Sunday, January 22, 2017

No longer ‘rising’, Africa pushed to the margin at Davos

By Sujata Rao DAVOS, Switzerland Jan 20 (Reuters) - In this Swiss Alps town where the global elite have gathered to debate the world's problems,...

Human Rights Watch Denounces Grave Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia

By UNPO Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a scathing report on the events that took place in 2016 in Ethiopia. The organization identified a string...

Company of minority led Ethiopian Government burnt to ashes

Abbay Media News Girma Alemu Metema has become a place of continuous bomb blasts recently, sources reveal. A bomb was thrown on a cotton factory in...

Gambia’s Jammeh ‘to quit and leave’, says Adama Barrow

BBC AfricaThe Gambia's leader Yahya Jammeh will step down and leave the country, his elected successor says. Adama Barrow made the announcement on Twitter, after...

Ethiopia’s trade in qat booming

The Economist “THIS is qat,” explains Teklu Kaimo, gesturing to the wooded field behind him. He started growing it in 1976, and over the years...

Project Exile: Targeted for Organizing Ethiopian Journalists

“The government was not happy to see that independent journalists wanted to raise their voices and support journalists in prison or simply defend our...

Donald Trump Sworn In as 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump, now the 45th president of the United States, promised that he would work tirelessly for every American and vowed to put "America...
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Kenenisa Bekele Drops Out of the Dubai Marathon

LetsRun.com The biggest news at the world’s richest prize money marathon happened at the start. Kenenisa Bekele, the world record holder at 5,000m and 10,000m and...
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Breaking News: Intercepted Russian Communications Part of Inquiry Into Trump Associates

The New York Times WASHINGTON — American law enforcement and intelligence agencies are examining intercepted communications and financial transactions as part of a broad investigation...
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Gambia crisis: Senegal troops enter to back new president

BBC Senegalese troops have entered The Gambia to ensure Adama Barrow assumes power as the country's new president, a Senegalese army spokesman has said. It comes...

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