ADDIS ABABA. – Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country’s attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was embezzled from the firm.
ADDIS ABABA-Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki says Eritrea and Ethiopia have built trust since signing a peace deal in July, but need to iron out further elements of their ties to make their cooperation sustainable.
WOLISO, Ethiopia - They were tortured for their political beliefs. They saw friends shot dead by security forces. They were forced to cut their hair and give up other cultural traditions. This year, they say, they caused a revolution.
Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president.Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa's only female head of state.