US ‘locked and loaded’ if Syria uses chemical weapons again | News

The United States has warned it “is locked and loaded” to strike Syria if there are any more chemical attacks, hours after more than 100 bombs targeted facilities in Damascus and Homs... Read more »

Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta shatters women’s record at world half marathon

Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta crosses the finish line with a world-record time at the world half marathon championships in Valencia, Spain on Saturday. (@angprobinsyano6/Twitter) Ethiopia’s Netsanet Gudeta smashed the women’s only race world... Read more »

Ethiopia’s ruling party to pick a new Prime Minister next week

TPLF/EPRDF AFP Addis Ababa – Ethiopia’s ruling coalition will meet to choose a new prime minister next week, a party official said on Saturday. Hailemariam Desalegn resigned as prime minister last week... Read more »

U.S. urges Ethiopia to “rethink” martial law – Xinhua

File photo shows security personnels patrol on the street in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan 29, 2011. (Xinhua/Zhao Yingquan) ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) — The U.S. embassy in Ethiopia on Saturday urged... Read more »

Ethiopia under state of emergency after prime minister resigns

A state of emergency installed after the resignation of Ethiopia’s prime minister Thursday will continue for the next six months, a high-ranking official said Saturday, according to the Associated Press. Siraj Fegessa,... Read more »

Ethiopia bans protests, publications that incite violence during emergency rule

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s state of emergency imposed on Friday includes a ban on protests and publications that incite violence, Defense Minister Siraj Fegessa said on Saturday. The move was made... Read more »

Ethiopia makes strides in vehicle manufacturing, women dot assembly line :: Kenya

A woman works on a truck chassis at a vehicle assembly plant in Bishofti, Ethiopia. The factory has a large number of female employees [Nzau Musau, Standard] It is a sizzling Saturday... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines to offer direct Chicago-to-Africa flights

Ethiopian Airlines to offer direct Chicago-to-Africa flights Associated Press Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport will soon offer its first direct flights to Africa. The Chicago Department of Aviation and Ethiopian Airlines on Monday... Read more »

Ethiopian Airlines to offer direct Chicago-to-Africa flights

Ethiopian Airlines to offer direct Chicago-to-Africa flights Associated Press Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport will soon offer its first direct flights to Africa. The Chicago Department of Aviation and Ethiopian Airlines on Monday... Read more »

O’Hare to offer 1st direct Chicago-to-Africa flights

Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport will soon offer its first direct flights to Africa. The Chicago Department of Aviation and Ethiopian Airlines on Monday announced new nonstop service between O’Hare and Ethiopia’s Addis... Read more »