Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigns, after 37 year in power

KOFI November 21, 2017 246 No Comments

Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe has resigned as president of Zimbabwe with immediate effect after 37 years in power, the speaker of the country’s parliament has said. The announcement came during a hearing to impeach Mugabe, and launches the nation into a new era as uncertain as it is hopeful. The move caps an astonishing eight-day crisis that started… Read more »

Mugabe ‘resisting calls to resign’

KOFI November 17, 2017 352 No Comments

Mugabe 'resisting calls to resign'

 Zimbabwe’s long-time President Robert Mugabe is reportedly refusing to step down immediately, despite growing calls for his resignation. The 93-year-old was put under house arrest during a military takeover on Wednesday, amid a power struggle over who would succeed him. However, Tens of thousands of people are expected to take to the streets of Harare… Read more »

Oromia – Somali crisis dominates The Diplomat meeting in Addis Ababa

KOFI November 9, 2017 277 No Comments

Oromia – Somali crisis dominates Ethiopia FM's meeting with diplomats

The border crisis in Ethiopia’s east dominated a meeting between the Foreign Minister and diplomats based in the capital Addis Ababa, state-owned FBC reports. Workneh Gebeyehu met with diplomats early this week to brief them on key ongoings in the country. His address, however, had a heavy dose of the internal security crisis that has bedevilled the… Read more »

Ethiopian-born Billionaire detained in Saudi anti-Corruption crackdown

KOFI November 6, 2017 241 No Comments

Ethiopian-born billionaire detained in Saudi anti-corruption crackdown

An Ethiopian – born business mogul has been named in an anti-corruption crackdown by the Saudi Arabia government over the weekend. Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi, 71, was detained along with 11 princes, four current ministers and a number of former ministers. Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television said the probe is headed by Crown Prince Mohammed bin… Read more »

Ethiopia moves to ‘arrest’ Smuggling of foreign currencies via main airport

KOFI November 1, 2017 189 No Comments

Ethiopia moves to 'arrest' smuggling of foreign currencies via main airport

የኢትዮጵያ ገቢዎች ባለሥልጣናት በአዲስ አበባ ከተማ በሚገኝ ቦሌ አለም አቀፍ አውሮፕላን ማረፊያ ውስጥ  የሚከሰቱ የውጭ ምንዛሪ ማጨናበር  መጨመሩን ገለጸ:: የኢትዮጵያ ገቢዎችና ጉምሩክ ባለሥልጣን (ERCA) እየተናገረ ያለውን አሳሳቢ የሆነ አዝማሚያ ለማስቆም እርምጃዎችን እየወሰደ መሆኑን ተናግረዋል::  በተጨማሪም በማዕድን ኩባንያዎች ወደ አገር ውስጥ ከሚታወቀው ገንዘብ የማዘዋወር ወንጀል ላይ ጥብቅ ቁጥጥር ማድረጉ በማዕድን ባልተለመዱ ሥራዎች ላይ ውጤት አስገኝቷል:: በ… Read more »