This year marks the 70th anniversary of the Korean War. Two African nations joined American-led UN forces back in the 1950s – Ethiopia and South Africa – both countries sent hundreds of troops thousands of miles away to fight against North Korea.
Pope Francis called for dialogue between Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan on Saturday, urging them not to let a dispute over a dam on the Nile lead to conflict.
At least 10 people died in clashes between protesters and security forces in Ethiopia’s southern region on Monday, health officials said, the latest violence as myriad ethnic groups clamour for more autonomy.
The high court in Ethiopia has ordered the release of Kenyan freelance journalist Collins Juma Osemo, popularly known as Yassin Juma.
Egypt said on Tuesday that it has decided to withdraw from the latest round of tripartite negotiations with Ethiopia over its multi-billion dollar dam on the Blue Nile for internal consultations after Addis Ababa proposed new draft of filling guidelines.