Ethiopia’s Nobel-winning leader launches million-copy book
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister is launching a book of his ideology, with one million copies already printed.
Egypt’s president to meet with Ethiopia PM over Nile dispute
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's president says he will meet with the Ethiopian prime minister in efforts to restart critical talks over Ethiopia's soon-to-be-finished Blue Nile dam, which Cairo claims...
A look at the Ethiopia-Eritrea war whose end brought a Nobel
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It was a war that killed some 80,000 people and sputtered to life again and again over two decades, pulling in soldiers including a young Ethiopian who fought in a contested...
The Latest: UN council to say well done in person to Ahmed
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel Prizes (all times local):
The president of the U.N. Security Council says its 15 members will be delivering a message in person...
Ethiopia’s reformist PM Abiy Ahmed wins Nobel peace prize
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to a dynamic young African leader whose sweeping reforms and surprising embrace of a bitter rival have been praised as an...
Ethiopian Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Senegal
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An airport official in Senegal says an Ethiopian Airlines plane made an emergency landing at the international airport outside the capital Dakar after an engine caught fire...
Analyst: FAA acted too slowly grounding planes
Airline went into records after Max crash, engineer says
SEATTLE (AP) — Ethiopian Airlines' former chief engineer says in a whistleblower complaint filed with regulators that the carrier went into the maintenance records on a Boeing 737 Max jet a day...
The Latest: Ethiopia’s Desisa wins marathon
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Latest on the world track and field championships early Sunday (all times local):
Lelisa Desisa has won the men's marathon, narrowly beating fellow...
3-country talks on Nile waters wrap up without agreement
CAIRO (AP) — Irrigation ministers from three key Nile Basin countries wrapped up a two-day meeting Saturday in Sudan's capital without resolving differences over Ethiopia's soon-to-be-finished...
Mixed reactions to grounding Boeing 737 Max 8
Ethiopians celebrate thanksgiving festival in the capital
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa are celebrating a festival widely seen as promoting peace and unity.
New round of talks on Nile waters starts in Sudan’s capital
CAIRO (AP) — Irrigation ministers of three key Nile Basin countries were meeting Friday in Sudan’s capital, seeking to resolve differences over Ethiopia’s soon-to-be-finished Blue Nile dam, which...
Athletes united, but rival fans show Ethiopia’s divides
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The Ethiopian supporters are the loudest in the stadium at the track world championships — because they're trying to drown each other out.
Gebrselassie says athletes could have died at Doha worlds
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Distance-running great Haile Gebrselassie says it was a mistake to hold the track and field world championships in Qatar and that marathon runners could have died from...
Bekele wins Berlin Marathon, misses WR by just 2 seconds
BERLIN (AP) — So close. Yet again.
Kenenisa Bekele missed out on the world record by just two seconds as he completed a remarkable comeback to win the Berlin Marathon on Sunday.
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Ethiopia says 1,200-plus killed in unrest over past year
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The office of Ethiopia's attorney general says more than 1,200 people have been killed and more than 1.2 million displaced in clashes in the country over the past...
Ethiopia: Egypt’s Nile dam proposal is against ‘sovereignty’
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's foreign ministry in a sharply worded statement Friday dismissed Egypt's latest proposal on a massive Nile River dam project as "against the sovereignty of...
Egypt says no progress in talks over Ethiopia’s Nile dam
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says a new round of talks over a soon-to-be-finished Nile River dam being built by Ethiopia have failed to achieve progress.
Egypt says no ‘breakthrough’ with Ethiopia over Nile dam
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt on Sunday said negotiations over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia have not led to any "breakthrough."
Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry told reporters that talks...
Ethiopia releases Lebanese businessman held since last week
BEIRUT (AP) — The Lebanese Foreign Ministry says Ethiopia has released a Lebanese businessman who had been detained in the African nation since last week.
Ethiopia army says alleged Islamic State members arrested
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian army official says members of the Islamic State extremist group have been detained in the East African country.
Relatives of passengers killed in Boeing crash protest in DC
Families of the passengers who died in one of the Boeing 737 Max crashes lobbied Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao on Tuesday to slow what they consider a rush to let the plane fly...
