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Macron to reduce French military presence in the Sahel.

In tonight’s edition: French President Emmanuel Macron announces a reduction of France’s military operations in […]

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Uganda posts highest number of daily Covid cases

Uganda has recorded its highest number of coronavirus cases since the pandemic begun. A total […]

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Ethiopia postpones elections in two states

Ethiopia’s electoral board has postponed until September elections in two of the country’s federal states […]

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Row in Burundi over Muslim morning prayer call

Muslim leaders in Burundi have disowned a cleric’s criticism against the interior minister after he […]

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Zimbabwean sues police boss and minister over assault

A 63-year-old Zimbabwean woman is suing the police boss and home affairs minister for alleged […]

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US condemns Nigeria’s Twitter ban

The United States has condemned Nigeria’s ban on Twitter. The US Department of State’s Spokesman […]

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Kenya lifts ban on Somalia flights

Kenya has lifted a ban on direct flights to and from Somalia barely a month […]

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350,000 people in famine conditions in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Some 350,000 people in Ethiopia’s embattled Tigray region are facing “catastrophic” food shortages, according to […]

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SA minister Zweli Mkhize put on leave over corruption allegations

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has put his Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on special leave, […]

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UN aid appeal for thousands displaced by Burkina Faso attack

The United Nations’ refugee agency says thousands of villagers in Burkina Faso urgently need water, […]

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Tigray conflict: ‘We have no food, we face death’

People in a district of Ethiopia’s Tigray region have told the BBC, they are on […]

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Eritrea blames the US for Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

Eritrea has blamed the US government for the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region. In […]

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Schools ‘reopen in Ethiopia’s Tigray region’

Schools in Mekelle, the capital of the Ethiopia’s northern region of Tigray, have reopened seven […]

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Mozambique phone firm blocks thousands over fraud

Mozambique’s mobile firm Vodacom which oversees the money transfer platform, M-Pesa, says it blocks around […]

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What’s Nigeria’s beef with Twitter?

Twitter has been suspended in Nigeria after what could be described as a spat between the social […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray on the brink of famine – UN chief

Several areas in Ethiopia’s northern region in Tigray are “on the brink of famine”, the […]

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UN calls for safety guarantee of CAR peacekeepers

The UN Security Council has called on the Central African Republic authorities and other forces […]

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Kenya hospitals ‘boost capacity over new Covid wave’

Hospitals in Kenya are preparing for a surge in Covid-19 cases with some launching oxygen […]

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US imposes visa restrictions over Cameroon violence

The United States has imposed visa restrictions on people accused of inciting violence in English-speaking […]

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Nigeria ‘in discussions with Twitter’ after ban

Nigeria says it’s in discussions with Twitter, having suspended the social media platform over the […]

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Mines to close in northern Burkina Faso

All artisanal mines are being closed in the northern province of Sahel, in Burkina Faso, […]

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Kelvin Odenigbo: Nigerian footballer’s drowning in Belarus an accident says club

Belarusian club FC Vitebsk said on Monday that Nigerian footballer Kelvin Odenigbo drowned over the […]

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Green light for returns to volcano-hit city in Congo

The prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo says people can start returning to […]

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Pakistan train accident: Dozens killed in Sindh collision

A collision involving two passenger trains in southern Pakistan has killed at least 40 people […]

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Mali’s junta leader sworn in as president

Col Assimi Goïta, the leader of Mali’s junta, has officially been sworn in as the […]

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Abubakar Shekau: Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader is dead, say rival militants

The leader of the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, has killed himself, rival […]

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Forty people killed in Darfur ethnic violence

State media in Sudan say nearly 40 people have been killed and dozens wounded in […]

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Congolese singer ‘attacked by Algerian’ in France

Congolese musician Aimé Nkanu says he has alerted French police after suffering a racist attack. […]

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Life resumes in Rwanda’s volcano-hit district

A sense of normalcy is returning to a Rwandan district ravaged by volcanic activity in […]

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Somaliland opposition wins most parliamentary seats

The two opposition parties in the self-declared republic of Somaliland have won the majority of […]

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Zambian police deny firing at opposition leader

Zambian police chief Kakoma Kanganja has denied reports that the country’s security forces fired on […]

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Why are students in eSwatini so angry?

This month students in eSwatini demonstrated outside the country’s capital to demand action, alleging that […]

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Libya bomb blast kills two security officers

wo Libyan security officers were killed and five others injured in a blast at a […]

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Mali coup leader due to be sworn in as president

Colonel Assimi Goïta is being sworn in as Mali’s interim president on Monday. It’s a […]

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Uganda closes schools as Covid cases rise

Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has shut down schools and suspended public gatherings as the country […]

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Thousands demand justice for Khartoum protest dead

Thousands of people in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, have been marching to demand justice for […]

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Twitter removes Nigerian president’s ‘abusive’ civil war post

Twitter has removed a post by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari threatening punishment for regional secessionists […]

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German ‘bows before descendants’ of Namibia genocide

In a joint statement, the German and Namibian governments have fleshed out some of the […]

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Gunmen hijack school bus in Nigeria’s Ondo state

Gunmen hijacked a school bus in the early hours of Thursday in Akure, the capital […]

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Kenyans to sue British army over wildfire

A Kenyan court has allowed over 1,000 residents living near a British military training base […]

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AU and UN team visits South Sudan violence victims

A joint African Union and United Nations team is in South Sudan visiting towns and […]

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Kenyan man bitten by a snake ‘from the sky’

A driver in Kenya’s Kitui county was admitted to a hospital following a bizarre incident […]

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Namibia hospitals ‘running short of oxygen’

Namibia’s state-run hospitals are “facing a critical shortage of life-saving oxygen” as the number of […]

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Nigerian lecturers fired after sex-for-grades scandal

Two lecturers at Nigeria’s University of Lagos (Unilag) have been dismissed following an investigation into […]

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Kenyan man bitten by a snake ‘from the sky’

A driver in Kenya’s Kitui county was admitted to a hospital following a bizarre incident […]

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Red Cross suspends operations in South Sudan state

The South Sudan Red Cross (SSRC) has suspended operations in Torit, Eastern Equatoria state after […]

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Ugandan minister shooting: Wamala discharged from hospital

Uganda’s Transport Minister General Katumba Wamala was discharged from hospital after undergoing surgery to remove […]

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ICC prosecutor asks Sudan to hand over key suspect

The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor has asked Sudan to hand over a key suspect accused […]

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Dozens charged after arrest in Uganda LGBT shelter

Forty-two people have been charged after they were arrested in a raid on an LGBTI+ […]

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UN urges rich nations to donate vaccines to African nations

he UN’s children’s agency, Unicef, is urging the world’s richest countries to donate a fifth […]

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Nigeria school attack: Parents’ deaths linked to kidnapping

Two parents of kidnapped schoolchildren in Tegina in Nigeria’s central Niger state have died of […]

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Uganda shooting: Minister thanks taxi rider for help

Ugandan Minister Katumba Wamala, who survived an assassination attempt on Tuesday, has thanked the rider […]

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Boat sinks off Tunisia ‘killing 23 migrants’

A humanitarian organisation says at least 23 migrants have drowned off the coast of Tunisia […]

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Amnesty urges Chad to prosecute ‘killer officers’

Amnesty International has asked Chad to ensure that officers responsible for killing protesters during demonstrations […]

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SA announces blackouts because of breakdowns

South Africa’s power company Eskom has announced load shedding, or scheduled blackouts, that will last […]

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Polisario leader arrives in Algeria from Spain

The leader of a Western Saharan separatist group arrived in Algeria early on Wednesday, after […]

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Suspects in Uganda minister shooting shown on CCTV

Police in Uganda have released street camera footage of two men believed to be behind […]

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Kenya detains Ghanaian accused of dating fraud

Kenyan authorities have arrested a Ghanaian national for allegedly fraudulently obtaining $83,000 (£58,490) from a […]

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Over 90 percent of people in war-hit Tigray need food aid.

