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Burundi to fight AU Peace Force

Burundi crisis: Pierre Nkurunziza threatens to fight AU peacekeepers Image copyrightAPImage captionPolitical violence has been escalating in [...]

Obama warns power hungry African leaders

By Staff Reporter       Mr Obama’s address ends his visit to Africa US President Barack Obama has warned that Africa co [...]

Philip Hammond warns Ethiopia over treatment of Briton on death row

By Staff Reporter Foreign secretary condemns detention of Andargachew Tsige in solitary confinement with no access to consular help or right [...]

Why are there so many military bases in Djibouti?

By Staff Reporter Djibouti hosts the largest American permanent military base in Africa Djibouti, a small country on the Red Sea, is already [...]

Obama’s nomination of Gayle Smith for USAID is rankling Africa watchers

By Staff Reporter The wrong kind of democrat?(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) President Obama’s decision to tap top White House aide Gayle S [...]

Ethiopian mother’s anger at murdered son in student protests

By Staff Reporter “Yeshi” is still trying to come to terms with the trauma of discovering the body of her son being carried thro [...]

South Sudanese rebels in Kampala to mend ties, seek troop withdrawal

By Staff Reporter (Reuters) – A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampal [...]

Prominent African Leaders write to Kiir and Machar on eve of Peace Agreement

By Staff Reporter Re: A Message of Peace from Eminent African Leaders  Your Excellency President Salva Kiir, Your Excellency Dr. Riek Macha [...]

EU impose sanctions on South Sudan leaders

  By Staff Reporter The European Union on Thursday imposed travel bans and asset freezes on two South Sudanese military leaders it said [...]

Dar es Salaam is Africa’s fastest growing city-AfDB

By Staff Reporter   Africa has 52 cities with populations of 1m or higher – the same number as for Europe.   This is just one of [...]

‘Poor Africa has to get her head in the right direction’-Farakhan

By Staff Reporter   During the Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan’s 1997 World Friendship Tour that included Liberia, he proclaimed e [...]

Kerry calls for more African troops to South Sudan

By Staff Reporter Secretary of State John Kerry took a “selfie” with workers at a hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday [...]

Ethiopia’s war with journos continue as scores are incacerated

By Staff Reporter The Ethiopian government has arrested six independent bloggers and a journalist in what human rights group Amnesty Interna [...]

Kerry hopes to bring peace to Africa

Will focus on peace and democracy efforts in various countries Washington: Top US diplomat John Kerry heads on his first major tour of sub-S [...]

Drama on Ethiopian Airlines as co-pilot hijacks plane to seek Geneva asylum

By Staff Reporter    The BBC’s Frank Gardner: “It’s a great relief that this is not… a terrorist act in the cl [...]

Child marriage rife in 15 African nations-UNICEF

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia I was playing outside when my mother told me I would marry. My life was ruined’: Ethiopian child bride, forced i [...]

Ethiopia is an enemy of the press

By Staff Reporter Addis Ababa *Happy birthday freedom fighter *Ethiopia is a semi autocratic state that cooks up terrorism charges to silenc [...]

Half of Central African republic population in need of humanitarian assistance

Central African Republic killings go on unchecked and almost everybody is facing displacement. UNHCR News Story: Hundreds more flee Central [...]

The Nile Basin-Egypt and Ethiopia on the brink of war

Nile River Basin River Nile Basin has the potential of taking Egypt,Sudan,Ethiopia,Eritrea to war.Neighbours argue, Egypt has unfair advanta [...]

Ethiopia plans for 100k deportees from Saudi Arabia

#Ethiopia Decades of starvation and political instability caused many Ethiopians to flee to destinations like Saudi Arabia. Recently the gul [...]

#Boeing Delivers #Ethiopian #Airlines First #777-300ER.

by TUGAK TRIBOO • #Ethiopia Boeing 777-300er Source: africa.widmi.com Boeing Delivers Ethiopian Airlines‘ First 777-300ER 777-300ER [...]
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