Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia lifts state of emergency

Emergency measures had been in effect since last October. Ethiopia has lifted the country's state of emergency which had been in place since last October 2016, following a parliament session on 4 Aug...
Cairo News

Italian student found dead in Cairo with signs of torture

Investigation after body of missing Italian student indicates “slow death”. Italy and Egypt have launched a joint investigation after the body of missing Italian student Giulio Regeni was found in...
Cape Town News

Reconciliation Day in Cape Town

Cape Town March for the Arch. In Cape Town Reconciliation Day on 16 December is being celebrated by a march in honour of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah. The theme of the March for the Ar...
Nairobi News

Nairobi protests after women stripped

Police make arrests after women assaulted for wearing miniskirts Police in Nairobi have arrested about 100 people following several recent cases of women being attacked and stripped by groups of me...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia frees Swedish journalists

Ethiopia has pardoned and freed two Swedish journalists who were arrested last year in the rebel Ogaden region and had been serving an 11-year jail sentence for "supporting terrorism". The pardon o...