 5 Comments

One person was killed and more than 80 others were injured in the incident.

# ethiopia - Monday 28 May, 2018

Rebel leader with British citizenship pardoned from death row
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

Rebel leader with British citizenship pardoned from death row

May 28th 2018, 1:48 PM 10,040 Views 6 Comments

Since the start of the year, Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners in mass amnesties.

# ethiopia - Monday 13 March, 2017

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump

Mar 13th 2017, 8:02 AM 8,677 Views 3 Comments

Around 300 people live on the site.

# ethiopia - Sunday 14 August, 2016

One man's dream project to fly from Ireland to Africa by lawnmower gets under way this week
# Lawnmower Man
# Lawnmower Man

One man's dream project to fly from Ireland to Africa by lawnmower gets under way this week

Aug 14th 2016, 8:45 AM 16,010 Views 20 Comments

Yes lawnmower. Or paramotor to give it its proper title. Oisín Creagh’s peculiar journey should take about a month.

# ethiopia - Friday 12 August, 2016

Women's 10,000m record smashed by almost 14 seconds as Almaz takes gold
# Rio 2016
From The42
# Rio 2016

Women's 10,000m record smashed by almost 14 seconds as Almaz takes gold

Aug 12th 2016, 4:30 PM 8,773 Views 31 Comments

The Ethiopian never looked likely to be caught when she went chasing the first track and field medal of the Games.

# ethiopia - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

This Irish man is set to fly to Africa with a lawnmower engine on his back
# Lawnmower Man
# Lawnmower Man

This Irish man is set to fly to Africa with a lawnmower engine on his back

May 31st 2016, 10:49 PM 19,988 Views 35 Comments

Oisín Creagh has been flying paramotors for the last ten years.

# ethiopia - Saturday 19 December, 2015

How one ordinary food item has helped change these women's lives
# Queen Bees
# Queen Bees

How one ordinary food item has helped change these women's lives

Dec 19th 2015, 9:00 AM 13,467 Views 6 Comments

Things can be difficult for people trying to earn a living in this part of Ethiopia, but these women are making it work.

# ethiopia - Friday 14 August, 2015

Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane
# Sweden
# Sweden

Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane

Aug 14th 2015, 3:54 PM 17,283 Views 38 Comments

The man took advantage of his job at Addis Ababa airport to smuggle himself aboard the Ethiopian Airlines flight.

# ethiopia - Thursday 16 April, 2015

You will see a lot more of this at Dublin Airport this year*
# Out Of Africa
# Out Of Africa

You will see a lot more of this at Dublin Airport this year*

Apr 16th 2015, 3:08 PM 24,664 Views 55 Comments

*The plane, not dancers in African costume on the tarmac.

# ethiopia - Friday 20 March, 2015

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake
# Zero Tolerance
# Zero Tolerance

Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake

Mar 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,628 Views 42 Comments

The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.

# ethiopia - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Ireland giving over €3 million to South Sudan, Syria and Ethiopia
# Donated
# Donated

Ireland giving over €3 million to South Sudan, Syria and Ethiopia

Dec 23rd 2014, 1:39 PM 6,022 Views 50 Comments

The money is going to South Sudan and Syria.

# ethiopia - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"
# Ethiopia
# Ethiopia

"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"

Nov 5th 2014, 2:45 PM 5,881 Views 32 Comments

President Michael D. Higgins today addressed a delegation in Ethiopia as part of his tour of Africa.

# ethiopia - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Ireland donates €2 million to South Sudan as President Higgins visits the country
# Conflict
# Conflict

Ireland donates €2 million to South Sudan as President Higgins visits the country

Nov 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 6,275 Views 52 Comments

This will bring the funding provided by Ireland to the South Sudanese crisis this year to over €8.5 million.

# ethiopia - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Here's how our President is getting on in Africa
# Michael D Abroad
# Michael D Abroad

Here's how our President is getting on in Africa

Nov 2nd 2014, 5:20 PM 8,553 Views 23 Comments

He’s going to Ethiopia, Malawi, and South Africa.

# ethiopia - Friday 18 July, 2014

The Briefcase: Plans for Dublin's 'Canary Wharf', trips to Addis Ababa and Lidl's pricey wine list
# Inbox Me
# Inbox Me

The Briefcase: Plans for Dublin's 'Canary Wharf', trips to Addis Ababa and Lidl's pricey wine list

Jul 18th 2014, 12:27 PM 8,785 Views 4 Comments

This was the week in business.

# ethiopia - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa
# Fifth Freedom
# Fifth Freedom

Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa

Jul 14th 2014, 5:01 PM 23,807 Views 108 Comments

The deal, if it goes ahead, could be the first of many instances of non-EU airlines using Ireland as a stopover hub en route to the US.

# ethiopia - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Can you imagine the horror of  Ireland without traffic lights?
# Poetry In Motion
From The Daily Edge
# Poetry In Motion

Can you imagine the horror of Ireland without traffic lights?

Apr 23rd 2014, 8:33 AM 3,570 Views 2 Comments

GO!

# ethiopia - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia
# Africa
# Africa

The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia

Feb 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,644 Views 19 Comments

The charitable arm of the credit union group aims to help half a million people in Ethiopia access “affordable and flexible” financial services.

# ethiopia - Monday 17 February, 2014

# ethiopia - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Irish NGO recognised for improving maternity care in Ethiopia
# VSO
# VSO

Irish NGO recognised for improving maternity care in Ethiopia

Feb 15th 2014, 9:45 AM 6,207 Views 1 Comment

Voluntary Service Overseas Ireland has helped reduce child and maternal rates by as much as 12 per cent in some hospitals.

# ethiopia - Monday 27 January, 2014

Poll: Should Ireland give aid to countries that deny gay rights?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland give aid to countries that deny gay rights?

Jan 27th 2014, 9:18 AM 11,107 Views 147 Comments

We’ve given generously to countries that have outlawed homosexuality. But should aid ever come with conditions attached?

# ethiopia - Thursday 2 January, 2014

A timeline of the violence in South Sudan
# South Sudan
# South Sudan

A timeline of the violence in South Sudan

Jan 2nd 2014, 11:17 AM 5,407 Views 24 Comments

After two weeks of fighting in the world’s newest nation, thousands of people are thought to be dead. Here’s a timeline of the violence.

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