UN’s World Food Programme says hunger levels are increasing in the northern Ethiopian region as […]

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How a US woman learnt she was Sierra Leone royalty

A film is to be made by Disney about a woman who was adopted in […]

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Half a million without water in DR Congo – charity

Nearly 500,000 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been left without clean drinking […]

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African Union suspends Mali and warns of sanctions

Mali has been suspended from the African Union (AU) following last week’s military coup – […]

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Buhari vows to ‘shock’ attackers in stark warning

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has warned that his government will not tolerate any action promoting […]

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Mali leader appoints protest leader as new PM

Mali’s transitional President Col Assimi Goïta has named Choguel Kokalla Maïga as the country’s new […]

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Nigerian head’s five children among pupils abducted

The head of an Islamic school in Nigeria where some students were abducted on Sunday […]

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Ivory Coast’s ex-President Gbagbo to return in June

Ivory Coast’s former President Laurent Gbagbo is set to return home this month, weeks after […]

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AU chief urges calm after African parliament scuffle

The African Union Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat has appealed to the members of the […]

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France calls for strict adherence on Mali transition

The French foreign minister has called for strict adherence to Mali’s transition timetable by military […]

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Buhari orders action over kidnapped children

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the security authorities to hasten efforts to rescue more […]

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Ugandan minister’s daughter dies after shooting

The daughter of Uganda’s Transport Minister Gen Katumba Wamala and his driver have died from […]

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Fishing for pet food ‘deprives millions of West Africans’

Environmental campaigners have warned that exports of fish meal and fish oil from West Africa […]

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Angola president replaces head of security

Angolan President João Lourenço has sacked the head of his security team, Pedro Sebastião. He […]

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Over 90% of Tigray’s people ‘need urgent food aid’

The United Nations food agency says more than 90% of people in Ethiopia’s northern region […]

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Ethiopian PM’s office insists audio clip is fake

A recording purporting to be Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed saying he would rather die […]

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Ugandan president vows to defeat gunmen

The Ugandan president, Yoweri Museveni, has vowed to defeat the criminals who shot and wounded […]

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Kenya warns it may ban Somalia humanitarian flights

Kenya has warned that it may impose a total ban on flights from Somalia including […]

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What Abubakar Shekau’s reported death means for Nigeria security.

If Boko Haram leader is indeed dead, some experts say they expect a number of […]

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Hundreds of thousands fled Congo volcano – UN

The United Nations has warned that as many as 400,000 people have fled the Congolese […]

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Uganda mulls second lockdown as Covid cases surge

The Ugandan government is considering a second Covid-19 lockdown to manage a sharp increase in […]

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Vaccination queues as Uganda faces second Covid wave

Hundreds of people are queuing at Uganda’s health ministry offices to get vaccinated as the […]

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Zimbabwe arrests ‘ghost’ burglar

A suspected burglar has been arrested in Zimbabwe’s southern district of Gutu for allegedly using […]

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Germany admits to Namibia colonial-era genocide.

The German government has confirmed more than a billion dollars in development aid for Namibia […]

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Sixty bodies recovered after Nigeria boat accident

The rescue operation in Nigeria’s Kebbi state has entered day three with 60 bodies having […]

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Foreign troops to join Mozambique’s terror fight

The leaders of several southern African countries have agreed to form a joint armed alert […]

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Three African artists nominated for BET award

Three African artists have been nominated for the international award in this year’s American BET […]

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Ghana president defends crackdown on illegal mining

Ghana’s President Nana Akufo Addo has told off owners of mining equipment that were burnt […]

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Bobi Wine supporters freed on bail after five months

A Ugandan military court has released on bail 17 people detained five months ago while […]

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Kenya to get Covid vaccines from South Sudan

Kenya will receive 72,000 of Covid-19 vaccines from the Covax facility this week. The vaccines […]

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Gunmen kill Nigerian policemen in wave of attacks

At least four police officers have been killed in the latest attack on police stations […]

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Somali leaders ‘make progress’ in election talks

The Somali government has said that federal and regional leaders have made progress on election […]

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Hundreds gather outside court for Zuma’s trial

Hundreds of supporters of former South Africa President Jacob Zuma have gathered outside Pietermaritzburg High […]

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Zuma pleads not guilty to corruption in South Africa

South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has plead not guilty to corruption charges at the […]

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Hundreds flee homes as volcanic tremors hit Rwanda

Hundreds of people are believed to have fled their homes in Rwanda’s western town of […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray region at ‘serious’ risk of famine, warns top UN official

A senior UN official has warned the Security Council that urgent measures are needed to […]

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Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo: ‘Jihadism is an immediate threat for Western Africa’

The President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, granted FRANCE 24 and RFI an interview against the […]

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Pressure from US, EU could destabilize Ethiopia;

Pressure from the West, particularly the US, on Ethiopia to cease military operations and engage […]

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The continent celebrates Africa Day

People across the continent are celebrating Africa Day. The annual event commemorates the day when […]

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Mali cabinet reshuffle that led to president’s arrest

Mali’s transitional president and prime minister were detained by soldiers hours after the announcement of […]

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Egypt’s Sisi and Biden discuss Nile dam dispute

US President Joe Biden and Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi discussed the Nile dam dispute […]

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Sudan declares state of emergency over clashes

Sudan has declared a state of emergency and a night curfew in areas affected by […]

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Chadian diplomat faces US bribery charges

US prosecutors have opened a case against Chadian diplomat Mahamoud Adam Bechir, his former deputy […]

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Congo volcano: Hundreds of missing children rescued

The UN’s children’s agency, Unicef, says it has rescued 530 missing children who were separated […]

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Eritrea ‘refused to succumb to slavery and colonialism’

Eritrea has celebrated its independence as the president lauded the nation’s ability to defeat challenges […]

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Ethiopia accuses US of meddling after sanctions over Tigray

Ethiopia has accused the United States of meddling in its affairs after Washington announced restrictions on economic […]

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UN chief says world at ‘war’ against COVID-19

The world is “at war” against COVID-19, the UN chief says, calling for the application […]

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Invest in nurses to fight the pandemic, rebuild shattered health

Nurses around the world are in crisis, whether they are in the eye of the […]

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Nigeria names ‘Covid test fugitives’

The authorities in Nigeria have published the names of 90 travellers who arrived in the […]

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UN condemns killing of South Sudanese doctor

The UN has condemned last week’s killing of a South Sudanese doctor who worked for […]

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Dangote praises ‘dramatic’ change in Tanzania

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, has praised Tanzania’s President Samia Suluhu Hassan, saying that the […]

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Zambia lawyer wants president locked out of election

Zambian lawyer John Sangwa is challenging President Edgar Lungu’s eligibility to run in August elections […]

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DR Congo’s Goma volcano: ‘I couldn’t save my sick husband from the lava

Ernestine Kabuo returned home after fleeing the lava flow in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, […]

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Eritrea viewpoint: I fought for independence but I’m still waiting for freedom.

