Horrific conditions for 100s detained in Malawi en route to SA

2015-08-04 14:53

Hundreds of illegal migrants, most of them from Ethiopia, are detained in Malawi in appalling conditions after they failed to reach South Africa, a humanitarian organisation says.

The secret to Ethiopia's counterterrorism success

2015-07-31 12:37

Obama has expressed keen interest in learning from Ethiopia's counterterrorism and counterinsurgency strategies, a report says.

Obama gets Ethiopia democracy wrong - critics

2015-07-28 23:36

President Obama has been criticised for saying the Ethiopian government is 'democratically elected'.

Obama meets Lucy, an ancient 'ancestor,' in Ethiopia

2015-07-28 12:15

Barack Obama came to Africa partially to connect with the continent of his forefathers. He met an ancestor of an altogether different kind: 'Lucy,' the 3.2 million-year-old partial skeleton of a hominid discovered in Ethiopia.

Obama says South Sudan needs urgent attention

2015-07-27 14:13

President Barack Obama is warning the world can't wait long to address the deteriorating situation in South Sudan.

Obama: Kenya at a crossroads

2015-07-27 08:38

Declaring Kenya at a "crossroads" between promise and peril, President Barack Obama has pressed the nation of his father's birth to root out corruption, treat women and minorities as equal citizens, and take responsibility for its future.

Obama begins Ethiopia, African Union visit

2015-07-26 21:01

US President Barack Obama has landed in Ethiopia becoming the first American leader to visit Africa's second most populous nation.

Groups press Obama to meet activists on Africa trip

2015-07-15 07:36

More than 50 African and global human rights groups have called on US President Barack Obama to publicly meet democracy activists when he visits Ethiopia and Kenya later this month.

Ethiopian bloggers freed ahead of Obama visit

2015-07-09 11:12

Charges against five bloggers and journalists held in Ethiopia for over a year have been dropped, weeks before President Barack Obama is due to visit the country.

Ethiopia mulls tough trafficking law, including death penalty

2015-06-30 22:26

Human traffickers in Ethiopia could face life in jail or the death penalty under a bill aimed at curbing the illegal flow of people in and out of the Horn of Africa country.


Ethiopia hands lengthy prison terms to Muslim activists

2015-08-04 10:31

An Ethiopian court has sentenced 17 Muslim activists to prison sentences ranging from seven to 22 years on charges they plotted to create an Islamic State in the majority Christian country.

Mugabe 'unmoved' after Obama snubs him

2015-07-29 15:01

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s spokesperson has reportedly described President Barack Obama’s visit to the African Union headquarters as 'just a visit by another visitor'.

Obama urges Africa to end 'cancer of corruption', embrace democracy

2015-07-28 14:46

US President Barack Obama has called on Africa to end 'the cancer of corruption' and embrace democracy to ensure continued progress, in a speech to the African Union.

Obama urges Ethiopia to curb crackdowns on media, opposition

2015-07-27 15:26

US President Barack Obama visited Ethiopia on Monday, offering a blunt appraisal of his host's democratic deficit, but indicating it would not scuttle a close security and political relationship.

Obama holds talks on security, human rights in Ethiopia

2015-07-27 13:29

President Barack Obama huddled with Ethiopia's leaders for talks on counterterrorism, human rights and regional security issues, including the crisis in neighbouring South Sudan.

Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking

2015-07-26 22:36

A US lawsuit and leaked emails reveal the extent of hacking by Ethiopia amid Obama's first visit there.

Shabaab outlines plans for East Africa terror expansion

2015-07-17 17:56

The leader of Somalia’s al-Qaeda-affiliated al-Shabaab rebels has issued an Eid message calling for a wave of new recruits in order to “lift the pain of Muslims” across East Africa.

Key global development summit to open in Ethiopia

2015-07-13 07:51

World leaders are meeting in Ethiopia’s capital for a development financing summit presented as crucial for the UN efforts to end global poverty and manage climate change by 2030.

Obama unlikely to meet AU chair Mugabe – report

2015-07-02 14:19

US President Barack Obama will be touring the African Union headquarters in Ethiopia during his visit to Africa but will likely not meet the AU chairperson Robert Mugabe.

Winds of change as Ethiopia harnesses green power

2015-06-28 15:30

The wind blows hard over Adama, a range of rocky hills in Ethiopia's highlands that provide the perfect location for one of the continent's largest wind farms.

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