At least 16 dead in anti-Abiy protests in Ethiopia
At least 16 people have been killed in violence in Ethiopia this week that began with protests against Prime Minister and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Abiy Ahmed, an Amnesty International researcher said Friday.
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.
Ethiopia PM Abiy wins Nobel Peace Prize for mending ties with Eritrea
Hailed as a visionary and reformer, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his efforts to resolve the long-running conflict with neighbouring foe Eritrea.
An infant industry and life support mechanism
Airlines globally rely on the government’s buffer to weather turbulence as they come. But in more stormy climates, strategic incentives for struggling operators should not be a hard sell to the local authorities.
The road to Sochi 2019: Russia’s influence in Africa
Sochi, the Black Sea resort in the Russian Federation, has hosted many international events. Sochi 2019 refers to the first Russia-Africa Summit to be held on 23-24 October 2019 in that city.
Ethiopia rejects Egypt’s plan to operate $4b dam
Ethiopia, on Wednesday, rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate a $4 billion hydropower dam the Horn of Africa country is constructing on the Nile, further deepening a dispute between the two nations over the project.
‘Internet disruptions, power outages limit digital opportunities’
Two hydra-headed challenges of erratic power supply and constant Internet disruptions have been identified as major limitations stifling the economy, especially digital opportunities.
Africa's longest serving leaders: Mugabe, Biya and others
Zimbabwe's former president Robert Mugabe, whose death was announced on Friday, was in power for 37 years but is far from the only African leader to have ruled for so long.