Ethiopia deports British journalist over accreditation issue

By ELIAS MESERET | Associated Press

Bloomberg journalist William Davison,

Ethiopian immigration officials have deported a British journalist over an accreditation row that both sides are disputing.

William Davison, who was a Bloomberg reporter for seven years before he started writing for The Guardian, said he was expelled from Ethiopia on Wednesday after being detained at a police station for a day.

The journalist, who was chairman of the Ethiopian Foreign Correspondents Association, said he was not given a specific reason for his deportation but an official at the Ethiopian spokesman office said the journalist was deported because had no foreign media affiliation.

In a separate incident, Ethiopian officials detained prominent blogger and university lecturer Seyoum Teshome on Thursday.


1 thought on “Ethiopia deports British journalist over accreditation issue

  1. he is well used up Woyanes dont need him…and offcourse he used Woyane too. Woyane pay him in Money and chicks and he pays back in fake reporting

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