Sunday, November 18, 2018

Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed does press-ups with protesting soldiers

Ethiopia’s prime minister has done press-ups with dozens of protesting soldiers, who had marched into his office in the capital, Addis Ababa. Abiy Ahmed was...

Ethiopia creates ministry of peace

We're used to countries having a ministry of defence but it's not often a government creates a government ministry dedicated to peace. But Ethiopia's Prime...

Five charged for plot ‘to assassinate’ Ethiopian PM

Five people in Ethiopia have been charged with terrorism in connection with what prosecutors say was an attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed. Two...

Amnesty condemns mass arrests in Ethiopia

Rights body Amnesty International has condemned recent arrests of thousands of people in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa. It said the detentions "threaten a new era...

Clashes in Ethiopia over Oromo flags

Police have fired tear gas in Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, to disperse people in the wake of clashes between supporters of the Oromo Liberation...

Ethiopia charges sacked regional governor

The former governor of Ethiopia’s Somali regional state Abdi Mohammed Umer has been charged with multiple counts including incitement to violence that has displaced...

UAE to fund Ethiopia-Eritrea oil pipeline

The United Arab Emirates will build an oil pipeline connecting Eritrea's port city of Assab with Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia's state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting...

Ex-chief of Ethiopia’s Somali region ‘arrested’

The ousted governor of Ethiopia's Somali regional state has been arrested by the federal army, regional state-owned ESTV website reports. “Officials from Ethiopia’s Somali region...

‘Prophet’ arrested after ‘failing to bring a dead man back to life’

An Ethiopian man claiming to be a prophet capable of resurrecting the dead, has reportedly been arrested after he failed to "bring back a...

Ethiopia and Eritrea announce football friendly

The Ethiopian Football Federation (EFF) and its Eritrean counterpart have agreed to stage a historic friendly game between the two nations in Asmara next...

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President Mnangagwa issues chilling warning to Chamisa

HARARE – An unmoved President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday insisted opposition leader Nelson Chamisa must appear before the commission of inquiry investigating the deadly August 1...

U.K. Government in Great Crisis As Four Ministers Resign Over Brexit

The United Kingdom’s Brexit Secretary, Dominic Raab, and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Esther McVey, have resigned along with two junior...

Buju Banton Will Be A Free Man In A Matter Of Days

Buju Banton will be a free man in a matter of days. Buju will be released on December 8, 2018, according to The US...