Category: Africa News

Ruling Party Sweeps Elections In Ethiopia

  ETHIOPIA –     ETHIOPIA’s electoral board has said that the country’s ruling party and its allies have won a landslide victory in the country’s parliamentary elections, based on preliminary results from the weekend…

B/Faso To Exhume Sankara’s Body

          BURKINA FASO –     TWENTY-EIGHT years after he was buried, the remains of former Burkina Faso President, Thomas Sankara is to be exhumed. President Sankara’s body and those of…

Kenya Thwarts Al-Shabab Attack

          KENYA –     KENYA Friday thwarted an attack by fighters from militant group al-Shabab on a small village in Garissa County, in the northeast. According to local reports, the…

Opponents Question Ethiopia’s Democracy

          ETHIOPIA –     POLITICAL opposition in Ethiopia has questioned the ruling party’s description of the country as a “developmental democracy” and its policy as “revolutionary democracy.” The Ethiopian People’s…