Eritrea is officially marking 30 years of independence from Ethiopia. Former BBC Tigrinya editor Samuel […]

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Mozambique army ‘foils fresh attack in Palma’

Mozambique’s army over the weekend foiled an attempted attack by Islamist militants in the northern […]

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Aftermath of Congo’s volcanic eruption.

Hundreds of residents have been returning to their destroyed houses after Mount Nyiragongo erupted on […]

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14 killed in Guinea-Bissau road accident.

Fourteen people have died in southern Guinea-Bissau after a cargo truck crashed into village homes, […]

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US imposes sanctions on Ethiopia and Eritrea over Tigray crisis.

The United States is imposing wide-ranging restrictions on economic and security assistance to Ethiopia over […]

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Severe Covid patients ‘more likely to die in Africa’.

Patients who are critically ill with Covid-19 are more likely to die in Africa than […]

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AU calls for democratic transition in Chad.

The African Union (AU) has called for a democratic transition in Chad within 18 months […]

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Rwandan woman admits to recruiting girls for rebels.

Angeline Mukan-dutiye, the only woman in a group of 21 Rwandans facing terrorism charges, has […]

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US implements removal of Sudan from terrorism list.

The US has completed the process to remove Sudan from its list of state-sponsored terrorism. […]

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Nigeria’s military investigates reports of Boko Haram leader’s death.

Nigeria’s military is investigating reports that the leader of militant Islamist group Boko Haram may […]

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Ethiopia delays elections until 21 June.

Ethiopia’s general election will now take place on 21 June, 16 days later than planned, […]

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No food for days’: Starvation stalks Tigray as war drags on.

Food insecurity in conflict-hit Ethiopian region remains dire, with increasing reports of people dying of […]

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Israeli strikes destroyed Hamas tunnels – military.

Israel’s military has been giving details to Israeli media about its overnight strikes. Spokesman Brig […]

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South Africa halts scheduled blackouts

South African electricity provider Eskom has suspended, load shedding, or scheduled blackouts, from morning until […]

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France to cancel Sudan’s debt, help clear IMF arrears

France has announced to cancel the debt of $5 billion and earmark another $1.5 billion […]

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Sudan fires top judge and public prosecutor resigns.

Sudan has announced the resignation of its chief prosecutor and sacked the head of the […]

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The WHO chief describes the Tigray situation as ‘horrific’.

The head of the World Health Organization has described the situation in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray […]

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UN confirms military forces blocking aid in Ethiopia’s Tigray region following CNN investigation

The United Nations has confirmed that military forces are impeding humanitarian access to parts of […]

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Jacob Zuma’s corruption trial over arms deal pushed back.

The corruption trial of South Africa’s former President Jacob Zuma has been pushed to 26 […]

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Thirty sentenced to death over anti-police clashes in DR Congo

Thirty people were sentenced to death in the Democratic Republic of  Congo (DRC) after a […]

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Sudan to try seven soldiers over protesters’ killing.

Seven members of the Sudan military have been arrested, and will be prosecuted in connection […]

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Powerful nations ‘working against Ethiopia’ – Abiy.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that he will not allow the delayed general […]

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Ethiopia delays polls again amid security, logistical challenges.

Ethiopia has delayed its national election again, after some opposition parties said they would not […]

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Farming being prevented’ in war-torn Ethiopian area.

A senior official in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region has said there is a deliberate campaign […]

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Rebels not civilians killed in Aksum – Ethiopian AG

Many of the people killed in November in Ethiopia’s sacred city of Aksum, described by […]

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DR Congo women accuse aid workers of sex abuse.

More than 20 women say they were sexually abused by aid workers during last year’s […]

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Ex-first lady accused of ‘improper’ Mugabe burial.

Former Zimbabwe’s first lady, Grace Mugabe, has been summoned to appear before a traditional court […]

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AU troops’ mandate in Somalia extended to December

The African Union (AU) Mission in Somalia, Amisom is expected to remain in the country […]

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Kenya suspends Somalia flights for three months.

Kenya has suspended flights to Somalia just days after its neighbour said diplomatic ties between […]

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Ethiopia electoral body says ‘shortfalls are inevitable’

Ahead of next month’s elections, Ethiopia’s electoral body has said that “shortfalls are inevitable”, but […]

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Ethiopia anger over suspected public execution

Ethiopia’s Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has said it is “alarmed” by the public parading and […]

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Rebels not civilians killed in Aksum – Ethiopian AG

Many of the people killed in November in Ethiopia’s sacred city of Aksum, described by […]

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The tripartite alliance that is destabilisng the Horn of Africa

The common political vision of the leaders of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Somalia threatens to throw […]

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What Ethiopia needs is less, not more, ethno-nationalism

The TPLF, not the Abiy government and its allies, is responsible for the ongoing conflict […]

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Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church patriarch condemns Tigray ‘genocide’

The head of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church has accused government forces of carrying out “genocide” in […]

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Top Ethiopia health official alleges ‘sexual slavery’ in Tigray

Eleven women tell Reuters they had been raped by soldiers as a top Ethiopian official […]

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Suspended ANC official hits back by ‘suspending’ Ramaphosa

Ace Magashule, the suspended secretary-general of South Africa’s governing party ANC, has hit back by […]

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Jubilation as missing anti-Buhari priest resurfaces

Protesters in the south-eastern Nigerian city of Enugu went into wild jubilation after a popular […]

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Nigeria kidnappers free 27 college students

The remaining 27 students abducted almost two months ago from a forestry college in the […]

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Ethiopia appoints new interim governor of Tigray state

The Ethiopian government has appointed Dr Abraham Belay as chief executive of the interim administration […]

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Ethiopia officially labels TPLF a terror group

Ethiopia’s lower house of parliament has approved with a majority vote a resolution by Prime […]

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Ethiopia: Tepid international response to Tigray conflict fuels horrific violations over past six months

African and other world leaders must urgently speak out and do more to stem the […]

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NAMA CAUTIONS AUTHORITIES TO INVESTIGATE AND MAKE PUBLIC FORMER POLICE COMMISSIONER’S CAUSE OF DEATH

The opposition party National Movement of Amhara (NaMA) has issued a statement expressing its condolences on the […]

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Refugee doctor chronicles Tigray’s pain as he treats it

One of more than 60,000 people to have crossed into Sudan, Dr Tewodros Tefera works […]

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Eritrea’s Isaias meets Sudanese leaders amid Ethiopia tensions.

Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki is in Khartoum for talks with Sudanese officials, in a two-day […]

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Ethiopia says EU poll observer mission not essential.

