Thousands flee Ethiopia fighting that’s left hundreds dead

World Nov 12, 2020

Thousands flee Ethiopia fighting that’s left hundreds dead

Thousands of people have fled violence in northern Ethiopia, where the government said it’s killed at least 550 fighters in a week of clashes with forces loyal to the Tigray region’s rebellious ruling party. Almost 7,000 refugees have arrived at Ethiopia’s border with Sudan, some ...

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

World Jan 2, 2020

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an African icon and a new leader who won the Nobel Peace Prize. These African stories captured the world's attention in 2019 — and ...

Ethiopia launches its first satellite

World / Science & Health Dec 20, 2019

Ethiopia launches its first satellite

Ethiopia launched its first satellite on Friday, a landmark achievement for the country's space program that caps a banner year for the African space industry. The launch of the Ethiopian Remote Sensing Satellite took place at a space station in China, though scores of Ethiopian ...