Health

UN health body gets first African director-general

Tedros Adhanom elected to head UN agency but controversy surrounds his role in Ethiopia's repressive government.

Ethiopia's Tedros becomes first African to head WHO

Opinion

Why I run

I will continue to protest until the Oromo people in Ethiopia gain their freedom.

Feyisa Lilesa

by Feyisa Lilesa

Feyisa Lilesa

Africa

How long can Ethiopia state of emergency last?

The UN has warned that more than a decade of development is at risk if Ethiopia continues to ban political opposition and muzzle the media.

Africa

Danakil Depression: Salt mining in one of earth's hottest places

At more than 100 metres below sea level and with temperatures that often reach higher than 50 degrees Celsius, Ethiopia's Danakil Depression is one of the most inhospitable places on earth.

Africa

Ethiopia rejects UN investigation into deadly protests

Ethiopia is rejecting UN and EU calls to investigate months of anti-government protests that left hundreds dead in 2015 and 2016.

Africa

669 killed in Ethiopia violence since August: report

Government-backed report comes after independent rights groups are denied access to conduct probe into violence.

Refugees

One day in Calais: The refugees hiding in the forest

Refugees emerge from the forest and dodge police brutality as a typical day in Calais becomes increasingly perilous.

One day in Calais: The refugees hiding in the forest

Opinion

Africa's natural resources: From curse to a blessing

It's time for Africa's leaders to address the problems that hinder the development of the continent's natural resources.

Daniel Bekele

by Daniel Bekele

Daniel Bekele

Opinion

Why are African men and women still fleeing to Yemen?

The search for a better life continues to drive people from the Horn of Africa to Yemen.

Idil Osman

by Idil Osman

Idil Osman

Protests

Ethiopia extends state of emergency by four months

Opposition parties complain that the emergency is being used to clamp down on their members and activities.

Ethiopia extends state of emergency by four months

Opinion

Can resettlement prevent irregular migration?

Accessible resettlement programmes for refugees in Africa can curb irregular immigration to the West and save lives.

Nassim Majidi

by Nassim Majidi
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Nassim Majidi

Water

Watergrabbing - A Story of Water

On World Water Day we look at how the inequitable distribution and control of water resources affects the lives of ordinary people living in Cambodia, South Africa, Ethiopia and Palestine

Watergrabbing - A Story of Water

Ethiopia

African football hopes to benefit from new CAF leader

Officials, fans and players across Africa are pondering what a change in leadership will mean for football on the continent.

Ethiopia

Ahmad Ahmad wins CAF election

Madagascar Football Association chief Ahmad Ahmad has been elected Confederation of African Football president in a vote in Ethiopia, ending Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign.

Africa

African football president seeks eighth term

Issa Hayatou has been the president of African football for almost 30 years. As the former Cameroonian former athlete looks to win another four-year term at Thursday's election, he faces a contender who could challenge him for the top job.