Sahle-Work Zewde becomes Ethiopia’s first female president

Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female president. Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa’s only female head of state. Her election to the ceremonial position comes a week...

US calls on Turkey to release Jamal Khashoggi murder proof

US President Trump has said he asked Ankara to release evidence it claims proves the reporter was slain by Saudi agents. The US has also denied helping Riyadh cover up the suspected murder. The United States denied on Wednesday that it was helping ally Saudi Arabia...

what are the side effects of birth control pills

What are birth control pills? Birth control pills are oral contraceptives that contain hormones, which prevent your ovaries from releasing eggs during ovulation. They also encourage the thickening of cervical mucus to act as a barrier between sperm and any eggs that...

Is Africa’s development an illusion?

As the continent’s major economies begin to recover from the commodity crunch, how inclusive is its growth? Panellists laid out the arguments at The Africa Report Debate, on the sidelines of the Mo Ibrahim Foundation’s African governance weekend in Marrakech in early...

A Call to The Moderates of The Horn Of Africa

There is an old Eritreans saying: when the leg is hurt, the eye weeps. A similar proverb exists in Ethiopia. What is true for individuals is true for neighboring nations. When Somalia is hurting, our region is crying. When Sudan catches a cold, Ethiopia gets a fever....