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January 14, 2019 4:45 PM Ethiopia charges METEC head with additional corruption case

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia hit the former head of military-run industrial conglomerate METEC with additional corruption charges on Monday, in a complex case seen as a test of the new prime minister’s anti-corruption campaign. Kinfe Dagnew was arrested along with dozens of other employees of the METEC two months ago. The new charges relate to the procurement 252

November 22, 2018 11:17 AM Ethiopia names exiled dissident to head election board

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia chose a former exiled dissident to head its election board on Thursday - part of a dizzying shake-up by the new prime minister that has brought rebels back into the political mainstream and curbed the establishment. The job went to Birtukan Mideksa just weeks after she returned from the United States under an amnesty 118

November 18, 2018 3:30 PM Jordan Ayew returns to fire Ghana past Ethiopia

Jordan Ayew scored twice as Ghana took a step towards the Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-0 win away in Ethiopia to ease the pressure on coach Kwesi Appiah. Ayew scored twice in the first half to take the Ghanaians to six points, one behind Group F leaders Kenya having played a game fewer. Assuming suspended Sierra Leone are disqualified from resuming 83

November 13, 2018 12:28 PM Ayews' return not behind Asamoah's Ghana absence

The Ayew brothers' return to the Ghana squad is not the reason for Kwadwo Asamoah's withdrawal from the team, according to Black Stars assistant coach Maxwell Konadu. "It's never true that Kwadwo Asamoah faked his injury," Konadu told Otec FM [as per Goal]. "He didn't also pull out of the game against Ethiopia because the Ayew brothers are returning 94

November 12, 2018 7:55 PM U.N. Security Council set to lift Eritrea sanctions on Wednesday

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council is set to vote on Wednesday to lift a nearly decade-old arms embargo and targeted sanctions on Eritrea, diplomats said, after the country’s rapprochement with Ethiopia and thawing of relations with Djibouti. Diplomats, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the 15-member council completed 92

November 4, 2018 7:21 PM Lelisa Desisa from Ethiopia Has Won the Men's Division of the NYC Marathon

With breakneck pace, Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won the men’s group of the annual New York City Marathon with a time of two hours, five minutes, 59 seconds. Desisa beat out second place Shura Kitata by two seconds, The Washington Post reported. With the win, the 28-year-old runner gets to take home the $100,000 grand prize. In last year’s race, Geoffrey 116

November 4, 2018 7:16 PM Ethiopia's Desisa takes NYC Marathon, Keitany is women's winner

(Reuters) - Ethiopian Lelisa Desisa used a powerful surge to win his first New York City Marathon in five tries and Kenya’s Mary Keitany claimed a fourth women’s crown with a dominant victory on Sunday. Desisa finally made it to the top of the podium with a strong closing mile to win in an unofficial two hours, five minutes and 59 seconds as he and fellow 121

November 2, 2018 2:33 PM Puel gives Amartey injury update

Ghana defender Daniel Amartey will be out for four months, Leicester City boss Claude Puel has confirmed. Amartey has undergone surgery after badly twisting his ankle in Leicester City's 1-1 draw against West Ham United last week. There were fears Amartey would be out for the rest of the season but Puel says he will now be out for four months after surgery 96

October 30, 2018 2:58 PM Daniel Amartey likely out for the season

Leicester City's Ghanaian defender Daniel Amartey looks set to miss the remainder of the season after suffering a broken ankle on Saturday. Amartey has taken to Twitter to declare the operation a success and says he "will be back stronger", but the injury represents a major setback for him. Amartey has established himself as a key member of the Leicester 89

October 17, 2018 9:59 AM Factbox: Russian military cooperation deals with African countries

(Reuters) - Russia has signed at least 19 military cooperation deals with governments in sub-Saharan Africa since 2014, when it came under Western sanctions for annexing Crimea and stepped up efforts to diversify its economic and diplomatic partnerships. The agreements are typically valid for five years renewable and include Russian promises of hardware 89