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Ethiopian artists create art from animal bones and bags

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 14:30

Two artists in Ethiopia hope to protect the environment by turning rubbish into art.
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BBC launches services for Ethiopia and Eritrea

Monday, September 18th 2017, 13:01
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea

The BBC World Service launches websites in three new languages as part of its biggest expansion since the 1940s.
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Deadly violence

Monday, September 18th 2017, 11:56
related countries: Somalia Somalia
related places: Oromo

Fighting has broke out between Ethiopia's Oromo and Somali communities. The BBC looks at why.
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Harar - the Ethiopian city known as 'Africa's Mecca'

Friday, July 21st 2017, 0:02

Our correspondent visits the ancient city of Harar as it celebrates its 1,010th anniversary.
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Ethiopia: The hyenas of Harar

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 17:08

Emmanuel Igunza reports from the ancient city of Harar in Ethiopia, where it appears man and hyena have evolved a mutually beneficial - if unlikely arrangement.
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Forgotten city uncovered in Ethiopia

Friday, June 16th 2017, 15:15
related countries: China China, Egypt Egypt

Artefacts from as far as Egypt, India and China were found in the city in the Harlaa region.
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus: Ethiopian wins top WHO job

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 17:34

Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus chosen as new boss of the World Health Organization
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Ethiopian politician Yonatan Tesfaye guilty of terror charge

Tuesday, May 16th 2017, 15:40

Politician Yonatan Tesfaye found guilty of encouraging terrorism after comments critical of the government.
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Ethiopia rejects UN investigation over protest deaths

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 11:29

Ethiopia's prime minister tells the BBC that the country's institutions are able to investigate the deaths.
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Ethiopian maid's window fall 'filmed by employer'

Saturday, April 1st 2017, 2:01

The maid can be heard screaming "hold me, hold me" just before she falls.
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Kuwaiti woman 'investigated over Ethiopian maid's window fall'

Friday, March 31st 2017, 13:47
related countries: Kuwait Kuwait

A rights group says a woman who filmed her Ethiopian maid falling should have tried to help her.
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Ethiopia landslide: Number of dead at rubbish dump hits 113

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 16:58
related places: Addis Ababa

A search operation continues at the vast dump in Addis Ababa after Saturday's landslide.
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Ethiopia rubbish dump landslide: Search for survivors

Monday, March 13th 2017, 13:01
related places: Addis Ababa

Many of the 62 dead had been living at the Addis Ababa rubbish dump to scavenge for items to sell.
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Ethiopia rubbish landslide kills 48 in Addis Ababa

Sunday, March 12th 2017, 17:24
related places: Addis Ababa

Many had scavenged at the rubbish dump to make a living - and some even lived there permanently.
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Ethiopia's Merera Gudina detained after trip to Europe

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 12:56

An Ethiopia opposition leader is arrested under the state of emergency after he returns from Europe.
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Ethiopia detains vintage air rally pilots

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 15:10

A vintage plane rally across Africa is suspended after the aircraft are impounded in Ethiopia.
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Filling the void?

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 0:49

During a year of anti-government protests throughout Ethiopia, its global diaspora has been deeply involved.
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Ethiopia withdraws troops in Somalia over 'lack of support'

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 15:42
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Ethiopia withdraws troops from Somalia, where they had been fighting Islamist militants, and blames a lack of international support.
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Ethiopia 'detains 1,600' under state of emergency

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 15:45

The Ethiopian authorities have detained more than 1,600 people as they try to boost security under the state of emergency, a government minister tells the BBC.
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Guns and gestures

Monday, October 17th 2016, 15:22

Ethiopia's government has issued a list of the restrictions under the six-month state of emergency that was announced last week.
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Poppy Delevingne meets the child brides of Ethiopia

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 7:02

A major report by Save the Children has found that one girl under the age of 15 is married every seven seconds.
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Ethiopia blames Egypt and Eritrea over unrest

Monday, October 10th 2016, 12:01

Ethiopia's information minister says Eritrea and Egypt are contributing to the unrest, which has led to a six-month state of emergency.
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Ethiopia declares state of emergency amid protests

Sunday, October 9th 2016, 11:32

Ethiopia declares a six-month state of emergency following months of anti-government protests by members of the two largest ethnic groups.
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Ethiopia-Djibouti electric railway line opens

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 17:01
related countries: China China, Djibouti Djibouti
related places: Addis Ababa

A Chinese-built electric train service from Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, to the Red Sea port in Djibouti opens with a test run for passengers.
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Oromia: Three days of mourning after 52 die in Ethiopia

Monday, October 3rd 2016, 10:11

Ethiopia's government declares three days of mourning after at least 52 people are killed during a protest at a religious festival.
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