The release without charge of 22 government critics who were arrested and detained for months on allegations of terrorism illustrates the Ethiopian authorities’ continued abuse of the country’s anti-terror laws, Amnesty International said today. The 22, released late on Tuesday, were among more than 200 people arrested in June after […]

The speaker of Egypt’s parliament has asked the Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari to mediate its dispute with Ethiopia over the Renaissance Dam, reports Bloomberg. In a meeting yesterday with the Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Ali Abdel Aal said that relations between Egypt and Nigeria were progressing. The $5 billion […]

Out of the darkness, light often emerges. At least, some good news. Welcome home. These brothers were incarcerated for no reason at all in the first place. Noting, No reason, ‘0’ reason. It is just that the government wanted to show off the tiny muscle it didn’t have by putting […]

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg declined Nordic Council’s environmental award 2019, saying climate movement does not need awards. “I have decided to decline this prize. Here’s why: ‘I am currently traveling through California and therefore not able to be present with you today. I want to thank the Nordic Council […]

Ethiopian government said on Wednesday it plans to create 3 million jobs this budget year which began on July 8. This came at a joint press conference by Jobs Creation Commissioner Ephrem Alemayehu and CEO of the Canadian company Master Card Reeta Roy ahead of a jobs summit to be […]