Tuesday, April 13, 2021

‘The Weeknd’ announces $1 million donation to feed women and children in Ethiopia



Singer, The Weeknd has announced he will donate $1million to help feed Ethiopians amid the five month old war in the country.

The singer-songwriter, whose parents are from Ethiopia and whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye said that he will donate to Ethiopian relief efforts through the UN World Food Programme.

Thousands of civilians are believed to have been killed, raped and abused during the course of Ethiopia’s war with the Tigray region of the country.

There have been reports that Ethiopian soldiers executed unarmed men in Tigray though government has dismissed evidence of the claims.