Addis Ababa News

Farmajo likely to survive impeachment

The sponsors of the impeachment motion say they were concerned about an announcement in June, during Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s visit to Mogadishu, that Addis Ababa was developing four ports in Somalia.

Daily Nation , Kenya Dec 15, 2018

UN investigates systematic sexual violence across South Sudan

So far this month, Commissioners have visited South Sudan, Sudan and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The Independent , Uganda Dec 15, 2018

Former Ethiopian president Girma Woldegiorgis dies: state media

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Former Ethiopian president Girma Woldegiorgis died on Saturday, two weeks short of his 95th birthday, state media reported.

The Independent , Uganda Dec 15, 2018

Ethiopia jails soldiers who marched on PM palace to up to 14 years

Addis Ababa (Reuters) - A military court in Ethiopia on Saturday jailed 66 soldiers for between five and 14 years for marching on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s palace in October, ruling they had broken military ethics, officials said.

Reuters , Africa Dec 15, 2018

Ethnic violence in southern Ethiopia kills 21, wounds 61 - state news

Addis Ababa (Reuters) - Heavy fighting between ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia has killed at least 21 people and wounded 61, its state news agency said on Saturday, amid escalating violence that has sent hundreds fleeing across the border to neighbouring Kenya.

Reuters , Africa Dec 15, 2018

Farmajo likely to survive impeachment

The sponsors of the impeachment motion say they were concerned about an announcement in June, during Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s visit to Mogadishu, that Addis Ababa was developing four ports in Somalia.

The East African , Kenya Dec 15, 2018

We’re not scared of Algeria challenge – Rangers

“But we went over there (Addis Ababa) for the second leg and got an away win.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Dec 15, 2018

Somaliland can't be underrated in Horn of Africa's realignments

Addis Ababa, is only 700km from Hargeisa, whereas the distance between Addis and Mogadishu is twice that, meaning Somaliland is able to impact and support Ethiopia in a way Somalia cannot.

The Star , Kenya Dec 14, 2018

Ethiopia jails soldiers who protested for better pay

Addis Ababa – An Ethiopian court has jailed 66 soldiers over a rare protest in the capital in October demanding better pay, state media reported Saturday.

EWN , South Africa Dec 14, 2018

Ethiopia to move troops from Eritrean border as relations thaw

Addis Ababa (Reuters) - Ethiopia will begin moving its troops away from the border with Eritrea, senior military officials said on Friday, months after the erstwhile enemies reopened it for the first time in 20 years.

Reuters , Africa Dec 14, 2018