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Ethiopia requests extension as it fails to meet Saudi deadline for stuck migrants – Ismail Akwei

By Ismail Akwei SAUDI ARABIA The Ethiopian government has requested for an extension of the 90-day amnesty for undocumented migrants to leave Saudi Arabia as the deadline expires on Wednesday. Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that out of the over 400,000 citizens in the Gulf country, only 45,000 have returned home. The ministry’s […]

News Analysis: What’s the Problem on Eritrea’s Border With Djibouti? | by Tamiru Geda

News Analysis: What’s the Problem on Eritrea’s Border With Djibouti? | by Tamiru Geda

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 27, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 27, 2017

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MSF sees tenfold increase in children with malnutrition in Doolo zone

26 June 2017 MSF An MSF outreach team screening for malnutrition in the Somalia region last year An acute humanitarian emergency is unfolding in Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, as malnutrition reaches alarming levels, warns Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), whose teams are working in Doolo zone, the worst affected area. “The numbers of young […]

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ETHIOPIAN MUSLIMS CELEBRATE EID-AL FITR

Millions of Muslims gathered to share the joy of Eid Muslims gather to perform Eid al-Fitr prayer at areas surrounding the Addis Ababa Stadium on June 25, 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Eid al-Fitr is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims around the world that marks the end of Ramadan, Islamic holy month of fasting. […]

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Ethiopia: Hiber Radio Daily News June 26, 2017

Ethiopia: Hiber Radio Daily News June 26, 2017

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Open Letter of Appeal to the Saudi Arabian King – Kidane Alemayehu

OPEN LETTER OF APPEAL TO: His Majesty Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud The King of Saudi Arabia. Re: Urgent Relief Needed from Saudi Arabia by Ethiopians whose Nation had welcomed Prophet Mohamed’s Family Your Majesty, Please permit me, first of all, to express my compliments and respectful greetings to Your Majesty and to appeal for […]

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2017 Eid Al fitr Message from Sheik Khalid Omar

2017 Eid Al fitr Message from Sheik Khalid Omar

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2017 Eid Al fitr Message from Hajji Najib Mohammed

2017 Eid Al fitr Message from Hajji Najib Mohammed

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ETHIOPIA’S ANBESA AND TSEGAYE TRIUMPH IN BRCKO 10KM

Running in very hot conditions, Ethiopia’s Lencho Tesfaye and Belaynesh Tsegaye triumphed Vidovdan Road Race 10km, an IAAF Bronze Label Road Race, in Brcko, Bosnia and Hercegovina, on Saturday (24) evening. Until the fifth kilometre, the lead group of four remained tight, but at the start of the sixth, you could clearly see that Tesfaye […]

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Quatero Interview with Gonder Hibret Exec. Beyene Asmare | Australia

Quatero Interview with Gonder Hibret Exec. Beyene Asmare | Australia

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Ethiopia: Cartoon of the day

Ethiopia: Cartoon of the day zehabesha

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 23, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 23, 2017

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 22, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 22, 2017

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A Must-Watch Speech by Eyessuswork Zafu

A Must-Watch Speech by Eyessuswork Zafu

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Top 5 Ethiopian Billionaires With Their Source Of Income

Top 5 Ethiopian Billionaires With Their Source Of Income

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Africa’s Richest Man May Quit Ethiopia Over Mining Dispute

Local authority wants Dangote mines to be run by youths Order violates Dangote’s rights, executive director says         By Emele Onu and Nizar Manek Dangote Cement Plc, controlled by Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said it may shut its operations in Ethiopia if authorities in the central state of Oromia don’t reverse an […]

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Ethiopian Airlines Orders Two 777 Boeing Aircrafts

Ethiopian Airlines and Boeing announced a commitment to purchase two 777 Freighters at the 2017 Paris Air Show, valued at $651.4 million at list prices. The airline also announced an order for 10 additional 737 MAX 8 airplanes. The 10 737 MAX options being exercised were part of a deal signed in September 2014, completing […]

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Ethio-Eritrea: Ethiopia: No Border Wall for Ethiopia, Rather an Open Door – Even for Its Enemy

By James Jeffrey Adinbried — It’s one thing to read about the exodus of souls flowing out of Eritrea, it’s quite another to look into the tired eyes, surrounded by dust and grime, of a 14-year-old Eritrean girl who’s just arrived on the Ethiopian side of the shared border. She is carrying a scruffy plastic […]

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Ethiopian Advocacy Network Submits a Letter to Members of the Human Rights Council

Ethiopian Advocacy Network Submits a Letter to Members of the Human Rights Council Urging their Support for L 38 a Draft Resolution of “Situation of Human Rights in Ethiopia.” Washington D.C. — Ethiopian Advocacy Network (EAN) submitted a letter to the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council urging the members to support a […]

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Mogachoch Drama – Part 121

Mogachoch Drama – Part 121

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Ethiopia’s Coffee Farmers Are ‘On The Front Lines Of Climate Change’

By EDITOR • JUN 20, 2017 Originally published on June 20, 2017 2:22 pm Ethiopia gave the world Coffea arabica, the species that produces most of the coffee we drink these days. Today, the country is the largest African producer of Arabica coffee. The crop is the backbone of the country’s economy – some 15 […]

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Protest-Hit Ethiopia Region Plans Oil Company to Calm Unrest

By Nizar Manek, Bloomberg June 20, 2017, Program part of economic initiative in volatile Oromia state A central Ethiopian region that’s seen almost two years of sporadic anti-government protests is planning a new private oil company and is in talks to import Middle Eastern crude, part of an economic initiative authorities say will address some […]

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What is behind tension between Eritrea and Djibouti? – BBC

The African Union is sending a fact-finding mission to Eritrea and Djibouti as tension mounts over their disputed border at one of the world’s busiest shipping routes. The AU’s move has been backed by the UN Security Council, which on 19 June urged the two countries to resolve their differences peacefully. The tension has been […]

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 20, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 20, 2017

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At least 10 killed by car bomb in Mogadishu claimed by Somalia’s al Shabaab

By Feisal Omar and Abdirahman Hussein | NAIROBI At least 10 people were killed on Tuesday in a car bomb attack on a government building in the Somali capital of Mogadishu that was claimed by Islamist insurgents, a government official said. Al Shabaab frequently launches attacks in Mogadishu and other areas controlled by Somalia’s federal […]

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Sad Report on London fire: Eye witness Interview with Admas Radio

Sad Report on London fire: Eye witness Interview with Admas Radio

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BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 19, 2017

BBN Daily Ethiopian News June 19, 2017

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Ethiopia, Somalia to get £90m UK humanitarian aid

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban   The United Kingdom (UK) has earmarked £90 million in humanitarian aid to Somalia and Ethiopia. The funds are meant to ease the pinch of a biting drought that has hit the Horn of Africa region. Somalia is to get two-thirds of the amount (£60 million) whiles Ethiopia gets the remaining […]

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Ethiopia’s coffee is the latest victim of climate change

But there’s a way to save Ethiopia’s coffee industry In the future, climate change will make your allergies more miserable, likely flood the basement of your beach house, and possibly screw up your morning supply of irreplaceable caffeine — at least if you get your coffee from Ethiopia. By the end of this century, increasing temperatures could […]

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