Tag: Ethiopia

Sports
Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge beats world mark at Berlin Marathon

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge beats world mark at Berlin Marathon

At the halfway point the back-to-back Olympic champion in Rio and Tokyo looked set...

Conflicts
Ethiopia rejects UN report warning of crimes against humanity in Tigray

Ethiopia rejects UN report warning of crimes against humanity...

The Commission of Human Rights Experts on Ethiopia said it had found evidence of...

Conflicts
Air strike on Ethiopia's Tigray days after ceasefire declaration

Air strike on Ethiopia's Tigray days after ceasefire declaration

The reported drone strike on the regional capital Mekele left at least one person...

Politics
Uhuru Kenyatta: inscrutable leader leaves a mixed legacy

Uhuru Kenyatta: inscrutable leader leaves a mixed legacy

Unable to run again after two terms at the helm, his endorsement of historic arch-rival...

Conflicts
Ethiopia's Tigray rebels say ready for AU-led peace talks

Ethiopia's Tigray rebels say ready for AU-led peace talks

The announcement was made amid a flurry of international diplomacy after fighting...

Lifestyle
Ethiopians from war-ravaged Tigray celebrate holiday in Sudan

Ethiopians from war-ravaged Tigray celebrate holiday in...

The two-year conflict between Ethiopian government forces and the Tigray People's...

Conflicts
Four killed in Tigray airstrike as Ethiopia denies targeting civilians

Four killed in Tigray airstrike as Ethiopia denies targeting...

Reports of the air strike on Mekele came just days after ground fighting resumed...

Conflicts
WHO chief says his relatives are 'starving' in Tigray

WHO chief says his relatives are 'starving' in Tigray

"I have many relatives there. I want to send them money. I cannot send them money....

Conflicts
Fighting flares up in northern Ethiopia after five-months

Fighting flares up in northern Ethiopia after five-months

Reports of fresh offensives were followed by Ethiopia's air force announcing it...

Conflicts
Eight dead as Somali forces battle Al-Shabaab at besieged hotel

Eight dead as Somali forces battle Al-Shabaab at besieged...

Fighters from the Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab stormed the Hayat Hotel in Mogadishu...

Business
Ethiopian Airlines suspends pilots who missed landing because they fell asleep

Ethiopian Airlines suspends pilots who missed landing because...

Independent website The Aviation Herald said the pilots fell asleep during the flight...

Business
UN ship with grain for Africa leaves Ukraine: ministry

UN ship with grain for Africa leaves Ukraine: ministry

The MV Brave Commander left the Black Sea port of Pivdennyi and will sail to Djibouti...

Conflicts
Death toll from Sudan ethnic clashes rises to 105: official

Death toll from Sudan ethnic clashes rises to 105: official

The United Nations said Tuesday that more than 17,000 people have fled their homes...

Sports
Caster Semenya falls well short in bold bid at World Athletics Championship 5 000m

Caster Semenya falls well short in bold bid at World Athletics...

Caster Semenya’s first appearance in a world championships in five years saw her...

Politics
Ethiopia arrests relief aid chief for corruption

Ethiopia arrests relief aid chief for corruption

NDRMC Commissioner Mitiku Kassa, who has run the public body since 2015, had previously...

Conflicts
Ethiopia's Abiy accuses OLA rebels of new 'massacre'

Ethiopia's Abiy accuses OLA rebels of new 'massacre'

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday accused rebels of carrying out a new...