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Giulia Paravicini

Afreximbank ready to raise up to $5 billion for COVID-19 vaccines for Africa: CDC head

22 Oct 2020

ADDIS ABABA The African Export Import Bank is ready to raise up to $5 billion to purchase COVID-19 vaccines for African countries, the head of the continent’s disease control body told Reuters on Thursday.

At least 12 people killed in western Ethiopia

13 Oct 2020

ADDIS ABABA At least 12 people were killed in the Metakal zone of Ethiopia’s Benishangul-Gumuz region, regional government spokesman Melese Beyene told Reuters on Tuesday.

Eight migrants dead, 12 missing off coast of Djibouti - IOM

05 Oct 2020

ADDIS ABABA At least 8 migrants died and 12 are missing at sea after being forced off a boat by smugglers off the coast of Djibouti, the U.N. migration agency said on Sunday.

More than 30 killed in militia attacks in western Ethiopia

17 Sep 2020

ADDIS ABABA Armed militia men killed more than 30 people in the Metakal zone of Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz region, a senior opposition leader told Reuters on Thursday, the latest security headache for reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's government.

Regional party wins vote in Ethiopia's Tigray, challenging federal government

11 Sep 2020

ADDIS ABABA The regional ruling party has won a landslide election victory in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region, officials said on Friday, as a confrontation looms with national authorities who have branded the vote illegal.

Ethiopia's Tigray holds regional election in defiance of federal government

09 Sep 2020

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia's northern Tigray region held regional elections on Wednesday in a show of defiance against Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who called the vote illegal but said the government would not respond with force.

Ethiopia's upper house rules Tigray regional vote unconstitutional

05 Sep 2020

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia's upper house ruled on Saturday that plans by the Tigray region to hold an election on Sept. 9 were unconstitutional, setting up a potential clash between the central government and a powerful ethnic party.

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways -CEO

04 Sep 2020

ADDIS ABABA,JOHANNESBURG Sept 4 Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.

Ethiopia's Tigray region to holds poll, defying federal government

04 Sep 2020

ADDIS ABABA Ethiopia's northern Tigray region will head to the polls on Wednesday in defiance of the federal government, the latest challenge to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed from a slew of regional leaders flexing their muscles ahead of next year's national elections.

Thousands protest in Mauritius over dead dolphins, demand resignations

30 Aug 2020

Thousands of protesters demonstrated in the Mauritius capital Port Louis on Saturday to demand an investigation into an oil spill from a Japanese ship and the mysterious death of at least 40 dolphins that have been found near the site of the spill. | Video

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