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Ethiopia’s State Minister of Foreign Affairs Hirut Zemene made the call during her meeting with the South African Ambassador to Ethiopia, Ndumiso Ndima Ntshinga, in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia urges South African government to protect Ethiopian nationals

The Ethiopian government on Thursday urged the South African government to give the necessary protection to Ethiopian nationals residing in the country.
President Buhari at the event

Federal government to establish six regional geriatric centres in tertiary hospitals

The Federal Ministry of Health, says it will establish six regional geriatric centres in tertiary hospitals with a view to improving the health status of an older person in Nigeria.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

FG: We’ll follow due diligence in dealing with Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and wife are due to arrive Nigeria aboard Ethiopian Airlines today, a diplomatic source confirmed to newsmen last night.

Ethiopia considers banning prostitutes, beggars in Addis Ababa

Officials in Ethiopia’s capital are weighing bans on sex work and street begging, the latest in a series of measures intended to clean up the country’s image, the mayor’s office said Thursday.
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NIDCOM: Nigerian in Ethiopian prison died of terminal disease

The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) says that Mr Odemu Efe, a Nigerian serving a five-year prison sentence in an Ethopian prison died of HIV/AIDS.
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Nigerian national dies in Ethiopian prison

A Nigerian inmate at the Kaliti Prisons in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has died after an undisclosed ailment.
At least 639 people have died from Ebola since August in DR Congo in what is now the second deadliest outbreak in history [Samuel Mambo-Reuters]

Second Ebola death confirmed in DR Congo’s Goma

A second person has died of Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma, a major transport hub, the county’s point man for the epidemic told AFP on Wednesday.
A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) treatment center in Beni, North Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo September 6, 2018. Picture taken September 6, 2018. REUTERS/Fiston Mahamba

First Ebola patient has died in DR Congo city – governor

The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in the eastern DR Congo city of Goma has died, the governor of North Kivu province said on Tuesday.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, he said.

Activists: Ethiopia jails critics in crackdown after killings

Ethiopia is using last month's assassination of high-ranking officials as a pretext to arrest critics with no apparent links to the attacks, international and domestic rights activists said Wednesday.
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Ethiopia to send 50,000 workers to UAE

Ethiopia will send 50,000 people to work in the United Arab Emirates, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced Monday, as the Gulf country looks to expand its influence in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopian Customs to seize undeclared currencies above $3,000 from travellers

Ethiopian Customs and Revenue Authority recently stepped up its moves to commence seizure of foreign currencies and valuables in excess of 3,000 dollars.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, he said.

More than 250 arrested after Ethiopia coup bid – officials

Ethiopia's security forces have arrested more than 250 people in a sweeping crackdown following a failed suspected coup attempt and the assassination of five high-ranking officials, a government taskforce said on Thursday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari, Ecowas condemn failed coup attempt in Ethiopia

In his capacity as Chairman of ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government, President Muhammadu Buhari, has strongly condemned the coup attempt in the Amhara Region and the tragic events in the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, on Saturday 22 June, 2019.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, he said.

Police in Ethiopia arrest 56 members of Amhara political party – spokesman

The Ethiopian police have arrested 56 members of Amhara political party following failed attempt to seize power in the province, the party’s Spokesman, Christian Tadele, revealed.

Ethiopia: Aborted coup threatens premier’s reforms

The Baklaba and Cake cafe was heaving with customers when truck-loads of heavily armed men in fatigues rolled up across the road outside the local government headquarters in Ethiopia’s Amhara region.
The Ethiopian army brigadier general accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed in a firefight with the security forces, a spokesman for the Ethiopian prime minister’s office has said.

Official: 13 security personnel died in Ethiopia’s coup attempt

An Ethiopian official said no fewer than 13 security personnel working for opposing sides died from injuries during the failed coup attempt to overthrow the governance structure of Ethiopia’s populous Amhara regional state.
The Ethiopian army brigadier general accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed in a firefight with the security forces, a spokesman for the Ethiopian prime minister’s office has said.

Ethiopia mourns after officials killed during failed coup bid

Ethiopia held a day of mourning on Monday in the wake of a failed coup bid in the country's Amhara region that saw the killing of five senior officials.
The Ethiopian army brigadier general accused of leading a failed coup against a regional government has been killed in a firefight with the security forces, a spokesman for the Ethiopian prime minister’s office has said.

Ethiopia coup mastermind killed

General Asamnew Tsige, accused of trying to seize control of Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region has been killed, a senior government official said, and a number of other plotters have been arrested.

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