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Grenade attack on Ethiopia’s Grand Anwar Mosque wounded several people

A grenade attack during yesterday’s prayers at the Grand Anwar Mosque in Addis Ababa has wounded dozens of people, Government Communications Affairs Office said. Authorities are investigating to know who is behind the attack, the Minister Getachew Reda said. The victims are receiving treatment. The Anti Terrorism Task Force announced …

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Ethiopia: Explosion at Mosque wounds 10 in the capital

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A grenade attack Friday during evening prayers wounded 24 people at the biggest mosque in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, five of them seriously, the government said. Authorities are not sure who is responsible for the attack at the Grand Anwar Mosque but investigations …

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Ethiopia says three died during Oromo students’ protest

During last week’s demonstrations by Oromo ethnic group students in different schools across Oromia Region of Ethiopia, three are students died said, government official. The students opposed the new masterplan of Addis Ababa city, which they claim targets to grab land of Oromo farmers and distribute to the wealthy pushing …

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Kenya ratifies Trade Facilitation Agreement

Kenya has ratified the new Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA), less than a week before it hosts an important high-level World Trade Organization (WTO) trade meeting. The WTO Secretariat received Kenya’s instruments of acceptance on 10 December. Concluded at the WTO’s 2013 Bali Ministerial Conference, the TFA contains provisions for expediting …

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Several Killed in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region Protests – VOA

Oromia region is one of Ethiopia’s nine ethnically-based states and holds the largest population at more than 27 million. By Dan Joseph, Salem Solomon | Clashes between police and protesters in Ethiopia’s Oromia region have left several people dead, according to officials and regional opposition leaders. Oromia has seen three …

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