The Weeknd has donated $1 million (£720,000) to hunger relief charities in Ethiopia, where government officials are “leading a systematic campaign of ethnic cleansing”, according to an internal U.S. government report given to the New York Times.
The Weeknd may have been snubbed by the Grammys but he’s the leading nominee at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards, where rappers Pop Smoke and Juice WRLD earned multiple posthumous nominations, including top artist, and disgraced country singer Morgan Wallen is a six-time nominee.
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Eritrean troops are operating with total impunity in Ethiopia’s war-torn northern Tigray region, killing, raping and blocking humanitarian aid to starving populations more than a month after the country’s Nobel Peace Prize winning leader pledged to the international community that they would leave. CNN’s Nima Elbagir reports.