Will Ethiopia and Egypt's Nile dam dispute lead to war?
We look at US coverage of the Democratic primary as Joe Biden closes in on the party's nomination. Also, more coronavirus news as the US takes strict measures to contain the virus and several high-profile festivals are postponed. Next, we find out why Egypt and Ethiopia are clashing over a longstanding River Nile dam project. Finally, a US man makes it his mission to deliver an abandoned family portrait after a photo company goes bankrupt.
Families mark anniversary of Ethiopia Airlines crash
In tonight's edition: Bereaved families who lost loved ones aboard Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 converged on the crash site on to mark the first anniversary of the tragedy. In Nigeria, the influential former Emir of Kano speaks out after being removed from his position. His lawyers say his treatment is unconstitutional. Finally, we head to Morocco where women are gaining ground on the rap scene largely dominated by men.
South Africa budget: Billions pledged to tackle energy crisis
South Africa's budget announcement includes a pledge to spend billions on ailing state electricity company Eskom. A funeral for Egypt's former leader Hisni Mubarak focuses on his military past rather than his political legacy. And finally refugees who have been living in Kenya's Kakuma camp return home to eastern Ethiopia motivated in part by recent political and economic reforms in their country.
$500 million loan for Media City and not NTA upgrade alone – Lai Mohammed || Tomorrow's News Today
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Ethiopian parliament pass bill to curb hate speech and fake news
About 300 Ethiopia's House of Peoples' Representatives (HoPR), has passed a law aimed at combating fake news and curbing hate. The passed law also imposes hefty fines and long jail terms for people whose internet posts stir unrest.
Ethiopian textiles factory workers spurn the nation's 'industrial revolution'
By attracting foreign investors through cheap labour, Ethiopia wants to follow China's example in creating a robust manufacturing sector that can offer badly needed jobs for its young workforce. But despite high unemployment, young Ethiopians are not going along with it, preferring to quit rather than stay in jobs where they feel underpaid and disrespected.
Billions of locusts swarm over East Africa
A locust invasion in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia has left crops devastated. It is the biggest swarm in decades, with billions of the ravenous insects nibbling their way through the already climate-ravaged region.
Ethiopian teff: The fight against biopiracy
A controversial patent on Ethiopia's national cereal teff is about to be terminated — thanks, in part, to the initiative of a German lawyer. But the problem of biopiracy is far from solved.
Ethiopia sets tentative date for elections
Ethiopia's electoral board says national elections will likely take place on August 16, the first poll under Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed whose premiership has brought unprecedented political change but also uncorked ethnic rivalries.