Actress Priyanka Chopra is in Ethiopia to promote access to education for refugee children. Chopra is a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations children’s agency. She spoke with The Associated Press after visiting a school […]
Ethiopian Prime Minister Ahmed Abiy hosts a $173,000-a-head dinner in the capital Addis Ababa.
Two scientists were killed by a mob in Ethiopia, who believed they went to a school to poison children.
The VOA Horn of Africa service contributed to this report. In a dozen countries across Africa, governments have enacted laws or policies that “improperly constrain” nongovernmental organizations and imperil civil society, the democracy watchdog Freedom […]
A report found that some in the Ethiopian fashion garment industry earn as little as $26 a month.
South Sudan’s warring parties will need more than a six-month extension approved last week before they can form a transitional government, says the country’s president, Salva Kiir. In his first public remarks since the parties […]
Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is mainly an urban problem. Data covering 200 […]
In Eritrea, many journalists have been held for more than a decade and denied access to lawyers or family members. Despite positive regional changes in 2018 after Ethiopia and Eritrea declared an end to a […]
This story originated in the Amharic service. Salem Solomon contributed to the story. ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — Ethiopia’s historic strides toward democracy and openness have given journalists in the country hope for greater freedom to report […]
In Eritrea, many journalists have been held for more than a decade and denied access to lawyers or family members. Despite positive changes in the region in 2018 as Ethiopia and Eritrea declared an end […]