The Ethiopian government has expressed disappointment at the EU’s decision not to send an observer […]

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South Sudan schools reopen after a year of Covid closure

Schools in South Sudan reopened countrywide after having been closed for more than a year […]

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Tigray: ENDF join EDF in ongoing offensive on central Tigray

Ethiopian National Defense Forces have joined Eritrean Defense Forces in large numbers in the ongoing […]

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Tigray crisis separates 5,000 children from parents

The charity Save The Children says almost 5,000 children displaced by the fighting in the […]

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EU cancels plan to send Ethiopia election observers

The European Union has cancelled its observer mission for Ethiopia’s June elections citing “lack of […]

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Ethiopia to designate TPLF, OLF-Shene as ‘terror’ groups

The Ethiopian government launched a huge security operation against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front last […]

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Six months of Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict

As fighting in Ethiopia’s northernmost region hits the six-month mark, we take a look at […]

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Somali president in poll U-turn to stop Mogadishu clashes

Somalia’s president has moved to ease tensions in the capital, Mogadishu, by calling for fresh […]

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U.S. Africa Envoy: Ethiopia Crisis Could Make Syria Look Like ‘Child’s Play’

Jeffrey Feltman, the new American envoy to the Horn of Africa, faces a cascade of […]

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Somalia president to address nation as PM rejects term extension

Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed will address the nation on Tuesday after two key states […]

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What’s causing the violence in western Ethiopia

While the world is focusing on the humanitarian crisis in northern Ethiopia caused by the war between […]

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Internet cut in Chad and French flags burned

The N’Djamena sky this morning was filled with smoke as protesters burnt tyres and French […]

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Chad’s opposition calls for protests.

The opposition in Chad has urged the public to turn up on Tuesday for a […]

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SA and Kenya telecom firms bid for Ethiopian market

Giant telecom operators from the UK, South Africa, Kenya and Japan are bidding to enter […]

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US pushes Ethiopia over ‘humanitarian disaster’

The US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has urged Ethiopia to address what he described […]

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UNSC: ‘Deep concern’ about sexual violence allegations in Tigray

In first joint statement after nearly six months of fighting in northern Ethiopian region, Security […]

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Look after my babies’: In Ethiopia, a Tigray family’s quest.

War broke out in northern Ethiopia’s Tigray region at the worst possible time for Abraha […]

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Egypt’s Sisi gets Covid-19 vaccine

Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has received his Covid-19 vaccine, as part of a national […]

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Chad crisis: Army refuses to negotiate with rebel ‘outlaws’

Chad’s ruling military council has rejected an offer of ceasefire talks with rebels it has […]

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Death toll for Ethiopia’s Amhara clashes ‘may be 200’

Ethiopia’s chief ombudsman says the number of people killed in recent clashes between the country’s […]

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Ugandans cheer on Daniel Kaluuya after Oscar win

Ugandans online have cheered on British actor Daniel Kaluuya who is of Ugandan origin after […]

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South Africa to resume Johnson and Johnson jabs

South Africa will resume its Johnson and Johnson Covid vaccine rollout on Wednesday following recommendations […]

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Isa Pantami: The Nigerian minister haunted by extremist views

Nigeria’s presidency says it “stands behind” an embattled minister facing calls for his resignation after […]

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Idriss Déby: Thousands attend funeral of Chad president

Thousands of Chadians attended the state funeral of long-serving President Idriss Déby after he was […]

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Gerd: Sudan talks tough with Ethiopia over River Nile dam

Sudan is caught in the middle of a decade-long row between Ethiopia and Egypt over […]

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Killed Chad leader’s son takes power as rivals condemn ‘coup’

Chadian president’s son has also taken over as head of transitional military council. Chad faced […]

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No sign of Eritrea withdrawing from Ethiopia – US

Ethiopian and Eritrean troops have been accused of committing atrocities The US State Department says […]

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Ethiopia records 1,329 new COVID-19 cases

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia registered 1,329 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the […]

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No end’ to conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, warns UNICEF

More than a million are displaced in Ethiopia’s Tigray region says UNICEF, and the welfare […]

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DR Congo seeks $4bn from Uganda as ICJ case begins.

The Democratic Republic of Congo is seeking $4.3 billion (£3b) in compensation over its conflict […]

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Slain Chad leader Deby’s son named ‘president of the republic’

Mahamat Idriss Deby was named interim president by a transitional council of military officers [ […]

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Mass protests in Ethiopia over ethnic violence.

There were mass protests in at least seven towns in Ethiopia’s Amhara region, including the […]

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Why is ethnic violence surging in Ethiopia?

Hundreds have lost their lives in recent months due to ethnic violence in Africa’s second […]

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Chad’s President Deby dies fighting rebels at 68, says army.

Chad’s President Idriss Deby, 68, died while commanding troops on the front line of a […]

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Sudan: scores of bodies found rotting at hospital morgue in Khartoum

At least 100 bodies thought to be people killed in a crackdown on a sit-in […]

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Ethiopia ‘horrific’ attacks kill troops and civilians.

An unknown number of troops and civilians, including children and women, have been killed and […]

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Eritrea admits its troops are still in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.

UN humanitarian chief tells Security Council that reports of atrocities by Eritrean forces continue A […]

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Eritrean politics and regime.

Introduction In search of an integrative discourse for the Eritrean politics, within the dynamic setting […]

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Delays in Ethiopia’s voter registration exercise

The last general election was held in Ethiopia in 2015Image caption: The last general election […]

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Amnesty accuses Eritrea of extrajudicial killings in Ethiopia

Amnesty International says Eritrean troops have killed three people and injured at least 19 others […]

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UN Security Council to meet on Tigray in coming hours

US Security Council is due to meet to discuss Tigray situation in coming hours and […]

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The weekend donates $1 million to fund relief work in Ethiopia

Singer The Weekend has said he is donating $1 million to fund humanitarian work in […]

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At least 20 people killed, 3 injured in road carnage in Southern Egypt

At least 20 people have been killed and three others injured in a road accident […]

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UK, Kenya travel restrictions to disrupt cargo transport, trade

Cargo transportation between the UK and Kenya may be disrupted by up to a week […]

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Ethiopia says will fill Nile mega-dam despite impasse, Egypt issues warning

Ethiopia said Wednesday (7 April) it would not be deterred from impounding water at its […]

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Ethiopia: massacre in Tigray fuels genocide fears

A deadly attack on Tigrayan people in northern Ethiopia  has triggered warnings that violence against the […]

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How Far Will the Ethiopian-Eritrean Alliance Go?

Former foes have found a common enemy in the TPLF. Will it lead beyond battlefield […]

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Egypt Threatens Ethiopia with War over Nile Dam

“I am telling our brothers in Ethiopia, let’s not reach the point where you touch […]

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‘Leave no Tigrayan’: In Ethiopia, an ethnicity is erased

The atrocities have been seared into the skin and the minds of Tigrayans, who take […]

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Egypt-Sudan alliance shifting in row with Ethiopia over Nile dam

Local and regional uncertainties prevail about the next steps that Egypt will take if negotiations […]

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EU’s Ethiopia envoy warns of looming Tigray refugee crisis and radicalization

The “turbulence and crisis” in Ethiopia’s Tigray region risks leaving a vacuum for extremist groups […]

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‘Their bodies were torn into pieces’: Ethiopian and Eritrean troops accused of massacre in Tigray

In early February, the crash of shells and bullets in the remote Jawmaro mountains in […]

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Ethiopia accuses Egypt, Sudan of stalling dam talks

Ethiopia has accused Egypt and Sudan of having stalled the latest round of talks on […]

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Another Nobel Peace Prize Winner Goes Rogue

Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed, the Nobel Peace Prize Winner in 2019, waited the statutory […]

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Lack of international accountability has emboldened war criminals

A video surfaced last week documenting a massacre of unarmed men in the Tigray region […]

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New round of GERD talks to start Saturday; Ethiopia starts deforestation in preparation for second filling

As efforts are underway to revive negotiations between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to solve the […]

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Will Egypt attack Ethiopia?

