Catherine Hamlin, 96, Dies; Pioneering Doctor Treated Childbirth Injury
She helped develop reconstructive surgery techniques to treat tens of thousands of women in Ethiopia with a condition called obstetric fistula.
Ethiopian Report on 737 Max Crash Blames Boeing
An analysis released on Monday about the Ethiopian Airlines crash a year ago did not blame the carrier or its pilots.
To Survive Disaster, Plan for the Worst
Getting ready for a disaster is still a tiny part of the worldâ€™s response to the likelihood of one. But some governments and officials are starting to plan well in advance.
On Tour, Pompeo Courts Africa, to Counter China
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa, promotes partnerships with American companies, but finds Chinaâ€™s presence pervasive.
For Thousands of Years, Egypt Controlled the Nile. A New Dam Threatens That.
Ethiopia is staking its hopes on its $4.5 billion hydroelectric dam. Egypt fears it will cut into its water supplies. President Trump is mediating.
Africa, Intertwined With China, Fears Coronavirus Outbreak
There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Africa yet, but with steady traffic to and from China, experts worry that the epidemic could overrun already-strained health systems.
Abduction of Ethiopian Students Fuels Anger at the Government
The failure of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmedâ€™s government to rescue a group of students who were believed to have been kidnapped last month and forced into the jungle has bred protests and anguish.
Nobel Peace Laureate Says Social Media Sows Hate in Ethiopia
Ethiopiaâ€™s prime minister Abiy Ahmed warned against the â€śgospel of revenge and retributionâ€ť as he accepted the Nobel Prize in Oslo.
In Collecting Nobel Prize, Ethiopiaâ€™s Leader Plans to Sidestep Media
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is too busy and too humble for news conferences, his spokeswoman says, but observers say heâ€™s avoiding scrutiny over trouble at home.
What Makes a Church? A Tiny, Leafy Forest
In Ethiopia, church forests are withstanding environmental destruction â€” but just barely.
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