Botswana to Allow Farmers Keep Wildlife to Boost Agro-Tourism

GABORONE, BOTSWANA – Botswana’s president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, says his government will allow farmers to keep small game as a way to encourage locals’ participation in agro-tourism. He added that it is paramount for them to have a stake in the industry. Speaking in a televised address Saturday, Masisi said Botswana’s tourism sector needs a boost […]

Cameroon Military Acknowledges Soldiers Arrested in Togo

YAOUNDE – Cameroon’s military says three of five men recently arrested by Togolese police and portrayed by Togolese media as notorious criminals who committed serious offenses against Togolese citizens are Cameroonian soldiers, while the other two are former convicts. The three military men stole weapons from the military headquarters in Yaoundé and went to Togo’s […]

Roadside Bomb Blast Kills 9 Near Somali Capital

Somali officials say nine civilians were killed and 10 others were wounded in a roadside bomb explosion outside Mogadishu on Sunday. The blast from an improvised explosive device hit a bus transporting civilians from Mogadishu to the town of Wanlaweyn, 90 kilometers west of the capital. The Somali government says al-Shabab is responsible for the […]

Ethiopia Calls for Joint Investigation over Border Incident with Sudan

Ethiopia and Sudan should work together through existing military mechanisms to address and jointly investigate circumstances of the recent incident surrounding their border, Ministry of Foreign Affairs urged. Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in its statement issued on Sunday referred with great dismay the incident of 28 May 2020 along the border area between Ethiopia […]

Ethiopia Reports 109 New COVID-19 Cases, Three Deaths

Ethiopia reported 109 new cases of COVID-19 pandemic during a laboratory tests conducted over the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of confirmed cases to 1, 172, Ministry of Health disclosed on Sunday. The Ministry, in its daily update revealed that from the total of 2, 836 medical tests that were conducted in the last 24 […]

Downstream Countries Right to Information Claim on Filling Dam Baseless: Experts

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia is not legally obliged to inform Egypt and Sudan about the first phase of the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), legal expert said. In an exclusive interview with ENA, Law Associate Professor Dereje Zeleke said Ethiopia’s  policy has always been rooted in the acknowledgment of sharing resources of the […]

Ethiopian Diaspora in Nordic Countries Raise over 673,000 SEK to Mitigate COVID-19

Addis Ababa, The Ethiopian Diaspora in Nordic countries and partners of Ethiopia in the Nordic countries have raised a total of 673,011 Swedish Krona in cash and medical equipment to support the efforts underway to combat the spread of COVD-19. According to a press release of the Ethiopian Embassy in Sweden, out of the total […]

Coronavirus Cases In Ethiopia Exceed 1,000 with 95 New Infections

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia has recorded 95 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours, bringing the total tally to 1,063. In its daily update, Ministry of Health disclosed that 95 out of the 5,034 samples tested over the past 24 hours tested positive for COVID-19. The ministry further stated that 30 of the patients have […]