Why Ethiopia, Eritrea skirmish is unlikely to spiral into another war

2016-06-24 16:34

International attention has once again been drawn to the fraught relationship between Ethiopia and Eritrea. Both sides admit that the recent flare-up of armed conflict on the common border has resulted in “significant casualties”.

Meet 3-million-year-old Lucy – she’ll tell you a lot about modern African heritage

2016-06-22 20:52

What does it mean to humanise the remains of our ape ancestors? What kinds of things are they made to say about the countries that display them? And what do they say about Africa as a place of scientific “discovery”?

'Over 400' killed in Ethiopia protest crackdown - HRW

2016-06-16 12:31

Human Rights Watch says more than 400 people have been killed in Ethiopia since November in a crackdown on anti-government protests - but the government has dismissed the claims.

Ethiopia: Eritrea provoked us

2016-06-14 18:15

A report quotes an Ethiopian official as saying his country's military has been provoked into launching an attack on Eritrean forces.

Eritrea accuses Ethiopia of launching border attack

2016-06-13 09:43

Eritrea has accused arch-rival Ethiopia of attacking its heavily militarised border, but officials in Addis Ababa say they had no knowledge of the reported fighting.

Militants raid Ethiopian base in latest Somalia attack

2016-06-09 19:05

Shabaab fighters have attacked an Ethiopian army base in central Somalia in the latest raid targeting foreign soldiers deployed as part of an African Union force in the country.

South Korea reaches out to Africa

2016-05-28 09:01

South Korea's president has urged African leaders to support international efforts to denuclearise North Korea.

2016 likely to be hottest year ever

2016-05-19 22:33

On the heels of two record-setting years for global heat, 2016 is likely to set a new high for the planet in modern times.

19 kidnapped Ethiopian children freed

2016-05-10 16:05

Nineteen Ethiopian children who were kidnapped last month by South Sudanese gunmen have been released.

Ethiopia ethnic violence kills 14, aid groups targeted

2016-04-25 09:27

Clashes between different ethnic groups in west Ethiopia have left 14 dead, while UN and MSF offices were targeted by angry protesters, local security service sources said.


Ethiopia to toss out 69 million condoms

2016-06-23 22:33

Ethiopia needs to toss out 69 million condoms that were paid for by international donors to fight the spread of Aids because of their poor quality, local media reports.

Bodies of 19 suffocated Ethiopians found on truck in DRC

2016-06-18 15:49

Congolese border guards found the bodies of 19 Ethiopian migrants who had died of asphyxia in a lorry carrying nearly 100 stowaways, after being alerted by a "nauseous" smell, officials says.

US urges 'restraint' after Ethiopia-Eritrea border skirmish

2016-06-15 08:43

The United States has voiced "grave concern" after fiery weekend clashes between arch rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea.

'Significant' casualties in Eritrea-Ethiopia clash

2016-06-13 18:06

Arch-rivals Ethiopia and Eritrea have traded blame for a border battle in which "significant" casualties were reported, one of the worst clashes since the end of a 1998-2000 border war.

Ethiopian children abducted by gumen freed

2016-06-09 22:10

Eighty-eight Ethiopian children abducted in April by South Sudanese gunmen have been released and returned home, the UN children's agency says.

Ethiopia OKs law against sharing defamatory speech online

2016-06-08 06:27

Ethiopia has approved a law against sharing defamatory speech online which critics say is meant to stifle dissent.

South Korea's president arrives in Ethiopia

2016-05-25 23:04

South Korea's President Park Geun-hye has arrived in Ethiopia to start her three-nation visit to Africa.

Floods and landslides kill over 100 people in Ethiopia

2016-05-19 22:33

At least 20 000 homeless as meteorologists blame Ethiopia's high rainfall on this year's particularly powerful El Nino.

Ethiopia activist charged after anti-govt Facebook posts

2016-05-06 06:30

The ex-spokesperson for Ethiopia's main opposition Blue Party has been charged with inciting violence and being a leader of a banned rebel group after he criticised the government on Facebook.

Leaders blame each other for Ethiopia attack

2016-04-21 17:59

South Sudanese leaders are trading accusations over who is responsible for Friday's cross-border attack in Ethiopia which Ethiopia's government said resulted in deaths of 208 people.

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