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Following today's attack by opposition forces in South Sudan, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the top United Nations official in the country are calling for all offensive operations to immediately end and for both sides to resume suspended peace talks.
Ethiopia has charged 10 reform-minded bloggers and journalists with terrorism offenses - marking the latest in a long line of repressive acts against civil society by a key US partner in the Horn of Africa.
July 21, 2014 South Sudanese rebels said their delegation has returned to the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, after Ugandan authorities failed to receive them at Entebbe Airport in Kampala on Monday.
Three Ethiopian journalists and six writers of a dissident blog, arrested in May, have been charged with acts of terrorism.
One dewy morning back in May 2013, a dozen children gathered in an elementary school courtyard to play soccer in Addis Ababa.
The Ethiopian government should immediately drop politically motivated charges brought against 10 bloggers and journalists on July 17, 2014, under the country's deeply flawed anti-terrorism law, Human Rights Watch said today.
ADDIS ABABA, July 21 -- Ethiopia would consolidate its campaign against terrorism so as to protect its growth and development from obstruction, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said.
An attack today by South Sudanese rebels on a town in Upper Nile state was the most serious violation yet of a cease-fire signed May 9 by President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar, the United Nations said.
Beyond the donkeys on a potholed road in southern Ethiopia, is an unexpected sight - vineyards bursting with merlot, syrah and chardonnay grapes ripening in the African sun.
Blue Party National Counsel Member and Member Women's Affairs Woyinshet Molla has been viciously beaten and arrested!She was captured Friday during the protest of Ethiopian Muslims at the Grand Anwar Mosque.
Addis Ababa, 18 July 2014 A - The attempt made to interlock the country's struggle against terrorism is nothing but a prejudice that has little acceptance by the people and government of Ethiopia, Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn said.
The 25-hectare farm, located roughly 35 km outside the southern Indian city of Bangalore, belongs to Suvarna Florex, arguably India's largest cut-rose exporter.
Making the jump from model to designer seemed like a natural choice for Hiwot Gashaw.
Zimbabwe says it is ready to host the 34th SADC summit, with a report saying, however that the cash-strapped government is banking on financial support from the private and corporate sectors to host the meeting.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 12:44 am
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