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Several Injured After Grenade Explodes in Addis Ababa’s Biggest Mosque

Over a dozen people sustained injuries on Friday after a grenade was thrown into the biggest mosque in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa. The hand grenade exploded in the Grand Anwar Mosque just after evening prayers. About five people reportedly sustained Read more ›

Ethiopia: Road linking Afar-Djibouti to be finished by Nov

Ethiopian Roads Authority (ERA) disclosed the Hawsewa-Abeala-Arbeti asphalt road, which it is constructing at the cost of a Billion Birr, is 93 percent over. The road is expected to be fully completed by the coming November. According to Samson Wondimu, Read more ›

Djibouti: Suicide attack on popular restaurant kills 3

An explosion at a highly patronized restaurant in the capital of Djibouti on Saturday evening has killed 3 people and injured up to 15 others, according to local sources. The Interior Ministry has revealed that the attack was carried out Read more ›

Ethiopia, China premiers commission Addis Ababa-Adama expressway

Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn of Ethiopia and Prime Minister Li Keqiang of China have inaugurated a major highway in Addis Ababa on Monday. The 6-lane, 80 kilometers Addis Ababa-Adama express way will be the first road with toll booths in Read more ›

Djibouti sets free Eritrean prisoners

The Government of Djibouti has released over 200 Eritrean citizens who have been in detention in the country for reportedly close to five years. Reports indicate that the group have been released into the custody of the United Nations refugee Read more ›

Djibouti signs Defense Agreement with China

The governments of China and Djibouti have signed an agreement to promote mutually beneficial co-operation in the defense industry. The agreement signed between Defense Ministers, Chang Wanquan and Hassan Darar of China and Djibouti respectively, will reportedly see the east Read more ›

Djibouti Launches Internet Exchange Point in East Africa

Djibouti’s Data Center (DCC) has announced the initiation of its Internet Exchange Point (IXP) with the aim of decreasing network costs for operators and improving connection speeds, reports indicate. In a statement, the company indicated that the new IXP would Read more ›

Ethiopia mulls Exporting Electricity to Yemen

Ethiopia and Yemen have begun negotiations into an agreement that could see the former export electrical power to the Middle Eastern nation over 700 miles away, reports indicate. According to sources, the agreement stipulates that Ethiopia will sell 100 MW Read more ›

Djibouti Signs Trade and Economic Deal with China

The governments of China and Djibouti have entered into another trade and economic agreement, which is expected to further strengthen the bilateral relationship between the two nations. With this deal signed on January 15th, the Chinese administration will invest up Read more ›

Djibouti’s USN Requests Independent Mediators from AU

The Union for National Salvation (USN), a coalition of Djibouti’s opposition parties, have disclosed that they sent a delegation to the African Union (AU) to request for independent mediators to settle the disagreements they have with the ruling Union for Read more ›