Ethiopia announced a state of emergency on Friday after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday announced his intention to step down amid a political crisis in the Horn of Africa country. The ruling EPRDF coalition’s council met on Friday and decided to impose emergency rule, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said. The announcement did not […]
Rwanda took over on Sunday as the new chair of the African Union (AU) during the first day of the 30th ordinary session in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The 30th African Union (AU) heads of state and government summit opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on Sunday under the theme “Winning the Fight against Corruption: A Sustainable Path to Africa’s Transformation”.
Former ANC president Thabo Mbeki has called on party members to give ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa a chance. He was speaking to SABC News in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. A liberation movement rejuvenated after its elective conference. The man at the helm has promised to unite the party and fight corruption that resulted in […]
President Jacob Zuma has asked the African Union to consider adopting 2018 as the year to celebrate the late South Africa president Nelson Mandela’s centenary birthday. The Year 2018 marks the Centenary of former President of the ANC, first President of the Democratic South Africa, Nelson Mandela. This year South Africa and the entire globe […]