Ethiopia

Saudi Arabia supports fellow Arab nations Egypt, Sudan against Ethiopia in GERD dispute

Well, this is a test for Pan-Africanism Saudi Arabia has announced that it is throwing its weight behind fellow Arab-League nations, Egypt and Sudan in their ongoing dispute with Ethiopia over a massive hydropower dam built by the latter on the Blue Nile, the Nile River’s main tributary. For almost a decade now, the Grand …

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How Nnamdi Kanu was arrested by the Interpol in Ethiopia

Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), was arrested and extradited to Nigeria on Sunday. The IPOB leader, who was in court facing charges bordering on treasonable felony for his campaign for the secession of Republic of Biafra, jumped bail in 2017 after a military action, code-named “Operation Python Dance”, targeted his …

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Ethiopian election 2021 update: PM Abiy Ahmed faces test of popularity as elections in Ethiopia gets on the way

Ethiopians are voting in the first elections since 2015 which will test Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s popularity inside the country. Ahmed is hoping to win the majority of parliamentary seats in order to maintain his office. The elections had been earlier postponed in 2020 due to the of coronavirus pandemic. Ethiopian election 2021: ‘Elections in …

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Ethiopia Expels New York Times Reporter Over ‘Unbalanced Reports’

Ethiopia has expelled a foreign correspondent working for The New York Times after earlier revoking his license over “unbalanced” reporting, a government official confirmed Friday. The decision to kick out Simon Marks, an Irish journalist living in Ethiopia, drew swift condemnation from Reporters Without Borders, which said it was “the first time that a foreign …

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