Category Archives: Africa

H.H Amir offers condolences over Addis Ababa blast victims


His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent Sunday a cable of condolences to the President of Ethiopia Mulatu Teshome on victims of the explosion that accrued during a rally in Addis Ababa Saturday.
In the cable, His Highness the Amir wished mercy to the deceased and swift recovery to those injured in the attack.
His Highness the Amir sharply condemned this criminal and heinous attack that targeted innocent people, breaching all heavenly religions and human values.
His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah sent cables of similar sentiments to the Ethiopian president.




Blast at Addis Ababa rally for new Ethiopian prime minister


A blast was heard at a rally in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa on Saturday following a speech by the country’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, a Reuters witness said.
The rally was being held in support of the 41-year-old leader, who took office in April.

An explosion has shaken a rally for Ethiopia’s new PM Abiy Ahmed which was being attended by thousands of people in Addis Ababa.

Mr Ahmed was taken away by security personnel immediately after his speech, which he gave in the Ethiopian capital’s Meskel Square, Ethiopian Prime Minister, in TV address after the blast in capital, says “a few people” killed, others injured.

Wreckage of missing plane carrying 10 found in Kenya, no survivors


Nairobi: The wreckage of a small passenger plane which disappeared late on Tuesday while flying to Kenya’s capital Nairobi has been found, a senior government official said on Thursday, The Cessna Caravan plane, operated by local firm FlySax, lost contact with control towers minutes before it was scheduled to land at Jomo Kenyatta International airport while flying from Kitale, a farming town in the west.