Addis Ababa

Egypt warns Ethiopia Nile dam dispute 'life or death'

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, for the second time in as many days, has delivered a stern warning to Ethiopia over a dam it is building …

Egypt

A Trip Through the Stunning, Rock-Hewed Churches of Ethiopia

The man, carrying a basket dripping with blood and slick with fresh entrails, was yelling. The sun had set, and in the empty dirt lot north of the old town of Harar, Ethiopia, where a dozen or so people had gathered, the only light came from yellowish headlamps of an old SUV. The man repeated a …

Travel

Report: ONLF Rebel Leader Illegally Extradited to Ethiopia

The controversial extradition of a prominent ONLF rebel leader to Ethiopia was illegal, a report by a Somali parliamentary commission said …

Africa

7 perfect gifts for your favorite traveler, camper or hiker

Whether you’ve got a jet-setter, an armchair traveler or an outdoor enthusiast on your gift list, we’ve got you covered with this sensational, West …

Camping

Jambojet to receive two Sh6.6bn planes

<b>The subsidiary of the national carrier, Kenya Airways, is set to recive two new aircrafts prior to the Christmas rush of high-season passenger demand.</b><p>…

Dar Es Salaam

'Al-Shabaab not the cause of conflict in Somalia'

Johannesburg - The Pentagon has announced that there are now "more than" 500 US troops on the ground in Somalia, Fox news reportsThis is a …

Africa

We could power the world with volcanoes

William Hutchison, <i>University of St Andrews</i>; Juliet Biggs, <i>University of Bristol</i>, and Tamsin Mather, <i>University of Oxford</i><p>Ethiopia tends to conjure …

University of Oxford

'President' Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: What Could We Be In For?

<b>ANALYSIS</b> After five wearying days in December, and against enormous odds, the ANC's elective conference reaches its zenith, ready to crown its new …

South African Politics

S. Sudan President Reconciles With Former Army Chief

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and his former army chief of staff apparently have reconciled, a week after a tense standoff in Juba threatened to …

Africa

Unlocking An Energy Revolution in Ethiopia With Lessons From the Black Market

“Ninety thousand solar lanterns sold last quarter,” said Mr. Li. He was sharing sales numbers for his solar appliance business in Ethiopia and I …

East Africa

Busingye - Fugitive Genocide Convicts Not Bonafide Litigants

[New Times] Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Johnston Busingye has told an AU meeting of Ministers of Justice and Attorneys General in Addis …

Africa

Zambia: How Commercial Farms Are Ripping Apart Zambian Communities

analysis<p>Zambian President Edgar Lungu recently reacted to news that commercial farms had forcibly evicted rural residents by insisting that investors …

Africa

[Photos] Ethiopia allows anti-Eritrea march to A.U. despite protest ban

Ethiopia’s security forces granted permission for Eritrean refugees and opposition groups to stage a protest against the regime back home.<p>The …

Africa

Ethiopia:Waste to Energy Facility to Be Operational

(Photo: Ethiopian Herald)Ethiopia is a country with untapped potential of energy resources. Presently, realizing its immense contribution for the …

East Africa

Zimbabwe: Mugabe tells Zuma that he is “confined” to his home, SA envoy en route to Harare

The two South African envoys would also visit Angola to meet President Joao Lourenco, who is current chairperson of the SADC Organ on Politics, …

Africa

Africa:Land Governance key to Africa's Transformation, Says Hamdok

(Photo: Daily Monitor)Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, November 14, 2017 (ECA) -The Second Conference on Land Policy in Africa opened in Addis Ababa Tuesday …

Africa

Africa:Boeing 787-9 Heightens Ethiopian Position in Africa's Aviation

[Ethiopian Herald] The delivery of Africa's first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner intensifies Ethiopian Airlines' leading position in Africa's aviation …

Africa

The True Story of Refugees in an American High School

Helen Thorpe | <i>The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom</i> | November 2017 | 14 minutes (3,444 words)<p>On the first day …

Long-form Journalism

23 Things to Know Before You Go to Nairobi - Roads & Kingdoms

23 Things to Know Before You Go to Nairobi<p>Print<p>by Barbara Wanjala<p><b>Take a ride on the left side.</b> It would be foolish to claim omniscience on all …

Africa

Ethiopian interested in Boeing's proposed mid-sized jet, could buy 10-20

DUBAI (Reuters) - Ethiopian Airlines (BA.N) would be interested in around 10 to 20 mid-sized jets that Boeing (BA.N) is studying possibly developing, …

Aviation

Window on business of Africa’s cities

The window of the Stevenson was open to the street. Usually the gallery is an isolated time and space capsule. Inside, troubles and contexts can be …

Business (South Africa)

Africa:#COP23 - Cities Hope New Emissions Push Will Spur Climate Ambition, Finance

(Photo: allafrica.com)BonnMayors from 25 cities around the world, representing 150 million citizens, pledged on Sunday to cut their carbon emissions …

Climate

Women In Fintech: Normalizing And Celebrating Female Leadership

It’s time that women in the fintech industry were celebrated, rewarded and awarded for the work they do on a daily basis for the finance and technology sectors alike but also the commitment they have for transforming the state of diversity as it currently stands in these areas and the working …

Leadership

Egyptian-Ethiopian dispute over Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam

USGS: Powerful earthquake hits Iraq<p>LONDON: An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 struck Iraq on Sunday, 103 km (64 miles) southeast …

Egypt

Ethiopia bans protest rallies across the country in 'national security' move

The Ethiopian government on Friday announced a ban on protest rallies across the country, the state-owned ENA reports. The move according to the …

Africa

From Ethiopia to the Army and NextGen

From an early age, aviation was a part of Biruk Abraham’s life. So was gunfire.<p>Growing up in the capital city of Addis Ababa, his mother worked for …

Military

New United sweet spot: 8,000 miles for intra-region flights

As of last week, the new United MileagePlus award chart took effect (<i>SEE</i>: 5 bad changes to United MileagePlus, and 2 good ones). There really wasn’t …

Airlines

How a rare protest scared the Eritrean regime

Teachers, parents and students protested a government decision on their school. What ensued was a regime overreaction.<p>Amid the standard heavy military presence and the regime's ban of any associations and gatherings, Asmara experienced an unusual protest on October 31. As the widely shared video …

Africa

Creating Educational Scavenger Hunts Using Google Forms

Over the summer, my son and I tried to find interesting things to do around Jerusalem. After a little online research, I found a company offering …

East Africa

Ethiopia to cooperate with UNESCO to conserve natural & cultural heritage

Addis Ababa – Ethiopia vowed to cooperate with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to conserve its natural …

Wildlife