The outspoken singer always considered himself to be at risk, and in Ethiopia people loved him because he didn’t let that risk keep him quiet.
Abiy Ahmed has a vision to upgrade Ethiopia's capital city but his ambitious megaprojects do not take the majority of Addis Ababa's residents into account
The teeth and limb bones we studied help to understand the role and lifestyle of these species in extinct ecosystems.
The country must urgently address the politics of ethnicity before it can move towards a workable democracy.
A number of programmes now exist that are helping to close the gender gap in African science, technology, engineering and maths.
We found that air pollution levels in Nairobi increased by 182% over the study period, Kampala by 162% and Addis Ababa by 62%.
Neglecting existing communal water supplies risks leaving many of the most vulnerable and remote communities unserved.
A delayed election could balkanise the country along ethnic lines and become the most severe political crisis in Ethiopia's modern history.
The policy and law applying to refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa is largely progressive. But, in practice, they continue to endure hardship and unfair treatment by officials.
Africa is facing a profound crisis that could set its development back a generation. It needs a solution to its debt problems that doesn't cripple countries.
Despite their popularity, there are reasons to doubt whether "home gardens" provide a sustainable and cost-effective way of addressing hidden hunger.
By withdrawing its troops from Somalia, Kenya could be doing more harm than good.
Eating locusts is an old strategy used to get food after locusts devastated crops, but things have changed.
An absence of laws governing the digital space has allowed the government to tinker with internet accessibility as it sees fit.
The Nile Treaties prevent upstream countries from using the waters of the Nile without the consent of those downstream. This results in an Egyptian bias.
The findings suggest that this specimen could climb and move in trees. But it may also have been able to walk on the ground. This echoes previous studies.
Thanks to one historic victory, Ethiopia became the only African country never to be colonised.
Changing weather modifies insect traits and can have an impact on their food, natural enemies and predators.
Over 60% of girls in Ethiopia are married by the age of 18. Many don't have support in negotiating with their husbands and families to take control of their own fertility.
The alarm being raised by multilateral financial institutions about rising government debt across Africa is exaggerated. The real problem is that African governments pay way over the odds for debt.