In Ethiopia, boys are more likely to go to school than girls are. Role models can change this.
Oromo children saved from slavery.
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Book adds a great deal to our understanding of how children were ensnared into the Indian Ocean slave trade.
Sudanese protesters outside of the military headquarters in Khartoum.
People in Sudan are determined to provide a new political path and need to guide candidates who want to lead the country.
Speaker of Rwanda’s Chamber of Deputies Donatille Mukabalisa on international women’s day. Rwanda is a trend-setter in female representation.
In many African states power is concentrated in the executive branch. That's why women's representation in cabinet matters.
New research holds promise of a shorter treatment course for people with drugresistant- TB.
New research shows that the treatment of drug resistant-TB can be reduced from the current duration of 20 to 24 months to less than a year.
Emperor Tewodros II giving an audience surrounded by lions.
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Ethiopia is a storytelling nation in which Emperor Tewodros has a special place.
A Boeing 737 taxies at Manchester Airport in the United Kingdom.
The 737 Max is the best-selling airliner ever. But two have crashed in five months, killing 346, damaging Boeing's future and raising questions about the increasing sophistication of cockpit technology.
Teff sorting in Ethiopia.
Ethiopia's teff plant is gluten-free and demand is growing. The country needs to upgrade its harvesting to reap the rewards.
Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam, which is under construction, is a source of anger for Egypt.
It's important for the Nile nations to make Ethiopia's planned dam work for all.
A statue of Ethiopia’s last emperor, Haile Selassie, at the African Union Commission in Addis Ababa.
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Leaders go in and out of fashion, making statues built in their memory a tricky issue.
Moves are afoot to ensure 25% of Egyptian MPs are women.
Opening up positions of political power to women will lead to effective and better implemented development policies.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s rise to power was not without challenges.
Ethiopia has gone through a series of changes that's put the country on firm democratic footing.
When the wheels of partnership turn smoothly, Africa can benefit enormously.
It's all too common for local scholars to be sidelined in what are supposed to be genuine research partnerships.
Education has a bearing on prospects for sustainable economic opportunities as it feeds the market.
The gaps in African government are twofold: governance and education. It is important to focus on both areas to bring about overall improvements.
People had to run for cover during the exchange of fire between al-Shabaab and Kenyan security forces.
Kenya has done a great deal to prevent and manage terror attacks but there are still many problems that need to be addressed.
Ethiopia’s first female president, Sahle-Work Zewde (L), stands next to prime minister Abiy Ahmed (R).
It's no wonder that he is many people's African prime minister of 2018. But will he make it through 2019?
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While the West fails to solve its border issues, countries in Asia and Africa have found a positive way forward.
Solar panels in Alexandra, Johannesburg.
The value of green technologies and systems is that they are largely decentralised or semi-decentralised.
Members of the Ethiophian Oromo Liberation Front hold a protest in front of the Chancellery in Berlin.
There have been positive changes in Ethiopia but major challenges, including ethnic tensions, remain.
The leading causes of child injury in Ethiopia are road traffic crashes, burns, and drownings.
Ethiopia has a high number of injury-related deaths and disabilities among children.