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Saudi investors say Ethiopian govt officials ‘robbed’ them

RIYADH: Saudi investors have accused some Ethiopian government officials of robbing them of their land and equipment. Mohammed Al-Shehri, who leads a body of investors in the African country, claimed that certain Ethiopian officials falsely accused him and others of criminal activities so that they could confiscate their property.

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Can Ethiopia’s Railway (ERC) Bring Peace to Somalia? – BBC

“We decided to open the railway early because of the drought, the worst in decades,” says Getachew Betru, chief executive of the Ethiopian Railways Corporation (ERC). By Mary Harper (Africa editor, BBC World Service News, Addis Ababa) It is a Saturday, but this thoughtful, intelligent man is busy working. Except …

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Ethiopia: Abel Tesfaye, aka the Weeknd, Wins First AMA, 2015 AMA

On the ceremony the 2015 AMAs, the Weeknd gives a fiery performance of The Hills for the audience. (AP)―Host Jennifer Lopez kicked off the American Music Awards in a dance routine that highlighted some of the year’s biggest hits, including songs from Justin Bieber and Nicki MInaj — who sat …

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