Tag: Politics

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Ethiopia to Give ID Cards to Rastafarians Long Stateless

Ethiopia will issue national identity cards for the nearly 1,000 Rastafarians who long have been seen as stateless in the East African nation, the government

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Kenya TV Election Debate Has Just One Candidate

A TV debate for Kenyan politicians hoping to become deputy president in next month's elections went ahead even though only one candidate took part. Muthiora Kariara,

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Donald Trump Under Fire for telling French First Lady ''You're in such good shape"

Donald Trump has been accused of sexism after he praised Brigitte Macron, the wife of the French president, for being in “such good shape”. //

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Michael Raynor, The New U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia

Michael Raynor is currently director of the Office of Career Development and Assignments in the Bureau of Human Resources at the State Department. The East African

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UK Announces £90 Million Funding for Family Planning in Ethiopia

The UK, through its Department for International Development today announced its new Family Planning by Choice programme, which will provide £90 million of support for

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95 Rebel Groups Surrender in Ethiopia

A total of 95 Ethiopian rebels surrendered to Ethiopian authorities over the weekend, Ethiopia’s state owned news medium, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC), reported on Monday.

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Ethiopian Parliament Passes 320.8 Billion Birr Budget for 2017/18

The Ethiopian parliament passed a 320.8 billion birr ($13.9 billion) budget for the financial year of 2017/18 on Friday, an increase of nearly 17 percent

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Ethiopians Are Having a Debate over Who Really Owns Addis Ababa

“The issue of Finfinee is the heart of our politics,” says Gemechis, an Oromo resident of the city. “It is where we lost everything.” The

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Zambia's president to seek parliament backing for state of emergency

Zambian President Edgar Lungu said on Wednesday he would seek parliament's approval to impose a state of emergency after fire gutted the country's biggest market

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AU Peace and Security Chief heads to Asmara

The African Union (A.U.) will send its peace and security commissioner to Eritrea in the wake of the country’s border tension with neighbouring Djibouti. According to

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Ethiopia Renews its Support for the Palestinian Cause

The President of Ethiopia said on Tuesday that his country supports the Palestinian cause and Palestinian rights based on the two-state solution, Anadolu has reported.

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President Mugabe donates $1m to help finance A.U. after Zimbabwe cattle sale

Zimbabwean president, Robert Mugabe, on Monday handed a cheque of $1 million to the African Union (A.U.) Foundation as part of efforts aimed at lessening

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