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One killed as humanitarian workers now targeted in Tigray

An Ethiopian national working for an Italian charity was killed in the war-hit Tigray region on Saturday after he was “hit by a stray bullet”, according to his employer.Negasi Kidane, from the Tigrayan city of Adigrat, had been employed...

Fmr Ugandan army chief who serves as minister shot by gunmen

A former army chief in Uganda has been wounded and his daughter killed after gunmen shot at the car in which they were being driven early Tuesday.Gen. Katumba Wamala, who serves as the works and transport minister in Uganda’s...

50 persons killed in overnight attack in East DR Congo

At least 50 people have been killed in two overnight attacks in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s deeply troubled east, a military official and monitors said.A local official blamed the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF), which has been linked...

US President calls for immediate ceasefire in Ethiopia’s Tigray

US President Joe Biden has called for a ceasefire in Ethiopia's conflict in the northern region of Tigray.Mr Biden demanded an end to "large-scale human rights abuses". The fighting, now in its seventh month, has killed thousands and forced...

French’s Macron in Rwanda on fence mending mission

French President Emmanuel Macron made a key visit to Rwanda on Thursday as his country tries to mend relations with the central African country 27 years after the genocide.Macron arrived in the Rwandan capital, Kigali, early Thursday and is...

Residents flee Goma over fears of fresh volcano eruption

Tens of thousand of people have fled the city of Goma, in the Democratic Republic of Congo again - due to fears of another eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano.The governor of North Kivu province ordered the evacuation of ten...

Distraught villagers search for dead killed by Congo’s volcano eruption

Residents searched for missing loved ones amid their destroyed homes on the outskirts of Congo’s eastern city of Goma Monday, where light aftershocks were detected in the area following the eruption of a large volcano two days earlier.With little...

Ethiopia threatens to reassess relation with USA over Tigray

Ethiopia will "reassess" its relationship with the US if it continues to "meddle in its internal affairs", the country's ministry of foreign affairs has announced.It was reacting to the US's decision to impose wide-ranging restrictions on economic and security...

US imposes sanctions on Ethiopia over Tigray crisis

The United States is imposing wide-ranging restrictions on economic and security assistance to Ethiopia over the conflict in the Tigray region.The US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, also announced visa restrictions on Ethiopian and Eritrean officials and others who...

Police chiefs among 6 killed in suicide attack in Mogadishu

At least six people were killed and several others injured in a suicide car bomb attack at Waberi Police Station in Mogadishu on Sunday evening.Somali police spokesman Sadik Aden Ali said that Ahmed Bashane, Waberi district police commander, and Abdi...
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Firmin Ngrebada Central African Republic’s PM announces resignation

The prime minister of the troubled Central African Republic, Firmin Ngrebada, announced on Thursday that his government had tendered...
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