The wolves came to Africa when the ice receded. The hypothesis goes that, as the land warmed about 100,000 years ago, relatives of the grey wolf crossed the land bridge from Europe and colonized the Afroalpine grasslands and heathlands in the horn of Africa.
Girmay Birhanu Gebru of Ethiopia won the Beijing Marathon as about 30,000 runners from 55 countries completed after a warning of hazardous haze engulfing the city.
Nigeria has been declared officially free of Ebola after six weeks with no new cases, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. Africa's most populous country won praise for its swift response after an infected Liberian diplomat brought the disease there in July.
Ethiopia is not often associated with tourism, but as Fionn Davenport heard today during The Irish Times travel podcast, that might be changing.
The International Business Forum aimed to build a new chapter of cooperation between Norway and Ethiopia and was attended by high-level government officials from both countries as well as members of business confederations and representatives of Norwegian companies.
The problem of child marriage is common to both Ethiopia and India and both can learn from each other's development models for tackling it, experts said here Friday.
The new film Dear White People is a satire about race relations and racial identity, set on a fictional Ivy League campus. Samantha White, known as Sam, is the host of a campus radio show called Dear White People.
Europe's leading international African art fair is being held in Somerset House in London. The 1:54 fair celebrates art and artists from across the continent.
“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.”