— The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it has been working to secure the release of 438 Ethiopian migrants jailed in Zambia and Zimbabwe prisons.

The migrants were detained while trying to illegally enter South Africa via Zambia and Zimbabwe, it was indicated. African Affairs Director with the ministry, Girma Temesgen told ENA that the government is in contact with the two countries to get the prisoners released. (Ethiopian News Agency/ENA)

— The government of Ethiopia said it has brought under control the attempts made to expand violence in some parts of Oromia and Amhara Regional States.

There were attempts to stage unauthorized demonstrations in the two states on Saturday, rejecting the warning from the people and the government, Government Communication Affairs Office (GCAO) said in a statement. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)

— Drilling of the 1.6 km Kor Meda tunnel, the longest of the six tunnels which will be built at the Awash-Hara Gebeya Mekele railway project, has been fully completed, the Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC) said. (Fana Broadcasting Corporate/FBC)

— Cuban Embassy in Ethiopia announced that various activities are being carried out to further bolster the long-standing cordial ties of Ethiopia and Cuba.

This came as the Embassy colorfully marked the 63rd Cuban Victory day and Cuba’s revolution leader, Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday with a lineup of events. (Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation/EBC) Enditem

Source: Xinhua/News Ghana

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