Ethiopian military and religious leaders on Tuesday condemned the assassinations of the army chief and other top officials at an emotional funeral service where Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed wept openly throughout.
Ethiopia’s economy is expected to grow at 9% in 2019/2020 financial year according to Finance Minister Ahmed Shide, more than 1.5% higher than the International Monetary Fund’s growth projection of 7.7%.
The African Union has marked Africa Day by paying respects to its citizens who died during AU peace keeping missions since 2000.
South Sudan’s warring parties will hold talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday, in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal, with just days to go until a unity government is meant to be formed.
Seeking closure, families of those who perished in the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash carried charred earth from the crash site to bury as it emerged that it would take up to six months before remains of their loved ones can be identified.