Tag Archives: robbery

Ethiopia: Bank heist fails, suspects apprehended

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (June 13, 2018) A bank robbery in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa went on the blink when a driver carrying the alleged crooks drove on the wrong way and hit another vehicle. The robbers tried to runaway after the crash but were caught by passersby, who thought it was just a case of a hit and ...

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Seven Ethiopians, one Somali shot and killed in South Africa

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (May 4, 2018) Seven Ethiopians and one Somali vendors have been shot and killed in Palm Ridge, 60 kms outside Johannesburg, South Africa. Tamiru Abebe, chair of the Ethiopian community in South Africa told ESAT that the killings were perpetrated in the last 48 hours. Two Ethiopians and one Somali were killed Wednesday night while ...

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