General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara state
The head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his adviser were killed during a coup attempt in their state that was orchestrated by its top general, the country’s media has reported.
Ambachew Mekonnen and his adviser were attacked and killed in their offices on Saturday, reports said, adding that General Asamnew Tsige, Amhara’s head of security, was leader of the putsch. Amhara is one of nine regional states in Ethiopia.
Earlier, prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, announced Ethiopia’s army chief of staff had
By: RICHARD BISHUMBA
THE 13th edition of Africa’s biggest annual cycling event, the African Continental Road Championship, came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro stadium in Kigali.
A lot was said, a lot happened, but, what most people agreed with is that the 2018 Kigali championship was the best in the
Medal table after Day One
Eritrea – 2 gold, 1 silver
Rwanda – 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
Ethiopia – 1 gold
Algeria – 1 silver
Burundi – 1 silver
Nanibia – 1 bronze
RWANDAN cyclists enjoyed the home advantage to win a total four medals on day one of the 13th African Continental Road Championship
FOLLOWING THE IOC’S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT IT PLANS TO TARGET AFRICAN NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) AS POTENTIAL HOST CITIES OF THE SUMMER YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) IN 2022, SHANNON-OGBANI ABEDA IS SET TO MAKE ANOTHER PIECE OF HISTORY FOR AFRICA WHEN HE BECOMES THE FIRST WINTER OLYMPIAN FROM ERITREA.
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