Ethiopia PM Abiy urges unity as he collects Nobel Peace Prize
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed collected the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Tuesday, appealing for unity as ethnic violence flares in his country and reconciliation efforts with former foe Eritrea have stalled.
Pressured at home, Ethiopia PM picks up Nobel Peace Prize
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed will collect his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Tuesday, but as ethnic violence rises at home he has kept festivities and meetings with the media to a minimum.
Lagos moves to sanitise red meat value chain
Lagos State Government has inaugurated what it termed-a three-prong strategy to sanitise the red meat value chain, ensure consumption of healthy and wholesome red meat in the state.
Coalition opposes legislation on fake news, hate speech in Africa
A coalition of 47 organisations has urged African countries contemplating fake news and hate speech laws including Nigeria, Ethiopia, Cameroon and The Gambia to drop policies and legislations that could affect their citizen's freedom of opinion and expression. "We hereby call on the respective policy-making institutions and agencies in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gambia, Nigeria, and other…
Ethiopia PM praises referendum for new state as votes tallied
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Thursday praised the conduct of a referendum in the ethnic Sidama region, that many expect will approve the creation of a new federal state.
Ethiopia's Sidama people vote on regional state
People in Ethiopia’s ethnic Sidama region voted on Wednesday in a referendum that could carve out a new federal state in a nation already struggling with community tensions.
Unimpressive Ivory Coast need two penalties to beat Niger
Ivory Coast needed two penalties to defeat Niger 1-0 Saturday in the last matchday one qualifier for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon. Max-Alain Gradel missed the first spot-kick during the opening half after grabbing the ball from Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe, who won the penalty and wanted to take it.
Ethiopia arrests 400 as government defends response to deadly ethnic violence
More than 400 people have been arrested in Ethiopia during investigations into ethnic and religious violence that left 78 people dead last week, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Thursday.
Egypt, Ethiopia to meet in Washington over Nile dam
Egypt's foreign minister confirmed Tuesday that his country would take part in mediated talks in Washington next month over a controversial dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile.
A taste of Ethiopia at Akwaaba 2019
The Ethiopian Day at the Akwaaba African Travel Market 2019 ended on an impressive note, with the management of Ethiopian Airlines treating guests to a night of real Ethiopian experience, even as it revealed a positive rise in its fortunes over the years in review.