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Monthly Archives: April, 2018

Ethiopia new PM vows to restore nation’s glory

Ethiopia new Prime Minister Dr. Abiye Ahmed has vowed to bring economic, social and political transformations by restoring the country's past glory and spurring regional integration. He also remarked his selection process to assume the premiership has showcased a...

Malian jihadist linked to destruction of Timbuktu to face ICC

A Malian jihadist has been sent to The Hague to face war crimes charges related to the destruction of Timbuktu and sex slavery. He is the second man to be tried for the crime and prosecutors hope to send...

Ethiopia new PM Ahmed Abiye sworn in amid tensions

Ethiopia’s parliament swore in Abiye Ahmed as prime minister on Monday with a mandate to implement democratic reforms aimed partly at defusing ethnic tensions in the Oromiya province from which the former army lieutenant general hails. The ruling coalition picked...

Boko Haram militants kill 15 injure 83 in Nigeria’s Maiduguri

A Boko Haram attack in the Nigerian city of Maiduguri killed at least 15 people and wounded 83, a military spokesman said on Monday, in the biggest strike since the government said it was in talks with the Islamist...

Botswana new president Masisi takes office as Ian Khama bids farewell

Botswana's new president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, used his inauguration speech on Sunday to vow to tackle youth unemployment in one of Africa's most stable countries. The swearing-in ceremony in parliament came after Ian Khama stepped down having completed the constitutional maximum...
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Army says ADF rebels killed 10 villagers in eastern DRC

Fighters believed to be from the notorious ADF rebels have killed at least 10 civilians in two overnight attacks...

Journalists targeted and detained in Tigray

Three journalists, two working with foreign media house and one with local media are being detained by the military...

French firm Bollore group fined €12m in Togo corruption case

French firm Bollore group on Friday reached a settlement over a decade-old corruption case in Togo, prosecutors said, but...
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