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Seven Ethiopians die in Lebanon while their consulate abandons them

The steady stream of coffins being shipped from Lebanon to Ethiopia, won’t be slowing any time soon

The trouble with indiscriminate tree-planting in Africa

Planting trees in Africa is proposed by some as a quick fix for climate change. But local experts disagree — and say their voices are being sidelined

Abiy Ahmed is a worthy Nobel Peace Prize winner

In just 18 months the prime minister has transformed his country and the region

Shocking assassinations don’t have to derail Ethiopia’s transition

The shocking murders of five high-ranking officials have exposed the gravity of Ethiopia’s crisis.

28 years later, Ethiopia’s ruling party must end impunity for human rights abuses

The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front celebrates 28 years in power on Tuesday. Now is the time to confront its brutal past

Editorial: Stop the rot in the African Union

'Over the past two weeks, the Mail & Guardian has published investigations into two of the continental body’s core institutions'

South Sudan rivals meet in bid to salvage stalled peace deal

​South Sudan's warring parties will hold talks in Addis Ababa on Thursday, in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal

The AU’s new transitional justice policy could be a game-changer

This new framework can be used to resolve past violent conflicts as well as to sustain peace and development in Africa

Ethiopian crew followed procedure, but unable to control jet — report

There were many similarities between the Ethiopian Airlines crash and that of an Indonesian Lion Air 737 MAX 8 flight which crashed last October

Ethiopian Airlines crash report due Monday: foreign ministry

The Boeing 737 MAX 8, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, crashed on March 10, southeast of Addis Ababa and families from 35 nations were left bereaved

Black boxes show ‘clear similarities’ with Indonesian crash, Ethiopia says

Annuncement comes a week after Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 plummets into a field minutes into its flight, killing all onboard

South Africa to take over rotational chair of AU in 2020

African heads of state formally elected South Africa during a closed session on Sunday morning

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Wellcome Trust award goes to UKZN mental health champion

Dr Andr? J van Rensburg, a senior researcher in UKZN's Centre for Rural Health, received the Wellcome Trust Discretionary Award.

MTN gears up to deliver improved customer service

On 28 January, the first batch of MTN contract customers will be migrated onto the new customer service platform.

Request for expression of interest on analysis of quality and outcome indicators for regional and district hospitals in Lesotho

Introduction The Ministry of Health of Lesotho with the support of the World Bank funded Nutrition and Health Systems Strengthening...

MiX Telematics enhances in-vehicle video camera solution

The company has launched the gold MiX Vision Bureau Service, which includes driver-coaching tools to ensure risky driver behaviour can be addressed proactively and efficiently.

Boosting safety for cargo and drivers

The use of a telematics system for fleet vehicles has proved to be an important tool in helping to drive down costs and improve efficiency, says MiX Telematics Africa.

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Silencing the guns and firearms amnesty

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

Gender-based violence is an affront to our humanity

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA

UK-Africa investment summit 2020: Think Africa Invest SA