UPDATE 2-Troops and court needed fast to avert South Sudan genocide -UN
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UPDATE 2-Troops and court needed fast to avert South Sudan genocide -UN

GENEVA, Dec 14 (Reuters) – World powers can stop a “Rwanda-like” genocide in South Sudan if they immediately deploy a 4,000-strong protection force across the country and set…

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Hatred spills beyond South Sudan along with refugees
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Hatred spills beyond South Sudan along with refugees

They are going in all directions, including Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo and Sudan, but Uganda, directly south, has received the most – 600,000 refugees so far.  …

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RPT-Hatred spills beyond South Sudan along with refugees
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RPT-Hatred spills beyond South Sudan along with refugees

BIDI BIDI, Uganda, Dec 15 (Reuters) – Besides bags, blankets and tales of horror, some of the thousands of refugees fleeing South Sudan’s civil war each day carry…

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BRIEF-Chongqing Sansheng Industrial plans JV in Ethiopia
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BRIEF-Chongqing Sansheng Industrial plans JV in Ethiopia

Dec 28 (Reuters) – Chongqing Sansheng Industrial Co Ltd * Says it scraps plan announced in Nov to invest in building material project in Ethiopia * Says it…

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INTERVIEW-Athletics-Ethiopia to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats
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INTERVIEW-Athletics-Ethiopia to impose lifetime bans on drug cheats

ADDIS ABABA Dec 28 (Reuters) – Ethiopia, one of five countries the IAAF says is in “critical care” over its drug-testing systems, will impose lifetime bans on drug…

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African Development Bank lends $159 mln to Ethiopian Airlines
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African Development Bank lends $159 mln to Ethiopian Airlines

ADDIS ABABA Dec 15 (Reuters) – Ethiopian Airlines will get a $159 million loan from the African Development Bank to help finance an expansion plan that includes doubling…

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Ethiopia completes 1.5 billion euro power plant, seen doubling power output
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Ethiopia completes 1.5 billion euro power plant, seen doubling power output

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA Dec 16 (Reuters) – Ethiopia inaugurated on Friday a 1.5-billion-euro ($1.57 billion) hydropower plant along the Omo River in the country’s south that…

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BRIEF-Pittards sees FY performance lower than its previous expectations
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BRIEF-Pittards sees FY performance lower than its previous expectations

Dec 21 (Reuters) – Pittards Plc : * Overall performance for full year ending Dec. 31, 2016 is likely to be lower than our expectations at time of…

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CORRECTED-Coca Cola buys African bottling from AB InBev for $3.15 bln
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CORRECTED-Coca Cola buys African bottling from AB InBev for $3.15 bln

(Corrects Coca Cola Co Reuters Instrument Code in paragraph one) BRUSSELS Dec 21 (Reuters) – Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to sell its majority stake in Africa’s largest Coke…

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BRIEF-East Africa Metals provides update on Ethiopian project financing
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BRIEF-East Africa Metals provides update on Ethiopian project financing

Dec 12 (Reuters) – East Africa Metals Inc * funds will be used for ongoing exploration and development of East Africa’s Adyabo and Harvest projects in Ethiopia *…

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