African leaders unveil statue of Ethiopia’s last emperor

World 02/10/19, 09:36

A statue of Ethiopia's Emperor Haileselassie has been unveiled at the headquarters of the African Union on Sunday.The statue is the second to be erected inside the continental body's offices in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, after one of Ghana's first leader, Kwame Nkrumah, who championed pan-Africanism.Several African leaders at the ...

Ethiopia Jews protest Israeli government’s emigration delays

World 11/19/18, 12:34

Hundreds of Ethiopian Jews gathered in the capital, Addis Ababa, to protest the Israeli government's decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israel, leaving their families divided between the two countries.Representatives of the 8,000 Jews in Ethiopia urged the Ethiopian Jews living in Israel to think carefully ...

Ethiopia charges 5 with terrorism over assassination attempt

World 09/28/18, 05:08

Ethiopia's attorney general on Friday filed terrorism charges against five people accused of trying to "kill the prime minister" at a huge rally in the capital in June, barely two months after the reformist leader took office.The charges say the five acted on the premise that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed ...

Ethiopia’s stunning reforms now challenged by deadly unrest

World 09/19/18, 04:56

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's stunning political reforms are now threatened by long-standing ethnic tensions that have roared back to life since a young prime minister took power just five months ago and promised greater freedoms.While exiled groups once banned as terror organizations are welcomed home to join political ...

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