Wednesday 13 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-13

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AFP - 12/12/17

As soon as Ethiopian opposition activist Henok Gabisa read the email, he knew something was not right.

With the subject line "Democracy in Ethiopia: Can it be...

AFP - 12/7/17

The African Union has upped its goal to repatriate stranded migrants from Libya, saying in a statement that it aims to bring 20,000 Africans home in the next six...

AFP - 12/7/17

A German citizen was killed during an attack at a volcano near Ethiopia's volatile border with Eritrea, Germany's foreign ministry said Tuesday.

The lava lake...

AFP - 11/27/17

A renewed bout of clashes between two of Ethiopia's largest ethnic groups killed more than 20 people last week, the state-controlled broadcaster reported on Monday....

AFP - 11/27/17

More than 100 people have been arrested in Ethiopia over a string of clashes earlier this year between two of the country's largest ethnic groups that killed hundreds...

AFP - 11/16/17

There's one room at the Sheno primary school in rural Ethiopia that's different from all the others, starting with the sign over the door reading: "Menstruation is a...

AFP - 10/25/17

Yetnebersh Nigussie's first battle for disability rights was in law school, when she successfully pushed university administrators to provide Braille textbooks for...

AFP - 10/24/17

Zekarias Mesfin spent months making a movie about his dangerous illegal migration from Ethiopia -- and when he arrived at the film's premiere, he was in a coffin...

AFP - 10/15/17

The speaker of Ethiopia's lower house of parliament, who resigned last week, said Saturday that he quit because of "disrespect" of his ethnic group.

Abadula...

AFP - 10/11/17

Ethiopia will devalue its currency by 15 percent in a bid to boost demand for its major exports, a state-run media outlet reported Tuesday.

Africa's second...

AFP - 10/10/17

She was not one of them, but Saada Youssef had lived alongside the Somali people of eastern Ethiopia for years. Then came the day local officials told her to leave or...

AFP - 10/2/17

An Ethiopian religious festival transformed on Sunday into a rare moment of open defiance to the government one year after a stampede started by police killed dozens...

AFP - 10/1/17

A year ago Firommisa Darasa barely made it out of Ethiopia's Irreecha festival alive, managing to escape from a deep ditch where dozens perished.

The tragedy...

AFP - 9/27/17

The African Union on Wednesday expressed its "bewilderment" at US President Donald Trump's inclusion of Chad on an updated and open-ended travel ban list issued at...

AFP - 9/26/17

Clashes that erupted in Ethiopia this month between two of the country's largest ethnic groups have killed hundreds of people and displaced thousands more, the...

AFP - 9/19/17

The United States on Tuesday urged Ethiopia to investigate deadly clashes between two of the country's major ethnic groups that have caused tens of thousands to flee...

AFP - 7/21/17

After representing Eritrea in cycling tournaments across Africa, Daniel Teklay took a journey of a different sort last year when he escaped across his country's...

AFP - 7/6/17

The African Union's new chair Moussa Faki Mahamat on Wednesday questioned US commitment to fighting terrorism on the continent after it blocked efforts to get UN...

AFP - 7/5/17

Her feet bare and her hometown in flames, Nyadet walked east alone, eating food given to her by strangers and following trails left by others escaping war in South...

AFP - 7/5/17

Morocco's top diplomat said Tuesday that the United Nations is to lead efforts to end a dispute over a partially recognised state in Western Sahara that Rabat...

AFP - 7/4/17

As the African Union struggles to get members to pay dues, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe took the bull by the horns and sold his own cattle for a sizeable...

AFP - 7/3/17

African Union head Moussa Faki Mahamat on Monday criticised member states for a lack of solidarity shown to nations on the continent who are facing famine and drought...

AFP - 6/22/17

The Somali people of Ethiopia's southeast have a name for the drought that has killed livestock, dried up wells and forced hundreds of thousands into camps: sima,...

AFP - 6/9/17

Ethiopia re-activated cellphone data services and unexpectedly allowed access to social media sites that had been blocked since a wave of anti-government protests...

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