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E.g., 2017-03-26

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AFP - 3/17/17

Madagascan Ahmad Ahmad was elected president of the Confederation of African Football Thursday, ousting veteran leader Issa Hayatou after 29 years in office to usher...

AFP - 3/16/17

The death toll from a landslide at Ethiopia's largest rubbish dump in the capital Addis Ababa climbed to 113 on Wednesday, among them many women and children.

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AFP - 3/15/17

Chad's former foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat assumed office as head of the African Union Commission on Tuesday, pledging to reform the institution and tackle...

AFP - 3/14/17

The death toll from a landslide at Ethiopia's largest rubbish dump reached 72 on Tuesday as the country's parliament declared three days of national mourning, a...

AFP - 3/13/17

At least 46 people died and dozens more were hurt in a giant landslide at Ethiopia's largest rubbish dump outside Addis Ababa, a tragedy squatters living there blamed...

AFP - 3/13/17

Electric light railway tracks soar over Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, a rare example of mass transit infrastructure on a continent ruled by ramshackle, diesel-...

AFP - 3/10/17

In the beginning was .com, followed by a host of other .somethings, but on Friday, 32 years after the world's first domain name was registered, the African Union has...

AFP - 3/2/17

Ethiopia's government has charged three prominent opposition activists with inciting riots, destroying property and plotting a coup, a government spokesman told AFP...

AFP - 2/17/17

The international community on Thursday urged government and opposition parties in Democratic Republic of Congo to restart deadlocked talks to set up a transition...

AFP - 2/14/17

A huge newly-built Ethiopian dam is cutting off the supply of water to Lake Turkana in northern Kenya, rights group Human Rights Watch said on Tuesday.

The...

AFP - 11/1/16

Ethiopia's prime minister on Tuesday reshuffled his cabinet to create a more ethnically diverse team after an unprecedented wave of protests.

Hailemariam...

AFP - 11/1/16

Faced with its most serious challenge yet, the Ethiopian regime, a crucial Western ally in the fight against terrorism, risks a deepening crisis if promised reforms...

AFP - 10/30/16

Surrounded by the rubble of her former neighbours' homes, Getnesh Amare hangs her laundry in the shadow of the high-rise offices and hotels taking over the once...

AFP - 10/27/16

Ethiopia on Wednesday denied that a string of withdrawals of troops from towns in Somalia were connected to the state of emergency declared in response to nearly a...

AFP - 10/23/16

When protesters torched a nearby Dutch-run farm in Ethiopia's Oromia region, Marc Driessen watched anxiously as smoke billowed above the horizon, fearing his own...

AFP - 10/18/16

Ethiopia has banned access to foreign-based opposition media and restricted foreign diplomats' travel, in new provisions of a state of emergency.

The...

AFP - 10/11/16

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said Tuesday his government wants to reform an electoral system which has excluded the opposition, in response to months...

AFP - 10/11/16

Ethiopia on Monday blamed "enemies" from Egypt and neighbouring Eritrea for stoking an unprecedented wave of protests that has led the government to declare a six-...

AFP - 10/10/16

Ethiopia declared a six-month state of emergency on Sunday following months of violent anti-government protests, according to an official statement released on state...

AFP - 10/8/16

Anti-government protesters in Ethiopia have turned their anger on foreigners, torching tourist resorts and foreign-owned factories in the restive Oromia region, local...

AFP - 10/6/16

An American woman was killed by a rock thrown in a town outside the Ethiopian capital, the US embassy said Wednesday, as anti-government anger sparked fresh protests...

AFP - 10/6/16

With Chinese conductors at the helm, a fleet of shiny new trains will on Wednesday begin plying a new route from the Ethiopian capital to Djibouti, in a major boost...

AFP - 10/5/16

With Chinese conductors at the helm, a fleet of shiny new trains will on Wednesday begin plying a new route from the Ethiopian capital to Djibouti, in a major boost...

AFP - 10/4/16

Ethiopia was in mourning Monday after more than 50 people died in a stampede triggered when police clashed with protesters, the latest bloody episode in a wave of...

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