Monday, August 20, 2018

[Photos] Oromo culture on display as Ethiopia PM visits Ambo city

There was a massive cleaning ahead of Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s visit to Ambo city in Oromia State on Tuesday morning. When the time drew close, there was colour and culture on display. The thousands that joined the event at the Ambo stadium came emblazoned...

[Photos] Fresh Ethiopia honey collected on trees in Oromia forest

In a forest located in Ethiopia's largest region - Oromia, men skillfully climb tall trees in a forest to collect pure honey. The Harenna Forest is located in a highland forest region and forms a major part of the Bale Mountains National Park (BMNP), in the Oromia Region,...

[Photos] Buhari meets head of global Anglican church in London

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Wednesday met with Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, in London. Buhari is in the United Kingdom on a working visit and is also set to attend the upcoming Commonwealth Heads of State and Government summit later this month. Welby was...

[Photos] Zimbabwe unveils aircraft with Mugabe call sign

Zimbabwe on Wednesday took delivery of two planes, with one that is named after its former president Robert Gabriel Mugabe. The planes Boeing 777 (Z-RGM) aircraft and an Embraer plane were purchased from Malaysia, the finance minister said, adding that they would be leased to...

[Photos] 2018 World Book Day: Nigeria VP reads with school kids

Nigerian vice-president Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Monday took time off his busy schedule to commemorate World Book Day with school children in the capital Abuja. Osinbajo met staff and pupils of the LEA Government Primary School, Life Camp, Abuja, where he read to them a...

[Photos] 2018 London Marathon king Kipchoge meets Wanyama at Spurs

Two top Kenyan athletes met on Tuesday in London where one plies his football trade and the other recently won the prestigious London Marathon. Eliud Kipchoge won his third London Marathon during the 2018 edition of the event held last Sunday. Yet to leave the...

[Photos] Egypt’s Mo Salah proud over impact of ‘Say NO to Drugs’ campaign

Egyptian international Mohammed Salah has expressed delight at the impact that a 'no to drugs' campaign he is part of is spreading. 'So proud of how far this project has reached,' Salah wrote on twitter along with the hashtag #SayNoToDrugs. The message was accompanied by photos...

[Photos] Where did the FIFA World Cup trophy visit on Africa trip?

The World Cup starts in Russia in under three-month’s time. Organizers and associates / sponsors continue to work earnestly to ensure that the event lives up to the billing. One key global campaign to keep the vibe up till opening ceremony in Russia is the...

[Photos] Irish ambassador in Kenya rides ox cart to open school block

Vincent O'neill, the Irish Ambassador to Kenya, Somalia and Sudan took an unconventional means of transport when he was invited to join the opening of a school block in Kenya's Mukeini County. O'neill and a fellow embassy official are likely to have an array of vehicles at...

Photos: Africa’s farmer presidents: Namibia’s Geingob joins Buhari, Museveni

The president of Namibia Hage Geingob and despite his presidential schedules, he makes time to pass by his farm to check on his crops. The most recent visit to his farm was on Monday ahead of the southern Africa country’s independence celebrations. Accompanying photos he shared...

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Cameroon’s veteran opposition chief backs armed separatists

Cameroon's main opposition leader, John Fru Ndi, has given backing to armed separatists pushing for independence from French-majority Cameroon. The separatists are fighting for the...

Ethiopia begins online visa issuance for all tourists starting June 1

Starting today, June 1, Ethiopia is issuing online visas to tourists from around the world and to other categories of visitors coming into the...

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