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Ethiopia will open its logistics sector to foreign investors but cap their participation, the state investment body said on Tuesday in the latest reform to loosen the government's control of the economy.
Ethiopia has passed a law that grants amnesty to political prisoners who have been released recently and reverses decades of security-obsessed rule.
The first commercial flight from Ethiopia to Eritrea in 20 years took off early on Wednesday, sealing a stunning reconciliation between the former enemies a week after they ended their military standoff.
Abiy had just wrapped up his speech in the heart of the capital Addis Ababa when the explosion went off, sending the crowds towards the stage as the prime minister left hurriedly, apparently safe and sound.
The government of Ethiopia has said it will release more than 304 prisoners, including 289 convicted on "terrorism" charges, according to state media.
Ethiopia’s parliament approved on Tuesday the government’s decision to lift a six-month state of emergency two months earlier than planned, state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting reported.
Ethiopia’s cabinet has approved a draft bill to lift the state of emergency imposed in February following widespread anti-government protests.
Unidentified gunmen killed the manager of a plant owned by Nigeria’s Dangote Industries Limited in Ethiopia on Wednesday after he was attacked in the restive Oromiya region while returning to the capital from the factory, officials said.
Ethiopia’s former prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn has stressed the need for South Sudan president Salva Kiir to step down and allow the country to be guided to peace by a new face.
African leaders resisting “democratic transformation” must heed their citizens’ calls for change, former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Saturday after receiving an award aimed at promoting good leadership on the continent.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed arrived in neighbouring Djibouti on Saturday in what was his first foreign trip since taking office in early April 2018.
Ethiopia’s new premier announced his intention to amend the country’s constitution to the effect that terms of office for the Prime Minister to two terms.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Al-Hussein, said finally, he was allowed to visit a region in Ethiopia that has been roiled by protests and unrest for the past three years, after the previous administration turned down his request in 2017.
Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Thursday took a major step towards his change agenda by appointing new Defence minister, attorney-general and Speaker of Parliament.
Ethiopia’s new prime minister named a cabinet on Thursday that includes the former mining minister as defence minister and retains the finance and foreign ministers from his predecessor’s cabinet.
The EU published contingency plans for a “no-deal” Brexit on Tuesday, outlining a host of travel rights Britons would lose, from recognition of driving licences to loss of pet passports.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says no fewer than 13,000 registered voters were yet to collect their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in Kuje Area Council of the FCT.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned against “plot’’ to use the police as a tool to intimidate voters and rig the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin Federal Constituency by-election in Kwara scheduled for Saturday.
The federal government has awarded Julius Berger Construction Company a N206 billion contract for the main work on the 2nd Niger Bridge.
Rob Shuter, the chief executive officer at MTN Group, says the group will acquire an independent banking licence in Nigeria by 2019.
Court has revoked the bail granted ex-Abia State Governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, for failure to appear, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.
The Peoples Democratic Party in Anambra has resolved to work for the victory of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Chief Peter Obi, the party’s presidential and vice presidential candidates respectively in the 2019 elections.
A mild drama ensued on Tuesday in a Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan, when a house wife and mother of two, Mrs Beauty Odinye, prayed the court to disregard her prayer for divorce and also a testimony in which she alleged that her husband, Nathaniel was impotent.
Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and other Marvel Comics superheroes has died at the age of 95.
Femi Adesina, spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari, says his principal didn’t endorse any figure as the new minimum wage.