Forced Displacement Causes Controversy in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley

A dam project and sugarcane plantation intended to transform southern Ethiopia could mean the end to a way of life for indigenous people living in the region.

The $1.7 billion hydroelectric Gibe III dam, completed in 2015, harnesses power from …

Ethiopian Prime Minister returns home concluding two-day official visit

Asmara, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, returned home in the morning hours of today, 19 July concluding two day official visit to Eritrea.

At a meeting the two leaders held focusing on the …

Zuma Withdraws From South African Corruption Inquiry

Former South African President Jacob Zuma has decided to stop testifying at a public inquiry into state corruption.

Zuma’s lawyers said Friday their client feels that he has been questioned unfairly.

“Our client from the beginning . . . has …

South Africa Mourns ‘White Zulu’ Johnny Clegg

JOHANNESBURG – South African singer and musician Johnny Clegg, one of the loudest voices in pop during the anti-apartheid movement, is being widely mourned in the country following his death earlier this week.

The so-called White Zulu — so named

Seminar on role of national service in safeguarding national sovereignty

Mendefera, A seminar focusing on the role of the national service program in safeguarding national sovereignty and nurturing common national identity was organized in Mendefera. The seminar that was conducted on 17 and 18 July was organized for youth workers

Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed arrived in Asmara for a two-day working visit

Asmara, Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, arrived in Asmara in mid-morning hours today, 18 July for a two-day working visit.

President Isaias Afwerki accorded warm welcome to Prime Minister Dr. Abiy and his …