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WHO chief denies supporting Tigray forces in Ethiopia

The director general of the World Health Organization (WHO) Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has denied claims by Ethiopia that he is supporting the Tigray...

Uganda: 16 dead during protests over Bobi Wine’s arrest

At least 16 people have died in Uganda following violent protests over the arrest of presidential candidate and pop star Robert Kyagulanyi popularly known...

Uganda: Bobi Wine arrested on campaign trail

Ugandan presidential candidate, Robert Kyagulanyi, popularly known as Bobi Wine, has been arrested by police while on the campaign trail. The opposition lawmaker was arrested...

US imposes sanctions on al-Shabab over military base attack

The United States has imposed sanctions on two senior leaders of Islamist militant group al-Shabab responsible for an attack on a military base in Kenya. In...

Ethiopia to ‘receive and reintegrate’ those fleeing Tigray conflict

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on Monday said his country wants to "receive and reintegrate" thousands of refugees fleeing the northern state of Tigray. Federal...

Ethiopia: 25,000 flee conflict in Tigray region to Sudan

The conflict in Tigray region in Ethiopia continues to deepen, forcing some 25,000 Ethiopians to flee into neighbouring Sudan. According to the state news agency...

Rockets from Ethiopia’s Tigray region hit Eritrea capital

Rockets from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region hit the capital of neighbouring Eritrea on Saturday, diplomats said, the latest indication that Ethiopia's internal conflict is...

Tanzania’s President Magufuli says democracy ‘has limits’

Tanzanian President John Magufuli said Friday that freedom and democracy have limits, after a disputed election which saw scores of opposition members arrested and...

Ethiopian PM rejects peace talks on Tugray conflict as thousands flee

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has rejected a request for peace talks over the worsening conflict situation in Tigray. Last week, Tigray's leader Debretsion Gebremichael...

Tanzania’s opposition leader Tundu Lissu flees the country

Tanzania’s opposition politician Tundu Lissu on Tuesday fled the country for Brussels, Belgium. He sort refuge at the German embassy since Friday after complaining about...

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Ethiopia ends military operation in Tigray after capture of capital

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that federal forces have ended military operations in the Tigray region after the capture of the capital,...

Al Ahly beat Zamalek to win African Champions League title

A sensational late Mohamed Magdy goal gave Al Ahly victory over Cairo rivals Zamalek in the first ever one-legged African Champions League final. Magdy's 88th-minute...

Pope Francis calls for prayers for Ethiopia amid Tigray crisis

Pope Francis has called for the world to pray for Ethiopia as fighting between federal forces and rebels in Tigray region intensifies. In a message...

Ethiopian offensive on Tigray capital has begun

Ethiopian military forces have reportedly started their planned offensive on rebels in the Tigray region. Reuters reported that the leader of rebellious forces said on...

Ghana: Ex-graft prosecutor says president is ‘mother serpent of corruption’

The former Special Prosecutor for corruption in Ghana, Martin Amidu has described the president, Nana Akufo Addo as "mother serpent of corruption." Amidu resigned on...
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