Ethiopian officials have revoked land leases in Addis Ababa that were held by dozens of investors, including Ethiopian-born Saudi billionaire Mohammed Hussein al-Amoudi. A total of 412.6 hectares of land have been returned to the […]
Ethiopia’s attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to “kill the prime minister” at a huge rally in the capital in June, barely two months after the reformist leader […]
ADDIS ABABA, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five suspects held for involvement in a grenade attack at a rally attended by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in June. […]
The suspects are accused of involvement in an attack at a rally for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.
The annual Orthodox Christian festival marks the finding of the cross that Jesus was crucified on.
NEW YORK, Sept 26 (Reuters) – The United States is pressing Zimbabwe to change laws restricting media freedom and anti-government protests, the U.S.’s top diplomat for Africa told Reuters on Wednesday amid calls by the […]
NAIROBI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s economy is forecast to expand 8.5 percent in the July 2018-June 2019 period, from 7.5 percent in the previous fiscal year, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday. In […]
NAIROBI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – An estimated 190,000 people have been killed in South Sudan’s civil war and when factors such as population displacement, disruption to health facilities and lack of food are included the […]
NAIROBI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Hyatt Hotels Corp plans to more than double its hotels in Africa by 2020 to capitalise on improved travel links and robust economic growth that is boosting demand for rooms, […]
Ethiopian authorities arrested more than 1,200 people after violence erupted in and around the capital this month, a senior police official said, three times more than earlier estimates. Twenty-eight people died, the head of the […]