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Ethiopians mark 125th anniversary of Adwa victory amid call for unity, togetherness

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Ethiopians across all walks of lives on Tuesday celebrated the 125th anniversary of Ethiopia's victory of Adwa, which marked the East African country's victory...
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Africa faces first recession in 25 years amid COVID-19 pandemic – UNECA

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The African continent has faced its first economic recession in 25 years due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the United...
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Ebola infects 28 people, kills 11 in Guinea and DRC

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The African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 28 Ebola virus cases and 11 deaths so far,...
FILE PHOTO: An Ethiopian worker carries his suitcase, as he waits along with his countrymen to be repatriated, in Manfouha, southern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on November 10, 2013. REUTERS/Faisal Al Nasser

Ethiopia returns home 345 nationals from Saudi Arabia

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The Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) said on Monday it has returned home 345 nationals from Saudi Arabia. MoFA disclosed out...
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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 3.9 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,891,047 as of Sunday evening, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 3.89 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,888,006 as of Sunday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 3.87 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,869,522 as of Friday afternoon, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
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WFP appeals for US$107 million to tackle food security in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

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The United Nations World Food Program (WFP) on Friday appealed for an urgent 107 million U.S. dollars to meet its emergency response requirements in...
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Eritrean refugees’ situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray still “remains very precarious”

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The situation of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia's conflict-affected northernmost Tigray regional state "still remains very precarious" amid improving situations, a senior United Nations Refugee...
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Ethiopian government voices concern over misinformation about Tigray

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The Ethiopian government has voiced its concern over misinformation about the situation in the country's northern Tigray regional state. "The federal government...
Abiy Ahmed (R), Ethiopian Prime Minister and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki (L) disembark from a plane at Juba International Airport in Juba, capital of South Sudan, March 4, 2019. Abiy Ahmed and Isaias Afwerki on Monday visited South Sudan in a bid to consolidate the ongoing regional effort to restore peace and stability in the world's youngest republic. (Xinhua/Daniel Majack)

Eritrea urges Sudan and Ethiopia to solve disputes in peaceful manner

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The Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki on Wednesday called on Sudan and Ethiopia to solve recent disputes in a peaceful manner. This...
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2,000 Ethiopian fighters surrender to government

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Around 2,000 fighters in Ethiopia's western Benishangul-Gumuz regional state have surrendered, an Ethiopian official said on Thursday. Ashadli Hassen, president of Bensihangul-Gumuz...
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Ethiopia partially restores electricity to restive northern region

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Ethiopia has partially restored electricity supply to the country's restive northern Tigray regional state, Ethiopian authorities said on Wednesday. In a press statement, the Ethiopia...
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FAO detects new desert locust swarms in Ethiopia

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The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations on Wednesday disclosed it has detected new desert locust swarms in Ethiopia. ...
Students wash hands at school in Phalombe, Malawi, Oct. 13, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has surpassed 2 million, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday. The latest figures from the continental disease control and prevention agency showed that a total of 2,013,388 cases were reported across the continent with the death toll related to the pandemic standing at 48,408 as of Thursday morning. (Photo by Joseph Mizere/Xinhua)

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases surpass 3.84 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,844,799 as of Wednesday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...
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73 percent drop in migrants from Horn of Africa to Gulf countries via Yemen...

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The number of migrants from the Horn of Africa travelling to the Gulf countries through Yemen fell 73 percent amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according...
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Namibia ratified continental treaty for establishment of African Medicines Agency

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Namibia becomes the fifth African Union (AU) member to ratify the treaty for the establishment of the African Medicines Agency (AMA), the AU Commission...
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“Several thousand” flee into Sudan amid conflict in Ethiopia – UN

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The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the UN Refugee Agency, on Tuesday said "several thousand" Ethiopians have sought safety in Sudan's Blue...
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AU chairperson urges Africa to explore own potential to withstand COVID-19 pandemic

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Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat said that Africa should explore its own potential offered by intra-African trade to withstand...
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Ebola infects 14 people, kills 9 in Guinea and DRC – Africa CDC

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Two African countries of Guinea and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have reported 14 Ebola virus cases and nine deaths so far,...
Students wash hands at school in Phalombe, Malawi, Oct. 13, 2020. The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the African continent has surpassed 2 million, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said on Thursday. The latest figures from the continental disease control and prevention agency showed that a total of 2,013,388 cases were reported across the continent with the death toll related to the pandemic standing at 48,408 as of Thursday morning. (Photo by Joseph Mizere/Xinhua)

Africa’s confirmed COVID-19 cases near 3.82 million – Africa CDC

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the African continent reached 3,819,576 as of Sunday noon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention...
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Ethiopia warns it may resort to “self-defense” to resolve border dispute with Sudan

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The Ethiopia Ministry of Foreign Affairs has warned that Ethiopia might resort to self-defense to resolve a long running border dispute with Sudan, its...
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AU and UN bosses call on Somali leaders to overcome political hurdles to inclusive...

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Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat and Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) Antonio Guterres have urged Somali leaders to...
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Africa CDC to deploy emergency response team in Guinea amid new Ebola outbreak

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The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) will deploy an advance emergency response support team of experts in Guinea to help...
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IOM appeals for UD$22.8 million funding to ease northern Ethiopia crisis

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The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, on Saturday appealed for 22.8 million U.S. dollars to meet the critical needs of...
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120 suspected Ethiopian bandits surrender – EBC

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The state-owned Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) reported on Friday 120 suspected bandits have surrendered to Ethiopian authorities in the country's western Benishangul-Gumuz regional state. ...
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Ethiopia reports 613 new COVID-19 cases

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Ethiopia on Thursday reported 613 new COVID-19 cases over the previous 24 hours, taking the national count to 144,862. The COVID-19 death...
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AU urges strong clinical trials on safety, efficacy of vaccine candidates on African populations

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The African Union (AU) has called on members to strengthen their clinical trials and research on the safety and efficacy of vaccine candidates on...
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At least 108 rapes recorded in restive northern Ethiopia region

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At least 108 rapes have been recorded in Ethiopia's restive northern Tigray regional state, the governmental Ethiopia Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said on Thursday. ...
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6 killed as freight vehicle overturns in northern Ethiopia

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At least six people were killed when a freight vehicle carrying them overturned in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state, police said Thursday. ...