Sunday, January 21, 2018

Ethiopia’s Tedros elected WHO leader, first African to get top job

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus won the race to be the next head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, becoming the first African...

$21m of ex-Nigerian oil minister seized, protesters demand her extradition

A Nigerian court has seized 7.6 billion naira ($21 million dollars) belonging to former Nigerian oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke who is wanted for money...

Ethiopia, Somaliland Discuss on Boosting Ties

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has discussed with a delegation from the Somaliland, an autonomous region of Somalia, on ways of boosting relationship. Ethiopia and Somali land have been...

New Rumblings in the Horn of Africa over Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam

Tensions are rising between Egypt and Ethiopia over the latter’s Grand Renaissance Dam. Cairo recently reiterated its longstanding position that it’s against Addis Ababa’s construction...

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Nomadic communities suffer most as drought stalks Somaliland

Driving through the rural landscapes of Somaliland, the views are breathtaking – towering blue mountains cutting the glaring sky over dry, thorn-bushed desert. Small...

UN Migration Agency Holds Training on Trafficking and Irregular Migration in Somaliland

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, with support from the Government of Japan earlier this month held a training on trafficking, irregular migration and the...

Trump gives out his ‘Fake News Awards’ to CNN, N.Y. Times, Wash Post, others

The president highlighted negative coverage he said showed bias. President Donald Trump tweeted out the winners of his “Fake News Awards” on Wednesday night, proclaiming, “And...