East Africa

Ethiopia to honor former president Girma Woldegiorgis with state funeral

The Ethiopian government has revealed preparations to honor its former long-serving president Girma Wolde-Giorgis with state funeral as tributes continued ...
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Ethiopia jails 66 soldiers who protested for better pay for up to 14 years

A military court in Ethiopia has jailed 66 soldiers for between five and 14 years for marching on Prime Minister ...
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Kenyan Lawyer Miguna Miguna issues statement after court ruling

Kenyan High court on Friday ruled that Miguna Miguna’s birthright is not affected by him holding a Canadian passport and ...
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Former Ethiopian president Girma Woldegiorgis dies at 95

Former Ethiopian president Girma Woldegiorgis died on Saturday, two weeks short of his 95th birthday, state media reported. Girma was ...
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At Least 21 people killed, 61 injured in ethnic violence in southern Ethiopia

Heavy fighting between ethnic groups in southern Ethiopia has killed at least 21 people and wounded 61, its state news ...
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Lawyer Miguna Miguna awarded $70K as court rules he is a Kenyan citizen

A Kenyan court has ruled that opposition Lawyer and politician Miguna Miguna is a Kenyan citizen saying his birthright cannot ...
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Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed vows to bring human rights violators to justice

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has vowed to bring human rights violators to justice as part of the ongoing large-scale ...
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Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki begins first-ever visit to Somalia

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived on Thursday for his first-ever visit to Somalia, Eritrea’s information minister said, in another sign ...
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Ugandan MPs ask govt to stock more condoms ahead of festive season

Ugandan Members of Parliament has urged the ministry of Health to increase the stock of condoms in the country ahead ...
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Ugandan president Museveni slams opposition parties for being petty

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has slammed opposition parties for focusing on petty issues rather than critical issues such as prosperity ...
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