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Addis Ababa

3 Nov
Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa could be overrun by rebels within "months if not weeks", an Oromo group allied with Tigrayan fighters told AFP Wednesday, as they advance southwards.
2 Nov
Ethiopian officials Tuesday ordered residents in Addis Ababa to register their firearms and prepare to protect their neighbourhoods, as fighting raged north of the capital between government and rebel forces.
13 Dec 2020
Sudan's Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok arrived Sunday in Addis Ababa at a time when his country is hosting some 50,000 refugees who have fled fighting in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
16 Nov 2020
African leaders tried Monday to kickstart talks in Ethiopia's escalating internal conflict, two days after rocket strikes on Eritrea's capital highlighted the risk that the fighting
8 Sep 2020
Following the resumption of international flights after five months of COVID-19 lockdowns, Ethiopian Airline, yesterday, landed Abuja from Addis Ababa at about 1:35p.m. The ET 911 flight, with about 120 passengers on board, was received amid pomp. Originally billed to land 12noon, the plane was delayed by some flyers that were yet to pay their…
1 Jul 2020
At least 59 people have been killed in two days of protests and ethnic violence in Ethiopia since the murder of a prominent ethnic Oromo singer, according to an AFP tally
10 Mar 2020
Ethiopian Airlines on Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the crash of Flight 302, bringing together victims' families for a ceremony and six minutes of silence in memory
27 Feb 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent declaration that all the kidnapped children by terrorists in the country would be freed could not have triggered any glimmer of hope.
12 Feb 2020
The continent’s financial experts and leaders of thought have described the African Development Bank’s (AfDB) African Economic Outlook (AEO) 2020 as a blueprint needed
10 Feb 2020
The Authority of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government has constituted a committee, headed by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso, to study and make a full report
7 Feb 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with a delegation of political and traditional leaders from Kano State led by the State Governor, Alhaji Abdullahi Ganduje
27 Oct 2019
Ethiopia's influential Orthodox church on Sunday criticised Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's response to ethnic and religious clashes that left nearly 70 dead, saying he was failing to protect its members.


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Twenty-one people, including two Frenchmen, went on trial in Madagascar on Monday accused of a plot to stage a coup and assassinate President Andry Rajoelina.
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Pandemic-related disruptions caused tens of thousands more malaria deaths in 2020, the World Health Organization said Monday, but added that urgent action had averted a far worse scenario.
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American rapper DaBaby has had his Sin City Battery charges dismissed. The rapper's misdemeanour battery charges were dismissed with prejudice on Monday, according to online court records. Speaking to TMZ, the Clark County District Attorney's Office revealed that the charges had been dismissed after DaBaby satisfied everything prosecutors asked him to do to resolve the…
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The German Football Association (DFB) on Monday opened an investigation into explosive remarks made by England midfielder Jude Bellingham about the referee after Borussia Dortmund's 3-2 loss to Bayern Munich.
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Russia on Wednesday will send Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa to the International Space Station in a move marking Moscow's return to the now booming space tourism business after a decade-long break.