Ethiopia’s Abiy gives half of ministerial posts to women

Image copyright AFP Image caption Aisha Mohammed was construction minister before becoming Ethiopia’s first defence minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than men” and […]

Ethiopia’s Abiy gives half of ministerial posts to women

Image copyright AFP Image caption Aisha Mohammed was construction minister before becoming Ethiopia’s first defence minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than men” and […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Ethiopia’s Abiy gives half of ministerial posts to women

Image copyright AFP Image caption Aisha Mohammed was construction minister before becoming Ethiopia’s first defence minister Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has appointed women to half of his government’s ministerial posts, including the job of defence minister. Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than men” and […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Al-Shabab in Somalia: US air strike ‘kills 60 militants’

Image copyright AFP Image caption The US says it is committed to eradicating al-Shabab safe havens in Somalia The US military says it believes some 60 al-Shabab militants were killed by one of its air strikes in central Somalia on Friday. The “precision” strike around Harardere did not injure or kill civilians, it added in […]

Boko Haram faction kills second aid worker in Nigeria

Image copyright AFP Image caption Boko Haram has been responsible for kidnappings and attacks in Nigeria An aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has been killed in Nigeria by Islamist militants who kidnapped her last March. Hauwa Liman, a midwife, was killed days after kidnappers set a deadline. The ICRC […]

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