• January 31, 2023

South Africa will not ditch coal ‘just like that’-Ramaphosa

Coal-rich but energy-starved South Africa will not immediately abandon its fossil-fueled electricity generating plants as it transitions to cleaner forms of power, President Cyril Ramaphosa said Sunday. South Africa, one of …

US secretary of state Anthony Blinken speaks to young people in Cairo Egypt

The strategic partnership between the U.S. and Egypt is of “great consequence”, according to Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.He made the comment on Sunday in Cairo where he addressed a meeting …

DRC ready to welcome Pope Francis

In Kinshasa’s Ndolo airport everything is ready to welcome Pope Francis. The Holy Pontiff arrives on Tuesday in Kinshasa, capital of the DRC and Africa’s largest catholic country. Tomorrow I will …

French and German diplomatic chiefs to visit Ethiopia next week

French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna announced Thursday that she would travel to Ethiopia next week with her German counterpart Annalena Baerbock “to consolidate peace”, after the agreement signed on November 2 …

Ethiopia offers no date for end to blackout in Tigray region

There is “no timeline” for restoring internet access to Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region, a senior government official said Tuesday. The restoration of Tigray’s internet service will be carried alongside the resumption …

AU renews calls for truce, peace talks, rebels vow to respect ceasefire in Ethiopia

The African Union (AU) on Sunday called for an immediate ceasefire in Tigray, where violence is escalating, with rebels in the northern Ethiopian region saying they were “ready to respect it. …

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

Ethiopia Attacks WHO chief, Tedros of alleged “misconduct”

The Ethiopian government has accused the World Health Organization director in Ethiopia of “misconduct“ after he criticised the country over the current war and humanitarian crisis. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was nominated …

Ethiopia: fresh footage of drone deadly strike emerges

On Monday, footage released by Ethiopian regional state-owned television station, showed the impact of an airstrike in embattled Tigray region. Images of the strike that hit on Saturday a refugee camp …

Ethiopia Praise the return of looted Artifacts

Ethiopia on Saturday hailed the return of precious artefacts looted by British soldiers more than 150 years ago, after a long campaign for their restitution. The collection — recovered from Britain, …

AU envoy warns Ethiopia talks won’t succeed without ceasefire

The African Union’s special envoy for the Horn of Africa, Olusegun Obasanjo, remains hopeful that dialogue can end Ethiopia’s year-long war, but warned in a statement released Sunday that “such talks …

Ethiopia Security Council urges end to hostilities

The UN Security Council on Friday expressed “deep concern” over the escalating conflict in Ethiopia and called for a ceasefire. The members of this body “call for an end to hostilities …

New air strike hits Ethiopia’s capital Tigray, killing three children

A new air strike has hit Ethiopia’s capital Tigray following several days of such strikes last week. Ethiopian government’s spokesperson confirmed this, with a Tigray spokesperson confirming the death of six …