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ICC hands fmr Ugandan child soldier 25 years for war crime

The International Criminal Court sentenced Ugandan former child soldier Dominic Ongwen,  who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25 years’ imprisonment Thursday, with judges saying that his own abduction as a schoolboy and history as a child soldier prevented...

Somalia says it has resumed diplomatic ties with Kenya

Somalia says it has resumed diplomatic ties with neighbouring Kenya after severing relations late last year, over accusations of internal security interference.A government statement on Thursday thanked Qatar for its mediation efforts. Kenya’s presidency tweeted only that President Uhuru...

Rwanda woman denies genocide charges says she was pregnant

A woman who was deported by the US to Rwanda has pleaded not guilty over the 1994 genocide charges - saying she was pregnant soon after having given birth to twins.“Having twins and being pregnant, how could I manage...

Oxfam say over 5 million face extreme hunger in Tigray

Planting season comes to a halt as thousands of farmers lost tools, seeds and livestock to long down conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region, exposing millions to hungerIn a statement released Tuesday, Oxfam warns of impending hunger and devastation as...

Somalia PM calls for meeting to end election deadlock

Somalia PM Mohamed Hussein Roble has invited the leaders of federal member states for a meeting to end the elections deadlock after parliament cancelled its move to extend the presidential term.The consultative meeting has been scheduled for 20 May.Puntland...

Ethiopia hauling Tigrayans across country into jail amid war

Ethiopia has swept up thousands of ethnic Tigrayans into detention centres across the country on accusations that they are traitors, often holding them for months and without charges.The detentions, mainly but not exclusively of military personnel, are an apparent...

Somalia’s president drops bid for extended term after chaos

Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has backed down from his attempt to extend his tenure for two years - a political move that had sparked clan-based fighting in Mogadishu between soldiers supporting and opposing him.In a broadcast address to...

Residents flee Mogadishu amid fear of new clashes

Civilians caught between pro-government and opposition forces in the Somali capital, Mogadishu fled their homes Tuesday as the heavily armed rivals reinforced their positions after clashes that left three dead.Mogadishu is witnessing its worst political violence in years after...

Forces opposed to Somali president control parts of capital

Gunmen opposed to Somali president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed had control of strategic parts of the capital Mogadishu on Monday, reports Reuters journalists.This was a fall out of clashes among factions of the security forces at the weekend over the president's term...

200 may have been in Ethiopia as Amhara clashes rages

Ethiopia chief ombudsman says the number of people killed in recent clashes between the country's two largest ethnic groups may be as high as 200.Earlier reports said about 50 people had died in fighting between the Amharas and Oromos...
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ICC hands fmr Ugandan child soldier 25 years for war crime

The International Criminal Court sentenced Ugandan former child soldier Dominic Ongwen,  who turned into a brutal rebel commander to 25...
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