There are a number of challenges that the WHO's new leader, Ethiopia's Tedros Ghebreyesus, will have to navigate during his tenure
With support from the Ethiopian government, Adahanom has led a robust and elaborate campaign
Rwanda recorded the most progress, followed by Ghana and Liberia in the fight against poverty since 2005.
The east African country has a lot going for it, with over 70% of its population being under 30 years of age.
The hunger faced by 17-million in East Africa is a man-made crisis, says Ludger Schadomsky.
Growth accelerations in African countries have been short-lived. That might be about to change.
Both the US and China could lose out if chaos spreads in the Horn of Africa.
Several countries across Africa are overburdened by a lack of space and financial support for refugees.
In patron states, the same US-sponsored resources used to combat terrorism have also been employed against its detractors.
The state of emergency in Ethiopia is the last attempt by the Tigrayan-led regime to stop the Oromo and Amhara protests and maintain political power.
According to FP2020, more than 225 million women and girls in developing countries cannot get reliable access to contraception.
Some experts see the housing scheme as a success but other say it ignored negative social and economic impacts.
The Oromia region was once made up of autonomous sultanates with distinct cultural traditions.
The longest mobile Internet service shutdown follows escalating protests which began in November last year, with the Oromo people calling for freedom.
The prime minister also says that the country's "solid foundation" lends itself to a quick economic recovery, following months of violent protests.
The government declared a state of emergency on Sunday after more than a year of unrest in Oromiya and Amhara regions
Violence has put a shadow over a nation where a state-led industrial drive has created one of Africa's fastest growing economies.
Ethiopian opposition claims at least 50 people died.
“This is not the capacity of the man himself. It’s something which has been orchestrated by someone else from outside,” Hailemariam was quoted saying.