Ethiopia launched on Saturday a phone text messaging campaign to raise funds as part of a continental drive for fighting the deadly Ebola virus. The campaign seeks to encourage ordinary Africans to be part of the fight against the virus by sending text messages with their cell phones with the slogan "StopEbola 7979" written in them.
A gunman has shot dead two police officers sitting inside a patrol car in New York before killing himself. The commissioner of the New York police department, Bill Bratton, said the men had been "targeted for their uniform".
Before dawn, our guide Sefiwe was waiting for our little group to gather. In the darkness, we joined the flocks of white-robed pilgrims and made our way towards the rock-hewn church of Bet Maryam (House of Mary).
In an exclusive interview, Mr. Redwan Hussein the Ethiopian Minister of Government Communication Affairs, answered several questions on the Ethiopian economy.
Inside a gated home on the western outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, a picture of Hanna Lalango is framed in a wreath of flowers just beginning to wilt around the edges.
India and Africa have a shared history in trade, music, religion, arts and architecture, but the historical link between these two diverse regions is rarely discussed.
There’s red on the ceiling and red on the floor, red dripping from the window sills and red globules splattered across the walls. It looks like the artist Anish Kapoor has been let loose with his wax cannon again.
Grinning widely, Tran Quang Thieu brandishes the day's haul: 10 kilos of rats caught in rice paddies near Hanoi. A menace to Vietnam's rice crop, the vermin are regularly trapped -- and sometimes eaten.
“13 Months of Sunshine” goes a popular Ethiopian tourism slogan. Ever wondered what it means?
A brochure lures visitors with a promise to “Come to Ethiopia and enjoy 13 months of sunshine.”