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 to unveil referendum results on new state on Saturday
Ethiopia's electoral commission will on Saturday announce the results of a closely-watched referendum for a new federal state in the country's south, state media reported.
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.
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.
Two dead in protests against Ethiopian PM Abiy: state media
At least two people have been killed and dozens injured in violent Ethiopian protests against Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, state media reported Thursday.
Egypt, Ethiopia to hold Nile dam talks in Russia
Egypt's president said Sunday he and Ethiopia's premier are to hold talks in Russia on a dam under construction on the Nile River that Cairo fears would cut its vital water share.