Category Archives: Africa

Egyptian Lawyers Seek to Repeal 2015 Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Deal Between Addis Ababa, Cairo, and Khartoum

A group of Egyptian lawyers and political activists are preparing a lawsuit to challenge a March 2015 preliminary deal agreed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah… Continue reading

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Tension Rises in Gondar and Bahir Dar Over Ethiopian Orthodox Church Celebrations of Epiphany (Timket)

Tensions are high in Ethiopia’s north-western cities of Gondar and Bahir Dar ahead of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church Epiphany (Timket) celebrations that begin this evening… Continue reading

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Son of Gambia’s President Elect Adama Barrow Dies After Dog Bite Amid Growing Tensions

The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog.
Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported to have died on the… Continue reading

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Ethiopians, Eritreans, and Somalis Among 180 Migrants who Drowned Found Off Libya’s Coast

Up to 180 people were feared dead in the latest shipwreck of a migrant boat off the Libyan coasts, the International Organization for Migration (IOM)… Continue reading

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Ethiopian Man Stabs His 3-Year-Old Daughter in the Chest and Back Then Confesses to Police

A 49-year-old man brutally stabbed his three-year-old child before handing himself over to police in Spain’s Benifaio, Valencia Province.
The shocking incident took place around… Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Pop Girl Band to Continue Making Music Despite Losing Millions in British Funding

Yegna’s Managing Director Solome Tadesse said on Tuesday that the project would continue despite the UK Department for International Development (DFID)’s decision to cut its… Continue reading

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Alleged Painting of Queen of Sheba Confiscated by Saudi Court

The Court of Appeal in Al-Jawf region, north of Saudi Arabia, has ratified a verdict to impound an antique painting named the “Ambria” until a… Continue reading

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Ethiopian Police Arrest Commercial Bank Official and Telecom Boss for Corruption

Police have arrested the heads of an Ethiopian telecom company and financial institution on suspicion of corruption.
The suspects include Abrham Guade, deputy manager and… Continue reading

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Ethiopian Police Arrest Commercial Bank Official and Telecom Boss for Corruption

Police have arrested the heads of an Ethiopian telecom company and financial institution on suspicion of corruption.
The suspects include Abrham Guade, deputy manager and… Continue reading

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Facebook is Developing a ‘Brain Computer’ to Allow People Communicate With Thoughts

Mark Zuckerberg’s dream of gadgets that let humans read each other’s thoughts and communicate with brain waves may be moving closer to reality.
A secretive… Continue reading

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