At least one person was killed and 165 injured when an explosion rocked a rally in Meskel Square in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed completed his address.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country. Nine police officials were arrested, state media reported.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Ethiopia and Djibouti are exerting efforts to further consolidate the existing bilateral relationship to economic integration.
MOGADISHU (Xinhua) -- Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi (Farmajo) left the country on Thursday for Ethiopia to join other East African leaders to help shore up South Sudan peace process.
Somaliland has freed a king, Osman Aw Mahmud Burmadow, who was imprisoned in April for attending the inauguration of a monarch in neighbouring Puntland.
Senegal recorded the first African win at the 2018 World Cup when they beat Poland 2-1 on Tuesday thanks to a deflected Thiago Cionek own goal and a terrible error by Polish 'keeper Wojciech Szczesny.
A Somali man has been sentenced to 15 years in jail for his role in the kidnapping of a Canadian journalist in Somalia, according to Canadian media.