Daily Archives: August 2, 2020

Former Ivory Coast International Footballer Runs for Football Federation Presidency

Former internationally known Ivory Coast football player Didier Drogba entered the race to be president of the Ivorian Football Federation (FIF) Saturday. Hundreds gathered to cheer the former Chelsea and Marseille striker when he arrived at FIF’s Abidjan headquarters. Members

Suspected Boko Haram Militants Kill 16 in Northern Cameroon

DOUALA – Suspected militants from Islamist group Boko Haram killed at least 16 people and wounded seven early on Sunday in a grenade attack on a camp for displaced people in northern Cameroon, a local official said. The assailants threw

South Sudanese sisters overcome heartbreak and make a new life in Ethiopia

“We take care of one another. We don’t know what the future will hold for us.” Unaccompanied South Sudanese minor, 16-year-old Nyamach Lul, crushes kernels of maize into flour outside the house she shares with her 13-year-old sister Nyakoang, in

Ethiopia Records Highest Number Of Daily COVID-19 Cases

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia’s confirmed COVID-19 cases reached 17,530, after 915 new COVID-19 positive cases were confirmed on Friday, the Ethiopian Ministry of Health said. This is so far the highest daily increase in the Horn of Africa country. The Ethiopian

City Plants over 2 mln Trees in a Day

Addis Ababa   Thousands of residents of Addis Ababa planted more than two million tree seedlings on Sunday. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed commended city residents for their encouraging efforts in response to achieve the Green Legacy Initiative. “As we are in

Ethiopians Around the World Voiced Support for GERD

Addis Ababa Ethiopians around the world evenly voiced their support for the construction of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam (GERD). Ethiopians and Ethiopian origin around the world showed their solidarity on Sunday starting from 10:00 PM for three minutes under