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From TheJournal.ie Gardaí dispute claims they abandoned failed asylum seeker at African airport Disputed

Gardaí dispute claims they abandoned failed asylum seeker at African airport

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

From TheJournal.ie 81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer Political Songs

81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer

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

From TheJournal.ie Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people Locusts

Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people

The swarms have damaged half a million acres of cropland.

From TheJournal.ie Head of Ethiopian army shot dead by bodyguard following failed coup attempt in regional state Amhara

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irishman who died in Ethiopian Airlines plane crash 'helped the most vulnerable people on our planet' UN Worker

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister Addis Ababa

Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister

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

From TheJournal.ie Rebel leader with British citizenship pardoned from death row Ethiopia

Rebel leader with British citizenship pardoned from death row

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

From TheJournal.ie 46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump Tragedy

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump

Around 300 people live on the site.

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

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This Irish man is set to fly to Africa with a lawnmower engine on his back Lawnmower Man

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

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

From TheJournal.ie How one ordinary food item has helped change these women's lives Queen Bees

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Baggage handlers find man stowed away among the luggage on a plane Sweden

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

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

From TheJournal.ie You will see a lot more of this at Dublin Airport this year* Out Of Africa

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Tonnes of illegal elephant ivory tusks and trinkets burned at the stake Zero Tolerance

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

The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland giving over €3 million to South Sudan, Syria and Ethiopia Donated

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

The money is going to South Sudan and Syria.

From TheJournal.ie "We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger" Ethiopia

"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland donates €2 million to South Sudan as President Higgins visits the country Conflict

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how our President is getting on in Africa Michael D Abroad

Here's how our President is getting on in Africa

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

From TheJournal.ie The Briefcase: Plans for Dublin's 'Canary Wharf', trips to Addis Ababa and Lidl's pricey wine list Inbox Me
From TheJournal.ie Dublin could soon have a direct flight to...Addis Ababa Fifth Freedom

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish League of Credit Unions is to set up shop in Ethiopia Africa

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Irish NGO recognised for improving maternity care in Ethiopia VSO

Irish NGO recognised for improving maternity care in Ethiopia

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Ireland give aid to countries that deny gay rights? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie A timeline of the violence in South Sudan South Sudan

A timeline of the violence in South Sudan

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.

From The42 Drought, famine, conflict or a combination of all 3 - Madigan visits Somali refugee camp Helping Hand

Drought, famine, conflict or a combination of all 3 - Madigan visits Somali refugee camp

The Leinster and Ireland star was joined by club captain Leo Cullen on a trip to a teeming refugee camp in Ethiopia.

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I came face to face with the reality of childbirth in Ethiopia' Read Me

Column: 'I came face to face with the reality of childbirth in Ethiopia'

Every year, 25,000 women die in childbirth in Ethiopia, writes Donnacha Maguire, who says money alone will not stop women from dying, only people working together will do that.

From TheJournal.ie Photo essay: The street children of Addis Ababa Photocall Ireland This post contains images

Photo essay: The street children of Addis Ababa

Photocall Ireland photographer Leon Farrell’s luminous portraits of life on the streets of Ethiopia’s capital city.

From The42 Irish rugby stars stunned by tales of 7-year-olds living rough on Ethiopian streets Sporting Chance

Irish rugby stars stunned by tales of 7-year-olds living rough on Ethiopian streets

Leo Cullen and Ian Madigan have travelled to the East African country with GOAL.

From The42 In pics: Madigan and Cullen visit Ethiopia with GOAL Good Cause

In pics: Madigan and Cullen visit Ethiopia with GOAL

The Leinster duo spent yesterday in a children’s drop-in centre in Addis Ababa.

From TheJournal.ie Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances Opinion

Column: In Ethiopia, ordinary Irish people doing extraordinary things in difficult circumstances

National Volunteering Week ends today. Here Donnacha Maguire, who is in Ethiopia, tells us about some of the work being done by Irish volunteers in the country.

From The42 18 of the best pics from today's London marathon Review

18 of the best pics from today's London marathon

Ethiopia’s Tsegaye Kebede won the men’s race, while Priscah Jeptoo triumphed in the women’s event.

From TheJournal.ie 9 striking photos from some of the worst crises of the past 40 years Aid

9 striking photos from some of the worst crises of the past 40 years

From famine in North Korea to the genocide in Rwanda, these photographs offer an insight into global crises – and how the world has dealt with them.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year Irish Aid

Here's how Ireland distributed €159m among nine countries last year

The amount was 12 per cent less than the nearly €180 million given to countries including Ethiopia, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Timor Leste and Vietnam in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct? Coffee

Could Arabica coffee soon be extinct?

Large-scale deforestation and climate change are putting the wild Arabica coffee bean at risk of potential extinction, say experts.

From TheJournal.ie Business people to share skills during Ethiopia trip Ethiopia

Business people to share skills during Ethiopia trip

A group of Irish business people, including chef Kevin Thornton and hotel expert Francis Brennan, will go on a week-long mission to Lalibela in Ethiopia.

From TheJournal.ie Costello attends funeral of late Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi Ethiopia

Costello attends funeral of late Ethiopian PM Meles Zenawi

The Minister of State for Trade and Development is in Ethiopia today to offer his condolences to the late Prime Minister who had been in power for nearly two decades before he died last month.

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