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Ethiopia

Saudi Arabia releases 1,000 Ethiopian prisoners

Saudi Arabia has agreed to release 1,000 Ethiopian nationals who have been in prison in the Gulf state for a variety of offences, Ethiopian state affiliated media said on Saturday.

Cement plant manager killed in Ethiopia

Unidentified gunmen attacked and killed the Ethiopia country manager of Nigeria’s Dangote Industries in the restive Oromiya region when he was returning from Ethiopia’s largest cement factory, officials said.

Exiled Ethiopian opposition meets government

An exiled Ethiopian opposition party from the country’s restive Oromiya region held talks with government, a tentative step in its aim of returning to the political fold.

Ethiopian Airlines to step up expansion with more deals and jets

Even by its own standards, Ethiopian Airlines’ recent growth has been fast — so fast that it revised the ambitious 15-year strategy set in 2010 and plans to buy more planes to step up its expansion.

Freed journalist calls for end to Ethiopian emergency

Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed should fulfil his pledge to expand political freedoms by lifting a state of emergency, said a journalist released after six years in jail.
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