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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 [...]

Obama disappoints Kenya’s bombing survivors

By Staff Reporter  Barack Obama laid a wreath today for victims of the 1998 US embassy bombing in Nairobi. But some Kenyan survivors of th [...]

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 [...]

East Africa’s political borders flurring turmoil?

By Staff Reporter Lines between countries used to have little importance in Africa‘s most dynamic region. How times have changed. In o [...]

Eritrea National Service causing youth exodus?

By Staff Reporter The large emigration of youths is the clearest sign of extreme domestic discontent with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

In Sub-Saharan Africa, 60% of women work in agriculture sector

By Staff Reporter   More than 60% of employed women in Sub-Saharan Africa work in agriculture. But with limited access to land and the reso [...]

UK accused of complicity in extraditing Ethiopian opposition leader facing Death Penalty.

By Staff Reporter Ethiopia Ginbot 7 leader facing death penalty ‘extradited from Yemen‘ An Ethiopian opposition leader, who was [...]

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 [...]

Ethiopia regime snoops on opposition using foreign technology-#HumanRightsWatch

By Staff Reporter The Ethiopian government is using control of its telecom system as a tool to silence dissenting voices. The foreign firms [...]

Of the top 10 Emerging Economies Of 2014 worldwide, four are Africans

By Staff Reporter The pace of economic growth in BRICs states has slowed a bit and this made Management Today to look for the next shining [...]

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 [...]

H&M wants out of Asia to Southern African clothing production

Sub-Saharan Africa is on the rise H&M opens clothing production in Ethiopia and aims to open more in Sub-Saharan Africa PHOTO©REUTERS H [...]

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 launches Africa’s largest Wind Farm

                Ethiopia looks to become a powerhouse of the region in renewable energy. The nation [...]

Do you know who Reeyot Alemu is?

  Reeyot Alemu has to be freed without delay. Ethiopia displays dictatorship tendencies similar to exiled ex-leader Mengistu  Haile Maria [...]

UNESCO’s press freedom prize winner languishes in #Ethiopian jail

 #EnemiesofPress #Ethiopia Reeyot Alemu is in jail on cooked up charges. She is languishing behind the bars of a notoriously brutal prison, [...]

Times are changing-#Somaliland is ready for investors

By Editor #Hargeisa’Somaliland As a sign of times changing, the government in Somaliland is doing all they can to present to the world [...]

Ethiopian Portraits

Ethiopia is endowed with a rich culture Ethiopia is a wonderful and beautiful country, but no part of it more so than its people. These are [...]

#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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