At least 59 killed in two days of Ethiopia protests
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
Ethiopia says on track to fill mega-dam as African Union pushes for deal
Ethiopia said Saturday it was on schedule to begin filling a controversial mega-dam on the Blue Nile River within weeks but vowed to try resolving its dispute with downstream
UN urges Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to 'work together' in Nile dam dispute
The UN on Monday urged Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan to "work together" to resolve differences over Addis Ababa's Nile River mega-dam which has been a long-running source of regional tension.
Egypt requests UN Security Council’s intervention over Ethiopia’s Nile dam
Egypt has requested late the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to intervene in resolving the dispute...
Nigeria, 38 others benefit from $250m education fund
Nigeria and 38 African countries are to benefit from the United States of America’s $250m funding announced by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) for developing countries.
Ethiopia declares state of emergency to fight coronavirus
Ethiopia on Wednesday declared a state of emergency to fight the coronavirus pandemic, which has so far infected 52 people and resulted in two deaths there.
Ethiopia vows to end communications blackout as virus cases rise
Ethiopia on Tuesday vowed to restore phone and internet service to a restive portion of the country's west amid criticism that a months-long shutdown was depriving millions of vital information about the coronavirus pandemic.
Ethiopia's Abiy seeks $150bn for African virus response
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Tuesday urged G20 leaders to help Africa cope with the coronavirus crisis by facilitating debt relief and providing $150 billion in emergency funding.