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has threatened Ethiopia as it insists on filling a controversial Nile dam. […]

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Congressional committee calls for sanctions against Ethiopia if Tigray crisis continues

Congress increased pressure on the Biden administration over the humanitarian situation in the Tigray region […]

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Humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray remains extremely dire: UN

The humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s conflict-stricken Tigray state remains extremely dire, said a UN spokesman […]

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Egypt and Sudan in war games after El Sisi’s stern warning to Ethiopia

Egypt on Wednesday said units of its Air Force and commandos have held war games […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray Conflict: Alleged Atrocities, Law of War Violations and Regional Implications

On Nov. 4, 2020, the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) attacked Ethiopia’s Northern Command headquarters. […]

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Atrocities in Tigray, Ethiopia Statement

Australia welcomes the joint inquiry into the Tigray conflict announced by the UN Office for […]

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Tigray’s cities fill with displaced people fleeing insecurity and in need of aid

In recent weeks, tens of thousands of displaced people have arrived in cities in the […]

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EU ready to mediate in Nile dam crisis

The European Union has expressed willingness to help mediate the crisis between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over […]

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They shot him in the back, then they shot my mother’: 14-year-old tells of Tigray horror

Adigrat, Ethiopia – Fourteen-year-old Mibrak Esayus recalls the day last November when she says Eritrean […]

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‘You don’t belong’: land dispute drives new exodus in Ethiopia’s Tigray

SHIRE, Ethiopia (Reuters) – The dusty buses keep coming, dozens a day, mattresses, chairs and […]

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Scale of Tigray horror adds to pressure on Ethiopian leader

New claims emerge of sexual atrocities and massacres by troops Pressure is mounting on Ethiopia’s […]

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Egypt, Sudan step up diplomatic action as Ethiopia reaches out to regional players

In a bid to confront unilateral Ethiopian policies on the Blue Nile, Cairo and Khartoum […]

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UN, Ethiopia rights agency to conduct joint Tigray probe

The United Nations and an Ethiopian rights agency said on Thursday they had agreed to […]

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‘Horrific event’ as Ethiopia troops murder civilians, says MSF witnesses

The medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Wednesday its staff had been attacked, and […]

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In Sudan’s sweltering camps, refugees from Tigray dream of independence from Ethiopia

UM RAKUBA CAMP, Sudan — The home-brew she served tasted sour and wrong, lacking the […]

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Ethiopia’s PM says Eritrea will withdraw troops from Tigray

Eritrea will pull its troops out of the Tigray region, Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, […]

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Ethiopian Prime Minister Admits Eritrea’s Invasion Of Tigray

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has admitted that troops from neighbouring Eritrea were present in […]

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AU Peace and Security Council Undertakes a Three-Day Field Mission to the Republic of South Sudan

The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union (AU), under the Chairmanship of […]

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Statement on the worsening humanitarian situation in Tigray region of Ethiopia

Amid a worsening humanitarian situation in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, reports of indiscriminate and […]

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South Sudan, Ethiopia agree on joint policing

The police of South Sudan and Ethiopia have agreed to work together to fight cross-border […]

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US has ‘grave concerns’ over humanitarian crisis in Tigray region of Ethiopia, urges immediate withdrawal of Eritrean forces

US President Joe Biden is sending Senator Chris Coons to Ethiopia to meet with Prime Minister […]

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Tigray violence scatters people across two countries

Before fighting broke out in late 2020, the Tigray region in northern Ethiopia was home to around […]

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EU IMPOSES TRAVEL BAN, ASSET FREEZE SANCTIONS ON ERITREA OVER SERIOUS VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS AROUND THE WORLD

The EU Council today decided to impose restrictive measures on eleven individuals and four entities responsible […]

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A Nobel Peace Laureate and Horror in Ethiopia

Every now and then, East Africa breaks into world consciousness. It happened in the mid […]

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Ethiopia, Take a Lesson from Sudan and Stop the War in Tigray

As Ethiopia continues its deadly military campaign and humanitarian onslaught in the Tigray region, Prime […]

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Sisi, Johnson discuss developments in GERD dispute, Libya

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson exchanged views in a phone […]

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Fear and Hostility Simmer as Ethiopia’s Military Keeps Hold on Tigray

The calm is deceptive. A stubbled crater attests to a recent artillery barrage, but with […]

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In an out-of-sight war, a massacre comes to light

The shootings began after lunch. It was Friday, Jan. 8, the day after Genna, the […]

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Fact check: Are other nations involved in the war in Tigray?

According to various reports and claims on social media, three additional nations are allegedly involved in […]

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MILITANTS MASSACRE 24 CHRISTIANS IN ETHIOPIA

Christians in western Ethiopia fear for their lives after dozens of believers were reportedly massacred […]

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Sudan’s Burhan demands Ethiopian troops leave country

The head of Sudan’s ruling interim military council called on Ethiopia to withdraw its troops […]

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Ethiopia’s ‘field of blood’

Countries like Ethiopia, Djibouti, Sudan, Somalia, Eritrea, Egypt and Kenya are known as terrible war […]

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Egypt-Sudan strategic partnership

Developing an Egyptian-Sudanese “strategic partnership”, the tripartite talks between Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia over the […]

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Ethiopia rejects outside mediators in dam dispute

Ethiopia has rejected calls by Sudan for outside mediators including the US in the ongoing […]

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Ethiopia: PM Abiy’s three big challenges

On the surface, Addis Ababa appears much as it always has. The streets are full […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: What is happening and how you can help

Media reports say that clashes between Ethiopian and Tigrayan forces continue in Tigray and over […]

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GERD construction work now 79% complete, filling to go as scheduled: Ethiopian Minister

The Ethiopian Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy Seleshi Bekele announced Wednesday that construction work […]

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Freight truck overturn kills 12 Ethiopians

The traffic accident happened early on Monday when a freight truck carrying about 25 passengers […]

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Sudan and Ethiopia border clashes fuel wider tensions

A decades-old border dispute over fertile farmland between Sudan and Ethiopia is feeding regional rivalry […]

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‘The fighting continues’: A Tigray town reels from drawn-out war

Kibrom Hailu wasn’t too worried when his 15-year-old son stepped out to play volleyball one […]

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Stranded Migrants Arrive in Ethiopia from Yemen on First Return Flight since Start of COVID-19 Pandemic

Today, a flight carrying 140 stranded migrants departed from Aden International Airport for Addis Ababa. […]

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Khartoum accuses Ethiopia of arming rebels

Sudan and Ethiopia have disagreed on a third issue, with Khartoum now accusing Addis Ababa […]

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Ethiopia: Health Facilities Targeted in Tigray Region, Ethiopia – MSF

Health facilities across Ethiopia’s Tigray region have been looted, vandalised and destroyed in a deliberate […]

