AU says it was aware of Dlamini-Zuma plot

2015-02-26 15:11

The African Union has assured the public its chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is safe, and says it was aware of a 2012 plot to assassinate her.

Kenya police arrest 101 Ethiopians

2015-02-24 19:41

Kenya police have arrested 101 Ethiopian men suspected of illegally entering the country.

Ethiopia brings banking to people through mobile

2015-02-05 16:15

Ethiopian banks and microfinance firms are launching mobile money services to help reach the population that has little access to branches or services.

Hundreds of thousands of Africans stateless

2015-01-30 05:00

A new report says hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of Africans are stateless because of gaps in citizenship laws.

Arrest SA ‘mercenaries’ on Boko Haram mission – Mapisa-Nqakula

2015-01-28 21:15

Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula says the “mercenaries” from South Africa helping to train Nigerian soldiers to fight Boko Haram should be arrested on their return.

Brace yourselves, we’re off to war (any day now)

2015-01-27 19:35

Attacks on rebel forces in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo could start any time now, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane.

Millions register for Ethiopia's May elections

2015-01-21 13:08

Over 12 million Ethiopians have so far registered for key polls in May, officials say, the first national elections since the death of long-time leader Meles Zenawi.

Ethiopian city bans smoking in public places

2015-01-13 16:16

An Ethiopian city has banned smoking in public places with fines more than an average monthly wage, the first city in the country to do so.

Ethiopian opposition: Electoral body blocks party registration

2015-01-10 08:10

Ethiopia's sole opposition member of parliament says the country's electoral board had turned down all four election logos his party had submitted, preventing it from registering for the May election.

24 African migrants drown off coast of Yemen

2014-12-30 11:37

Yemen’s interior ministry says coast guards have found the bodies of 24 African migrants whose boat has capsized off the country’s western coast.


Spy Cables reveal plot to kill Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

2015-02-24 20:05

Leaked intelligence documents show there was a plot to assassinate African Union Commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in Ethiopia days after she assumed the position in 2012.

Distress at South Sudan peace talks - mediator

2015-02-23 12:30

The Ethiopian mediator of the South Sudan peace talks says he is distressed by the violation of a truce signed earlier.

Ebola reveals shortcomings of African solidarity

2015-02-01 09:00

As Africa's leaders meet in Ethiopia to discuss the Ebola crisis, expectations of firm action will be tempered by criticism over the continent's poor record in the early stages of the epidemic.

Zuma in Ethiopia for AU summit

2015-01-28 21:15

President Jacob Zuma has arrived in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, ahead of the 24th Ordinary Session of the African Union Assembly.

AU, China agree big infrastructure deal

2015-01-27 22:23

China and the African Union have agreed an ambitious plan to develop road, rail and air transport routes to link capitals across the continent.

Ethiopia decimates free press - rights group

2015-01-22 07:48

The Ethiopian government is stepping up oppression of independent journalists ahead of national elections due in May, a leading rights group says.

Ethiopia jails 5 for terrorism

2015-01-15 22:07

Two Britons and a Somali national have been jailed on terrorism charges in Ethiopia.

Africa hotel forum heads to Addis again

2015-01-12 17:48

The Africa Hotel Investment Forum will return to Addis Ababa in 2015.

Somalia's Shabaab militants 'execute informers'

2015-01-07 12:27

Somalia’s Shabaab militants have executed four people accused of spying for the US, Ethiopia and the country’s internationally-backed government, officials and witnesses say.

UK tourist accidentally shot in Ethiopia

2014-12-26 09:18

An Ethiopian official says a British tourist was shot dead by accident in Ethiopia's northern city of Bahir Dar.

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