Turmoil at Funeral of Singer Shows Ethiopia’s ‘Combustible’ Politics
At least 81 people have been killed and dozens injured in the unrest that followed the killing of Hachalu Hundessa, underscoring long-simmering tensions in the Horn of Africa nation.
Hachalu Hundessa, Ethiopian Singer and Activist, Is Shot Dead
The musician, 34, was known for political songs that provided support for the ethnic Oromo group’s fight against repression and a soundtrack for antigovernment protests.
African Migrants in Yemen Scapegoated for Coronavirus Outbreak
Migrants say Houthi militias that control northern Yemen are brutally forcing them out of their territory and into dangerous situations.
¿Qué va a pasar con los créditos millonarios que China otorgó a los países pobres?
Sus economías sufren y las naciones deudoras quieren que Pekín perdone o renegocie los préstamos. Hacerlo sería costoso. Rehusarse puede dañar la imagen global del gigante asiático.
Poor Countries Borrowed Billions from China. They Can’t Pay It Back.
Nations want Beijing to forgive or renegotiate loans as their economies suffer. Doing so would be costly. Saying no could hurt China’s global image.
Ethiopian Troops May Have Shot Down Aid Plane in Somalia, Report Says
The Kenyan-registered aircraft was delivering much-needed humanitarian supplies for the fight against the coronavirus when it crashed.
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 world’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 China’s presence pervasive.
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