Information & useful resources for expats in Ethiopia

You will find the following information useful for your life abroad in Ethiopia including BBC World news, weather, images, UK Foreign Office travel summary, visa requirements, laws and customs, safety and security, and health.

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  • Planned Anti-Gay Rally in Ethiopia Is Cancelled - ABC News
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:
    The GuardianPlanned Anti-Gay Rally in Ethiopia Is CancelledABC NewsA planned anti-gay rally that would have made Ethiopia the latest African country to demonize gays has been cancelled, officials said Wednesday. In addition, plans by the legislature ...
  • 30 years after Ethiopia famine, Valley of Death blooms - Evening Standard
    Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:
    Evening Standard30 years after Ethiopia famine, Valley of Death bloomsEvening StandardMr Beletew's confidence is reflected by the variety of crops growing around him in Ethiopia's Antsokia Valley. As well as mangos, his farm now produces ...
  • South Sudanese flood into Ethiopia - New
    Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:
    New Zimbabwe.comSouth Sudanese flood into EthiopiaNew Zimbabwe.comUP to 1 000 refugees from war-torn South Sudan are fleeing to Ethiopia each day, many of them on the brink of death, the UN said on Tuesday. A massive 95% of the arrivals are also ...
  • Ethiopia returns to her senses on the Gay issue - Awramba Times
    Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:
    Awramba TimesEthiopia returns to her senses on the Gay issueAwramba TimesThe last two months have seen an escalation of anti-gay rhetoric in the Ethiopian media. Local anti-gay activists, who are thought to be funded by American Christian ...
  • Ethiopia groups to stage anti-gay protest -
    Fri, 11 Apr 2014 15:
    Aljazeera.comEthiopia groups to stage anti-gay protestAljazeera.comTwo groups in Ethiopia said they will hold an anti-gay demonstration later this month, a move that puts Ethiopia in line to become the next African country to increase the public ...

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