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Ethiopian Billionaire Being Held Hostage By Saudi Thug Bin Salman?

AFRICANGLOBE - Saudi-Ethiopian billionaire Mohammed Al Amoudi is in the custody of authorities and has been charged with corruption and bribery, a Saudi official said on Thursday — more than a year after the tycoon was held in the kingdom’s controversial "anti-corruption campaign".

After Making Peace, Ethiopia And Eritrea Now Focus On Development

AFRICANGLOBE - President Isaias Afwerki and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sign the Joint Declaration of Peace and Friendship between Eritrea and Ethiopia on 9 July 2018. The winds of change are blowing across the Horn of Africa following the signing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, of the 17 September peace agreement by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki.

Abiymania Is Sweeping Ethiopia

AFRICANGLOBE - Abiy Ahmed, was appointed by the ruling party as Prime Minister in April this year. Since then, Ethiopians have been captivated almost romantically by Prime Minister Abiy. I spent many hours in Addis analysing the Ethiopian political situation, including Abiymania. But Abiy also enjoys widespread admiration across Africa.

Ethiopia: Former Deputy Intelligence Chief Arrested

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia’s former deputy intelligence chief was arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said, the latest move targeting security officials for human rights abuses and corruption. 

Ethiopia Set To Become Africa’s Fastest Growing Economy In 2019

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopia will grow 8.5 percent this fiscal year, which will end on July 7, 2019, according to the economic outlook for Africa, published by the International Monetary Funds (IMF). The second country in that indicator will be Rwanda with a predicted 7.8-percent growth, while Senegal will occupy the third position with 6.7 percent.