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23-Jan-2023 to 12:12

Germany to return over 900 colonial-era skulls to East Africa

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — German authorities say they are ready to return hundreds of human skulls taken from their former colonies in the East African region after having researched their origin for several years, local media reported Monday, quoting authoritative sources.

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22-Jan-2023 to 12:34

Shabaab insurgents raid Mogadishu regional offices

APA-Mogadishu (Somalia) — al-Shabaab militias have raided offices in the Somali capital Mogadishu, according to eyewitness accounts on Sunday.

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21-Jan-2023 to 17:09

East Africa economic growth will return to pre-Covid level - AfDB

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — East Africa’s economic growth is projected to return to a pre-pandemic level with a gross domestic product (GDP) averaging above 5 percent in 2023 and 2024, according to an African Development Bank (AfDB) report.

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21-Jan-2023 to 14:14

Ethiopia names new central bank governor

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Office of Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has announced the appointment of Mamo Mihretu as the new governor of the National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE).

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21-Jan-2023 to 14:03

Bus-loads of Eritrean troops leave Ethiopia’s Tigray

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — More Eritrean troops are withdrawing from Adwa and Axum cities of Ethiopia’s Tigray region in large bus-loads, sources say.

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21-Jan-2023 to 13:31

Child-soldiers 'still rife in South Sudan' - US

APA-Juba (South Sudan) — The level of renewed violence in South Sudan culminating in abducted children being press-ganged into the ranks of armed militias is disquieting, a statement from Washington warns.

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20-Jan-2023 to 09:49

AfCFTA key in cushioning African LDCs from external shocks - ECA’s Karingi

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) is supporting regional trade integration through the African Trade Exchange Platform (ATEX), a platform enabling bulk procurement of commodities.

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