Ethiopia Current Affairs, GK & News

Ethiopia  Current Affairs, GK & News

Ethiopia’s Tigray Crisis: Key Facts

The Ethiopian National Defense Force conducted airstrikes against the forces of Tigray region as a result of the conflict between the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). As of now, military operations as well as air strikes have been conducted against the forces of Tigray region since November 4. What is Tigray ..

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Nine-year-long dispute between Sudan, Ethiopia, and Egypt likely to end in Upcoming Weeks

On 26th June 2020, Ethiopia’s Water Minister has stated that a consensus had been reached between the three countries(Ethiopia, Sudan and Egypt) over the USD 4.5 billion worth Giant Ethiopian Renaissance Dam and the dam will not be filled unilaterally by Ethiopia. Three countries have been involved in continuous negotiations over the years to reach ..

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ETRSS: Ethiopia’s first satellite launched from China

Ethiopia launched its first satellite, ‘Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite’ (ETRSS) from China. ERSS is a remote-sensing microsatellite, that was launched in order to help African country’s research into climate change. It was sent into space together with 8 other satellites by a Long March-4B carrier rocket from Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center (TSLC) in Shanxi Province ..

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Ethiopia launched its First Space Observatory Satellite

Ethiopia’s first remote sensing satellite was launched on Friday, 20th December 2019 from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre located in Shanxi Province of China. The Satellite named- ETRSS-1, was launched as a secondary payload into space by the 3-stage Chinese orbital carrier rocket- Long March 4B (CZ-4B). ETRSS-1 will be used for mining, environmental observations, ..

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Researcher finds Earth’s Most Uninhabitable Place

Researchers have found an aquatic environment on Earth with complete absence of any form of life. The findings revealed that any form of microbial life was absent in the hot, saline, hyperacid ponds of Dallol Geothermal Field in Ethiopia. The research was published in journal, ‘Nature Ecology and Evolution’. Key Findings The researchers verified that ..

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