The Weeknd donates $1M towards relief efforts in Ethiopia - WCYB

by wcyb 04/06/2021

WASHINGTON (SBG) — The Weeknd is making a hefty donation towards helping those in need in Ethiopia. The Grammy Award-winning singer announced Sunday that he's donating $1 million towards relief efforts in Ethiopia amid an ongoing conflict between the government in Addis Ababa and the Tigray region.


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