Ethiopians react to PM Abiy Ahmed’s Nobel Peace Prize win | AFP

Ethiopians in Addis Ababa react to the news that the country’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has been awarded the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Committee said they selected Ahmed “for his efforts to achieve peace and international cooperation, and in particular for his decisive initiative to resolve the border conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.”

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Hidden for 21 years, Ethiopian crown set to return home | AFP

A priceless 18th-century Ethiopian crown is set to be returned from the Netherlands to Addis Ababa after a one-time refugee found it in a suitcase and hid it in his apartment for two decades.

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Ethiopian church leaders push gay ‘conversion therapy’ | AFP

Religious leaders in Ethiopia are forming a new association to promote so-called conversion therapy to change gay people’s sexual orientation. Led by Dereje Negash, an Orthodox Christian priest who has spent more than a decade warning about the spread of homosexuality in Ethiopia, the leaders intend to introduce the association at an event in the capital, Addis Ababa. It is part of a broader effort to pressure the government of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to take a harder line against sexual minorities.

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African Union Ministers meet in Ethiopia to discuss situation in Sudan | AFP

Ministers of the African Union meet in Addis Ababa to discuss the situation in Sudan. IMAGES

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S. Sudan parties meet in Ethiopia in bid to salvage peace deal

South Sudan’s warring parties meet in Addis Ababa in a bid to salvage a stalled peace deal with just days to go until a unity government is meant to be formed. The meeting has been arranged by the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), a regional bloc for East Africa, which says it hopes the discussions will “develop a clear roadmap” for the formation of the government. IMAGES of the attendees

Ivanka Trump honors Ethiopian crash victims

During a visit to Addis Ababa, Ivanka Trump honoured the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that occurred soon after takeoff in March 2019. (April 15)

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Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crash site (Streamed Live)

Live from the site where a Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft crashed on Sunday, shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi, Kenya.


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