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July 15, 2020
Ethiopia denies reports government has started filling dam
Ethiopia’s water minister denied reports Wednesday that the government had begun filling a massive hydroelectric dam that has ...
July 14, 2020
Satellite images show Ethiopia dam reservoir swelling
New satellite imagery shows the reservoir behind Ethiopia’s disputed hydroelectric dam beginning to fill, but an analyst says ...
July 14, 2020
Ethiopia enters 3rd week of internet shutdown after unrest
Ethiopia is entering its third week without internet service for almost everyone after days of deadly unrest, as the ...
July 09, 2020
Ethiopia's week of unrest sees 239 dead, 3,500 arrested
At least 239 people have been killed and 3,500 arrested in more than a week of unrest in Ethiopia that poses the biggest ...
July 05, 2020
Crunch, crunch: Africa's locust outbreak is far from over
The crunch of young locusts comes with nearly every step. The worst outbreak of the voracious insects in Kenya in 70 years ...
July 02, 2020
Over 80 killed in Ethiopia unrest after singer shot dead
More than 80 people have been killed in unrest in Ethiopia after a popular singer was shot dead this week, the state-run ...
June 27, 2020
Ethiopia says set to begin filling disputed dam in 2 weeks
Ethiopia on Saturday said it is set to begin filling a $4.6 billion hydroelectric dam on the Blue Nile within the next two ...
June 27, 2020
Nile countries agree to restart talks over disputed dam
The leaders of Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed late Friday to return to talks aimed at reaching an accord over the filling ...
June 22, 2020
AP Interview: Egypt wants UN to avert unilateral fill of dam
Egypt wants the United Nations Security Council to “undertake its responsibilities” and prevent Ethiopia from starting to ...
June 20, 2020
AP Interview: Ethiopia to fill disputed dam, deal or no deal
It’s a clash over water usage that Egypt calls an existential threat and Ethiopia calls a lifeline for millions out of ...
June 14, 2020
Egypt: Ethiopia rejecting 'fundamental issues' on Nile dam
Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia on Sunday said talks would continue later this week to resolve their dispute over a Nile dam ...
June 10, 2020
Ethiopian PM's term extended as election delayed for virus
Ethiopia’s prime minister faces an extra year or more in office after lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend their mandates and ...
May 29, 2020
New report alleges killings, mass detentions in Ethiopia
A new report by the rights group Amnesty International accuses Ethiopia’s security forces of extrajudicial killings and mass ...
May 22, 2020
Locusts, COVID-19, flooding pose 'triple threat' in Africa
Locusts, COVID-19 and deadly flooding pose a “triple threat” to millions of people across East Africa, officials warned ...
May 14, 2020
UN health agency chief unbowed amid attacks, Trump criticism
The World Health Organization’s director-general has faced many challenges during the coronavirus pandemic: racial slurs, ...
May 06, 2020
Foreign adoptions by US families drop by more than a quarter
The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents fell by more than one-quarter last year, extending a 15-year decline, ...
April 21, 2020
UN food agency chief: World on brink of `a hunger pandemic'
The head of the U.N. food agency warned Tuesday that, as the world is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, it is also “on ...
April 17, 2020
Lockdown weighs heavily on Orthodox Christians during Easter
For Orthodox Christians, this is normally a time of reflection and mourning followed by joyful release, of centuries-old ...
April 16, 2020
Sudan protest image wins prestigious World Press Photo award
An emotion-charged photo of a young man illuminated by cellphone lights as he recites poetry amid a crowd of protesters ...
April 07, 2020
66 at South African hospital have coronavirus, mostly staff
Sixty-six people at a single hospital in South Africa have tested positive for the coronavirus in the past few days, the ...
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