Cameroon Plans to Improve Infrastructure as AFCON Is Postponed to 2022

YAOUNDE – Cameroon’s football (soccer) authorities say they are confident they can complete the infrastructure for hosting the postponed Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), the continent’s biggest football championship, in 2022.  The contest was originally scheduled for next January but

Rights Groups Call for Swift Response to Ethiopian Singer’s Death

WASHINGTON – As anger boils over among Ethiopia’s Oromo population after the killing of a revered singer, analysts and activists say swift action and transparency by the government are necessary to avoid further bloodshed.

Hachalu Hundessa was shot dead in …

Commendable voluntary blood donation

Asmara, Individuals and institutions in the Central Region are taking voluntary blood donation initiative aimed at augmenting blood reserve of the National Blood Transfusion Center, report indicated.

Accordingly, staff members of Geza Banda sub zone administration, Eritrean Airlines, as well …

Tour of inspection to development sites

Keren, The Governor of Anseba Region, Mr. Abdella Musa conducted tour of inspection with a view to observe the progress of the implementation of development program and preparation of farmers to cultivate their lands before the coming of the rainfall

One Killed in Sudan as Thousands Rally for Faster Reform

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – One person was killed and several others injured during largely peaceful demonstrations in Sudan on Tuesday, a government spokesman said, as tens of thousands of people took to the streets demanding faster reform and greater civilian rule

Violence Erupts in Ethiopia After Popular Singer Is Killed

At least eight people were killed and 80 hurt in and around Addis Ababa when protests erupted after Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, a popular Ethiopian singer and musician, was killed.

Haacaaluu was shot dead, police said, in what Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed …