Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Wednesday appointed the former head of war-hit Tigray's interim administration as defence minister, one of several shake-ups in his new government's 22-member cabinet.
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, in Addis Ababa, called for peace and stability in Ethiopia amid the numerous challenges confronting the East African nation.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today to attend the inauguration of the Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for a second five-year term in office on Monday in Addis Ababa.
Ethiopia said on Thursday it would expel seven senior UN officials for "meddling" in its affairs, ratcheting up worries over the humanitarian response in the war-torn and famine-threatened Tigray region.
Conflict-torn Ethiopia was holding elections Thursday for dozens of federal parliamentary seats, the final round of voting before Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed forms a new government next week.
Rebels from Ethiopia's war-hit Tigray opened fire on civilians while looting and shelling villages and towns in the neighbouring Amhara region earlier this month, killing and wounding dozens of people and possibly many more, witnesses told AFP on Wednesday.
US President Joe Biden will sign an executive order Friday allowing for sanctions against the warring parties in Ethiopia's Tigray region if they fail to commit to a negotiated settlement.
Attracting and retaining students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels has been identified as a key barrier to improving physics-based research output in sub-Saharan Africa
Rebel forces from Ethiopia's war-torn region of Tigray on Sunday accused the African Union (AU) of bias, days after the bloc appointed former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo as a mediator in the months-long conflict.
The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) opened entries for its 30th-anniversary edition on June 1, 2021.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed issued a call Tuesday for all eligible civilians to join the armed forces as fighting raged in multiple regions of Africa's second-most populous nation.
Residents of an east Sudanese town said Monday they had seen bodies washing up the river on the border with Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region in recent days.