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US Aims to Facilitate Solution That Ends GERD Dispute

The US administration is reviewing its policy regarding the Egyptian-Sudanese-Ethiopian dispute over the Grand Renaissance […]

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Egypt, Sudan call on Ethiopia to respond to UN offer over GERD impasse

Egypt and Sudan in a Friday joint statement called on Ethiopia to respond to the […]

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Eritrea’s murky role in Ethiopia conflict

Eritrea, one of the world’s most repressive and secretive states, has played a major role […]

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Ethiopia is going down Eritrea’s dark path

The 2018 peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia meant a breath of new life for Eritreans. […]

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‘People are starving’: New exodus in Ethiopia’s Tigray area

Skinny, hungry, fleeing threats of violence, thousands of people who have been hiding in rural […]

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Egypt, EU discuss Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam crisis

Egyptian foreign minister Sameh Shoukry said on Thursday that it was essential to resolve the […]

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Blinken: Acts of ‘ethnic cleansing’ committed in Western Tigray

Secretary of State Tony Blinken for the first time Wednesday used the term “ethnic cleansing” […]

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Sudan’s PM Hamdok received by PM Madbouly on start of 2-day official visit to Egypt

On Saturday, President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi visited Khartoum for talks with the Sudanese PM and Abdel-Fattah […]

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Can Addis clear its human rights wrongs using Tigray rebellion?

Addis Ababa may be a victim of its own history, even as it walks the […]

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‘I don’t feel safe’: Survivors allege rape by soldiers in Tigray

It was “like they were fetching water,” 40-year-old Tirhas recalls. Once a day, she says, […]

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Ethiopian diplomat in US resigns over Tigray war

A senior Ethiopian diplomat posted to the country’s embassy in the United States resigned Wednesday, […]

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Young men take up arms in northern Ethiopia as atrocities fuel insurgency

Ethiopian troops and their allies in the restive northern province of Tigray face a growing […]

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Ethiopia urged to release detained journalists in Tigray

Ethiopian authorities have been urged to release detained journalists and media workers in the country. […]

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Egypt hopes to resume talks with Ethiopia on Grand Renaissance Dam

Egypt hopes to resume talks soon with Ethiopia over the controversial mega-dam to reach an […]

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1 in 5 children acutely malnourished in refugee reception center on Ethiopia-South Sudan border

With global attention focused on the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, another crisis is unfolding in […]

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Ethiopia supplies weapons to Sudan rebels in Blue Nile to ‘occupy’ Kurmuk

The Ethiopian government supplied weapons and ammunition to forces of Commander Joseph Tuka in Sudan’s […]

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Egyptian president: We must reach legal agreement on Ethiopian dam

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi affirmed Egypt’s position on the imperative to reach a binding legal […]

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ERITREAN FORCES MASSACRE TIGRAY CIVILIANS

 Eritrean armed forces massacred scores of civilians, including children as young as 13, in the historic […]

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Why Ethiopia’s deadly Tigray crisis is growing

Civilians massacred. Journalists arrested. People starving to death. Ethiopia’s government is under growing pressure to allow the […]

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Ethiopian, Eritrean troops behind possible ‘war crimes’ in Tigray, says UN

The UN rights chief said Thursday that her office had corroborated grave violations that could […]

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UN to investigate war crimes in Ethiopia, Eriteria

The UN rights chief said Thursday that her office had corroborated grave violations that could […]

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The unintended consequence of Ethiopia’s civil war might be a border war with Sudan

Ethiopia is at war with itself—and the international community is struggling to respond. In nearly […]

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An Egypt-Sudan defence pact protects the Nile

An international conflict has long been brewing in East Africa, averted thus far only through […]

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Ethiopia releases media workers detained in Tigray

Four media workers recently arrested in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit northern Tigray region have been released. Fitsum […]

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S. Sudan cautiously studying Nile water treaty

South Sudan government has said that it is still studying – cautiously- the Nile Basin […]

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US urges Kenya to address crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

The US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke Wednesday with Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary […]

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Diplomats: UN Security Council to Meet Thursday on Ethiopia’s Tigray

The U.N. Security Council will meet Thursday to discuss the humanitarian situation in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, […]

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Victims of Tigray conflict in Ethiopia recount massacre

Casualties of a Regional Conflict For nearly three months residents of Dengolat, a village in […]

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Egypt and Sudan sign defence pact and blame Ethiopia for stalled dam talks

Egypt and Sudan on Tuesday signed a defence co-operation pact, sending Ethiopia a stern warning […]

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Sudan: army recovers land after fierce clashes on Ethiopian border

The Sudanese army is reported to have recovered land after fierce clashes on the Ethiopian […]

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USAID DEPLOYS DISASTER ASSISTANCE RESPONSE TEAM TO RESPOND TO HUMANITARIAN NEEDS IN TIGRAY, ETHIOPIA

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is deploying a Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) […]

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Four media workers arrested in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Four media workers in Ethiopia’s conflict-wracked Tigray region, including a translator working for Agence France-Presse, […]

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Ethiopia postpones voters’ registration for general elections, citing regional delays

 Ethiopia’s agency to manage elections on Monday announced postponement of voters’ registration for the country’s […]

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Why Eritrean refugees choose the risky migration to Europe

In November 2020, fighting in the Tigray region of Ethiopia destroyed a secondary school which opened in […]

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WFP appeals for US$ 107 million to tackle food security and nutrition in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

ADDIS ABABA – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing urgently for US$107 […]

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Sudan: Horrific attacks on displacement camps show UN peacekeepers still needed in Darfur

The cycle of deadly violence in Darfur is still ongoing. It returned on 16 January […]

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Amnesty says Eritrea and Ethiopia of committing atrocities together

It wasn’t so long ago that the Prime Minister of Ethiopia was receiving the Nobel […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: Too little aid for distraught citizens

Months after the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region erupted, there is hardly any relief for […]

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Ethiopia faults US for ‘interference’ over Tigray conflict

The Ethiopian Government has criticised the US for attempting to make pronouncements on its internal […]

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Blanket of sadness’ covers conflict-hit Tigray capital

For nearly two decades, the hilltop museum flanked by weeping willow trees showcased the military […]

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Biden discusses crisis in Ethiopia’s Tigray region with Kenyan leader: White House

U.S. President Joe Biden, in a call with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday, discussed […]

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Rights activist flees Ethiopia fearing for his life

An Ethiopian human rights activist has claimed his life is in danger for highlighting the […]

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‘Mass grave holding hundreds of bodies from Ethiopian massacre’ at ancient town that is home to Ark of the Covenant

A report showing satellite images allegedly of mass graves holding hundreds bodies from a massacre […]

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Electricity partially restored in Ethiopia’s northern region

Ethiopia has partially restored electricity supply to the country’s restive northern Tigray regional state, Ethiopian […]

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Hunger-striking Ethiopia politicians ‘deteriorating’ in jail

Lawyers representing jailed Ethiopian opposition politicians say they are concerned for the lives of their […]

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OURT ACQUITS WOMAN WHO WAS ONE OF THE FOUR SUSPECTS IN THE ASSASSINATION OF OROMO ARTIST HACHALU HUNDESSA

The Federal High Court has today acquitted Lamrot Kamal, a woman who was one of […]

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Eritrea Denies Involvement in Border Conflict Between Sudan, Ethiopia

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki sent a message to Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok, affirming that […]

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The worsening conflict in Ethiopia: route to civil war?

