Afolayan Up For AMAA Best Actor Award

Nollywood star actor, Gabriel Afolayan, is up against Hollywood actor, Jimmy Jean-Louis, in the race for the 2020 AMAA Best Actor in a leading role. Afolayan’s performance in ‘Coming from Insanity’ has been pitched against Jimmy Jean-Louis’ performance in ‘Desrances’ for the category. Nine other actors that include Kang Quintus, Bongile Mantsai, Alphonse Menyo, Eyinna […]

See Why Ethiopia’s Military Are Citizens To Flee Capital

Ethiopia’s military on Sunday threatened an all – out assault on Mekele, capital of the dissident Tigray region and seat of the local government it is seeking to dislodge , warning civilians to flee while they still can. “The next decisive battle is to surround Mekele with tanks,” Dejene Tsegaye, a military spokesman, told state […]

UN Give Nigeria $15million Emergency Funding

United Nations (UN) Emergency Relief Chief, Mark Lowcock has allocated a total of $15million emergency funding to address rising food insecurity in Northeast Nigeria. A total of $100million was allocated to stave off hunger in seven countries: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Sudan and Yemen. The world body […]

Sudan Stops “Ins and Outs” of Ethiopia, See Why

Sudan has closed its border with Ethiopia. This is due to the unending violence between the federal authorities and the Tigrayan in the nation. The border closure was made known by the Governor of Kassala state,  Governor Fateh al-Rahman al-Amin after an assessment of the situation in the neighboring country, Ethiopia. According to Fateh al-Rahman al-Amin, […]

Soldiers to Face-off Attackers In Ethiopia 

Recall that Gistongist reported that terror attack has been unending in Ethiopia leading to the killings and loss of property. In reaction, the Prime Minister of the nation, Abiy Ahmed has ordered the military to Face-off the attackers even if it will take a gun battle. Mr Abiy who accused the region’s ruling party, the […]

12 Killed In Fresh Ethiopian Violence

12 people have been reported killed in Western Ethiopian as another violence rages the nation.   According to the authorities, this is the second round of violence in less than a week leading to 18 fatalities.   State spokesperson, Melese Beyene, countered the news that the violence is an extension of ethnic attack on minorities, […]

2000 People Charged For Murder of Musician and Violence In Ethiopia

Following the killing of singer Hachalu Hundessa and the violence that erupted killing over 159 people in Ethiopia, 2000 people in connection to the incidents have been charged.   According to the Ethiopian government, amongst the arrested and charged are politicians, but they are not taking to court for any political activities.   Speaking on […]