Ethiopia

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What can we learn from Africa's experience of Covid?
Though a hundred thousand people have died, initial predictions were far worse, giving rise to many theories on ‘the African paradox’

Laura Spinney

28, Feb, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Hundreds died in Axum massacre during Tigray war, says Amnesty
Group says soldiers killed hundreds of unarmed civilians in northern Ethiopian city

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

26, Feb, 2021 @11:41 AM

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Jember Teferra obituary
Other lives: Healthcare specialist who sought to tackle the effects of poverty in her Ethiopian homeland

Mike Barrett

24, Feb, 2021 @6:31 PM

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'No way they'll back out': tensions rise amid Ethiopia opposition hunger strike
Supporters say the politicians are prepared to die as government stands firm, with human rights lawyers warning consequences ‘could be huge’

Guardian staff

17, Feb, 2021 @11:46 AM

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Margaret Snyder obituary
Founding director of Unifem, the United Nations development fund for women

Liz Ford

11, Feb, 2021 @8:27 PM

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Can Addis Ababa stop its architectural gems being hidden under high-rises?
While Ethiopia’s ancient sites are valued, its cities risk being severed from the past in a rush to modernise

Seble Samuel and Biruk Terrefe

10, Feb, 2021 @10:30 AM

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Fabled ark could be among ancient treasures in danger in Ethiopia’s deadly war
Tigray’s rich heritage is ‘highly endangered’, experts warn, as the conflict escalates near key cultural sites

Harriet Sherwood

24, Jan, 2021 @9:45 AM

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Ethiopia’s leader must answer for the high cost of hidden war in Tigray
Abiy Ahmed should hand back his Nobel peace prize over his actions in the breakaway region that have raised the spectre of famine again

Simon Tisdall

24, Jan, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Tributes paid to Ethiopian refugee farmer who championed integration in Italy
Agitu Ideo Gudeta, who was killed on Wednesday, used abandoned land to start a goat farming project employing migrants and refugees

Lorenzo Tondo in Palermo

01, Jan, 2021 @7:15 AM

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At least 102 killed in massacre in western Ethiopia after Abiy visit
Witnesses report knife and gun attacks and children shot by armed men after PM warning over continuing ethnic conflicts

Staff and agencies in Addis Ababa

23, Dec, 2020 @8:21 PM

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'Slaughtered like chickens': Eritrea heavily involved in Tigray conflict, say eyewitnesses
Despite denials by Ethiopia, multiple reports confirm killings, looting and forcible return of refugees by Asmara’s forces

Guardian staff

21, Dec, 2020 @7:15 AM

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They risked all to cross the Red Sea. Now a cruel fate awaits in Yemen
Fleeing Ethiopia and Somalia, refugees made their way across the world’s busiest migration route, only to be left in the hands of smugglers in a lawless land

Bethan McKernan in Ataq, Yemen

13, Dec, 2020 @11:00 AM

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