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 »

Ethiopia to Launch First Satellite in 2019

By Andualem Sisay Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put the devices into orbit. “The satellite... 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 »

French president backs Ethiopia leader’s sweeping reforms

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has expressed support for Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ambitious reforms and diplomatic peace efforts. The 42-year-old African leader was on a working visit Monday... Read more »

Ethiopia Elects Sahle-Work Zewde as 1st Female President

Ethiopia elects 1st female president; ‘sets the standard’ By ELIAS MESERET ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously elected the country’s first female president, days after approving one of... 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 »