Almost nine years after the death of Meles Zenawi, arguably the most influential and charismatic […]

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Ethiopia war creating new ‘refugee crisis’, EU envoy warns

Ethiopia’s civil war could fuel a new EU refugee drama, amid “out of control” violence, […]

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Sudan says will not withdraw from disputed area

Sudan said Tuesday it would not withdraw from territories disputed with Ethiopia in the border […]

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NATIONAL DEFENSE FORCE SAYS TIGRAYAN UN PEACEKEEPERS WHO REFUSE TO COME HOME “TRAITORS”, DEMANDS APOLOGY FORM UNHCR

The Ethiopia National Defense Forces (ENDF) called 15 Tigrayan members of the ENDF who were […]

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British monarch’s first visit to Ethiopia came 10 years after this photo was taken

Posts circulating on social media claim to show a photo of Queen Elizabeth II and […]

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Clashes erupt at Juba airport as Ethiopian peacekeepers are forced to return home

Fist fighting has erupted among Ethiopian troops serving in South Sudan as part of the […]

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Sudan owns land where Ethiopia built dam, claims ex-negotiator

A former member of Sudan’s negotiating team which worked with Ethiopia on issues relating to […]

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Egypt turns to Russia for help with desalination plants amid Nile dam crisis

Egypt is seeking to move forward in the implementation of new seawater desalination projects in […]

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‘800 people’ killed in massacre at Ethiopia’s Ark of the Covenant

Some 800 people were reportedly killed during a massacre at a Christian church in Axum, […]

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Biden changes tack on Ethiopia’s Grand Renaissance Dam as 2023 end date confirmed

The US State Department announced on Friday that Washington may decouple a pause in aid […]

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Sudan Plans for ‘Negative Effects’ of Ethiopia Filling GERD

Khartoum — Multiple meetings over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) and the tense relationship […]

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Who’s responsible for the latest tragedy in Ethiopia?

Before April 2018, few people outside Ethiopia had heard about Abiy Ahmed. Then he became […]

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SUPPLIES AND CRITICAL FOOD DISTRIBUTIONS REACH DISPLACED PEOPLE IN AXUM, CENTRAL TIGRAY

Save the Children was one of the first aid agencies to reach Axum in Ethiopia’s […]

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EU Accuses Eritrea Forces of Fueling Conflict in Ethiopia Region

The European Union accused Eritrean troops of fueling the months-long conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region […]

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ETHIOPIA SAYS CONFLICT TRUMPETED BY SUDANESE ARMY COULD ONLY SERVE “A THIRD PARTY”; SUDAN SUMMONS ITS ENVOY FROM ADDIS ABABA

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a strong statement in which it said Ethiopia “strongly […]

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Abiy Ahmed’s law and order operation is stoking Ethiopia’s crisis of legitimacy

Abiy Ahmed’s political agenda of strength via unity calls for an expansion of federal authority […]

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Reports Emerging Of ‘Horrible’ Massacre In Ethiopian Holy City

Bodies with gunshot wounds lay in the streets for days in Ethiopia’s holiest city. At […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray region hit by power blackout

Ethiopia’s conflict-torn northern Tigray region has been hit by an electricity blackout, the government said […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray conflict and the battle to control information

The eruption of fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region 100 days ago has pitted journalists wanting […]

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Ethiopia: Children Experiencing Severe Harm In Tigray Region

A United Nations agency had drawn attention to the dire situation of children in Ethiopia’s […]

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Trial stutters as Bekele, Jawar et al’s hunger strike triggers protests

After protests broke out in Oromia, defense attorney Kedir Bullo told Ethiopia Insight on 16 February that […]

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Mass Atrocities, Including The Use Of Rape And Sexual Violence, In The Tigray Region Of Ethiopia

In recent months reports have emerged highlighting the deteriorating situation in the Tigray region of […]

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Ethiopia to welcome mediation of Turkey with Sudan’

f offered, Ethiopia would appreciate the Turkish government’s mediation on the recent border conflict with […]

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Analysts See Continued Tension But No War Between Sudan, Ethiopia

KHARTOUM, SUDAN – Sudan this week accused Ethiopian troops of crossing the border amid a […]

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The price women and girls are paying for Ethiopia’s war

UM RAKUBA CAMP, Sudan — In many ways, women and girls are paying a disproportionately […]

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Sudan declares states of emergency after protests over soaring food prices

Seven regions of Sudan have declared states of emergency following violent protests against food price rises. Curfews […]

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Year after locust attack, experts monitor movement

Latest field analysis shows swarms persist in Kenya and Ethiopia but other areas in Asia, […]

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Uganda, Ethiopia, Egypt… the hidden cost of internet blackouts

Communication technology is a double-edged sword. It can empower people to access and share information […]

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Will Tigray reach a conclusion in 2021?

Relations between Addis Ababa and Ethiopia’s states will shape the course of the year ahead. […]

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BEKELE GERBA TRANSFERRED TO A PRIVATE HOSPITAL AFTER COURT UPHOLDS EARLIER DECISION

The medical team providing care for prisoners on hunger strike was able of transfer Bekele […]

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Talks in Sudan Over Repercussions of GERD’s Second Filling

The Sudanese ministries of foreign affairs and irrigation and water resources have held a meeting […]

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Egyptian minister: Renaissance Dam negotiations did not reach desired results

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry confirmed that Egypt had hoped for the success of African […]

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Ethiopia’s secret war in Tigray region: Ethnic killings, rapes, near-starvation reported

Many women have “conclusively and without a doubt” been raped in the Tigray region, home […]

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Fears for Ethiopian political prisoners after hunger strike protest

ETHIOPIAN political prisoners are said to be in poor health after two weeks on hunger […]

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Sudan Accuses Ethiopia of Incursion, Escalating Land Dispute

Sudan accused Ethiopian forces of entering its territory, escalating a dispute over land that straddles […]

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Sudan says Ethiopian forces crossed into its territory, raising tensions

Ethiopian forces crossed into Sudanese territory in an act of “aggression,” Sudan’s foreign ministry said […]

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I reported on Ethiopia’s secretive war. Then came a knock at my door

Around 10:30 Monday morning, there was a knock at my door. When I answered, I […]

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Why is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam contentious?

DAMS HAVE several uses. They generate electricity, store water for crop irrigation and help to […]

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Ethiopia: Pregnant Women Struggle to Find Support, Stability After Displacement From Tigray Region in Ethiopia

When you think about your future, you never plan to be uprooted from the comfort […]

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Ethiopia closes camps housing Eritrean refugees in Tigray after reports of attacks

Two camps in Ethiopia’s Tigray region housing Eritrean refugees have been shut and the occupants […]

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Will Sudan-Ethiopia border conflict affect GERD talks?

