CHINA FLOODS AFRICA WITH NEEDED DOLLARS, STOKING US CONCERN


DJIBOUTI (AP) — The new electrified rail line snakes through the African desert, charting a course from a port along the Djibouti coast to Addis Ababa, the capital of land-locked Ethiopia. The Chinese built the railway, and part of the port, and the new military base next door. On the other end of the line, …

አቶ በረከት ስምኦን ሥልጣን ለመልቀቅ ጥያቄ አቀረቡ


በኢትዮጵያ ፖሊሲ ጥናት ምርምር ማዕከል የኢንዱስትሪ ዘርፍ መሪ ሚኒስትር ሆነው ሲያገለግሉ የነበሩት አቶ በረከት ስምኦን ሃላፊነታቸውን በፈቃዳቸው ለመልቀቅ ጥያቄ አቀረቡ። ለጉዳዩ ቅርብ የሆኑ ምንጮች ለቢቢሲ እንዳረጋገጡት አቶ በረከት የሥራ መልቀቂያ ጥያቄያቸውን ለጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ኃይለማሪያም ደሳለኝ አስገብተዋል። አቶ በረከት ስምኦን ለበርካታ ዓመታት በቦርድ ሰብሳቢነት ሲመሩት ከነበረው የኢትዮጵያ ንግድ ባንክም ሊለቁ እንደሆነ ባለፈው ሳምንት ተነግሯል። አቶ በረከት …

Kenyan Opposition Leader Raila Odinga Withdraws From Election Re-Run


Odinga's coalition party, NASA, has released a statement on why the election should be cancelled as a result of the withdrawal. Raila Odinga, the Kenyan opposition leader to face Uhuru Kenyatta in an election re-run this month, has withdrawn. Odinga says his withdrawal would "give the electoral commission enough time to introduce reforms that will …