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Witness account emerges of Ethiopians fleeing Tigray

The sound of heavy weapons erupted across the Ethiopian border town, and immediately Filimon, a police officer, started to run.Now, shaken and scared, he pauses when asked about his wife and two small children, ages 5 and 2. “I...

Ethiopia conflict escalates as government arrest 150 operatives

Tensions over the deadly conflict in Ethiopia are spreading well beyond its cut-off Tigray region, as the federal government says some 150 suspected “operatives” accused of seeking to “strike fear and terror” throughout the country have been detained.The new...

Guinean opposition leaders arrested as anti Condé 3rd term unrest rages

AljazeeraGuinean police have launched a sweeping operation against opposition politicians and activists following deadly post-election violence in the country.Officers on Wednesday arrested the vice president of Guinea’s leading opposition party, the Union of Democratic Forces of Guinea (UFDG). More...

Ethiopia blocks food aid, medical supplies from Tigray

Aid agencies are unable to restock food, health and other emergency supplies in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, where federal troops are fighting with local forces, the United Nations warned on Thursday.Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed embarked on a military campaign...

Sustained clashes over Ivory Coast’s Ouattara 3rd term as Ecowas urge talks

AljazeeraMore clashes broke out over Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara’s re-election as West African block, ECOWAS and France called for dialogue to end tensions over his contested third term.Ouattara secured the October 31 election by more than 94 percent...

Ethiopia bombs arms and fuel depots in Tigray

AFPEthiopia's air force said Wednesday it had bombed arms and fuel depots in the northern region of Tigray, as an escalation in fighting led more than 8,000 to flee to neighbouring Sudan.Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed sent troops and military...

Sudan braces for up to 200,000 fleeing Ethiopians

Associated PressUp to 200,000 refugees could pour into Sudan while fleeing the deadly conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, officials said Wednesday, while the first details are emerging of largely cut-off civilians under growing strain.Already at least 6,000 people...

Ethiopian soldiers, civilians flee escalating conflict to Sudan

ReutersSeveral Ethiopians, including army soldiers, fled the escalating conflict in the restive Tigray region to neighbouring Sudan on Monday, Sudanese state media and residents said.The flare-up in the northern region bordering Eritrea and Sudan has killed hundreds of people,...

Ethiopia to continue air strikes in Tigray, says PM, as civil war risks grow

ReutersEthiopian jets bombed the Tigray region on Friday and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed pledged more air strikes in the escalating conflict, as reports emerged that Tigrayan forces had seized control of key federal military sites and weapons.Civilians in the...

Ivory Coast prosecutor says opposition leaders face prison for rival government

ReutersOpposition candidates in Ivory Coast’s election face charges of terrorism and up to life in prison for denouncing the vote and creating a rival government after President Alassane Ouattara’s victory, a public prosecutor said on Friday.The opposition boycotted the...
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Libya rivals agree steps for interim government

Libya political Dialogue team have adopted a mechanism to select and appoint the next executive authority that will rule...
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