Thursday, July 16, 2020

Popular Ethiopian Singer Hachalu Hundessa Shot Dead in Addis Ababa

Hachalu Hundessa, an ethnic Oromo, was killed in the city's Gelan Condominiums area late on Monday, police said. A popular Ethiopian musician has been shot...

Tension on the Nile: Could Egypt and Ethiopia Really Go to War over Water?

Egypt calls it an "existential threat". As of next month, Ethiopia says it's going to start filling Africa's largest dam. How fast? Too fast, for...

Teens, TikTok Users and K-Pop Fans Might Have Tricked Trump Into Expecting a Huge...

President Donald Trump’s campaign geared up for a massive crowd at his Tulsa, Okla., rally on Saturday and things don’t seem to have turned out...

What are Somaliland and Somalia Discussing in Djibouti?

As Somalia conducts talks with the unrecognised government of breakaway region Somaliland, Andrew Mueller asks if Somaliland’s time might be coming.   The Foreign Desk Report...

In Pictures: Ethiopian Migrants Smuggled Through Horn of Africa

These are the stories of Ethiopian men, women and children who undertake dangerous journeys in search of a better life. Farhiya and her eight-month-old son...

Ethiopia, Somaliland Bilateral Ties Consolidate Lasting Regional Peace, Development – Dy Ambassador Kaariye

The Ethiopian Herald gave an exclusive sitting to Deputy Ambassador Barkhad Mohamoud Kaariye of the Somaliland Permanent Diplomatic Mission in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The...

Crisis in the Horn: An Attempt to Choke Ethiopia

The fact that the Horn of Africa is the most militarised region on earth is not a coincidence. In a region that is increasingly...

Ethiopian General Threatens Military Force to Defend Nile Dam as Negotiations with Egypt Falter

General Birhanu Jula, the deputy chief of Ethiopia’s army, said that Ethiopia will 'defend itself by force and will not negotiate over its right...

Is Ethiopia Sliding Back Into the Dark Days?

The change in leadership in Ethiopia in 2018 heralded a new era that earned Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed a Nobel Peace prize in 2019...

Africa’s Biggest – Ethiopian Airlines – Fights for Survival Amid Pandemic

In early March, Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde Gebremariam told an aviation conference in Addis Ababa the coronavirus pandemic was “a temporary problem” — comparable...

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A pact between the world’s two least-recognized states highlights progress in defining what binds a country. Two of the world’s most marginalized states, Taiwan and...

Somaliland: COVID-19 Latest Challenge for People Already Facing Worst Effects of Climate Change

Here on the frontlines of climate change, rising temperatures and changing weather have caused devastating floods, droughts and locust swarms. Together they are part...

The U.S. Wants to Manufacture Russian Weapons

See that Russian Kalashnikov rifle? That Russian mortar and anti-tank rocket? It might be made in America. The U.S. Army wants to acquire arms designed by...