Looted 18th century crown returned to Ethiopia after decades

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A rare and looted crown from the 18th century was returned to Ethiopia on Thursday after it...
11:29 20 February 2022

Pompeo says South Africa land seizures would be ‘disastrous’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — America’s top diplomat on Wednesday asserted that South Africa’s plan to allow expropriatio...
9:41 19 February 2022

Huge locust outbreak in East Africa reaches South Sudan

JUBA, South Sudan — The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years has reached South Sudan, a country where roughly half th...
15:26 18 February 2022

Ethiopia says US plans ‘substantial financial support’

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — America’s top diplomat in his final Africa stop on Tuesday discussed political reforms with Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winni...
12:56 18 February 2022

Determined: Ethiopian female migrants risk all for Saudi

They are among the most vulnerable of the tens of thousands of migrants making the long and perilous trek from Ethiopia to Saudi Arabia in search of j...
5:15 14 February 2022

The Latest: WHO: Virus could overwhelm Africa health systems

BEIJING — The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China (all times local):
14:27 31 January 2022

‘This is huge’: Locust swarms in Africa are worst in decades

KATITIKA, Kenya — The hum of millions of locusts on the move is broken by the screams of farmers and the clanging of pots and pans. But their noise-ma...
15:51 25 January 2022

Locust outbreak, most serious in 25 years, hits East Africa

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food se...
14:02 17 January 2022

Ethiopia PM asks South Africa leader to help in dam dispute

JOHANNESBURG — Ethiopia's prime minister has asked South Africa's president to intervene in his country's dispute with Egypt over a massive dam projec...
13:50 12 January 2022

Africa starts 2020 battling extremism, Ebola and hunger

JOHANNESBURG — A tragic airline crash with far-reaching consequences, cataclysmic cyclones that may be a harbinger of the future, the death of an Afri...
11:35 1 January 2022

NY team helping immigrant runners realize American dream

NEW YORK — A no-name entrant at this month’s New York City Marathon — literally, he didn’t even qualify to have his name printed on his bib — Girma Be...
8:12 30 November 2021

Migrants endure rape and torture on route through Yemen

RAS AL-ARA, Yemen — Zahra struggled in the blue waters of the Gulf of Aden, grasping for the hands of fellow migrants. Hundreds of men, women and teen...
6:24 2 November 2021

Putin courts Africa and offers to mediate dam dispute

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday sought to expand Moscow's clout in Africa by touting military aid and economic projects at the f...
13:08 24 October 2021