Following persistent Friday demonstrations by the Muslims in Ethiopia, the Interreligious Council of Ethiopia said it was organizing a counter demonstration to be held on Sunday Sep. 2, 2013 in Addis Ababa.
A polio outbreak on the Horn of Africa has spread to Ethiopia.
An 18-month-old child in the Warder district of Ethiopia is the country’s first polio case since 2008.
Warder district is just across the border from Somalia, where 108 polio cases have been reported this year.
Popular Ethiopian reggae singer Eyob Mekonnen after passing on in Kenya will be buried in his homeland Ethiopia on Wednesday
EyobMekonnen’s body has returned home on Tuesday so that the funeral service can be held the today.
Eyob passed on in Kenya on Sunday where he had been flown in for specialized treatment after he suffered a stroke.