NAIROBI Burundi's ruling party youth league is forcing citizens to donate money to fund next year's election, Human Rights Watch said on Friday, as fears of abuses and renewed violence grow ahead of the vote.
NAIROBI Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for ending 20 years of hostility with neighbouring Eritrea, can arouse strong reactions at home.
NAIROBI Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for ending 20 years of hostility with neighboring Eritrea, can arouse strong reactions at home.
(This removes reference to Jawar Mohammed as an informal adviser to Abiy in October 9 story.)
KIAMBU, Kenya, Oct 7 In a discreet clinic just
outside the Kenyan capital, a recovering heroin addict named
Peter holds the hand of his two-year-old daughter as he drinks a
dose of methadone.
WASHINGTON/ADDIS ABABA, Sept 10 Relatives of
some victims of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 met with U.S.
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao for about two hours on
Tuesday, six months after the plane crashed into farmland
outside the capital Addis Ababa.
NAIROBI, Aug 8 Ethiopia's central bank granted a
financial services licence to a foreign-owned company for the
first time on Thursday, as the government begins to open up the
economy of Africa's second most populous nation.
NAIROBI A U.S.-trained Kenyan bomb disposal technician stood in a field showing colleagues from more than 20 countries how to collect evidence after the detonation of a roadside explosive.
NAIROBI Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, a senior official said on Friday, in the first detailed announcement of the government's plans for opening one of the world's last major closed telecom markets.
NAIROBI Ethiopia's destabilising regional frictions may worsen this month if the small Sidama ethnic group carries out a threat to unilaterally declare a new semi-autonomous region in defiance of the federal government, a global think-tank said on Thursday.