El Nino threatens African crops, economies

2015-10-03 10:26

Standing waist-deep in a hole, South African maize farmer Tom van Rooyen digs at the side with a small pickaxe.

Ethiopia plans to export natural gas in 3 to 5 years

2015-10-02 19:22

A government official in Ethiopia says his country will begin exporting natural gas in three to five years following the discovery of huge reserves in the country’s Somali region.

Braving bullets: Eritreans on first step of dangerous journey to Europe

2015-09-08 10:01

Every day they come, hundreds of refugees sneaking across the river, risking being shot on sight as they flee their homeland of Eritrea for arch-rival Ethiopia.

Ethiopians hungry after poor rains

2015-08-28 07:20

The number of hungry Ethiopians needing food aid has risen sharply this year to 4.5 million due to poor rains and the El Nino weather phenomenon.

South Sudan's warring leaders to sign compromise deal

2015-08-17 16:03

Mediators say President Salva Kiir of South Sudan and his political rival are expected to sign a peace agreement in Ethiopia.

Stowaway survives flight from Ethiopia, seeks asylum in Sweden

2015-08-14 12:46

A stowaway on a plane from Ethiopia has survived the eight-hour journey in the cargo hold, where he was discovered, police say.

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.


Millions hungry as Ethiopia drought bites

2015-10-02 22:19

The number of hungry Ethiopians needing food aid has risen sharply due to poor rains and the El Nino weather phenomenon with around 7.5 million people now in need.

Ethiopia says hundreds of 'Eritrea-backed' rebels lay down arms

2015-09-15 19:07

NAIROBI, Sept 15 - Hundreds of Ethiopian rebels have fled their base in Eritrea and surrendered to authorities, handing over their weapons, the foreign ministry said on Tuesday.

Millions at risk as severe drought hits Ethiopia

2015-09-05 15:00

Around 4.5 million Ethiopians could be in need of food aid because of a drought in the country, the UN has said.

Ethiopia: Need for food aid surges

2015-08-24 18:25

The number of Ethiopians who will need food aid by the end of this year has surged by more than 1.5 million from earlier estimates.

Protesters rally for Israeli who went missing in Gaza

2015-08-17 16:02

Protesters have rallied in support of an Israeli who went missing after crossing into the Gaza Strip in a case that has highlighted concerns over alleged discrimination against Israel's Ethiopian community.

South Sudan opposition figure blocked from travelling to peace talks

2015-08-06 08:54

A South Sudanese opposition leader who has been a leading critic of President Salva Kiir says he has been barred from boarding a plane to attend peace talks in Ethiopia.

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.

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