Ethiopia parliament ratifies PM Abiy’s first cabinet

Ethiopia’s new prime minister named a cabinet on Thursday that includes the former mining minister as defence minister and retains the finance and foreign ministers from his predecessor’s cabinet.

Abiy Ahmed, who was appointed by Ethiopia’s ruling co…

Burkina Faso failed coup leaders trial suspended

The trial of the 84 persons involved in the failed coup d’ état of 2015 in Burkina Faso has been suspended.

Defence lawyers challenged the legality of the military court ,amidst dramatic scenes inside the Ouagadougou court.

Their subsequent withdr…

At least 10 people killed in Egyptian train crash

At least 10 people were killed and 15 others were injured in a train crash on Wednesday in Egypt’s northern province of Beheira, the health ministry said.

Two passenger carriages separated from one train and collided with a cargo train, the official …