Ethiopian Ambassador to Sudan Yibeltal Aemero warned that his country would take the necessary measures […]

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Ethiopia: Unlawful Shelling of Tigray Urban Areas

Ethiopian federal forces carried out apparently indiscriminate shelling of urban areas in the Tigray region […]

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ETHIOPIAN RIGHTS COMMISSION’S LATEST REPORT ON TIGRAY SHEDS LIGHT ON SEXUAL VIOLENCE, CHILD CAUSALITIES

The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC/Commission) stated that the slow progress of efforts to restore […]

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Sudanese Officer Killed in Ethiopian Border Attack

A Sudanese military officer was killed in an attack by Ethiopian forces near the eastern […]

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Renaissance Dam: Sudan responds to Ethiopia’s threat, prepares for the worst

Sudan has started preparing for worst-case scenarios regarding the Renaissance Dam file, especially after Ethiopian […]

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Red Cross: ‘Tens of Thousands’ Could Starve to Death in Ethiopia’s Tigray

The Ethiopian Red Cross Society announced 80 percent of Ethiopia’s Northern, conflict-torn Tigray region has […]

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How to Stop Ethnic Nationalism From Tearing Ethiopia Apart

On Nov. 28, 2020, Ethiopia’s military took control of Mekele, the capital of Tigray region, […]

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Eritreans are being sacrificed in the Ethiopian civil war

The suffering of Eritrean refugees in Tigray has been largely hidden from coverage of Ethiopia’s […]

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Ethiopia-Sudan border clashes reignite tension

Ethiopian forces killed a Sudanese army officer and wounded others when they opened fire on […]

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1 dead as soldiers fire on protest in Tigray capital: doctor

One person was shot dead Tuesday when soldiers opened fire on an anti-government protest in […]

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Ethiopia to Close Two Refugee Camps Damaged in Tigray Conflict

Ethiopia is going ahead with plans to close two camps run by the United Nations’ […]

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NEWS: AS JAWAR ET.AL CONTINUE HUNGER STRIKE OROMIA REGION SEES MULTIPLE PROTESTS DEMANDING THEIR RELEASE, JUSTICE FOR SLAIN ARTIST HACHALU

Protests broke out in different parts of Oromia regional state since February 5, 2021. Protestors […]

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Ethiopia: Government approves ‘first step’ towards Tigray emergency assistance

“This clearance is a first step towards ensuring that aid workers in Tigray can deliver […]

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Ethiopia’s next poll could be more competitive. But big challenges remain

Ethiopia is set to hold general elections for members of the federal parliament and regional […]

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‘People are dying at home’: Tigray medical services struggle after turmoil of war

A diabetic mother died as her daughter searched the capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region […]

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UN, Ethiopia strike a deal over aid workers’ access to Tigray

The United Nations’ food agency says it has reached a deal with Ethiopia to expand […]

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New AU chair Tshisekedi seeks end to Ethiopia dam dispute

DR Congo President Felix Tshisekedi vowed Sunday to pursue a resolution to a long-running dispute […]

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Ethiopia urges Sudan to heed treaty in border row

Sudan must abide by provisions of the latest treaty it signed with Ethiopia that prohibits […]

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Sudanese rebel leader calls for reconciliation with al-Bashir’s National Congress Party

 Sudanese rebel-leader Minni Minnawi who is a signatory to the Juba Sudanese peace agreement signed […]

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New killings revive old fears in Darfur village

Farmer Abbas Abdullah was among hundreds who had trickled back to his remote village in […]

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Eritrean Refugees: Fifty Years of Injustice

The Eritrean refugee’s story is a difficult one to tell. Eritrean refugees in the Sudan […]

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Somalia: 8 al-Shabaab insurgents killed

Somali forces killed eight al-Shabaab insurgents firing mortar rounds at a government delegation led by […]

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Sudan Appoints Key Rebel Leaders to Interim Government

Sudan has appointed three representatives of armed rebel groups to top posts in the country’s […]

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ELECTORAL BOARD CAUTIONS OLF PARTY STRUCTURE, ITS MEMBERS TO CONVENE GENERAL ASSEMBLY TO SETTLE LEADERSHIP SPLIT #ETHIOELECTION2021

In a statement it issued on February 04, the National Electoral Board of Ethiopia (NEBE) […]

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Ethiopia shows no political will to reach agreement on GERD: Egypt’s ambassador to Washington

The ambassador said that the GERD has the potential to disrupt the lives of over […]

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Thousands of refugees missing in Tigray

AS MANY as 20,000 refugees have gone missing in the conflict in Tigray, Ethiopia, the […]

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Somalia’s delayed presidential elections: Top 7 issues to follow

Uncertainty looms large in the Horn of Africa as Somalia prepares for its delayed and […]

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Ethiopian government must allow full humanitarian access to Tigray

t feels strange to write about a humanitarian crisis in this day and age with […]

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UN: Ethiopia may not have control of a large part of Tigray

The United Nations humanitarian chief has privately told the U.N. Security Council that Ethiopia may […]

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Ethiopia, Somalia, Zambia: Elections to watch in 2021

Elections for new presidents and prime ministers give populations a chance to think about where […]

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30 POLICE OFFICERS KILLED, 40 MORE INJURED IN LATEST VIOLENT CLASHES BETWEEN FEDERAL POLICE AND AFAR SECURITY FORCES: UNOCHA

On 23 January 2021, at least 30 police officers were killed and 40 more were […]

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Ethiopia must respect Nile rights of Egypt, Sudan

The Arab League said on Tuesday that it supports the rights of Egypt and Sudan […]

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Ethiopia: People Finding Access to Healthcare Difficult in Tigray

Albert Viñas has been involved in almost 50 emergency responses with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) […]

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Sudan minister warns Ethiopia against filling dam without deal

Sudan’s Irrigation Minister Yasser Abbas has warned Addis Ababa against a planned phase second filling […]

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Tigrayan leader issues call to arms against Ethiopian government forces

LEADER of the Tigrayan Peoples’ Liberation Front (TPLF) Debretsion Gebremichael has issued a call to […]

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Rising tension as Ethiopia and Sudan deadlocked on border dispute

Age-old territorial claims are threatening to embroil Ethiopia and Sudan into armed conflict, as bickering […]

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20,000 Refugees Missing After Ethiopian Camps Destroyed, UN Says

As many as 20,000 refugees are missing after two camps in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region […]

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Ethiopia’s Tigray crisis: What a blind man’s death reveals

The injury-plagued life, and now death, of Asmelash Woldeselassie highlights the brutality and cyclical nature […]

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Egypt’s Sisi stresses need for binding deal on GERD in meeting with African Union commission head

Egypt’s President, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, reiterated the necessity of formulating a binding legal agreement with Sudan […]

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South Sudan blames floods on controversial Ethiopian mega dam

South Sudan’s newly-appointed governor of the country’s Upper Nile state is blaming – on his […]

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In war-torn Tigray, food shortage deals civilians a heavy blow

Ethiopia’s Tigray region may be facing a new chapter of starvation and deaths, the aftermath […]

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World Bank Pledges US$12 Billion For Africa’s Vaccine Purchase – OpEd

The World Bank has expressed readiness to commit US$12 billion as concessional loans to assist […]

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Eritrean Refugees at Risk as Connection to Tigray Is Blocked

News coming from Ethiopia indicate that communications to Tigray was blocked since yesterday evening. It’s […]

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Ethiopia is living a nightmare

Aid to the Church in Need reports that while the conflict has led to the […]

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Ethiopia’s domestic problems risk becoming international

In Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan, coverage of negotiations around the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) […]

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