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For Some Egyptians Camels Make A Bigger And Better Eid Sacrifice

BIRQASH, Egypt – Muslims often slaughter sheep at the annual Eid al-Adha “feast of the sacrifice” which falls next week, but some Egyptians are...

Uber To Push Further Into East Africa With Services Like Chap Chap

NAIROBI – Uber [UBER.UL] the global ride-hailing company, is considering expanding into two other East African countries before the end of 2018, focusing on low...

As Forgiveness Sweeps Ethiopia Some Wonder About Justice

NAIROBI – Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No-one knows how many were tortured. But some...

Ethiopia Frees On Bail Police Suspected Of Negligence In Pm Rally Blast

NAIROBI – An Ethiopian court has freed 11 police officers on bail after they were detained on suspicion of negligence in a grenade attack on a rally in June...

At Least 40 Killed By Paramilitaries In Eastern Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA – At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, a senior regional official said on Monday, in the latest...

At Least 40 Killed By Paramilitaries In Eastern Ethiopia Official

ADDIS ABABA – At least 40 people were killed by paramilitary forces in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend, in the latest spate of violence driven by ethnic...

Ethiopian Rebels Declare Ceasefire Amid Government Reforms

ADDIS ABABA – An Ethiopian rebel group declared a unilateral ceasefire on Sunday, the latest dissident movement to aim for an end to hostilities in the wake of...

Uber Rival Taxify Bets On Motorcycles And Rickshaws In East Africa

NAIROBI – Taxify, an Estonian ride-hailing company aiming to take on Uber [UBER.UL] in emerging markets, will invest millions of euros in East Africa in the next...

In Peace Between Ethiopia And Eritrea Uae Lends A Helping Hand

ADDIS ABABA/DUBAI – When the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea embraced in Asmara last month, promising to end the two-decade-old state of war between their two...

Internet In Eastern Ethiopia Shut Down After Regional Violence

NAIROBI – Authorities have cut off Internet access in eastern Ethiopia amid an outbreak of violence in the region, two local residents said on Wednesday. The...