Ethiopia working with South African authorities to secure the release of citizens

Ethiopia working with South African authorities to secure the release of citizens

borkenaAugust 10, 2019 The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia disclosed on Friday that Ethiopian embassy in Pretoria and Ethiopians living in South Africa are working with South African authorities to secure the release of hundreds of Ethiopians arrested this week. The Ministry’s spokesperson, Nebiyat Getachew, confirmed that Ethiopians and migrants from other countries were […]

At least 600 Ethiopians arrested in Johannesburg, South Africa

At least 600 Ethiopians arrested in Johannesburg, South Africa

borkenaAugust 8, 2019 About 600 Ethiopians are arrested in Johannesburg, in South Africa, after a clash between law enforcement bodies and foreigners engaged in small business activities. DW Amharic service reported on Thursday that eyewitnesses in the city said that properties of Ethiopian businesses have been looted and women of Ethiopian descent have been beaten […]

Gunmen killed at least 7 civilians in Ethiopia’s west Hararghe region

Gunmen killed at least 7 civilians in Ethiopia’s west Hararghe region

borkenaAugust 8, 2019 At least seven people were killed and three others injured in West Hararge zone of Oromo regional state of Ethiopia, according to Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) report on Thursday which cited Oromia regional state communications affairs office.  It is unclear if the condition of those who are injured is life-threatening. The security […]