The U.S. Air Force has been secretly flying drones from a civilian airport in southern Ethiopia as part of an aggressive campaign against al Qaeda affiliates in Somalia and Yemen, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.The paper said in its online edition that Washington has invested millions of dollars to upgrade a remote airfield in Arba Minch from where it was now flying a fleet of Reaper drones that can carry Hellfire missiles and satellite-guided bombs.
The search is on for the driver who crashed into a church, then fled the scene.
The crash, which occurred just before 2 a.m., destroyed the stage inside Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Church, and left a large gaping hole on the side of the building.
Two Swedish journalists pleaded not guilty in an Ethiopian court on Thursday to terrorism charges after they were caught with rebels in the country’s Ogaden region in July.
[/caption]The 2nd Hub of Africa Fashion Week is scheduled to take place from December 13th to 17th 2011 at Jupiter International Hotel (Workshops) & Tropical Gardens (Fashion Show), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Organizers, Clairvoyant and In the Bag, will be bringing in designers from Liberia, Niger, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Nigeria, Somalia, Uganda, DRC, Tanzania and South [...]