Thousands march in Rome to protest against ‘climate of hatred’ | News

Rome, Italy – At least 20,000 people have marched in Rome to express their opposition to Italy’s populist government which, they argued, has been fuelling a “growing climate of hatred” since coming... Read more »

Mass grave with 200 bodies unearthed in eastern Ethiopia | Ethiopia News

Ethiopian police have unearthed a mass grave with an estimated 200 bodies in an area between the country’s Oromia and Somali regions, according to state-affiliated media. Fana Broadcasting Corporation said on Thursday... Read more »

South Sudan rebel leader Machar back in Juba after two years | South Sudan News

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to the capital, Juba, more than two years after he fled the country after the collapse of a 2016 peace deal. Machar, the former vice... Read more »

South Sudan rebel leader Machar back in Juba after two years | South Sudan News

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has returned to the capital, Juba, more than two years after he fled the country after the collapse of a 2016 peace deal. Machar, the former vice... Read more »

Sahle-Work Zewde named Ethiopia’s first woman president | News

Ethiopia‘s parliament has named Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first woman president. In a unanimous vote on Thursday during the second Special Joint Session of Ethiopia’s two houses of parliament – the... Read more »

Israeli police forcibly remove Coptic protesters in Jerusalem | News

Israeli police broke up a sit-in by Coptic monks at a major Christian holy site in Jerusalem as they were protesting against restoration work at a nearby monastery claimed by their sect.... Read more »

Ethiopia: Exiled Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa returns home | Ethiopia News

An Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics finish line has returned from exile. Feyisa Lilesa’s return on Sunday came several months... Read more »

Ethiopia arrests ex-Somali region head over rights abuses | News

Police in Ethiopia arrested the former president of the volatile eastern Somali region on charges of human rights abuses after a series of deadly clashes earlier this month.  Monday’s arrest of Abdi... Read more »

Will the largest dam in Africa ever be completed? | Ethiopia

The Grand Renaissance Dam being built by Ethiopia along the Nile is slated to be the largest hydroelectric power plant in Africa upon its completion. But the multi-billion dollar project, which Ethiopia... Read more »

World Bank to give Ethiopia $1bn in budgetary assistance: PM | Ethiopia News

The World Bank will provide $1bn in direct budget support to Ethiopia in the next few months, the prime minister has said, more than 13 years after the body and other donors... Read more »