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The Myths and Modernity 
of Northern Ethiopia

Thousands of years of history and some of the most important 
sites in Ethiopian Christianity sit alongside new buildings, roads 
and airports. Northern Ethiopia...

Foreign Fishing Fleets Depleting African Fish Stocks

Samuel Diouf is one of hundreds of Senegalese making a living through artisanal fishing. The 20-year-old trades his daily catch at the Hann Bay...

Saab to Invest in Gripen Fighter Weapon School in South Africa

Saab is to invest in an advanced training centre for experienced fighter pilots initially from Gripen countries and its user air forces, at Air...

Libya Accused of Dumping African Refugees in the Desert

As dusk settles over the isolated Saharan town Kufra, Libyan militiamen order a few hundred African refugees lined up at a detention centre to...

African Migrants in Libya Migrants Facing Harsh Conditions

In one of the many rooms where detainees are held at Ganfouda detention centre in Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, Suleiman Mansour*, a young...

Oil Wealth Brings Superficial Changes to Chad

It has been two years since I was last in Chad after a long stint as a correspondent in London. Not long enough to...

Ethiopian Airlines Aims to Become the Largest Carrier in Africa by...

Ethiopian Airlines is one of the largest and most profitable carriers in Africa. It has 34 aircraft on order, including 10 B787-8s with a network of 56 international destinations and 17 codeshare partners. It plans to join Star Alliance and in 2010 had an operating profit of ETB1.6 billion (USD92 million).

Cape Town's Development Boom

A R580-million Eurocape development is set to go up in Cape Town, South Africa, in the latest in a series of improvements to the city centre. Its first phase will open up 9,900m² of retail and parking space.

Chamber Addis Chamber of Commerce Picks Design for Exhibition Centre

The Addis Abeba Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) has selected Universal Consultants Consulting Architects & Engineers as the winner of the design competition for the Addis Africa International Exhibition Centre.