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Mugabe rejected Zambia asylum proposal during impasse

November 23/11/2017,10:00 Former president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, rejected an asylum proposal from neighbouring Zambia in the heat of the political crisis that led to his resignation on Tuesday, November 21, 2017. Zambian leader Edgar Lungu is quoted by local media portal Zambia reports, as saying he had personally offered ...

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Ethiopian prince praises relations with Armenia at Armenian Assembly reception

November 22/11/2017,20:15 The Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) and its Capital Region Council hosted its Annual Holiday Reception this month, with special guest His Imperial Highness Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie of Ethiopia. Prince Ermias spoke highly of the bilateral relations between Ethiopia and Armenia that dates back centuries. “At this point, ...

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Eritrea capital Asmara Employs Solar Energy to Power street lights

November 22, 2017, 11:50 Asmara, the capital of Eritrea has begun using solar energy to power street lights, the information minister has disclosed. According to Yemane Ghebre Meskel, under the first phase of a plan to ensure street lights rely on solar energy, 10 kilometres of road have so far ...

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Trafigura likely to win Ethiopian oil product import tender -trade

November 20,2017,21:55 SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Oil trader Trafigura placed the lowest offer and is likely to win an import tender by the Ethiopian Petroleum Supply Enterprise for up to 1.85 million tonnes of gasoil and gasoline for delivery in 2018, several traders said on Monday. The east African importer was ...

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Somalia illegally surrendered citizen to Ethiopia parliamentary report

November 20,2017,20:30 Somalia’s parliament, the House of the People, says the government’s formal handover of a Somali national to neighbouring Ethiopia was illegal. The parliamentary body set up to probe the circumstances surrounding the transfer of Mr. Abdikarin Sheikh Muse of the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) presented its report ...

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Egypt’s Sisi issues warning to Ethiopia over the dam construction project

November 19,2017,20:25 Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi issued a stern warning to Ethiopia on Saturday over a dam it is building, which could limit water supplies to Cairo. It comes after Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan failed to approve a study on its potential effects of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. Addis Ababa’s plan ...

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Egypt inform us of deadlock reached in Ethiopian dam studies

November 19, 2017, 20:00 Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry informed Sunday US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of a deadlock in the process of carrying out studies on the effects of the Ethiopian Grand Renaissance Dam (GERD) on downstream countries. In an official statement, Egypt’s foreign ministry spokesman Ahmed Abu Zeid ...

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ZANU-PF issues ultimatum to Mugabe to resign by noon Monday or face impeachment

November 19, 2017, 16:00 Zimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU-PF says president Robert Mugabe must resign as president by noon Monday or impeachment proceedings will start when parliament resumes on Tuesday. The party fired Mugabe as its chief, expelled his wife as leader of the party’s women’s league and other top officials loyal ...

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Ethiopian government warns students over unrest

November 16, 2017,20:00 ADDIS ABABA,  — The Ethiopian Ministry of Education (MoE) on Thursday warned legal action against higher education students who interrupt normal educational classes at universities.   Tilaye Gete, Minister of Education, said in a press conference that some universities especially Metu and Ambo in Ethiopia’s central Oromia ...

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Hawks rescue 15 Ethiopians held captive in Limpops

November 16, 2017, 12:00 The Hawks have rescued 15 Ethiopians who were held captive in a house in Limpopo‚ officials said in a statement. The Ethiopian men were between the ages of 16 and 30‚ the Hawks said. “The Hawks’ Serious Organised Crime Unit received information about people who were ...

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