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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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