Ethiopia's army chief of staff and the regional president of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the prime minister's office said on Sunday.
More than a year after his house in southern Ethiopia was razed to the ground, his coffee plantation destroyed and cattle stolen, Teketel Memheru is still too terrified to return home. The 22-year-old is one of hundreds of thousands of people uprooted from their homes by ethnic clashes in a burgeoning domestic crisis the Ethiopian government is battling to contain.
This year will mark 56 years since Africa day was conceived in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia. It is celebrated annually on the 25th of May. Ahead of this year's celebration Ara Olumuyiwa, who is popularly known by her stage name Ara, a Nigerian Talking Drummer joined CNBC Africa’s Kenneth Igbomor to discuss what this day means for Africans.