Ethiopia: Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed rejects mediation attempts in Tigray as ultimatum ends

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s ultimatum comes to an end on Wednesday. Humanitarian and political leaders fear a bloodbath as the region is cut off from the world. Diplomats, international institutions and foreign powers are trying to encourage dialogue. But the Read more

Concern Mounts in Egypt, Sudan over Ethiopia’s Giant Dam on Nile

Egypt and Sudan continue to express concern over the potential reduction of their share of the Nile water as Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam project is about halfway complete and is expected to be operating by July 2017. Egypt has long Read more

After Ghana & South Sudan, King Mohammed VI Visits Zambia

King Mohammed VI of Morocco started Sunday a historic visit to Zambia, 3rd leg of a new African tour that led the Sovereign to Ghana and South Sudan. On Monday, King Mohammed VI and the Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu Read more

Morocco To Build $ 2.5 Bln Fertilizer Plant in Ethiopia

The historic visit paid this weekend to Addis Ababa by King Mohammed VI was crowned with the signing of a 2.5 billion deal to build a giant plant to produce fertilizers in Ethiopia. The deal was inked by Morocco’s Office Read more

Morocco-Rwanda: King Mohammed VI Expected Tuesday in Kigali on First State Visit

King Mohammed VI of Morocco will pay, as of Tuesday, a three-day state visit to Rwanda, first leg of a regional tour in Eastern Africa that will also lead him to Ethiopia and Tanzania, according to local media reports. The Read more

Africa: Addis Ababa Accuses Cairo of Supporting Rebellion

The Ethiopian government on Monday accused Cairo of providing support to rebellious Oromo Liberation Front (OLF). Getachew Reda, Ethiopian Government spokesman and Minister of communication was flatly clear: “We know for a fact that the terrorist group OLF is receiving Read more