Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicEthiopia

Topic: Ethiopia

The world’s attention is on Ukraine and Russia, but the deadliest war is in Ethiopia

Researchers from Belgium’s Ghent University estimate between 50,000-100,000 people have died from fighting, 150,000-200,000 from starvation & more than 100,000 from lack of medical attention.

Ethiopian conflict affects virus battle, vaccine arrives in UK hospitals & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Ethiopia, India top countries where poor nutrition is costing companies billions of dollars

The greatest productivity losses from being undernourished were in agriculture, mining & construction, with Ethiopia and India facing highest burden.

How Ethiopia is beating virus without lockdown, Twitter fact-checks Trump & other Covid news

As the Covid-19 pandemic shows no signs of letting up, ThePrint highlights the most important stories on the crisis from across the globe.

Nobel Peace Prize winner Abiy Ahmed’s Ethiopia is rocked by violence, 78 killed

Protests in Ethiopia’s Oromia region against the treatment of a prominent activist turned into raging sectarian violence last week.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed is gradually transforming the country’s economy

This year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, Ahmed aims to privatise many state-owned industries to steer Ethiopia towards economic growth.

What is the Ethiopia-Eritrea deal, which won Abiy Ahmed the Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed was chosen from among a total of 301 candidates, and has been widely acclaimed for signing a peace deal with Eritrea after decades of fighting.

Ethiopian PM Abiy Ahmed awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize

Abiy Ahmed was awarded for his efforts to resolve his country's conflict with Eritrea.

Blow to Turkish President Erdogan as opposition wins big in Istanbul mayoral election

Thousands of protesters in Czech Republic demand PM Andrej Babis resignation over alleged fraud and Ethiopia’s Army chief of staff killed in an attempted coup.

Ethiopia report says Boeing Max plunged on its own despite pilots following procedure

The crashed Boeing 737 Max appeared normal on takeoff but soon suffered repeated uncommanded nose-down, Ethiopia's transport minister said.

On Camera

YourTurn

Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.