Ethiopian church-affiliated group urges action against gays
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A group affiliated with Ethiopia's Orthodox Church is condemning what it calls the government's silence on homosexuality in the country.
AU lifts Sudan suspension saying it created civilian gov’t
CAIRO (AP) — The African Union said Friday it lifted Sudan's suspension because it established a civilian-led transitional government following the military's ouster of autocratic president Omar...
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Ethiopian fossil reveals face for ancestor of famed ‘Lucy’
NEW YORK (AP) — A fossil from Ethiopia is letting scientists look millions of years into our evolutionary history — and they see a face peering back.
Rights group says Eritrea high schools center of repression
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Eritrea's secondary schools are at the center of the government's efforts to control the population, a human rights organization charged on Friday.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister says that if deadly unrest in the country continues with online incitement, internet in the country could be cut off "forever."
Ethiopia plants more than 200 million trees in 1 day
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopians planted more than 200 million trees on Monday, which officials stated will be a world record. The ambitious initiative of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed aims to...
Men who lost family members in Max crash seek safety changes
Two men who lost family members in the crash of a Boeing 737 Max airliner in Ethiopia called on Congress to change Federal Aviation Administration procedures that let company employees perform...
6 minutes: Man haunted by family’s final moments on 737 Max
When Paul Njoroge gets on an airplane, he becomes fixated on the first few minutes after takeoff.
"I have to look at my watch and see when I reach the 6-minute mark," Njoroge says. That is...
Sudanese say US pressure was key to reaching transition deal
CAIRO (AP) — The power-sharing agreement reached between Sudan's military and pro-democracy protesters last week came after the United States and its Arab allies applied intense pressure on both...
Some Kenyan families reject Boeing’s compensation for crash
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Fifteen Kenyan families of people killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia in March on Friday rejected a proposal by Boeing to compensate them, saying they will pursue their...
Sudan protesters at a crossroads after deadly crackdown
CAIRO (AP) — The mass marches held in Sudan this week breathed new life into the uprising that toppled long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the protesters and the ruling military council...
Internet restored in Ethiopia 10 days after assassinations
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has begun restoring internet access Tuesday, 10 days after it was cut following the assassinations of six top government officials.
Ethiopia’s leader warns plotters following coup attempt
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's prime minister has issued a strong warning to anyone who would plot to topple his government, following a coup attempt in the country's northwestern Amhara...
Sudan’s army warns protest leaders of violence at rallies
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's ruling military council warned protest leaders Saturday that they would be held responsible for any destruction or damage by "vandals" and people "with an agenda"...
Ethiopia’s leader appointed spy chief as new head of army
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Six days after the assassination of Ethiopia's army chief, the prime minister has appointed the country's spy chief as the late general's successor.
Group urges Sudan to ensure protester safety during rallies
CAIRO (AP) — Amnesty International said Friday that Sudanese military rulers must guarantee the safety of protesters ahead of planned mass rallies over the weekend calling for civilian rule and...
Ethiopia, AU float proposal for peace in Sudan
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's protest movement on Thursday said it received a new, joint proposal from the African Union and Ethiopia for a solution to the crisis in Sudan.
Opposition leader: Ethiopia, AU join forces in Sudan efforts
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — A leading Sudanese opposition figure said on Wednesday the African Union and Ethiopia will present a new and joint proposal for a solution to the crisis in Sudan, as they...
Ethiopia: 37 killed in another region after coup attempt
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Thirty-seven people were killed in an attack Sunday in Ethiopia's Benishangul-Gumuz region, the governor said Wednesday.
Ethiopian leader sobs at service for slain military chief
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sobbed openly at a service Tuesday for the country's military chief who was assassinated by his bodyguard over the...
Sudan’s military sidesteps proposal for civilian rule
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's military rulers refused to agree on Monday to the Ethiopian proposal for a power-sharing agreement with the country's pro-democracy movement, a top general said, in...
Plotter of failed Ethiopia coup killed, 182 others arrested
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Ethiopian army general accused of leading a failed coup in a restive northern region was killed Monday in a firefight with security forces amid a security...
Ethiopia says military chief killed, regional coup failed
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia's military chief was shot to death by his bodyguard amid a failed coup attempt against a regional government north of the capital, Addis Ababa, the prime...