Addis Ababa News

Rwanda’s car-free day success attracts other countries

On the January 13 this year, Ethiopia held its second car-free day event, where people from the capital Addis Ababa and other towns like Dire Dawa, Bahir Dar, Hawassa, Adama, Jimma, Mekelle and Jigiga, participated in the event.

The East African , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

JKIA takeover: MPs link Kenyatta family

It was also expected to reposition and model its operations along those of its main rival Ethiopian Airlines, which runs Addis Ababa’s Bole International Airport.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

AfCFTA awaits four more ratifications to become effective | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

• As South Africa deposits instrument South Africa has deposited its instruments on the ratification of the African Free Continental Trade Area (AfCFTA), on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Session of Assembly of the African Union, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Guardian , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

Nigeria off track to meet Under-5 malnutrition, exclusive breastfeeding targets

His Majesty King Letsie III of the Kingdom of Lesotho and African Union Champion for Nutrition, and Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank co-hosted the scorecard launch on the sidelines of the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 18, 2019

DR Congo’s Tshisekedi holds coalition talks with Kabila

In a letter to the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Martin Fayulu restated his allegation that the vote result had been rigged.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 18, 2019

End the wholesale looting of Africa’s people

By TEE NGUGI There was an event and a resolution at the just-concluded AU Heads of State and Government Summit in Addis Ababa that caught my attention.

The East African , Kenya Feb 18, 2019

Al Shabaab resilience, diplomatic row muddle troop withdrawal from Somalia

“I would like to call on the UN and the AU to ensure practical and realistic Amisom exit timelines that should be subjected to regular reviews,” Uhuru said in Addis Ababa on the sidelines of the 30th Ordinary Session of the AU Heads of State Summit.

The Star , Kenya Feb 18, 2019

Niger man deported by Israel marooned in Ethiopian airport

A Niger national who was expelled from Israel has been stuck at the international airport in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, since November after his home country refused to take him back.

BBC Africa , Africa Feb 17, 2019

DR Congo’s Tshisekedi holds coalition talks with Kabila

In a letter to the African Union summit in Addis Ababa, Martin Fayulu restated his allegation that the vote result had been rigged.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 17, 2019

Kagame replaced by Egypt’s Abdel Fattah as AU heads of state meet in Addis

Kagame replaced by Egypt’s Abdel Fattah as AU heads of state meet in Addis President Yoweri Museveni arrived in Ethiopia’s capital of Addis Ababa on Feb.09 where African Union (AU) heads of State convened for a two day summit that saw Rwandan President Paul Kagame handle over the mantle to his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi as the Union Chairman.

The Independent , Uganda Feb 17, 2019