Ethiopia, Egypt. Sudan will resume talks on disputed dam

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three African countries have signaled their readiness to resume negotiations on a controversial dam that will be the continent's largest. The move by Ethiopia, Egypt and S...

Ethiopian athletes raise funds to fight virus in virtual run

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Tirunesh Dibaba ran in an empty stadium and Kenenisa Bekele inside his own home as the former Olympic champions raised funds Saturday for Ethiopia's fight against the coro...

Ethiopia's new stance on Eritrean asylum-seekers criticized

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A change in asylum procedure by Ethiopia's government is undermining neighboring Eritreans' access to asylum and denying unaccompanied children the necessary protection, H...

Ethiopia postpones major election because of coronavirus

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's election set for August has been postponed as the national election board said Tuesday the coronavirus makes it impossible to prepare. The vo...

Worried Ethiopians want partial internet shutdown ended

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Rights groups and citizens are calling on Ethiopia's government to lift the internet shutdown in parts of the country that is leaving millions of people without important ...

Africa gets emergency medical supplies from China's Jack Ma

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Africa has received a much-needed coronavirus care package from Chinese billionaire Jack Ma. A cargo flight containing more than 6 million medical items ...

Ethiopia won't be forced by US on dam, foreign minister says

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia refuses to be pressured by the United States into signing a deal with Egypt and Sudan over its controversial dam on the Nile River, says Ethiopia's foreign minist...

Somber event marks first anniversary of Ethiopian crash

TULUFERA, Ethiopia (AP) — Grim-faced, visibly grief-stricken, some crying, hundreds of family members gathered Tuesday for a memorial service at the site where one year ago an Ethiopian Airlines jet c...

Ethiopia says Trump got inaccurate information on Nile dam

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian Cabinet minister says that U.S. President Donald Trump was provided with “inaccurate and inadequate” information about the dam the country ...

3,000-strong African force planned against Sahel extremism

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — African leaders have decided to work on deploying 3,000 troops to West Africa’s troubled Sahel region as extremist attacks surge, an African Union official said Thursday. ...

Ethiopia skips latest US talks with Egypt over dam dispute

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia will skip the latest round of U.S.-brokered talks this week on a disputed Nile dam project with Egypt and Sudan, the country’s water ministry announced Wednesday....

Looted 18th century crown returned to Ethiopia after decades

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A rare and looted crown from the 18th century was returned to Ethiopia on Thursday after it was discovered in the Netherlands two decades ago. The Dutch ...

Pompeo says South Africa land seizures would be 'disastrous'

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — America's top diplomat on Wednesday asserted that South Africa's plan to allow expropriation of private property without compensation would be “disastrous” for the country...

Africa shouldn't need to beg for climate aid: Bank president

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Africa shouldn’t have to beg for help in addressing climate change, the president of the African Development Bank said Tuesday, adding that polluting global powers “have t...

'Like I'm trapped': Africans in China lockdown see no escape

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The normally bustling supermarket in Wuhan was deserted, looking more foreign than ever. Khamis Hassan Bakari walked the aisles and saw just two other shoppers, and fear sank in. ...