Obama urged to speak out on Ethiopia human rights violations

A bipartisan group of lawmakers says the Obama administration must speak out against human rights violations in Ethiopia ahead of elections in the Horn of Africa nation on Sunday.... Read more »

Scarlett Johansson’s Mum Adopts Baby Girl From Ethiopia

Scarlett Johansson has a new baby sister! Johansson’s mother, Melanie Sloan, adopted a little baby girl from Ethiopia, UsMagazine.com is reporting. Sloan was absent from Johansson’s ‘Iron Man 2’... Read more »

Ethiopia rejects Egypt Nile claims, Zenawi said Egypt’s approach is out of date

Ethiopia’s prime minister has rejected a threat by Egypt to prevent the building of dams and other water projects upstream on the Nile river. Meles Zenawi told Al Jazeera... Read more »

Kenya signs Nile Basin deal. Rejected by Egypt ( VIDEO )

Kenya signed a new agreement to alter historic water sharing arrangements for the River Nile on Wednesday and said Egypt, which opposes the deal, had little choice but to... Read more »

Egypt asserts right to block upstream Nile dams

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt insisted on Tuesday it can block dams and other projects upstream on the Nile, challenging a new deal among African nations seeking to alter historic... Read more »

Egypt angered by the new Tana Beles dam, Trying to block the new Nile deal

* President is set for Italian visit in protest over European aid for Ethiopia dam projects Egypt has intensified various diplomatic efforts to delegitimise recent new Nile deal signed... Read more »

Ethiopian Gebremariam record the fastest-ever time in 10K

Gebre Gebremariam, the 2009 IAAF World Cross Country champion, ran the fastest-ever 10K in Central Park, winning the 6th annual UAE Healthy Kidney 10-K in 27 minutes and 42... Read more »

Ethiopian Man found guilty of sexual assault

Former orderly who groped patient’s breast gets conditional sentence Telling a one-time hospital orderly who groped a patient that being in Canada was a privilege and not a right,... Read more »

Egypt and Sudan Oppose Nile Deal – Aljazeera VIDEO

Watch Al jazeera video on The new Nile Treaty A controversial deal has been signed to share the waters of the world’s longest river. But Egypt and Sudan are... Read more »

Ethiopia and Some Nile Basin states sign deal, Egypt objects

* Kenya says will sign as soon as possible * Egypt says agreement lacks legitimacy By Elias Biryabarema ENTEBBE, Uganda, May 14 (Reuters) – Four east African countries signed... Read more »