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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jan 8th 2022, 8:00 PM 22,549 Views 4 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

Ethiopian opposition leaders freed under amnesty
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Ethiopian opposition leaders freed under amnesty

Jan 8th 2022, 12:06 PM 7,914 Views 5 Comments

The government said the move was designed to promote “national dialogue”.

UN chief calls for 'unconditional and immediate' Ethiopian ceasefire
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UN chief calls for 'unconditional and immediate' Ethiopian ceasefire

Nov 25th 2021, 8:13 AM 8,281 Views 8 Comments

Ethiopia has expelled four Irish diplomats due to Ireland’s stance on the ongoing conflict in the country.

Irish citizens advised to leave Ethiopia 'immediately'
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Irish citizens advised to leave Ethiopia 'immediately'

Nov 24th 2021, 4:28 PM 45,549 Views 26 Comments

Ethiopian authorities indicated that the decision was due to Ireland’s position on the ongoing conflict and humanitarian crisis there

Eritrea condemns 'illicit and immoral' US sanctions over conflict in Ethiopia
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Eritrea condemns 'illicit and immoral' US sanctions over conflict in Ethiopia

Nov 13th 2021, 11:45 AM 8,972 Views 16 Comments

Eritrea claimed the new sanctions reflected a “misguided and hostile policy” by the US and were based on false allegations.

Boeing agrees settlement with families of Ethiopia crash victims
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Boeing agrees settlement with families of Ethiopia crash victims

Nov 11th 2021, 7:51 AM 8,943 Views 2 Comments

The plane manufacturer has accepted responsibility for Ethiopian Airways flight 302 losing control shortly after take-off, killing 157 people.

UN rights chief decries 'extreme brutality' in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict
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UN rights chief decries 'extreme brutality' in Ethiopia's Tigray conflict

Nov 3rd 2021, 11:51 AM 8,472 Views 4 Comments

Michelle Bachelet insisted on the need to bring perpetrators of a vast array of rights abuses to justice.

Ireland, US and UK request UN Security Council meeting over war-torn Tigray
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Ireland, US and UK request UN Security Council meeting over war-torn Tigray

Jun 29th 2021, 6:40 AM 7,807 Views 3 Comments

Ethiopia’s federal government yesterday declared a “unilateral ceasefire” in Tigray.

Department of Foreign Affairs raises concerns over deportation of Irish journalist from Ethiopia
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Department of Foreign Affairs raises concerns over deportation of Irish journalist from Ethiopia

May 26th 2021, 9:05 PM 17,147 Views 6 Comments

Journalist Simon Marks was deported from Ethiopia on 20 May at 12:30 local time.

Driver working for Irish-founded aid agency GOAL shot dead by gunmen in Ethiopia
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Driver working for Irish-founded aid agency GOAL shot dead by gunmen in Ethiopia

Mar 26th 2021, 6:11 PM 21,339 Views 6 Comments

The Ethiopian man was killed on Wednesday.

Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush
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Sudan sends additional troops to Ethiopian border in days after ambush

Dec 19th 2020, 5:11 PM 13,211 Views 3 Comments

Soldiers were deployed in the eastern Al-Fashaqa border region, the site of sporadic clashes.

'Massacre' of civilians in Ethiopia may be war crimes, UN says, as conflict escalates
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'Massacre' of civilians in Ethiopia may be war crimes, UN says, as conflict escalates

Nov 13th 2020, 12:06 PM 17,253 Views 14 Comments

A man lies down after giving blood at a blood drive in support of the country’s military, at a stadium in the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Thursday,

Gardaí dispute claims they abandoned failed asylum seeker at African airport
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Gardaí dispute claims they abandoned failed asylum seeker at African airport

Sep 24th 2020, 9:35 PM 32,019 Views 0 Comments

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

81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer
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81 killed in protests after death of Ethiopian singer

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:35 AM 19,981 Views 8 Comments

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

Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people
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Locust swarms in Ethiopia creating food crisis for a million people

Apr 13th 2020, 4:30 PM 85,737 Views 46 Comments

The swarms have damaged half a million acres of cropland.

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

Jun 23rd 2019, 10:37 AM 34,364 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Mar 10th 2019, 6:31 PM 79,921 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Jul 6th 2018, 4:15 PM 13,930 Views 2 Comments

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

Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister
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Man tackled to ground after throwing grenade at Ethiopian prime minister

Updated Jun 23rd 2018, 3:15 PM 10,367 Views 5 Comments

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

Rebel leader with British citizenship pardoned from death row
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Rebel leader with British citizenship pardoned from death row

May 28th 2018, 1:48 PM 10,030 Views 6 Comments

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

46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump
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46 dead after landslide at Ethiopian rubbish dump

Mar 13th 2017, 8:02 AM 8,668 Views 3 Comments

Around 300 people live on the site.

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

Aug 14th 2016, 8:45 AM 15,991 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Aug 12th 2016, 4:30 PM 8,759 Views 31 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2016, 10:49 PM 19,962 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Dec 19th 2015, 9:00 AM 13,453 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2015, 3:54 PM 17,265 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2015, 3:08 PM 24,646 Views 55 Comments

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

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

Mar 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,617 Views 42 Comments

The move was made in an attempt to protect elephants.

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

Dec 23rd 2014, 1:39 PM 6,008 Views 50 Comments

The money is going to South Sudan and Syria.

"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"
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"We too experienced the scourges of colonisation and hunger"

Nov 5th 2014, 2:45 PM 5,869 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Nov 4th 2014, 6:00 PM 6,261 Views 56 Comments

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

Here's how our President is getting on in Africa
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Here's how our President is getting on in Africa

Nov 2nd 2014, 5:20 PM 8,535 Views 23 Comments

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

The Briefcase: Plans for Dublin's 'Canary Wharf', trips to Addis Ababa and Lidl's pricey wine list
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The Briefcase: Plans for Dublin's 'Canary Wharf', trips to Addis Ababa and Lidl's pricey wine list

Jul 18th 2014, 12:27 PM 8,773 Views 4 Comments

This was the week in business.

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

Jul 14th 2014, 5:01 PM 23,790 Views 108 Comments

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.

Can you imagine the horror of  Ireland without traffic lights?
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Can you imagine the horror of Ireland without traffic lights?

Apr 23rd 2014, 8:33 AM 3,555 Views 2 Comments

GO!

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

Feb 25th 2014, 6:45 AM 5,632 Views 19 Comments

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

Irish NGO recognised for improving maternity care in Ethiopia
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Irish NGO recognised for improving maternity care in Ethiopia

Feb 15th 2014, 9:45 AM 6,194 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Jan 27th 2014, 9:18 AM 11,093 Views 147 Comments

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

A timeline of the violence in South Sudan
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A timeline of the violence in South Sudan

Jan 2nd 2014, 11:17 AM 5,393 Views 24 Comments

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.

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