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Akon in Ethiopia, speaks at AU

Akon – the self-described “pan-Africanist” pop star is in Ethiopia until Tuesday. In what is expected to be a jam-packed schedule, including a visit to the ancestral town of his Ethiopian fashion designer wife, Rozina Nigussie in Gondar, Amhara Regional State and commemorate the Victory of Adwa.

Trump to lift ban on importation of elephant trophies

The new United States Fish and Wildlife Service under President Donald Trump is set to allow the killings of the dwindling African elephants, classified threatened under the US Endangered Species Act, for sports and for the importation of their body parts to the United States.

Ambassador Haley calls for peaceful engagement in Ethiopia

Evacuated from South Sudan camp after protest violence breaks out Ambassador Nikki Haley, United States Permanent Representative to the United Nations suggested to Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn the importance of allowing the Ethiopian people to express their concerns peacefully.