Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Boko Haram faces mounting regional military pressure

Nigeria and its neighbours have launched a major military offensive that has retaken a string of border towns from Boko Haram. The move comes...

East Africa’s first large-scale solar plant

An 8.5MW solar power plant built in the shape of the African continent has been launched today in Rwanda becoming the first utility-scale facility...

ETHIOPIA LAUNCHES MOBILE MONEY SCHEMES TO EXTEND BANKING REACH

Ethiopian banks and microfinance firms are launching mobile money services, helping reach swathes of the population that now have little access to branches or...

European Union seeks international involvement in South Sudan peace talks

The European Union is seeking involvement of the international community in South Sudan peace talks citing “lack of progress in peace process” In a statement...

Video of the Day: REMEMBERING MANDELA

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UN warns foreign nationals over South African xenophobic violence

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The United Nations refugee agency has urged foreign owned shop owners to shut their businesses until calm returns to...

A recognition for the jobs well done

Ethiopia’s export trade is showing increment with the increase in the volume of exportable agricultural products thanks to the efforts made to build drought...

AU to press UNSC to withdraw Darfur case from ICC

Sudan’s foreign minister, Ali Karti, has announced that the African Union (AU) will make a new push to with the UN Security Council (UNSC)...

South Sudan rivals agree new ceasefire deal

The two leaders have signed — and then broken — at least six previous ceasefire agreements since fighting began in December 2013. Sudan's President Omar...

Egypt releases imprisoned Al Jazeera reporter

Greste, Egyptian-Canadian Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohammed were arrested in December 2013 over their coverage of the violent crackdown on protests.   Cairo - A...

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Somaliland Parliament Approves 6 of 7 Electoral Commissioners

The House of Representatives of the Republic of Somaliland - the lower House of the country's bicameral parliament approved six out of seven commissioners...

The Nile Could Be a Window Into the Underworld

Some scientists think the Nile river might be revealing the mysteries of the mantle beneath it. There’s been debate over the age of the Nile—whether it...

Ethiopians Are Losing Faith on Abiy’s Peace. Why?

When Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in 2018, the political reforms and initiatives he promised were met with much hope and optimism. He promised...