Ethiopia is changing rapidly under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, with women now wielding enormous power in a country where they have mostly been confined to traditional roles, writes BBC Tigrinya’s Hana Zeratsyon. Ethiopians like to say they were ruled by Queen Sheba in biblical times – something they take great pride in, yet the reality is that the Horn of [...]
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US President Donald Trump has visited California to survey the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in the state’s history. The Camp Fire, in northern California, has killed at least 76 people. More than 1,200 people have been reported missing, although officials say that figure could fluctuate. In the destroyed town of Paradise, Mr Trump described the scene as “sad” and [...]
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Former President John Mahama has advised members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to gird their loins and work hard because “poor performance of the NPP” government will not guarantee them an automatic victory in the 2020 elections.