South Africa has many attributes that make it a worthy representative of Africa on the world stage, but is set to lose its first place.
The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of their May elections.
Women’s rights activists Yegna have established themselves as the Spice Girls of the Horn of Africa
Forty organisations have called on Ethiopia Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn to free Zone 9 bloggers and revise it's overly broad anti-terror law.
We should be investing in local technology, otherwise the only winners are logistics companies that transport our precious natural resources away.
Lawmakers in Ethiopia are to pass a Bill that effectively makes homosexuality, which is illegal in the country, "nonpardonable" under its amnesty law.
A co-pilot who hijacked and diverted an Ethiopian Airlines flight in search of asylum, is being questioned by police, say authorities.
As the rand has weakened, imports of wheat have become more expensive and prices in the US have risen.
Government and rebel negotiating teams have gathered in Addis Ababa for talks aimed at ending a nearly three-week-old civil war in South Sudan.
Battered Ethiopians return to a warm welcome after Saudi Arabia’s clampdown on foreigners.
After receiving evidence that al-Shabab is planning attacks in the country, Ethiopia has put its security forces on heightened alert, say officials.
Ethiopia's Parliament has elected Mulatu Teshome to be the country's new president, replacing Girma Wolde-Giorgis.
Ethiopian opposition activists have demanded the release of reporters and political prisoners jailed under anti-terror legislation in demonstrations.
Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has said he is "very pleased with the outcome" after Fifa announced it is stripping three points from Ethiopia.
Fifa has announced that Ethiopia were found guilty of fielding an ineligible player in a qualifying match against Botswana.
When Tadiwos Belete moved to Ethiopia from the United States a decade ago to open a luxury spa, his relatives thought he was crazy.
Fifa says it is investigating violence in CAR before it decides if the country's World Cup qualifier against Ethiopia can take place in the nation.
After the Ethiopians' June 8 match against Botswana, their coach, conceded that his team was lucky to return from Lobatse with maximum points
Gordon Igesund says SA could not have done more to beat Ethiopia, with World Cup hopes now on disciplinary procedures against the group leaders.