THE hotels of Adigrat, an entrepot near Ethiopia’s border with Eritrea, are always busy during Meskel, a feast celebrated annually by Orthodox Christians in both countries. But this time room prices have soared. Returning visitors reckon the numbers congregating in the city’s streets are twice those of previous years
[UN News] With more years of peace than the preceding years of war “Liberia has finally turned the corner”, the country’s President told world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly, pledging his efforts to consolidate the nation’s achievements and bring peace dividends to all Liberians.
[New Zimbabwe] MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has slammed President Emmerson Mnangagwa following the latter’s strange land offer to US President Donald Trump to build a golf course in Victoria Falls.
[African Arguments] Eritrea’s recent foreign policy shifts have been driven by President Afwerki and his Red Sea allies. Neither has an interest in Eritrea democratising.
[allAfrica] Being able to accept the 2018 Africa Food Prize today on behalf of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) comes with immense pride.
[SciDev.Net] Nairobi -Cost-effective interventions are needed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to reduce death burden caused by non-communicable diseases (NCDs), a study recommends.
[East African] Nine Ethiopian air traffic controllers alleged to be leading a weeklong work boycott have been arrested.
[Nation] Matatus operating within the city will from today raise their fares by Sh20 whereas those plying the long distance routes will levy an extra 20 per cent following the implementation of value added tax on petroleum products.
[Addis Standard] Talks that started on Sunday b/n federal & Somali regional state authorities are underway and may lead to an “amicable settlement”, a government source told Addis Standard. The talks involve both regional & federal administrative, military, security & intelligence authorities, according to our source.
[This Day] *South Africa, Nigeria edged to second and third spots respectively