All posts by: Aaron Brooks

19 September 18

Amnesty International: South Sudan army burned civilians alive

Amnesty International has accused South Sudan’s army of systematically killing and abusing civilians, detailing horrific human rights abuses in its latest report on military’s conduct during the country’s civil war.

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18 September 18

Ethnic violence is rising through Ethiopia, staining its ‘new era’ in blood

The impact of Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s short time in office has been celebrated as a new era for the politically troubled nation. He took office at a time when tensions between the country’s largest ethnic groups and the
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17 September 18

Rwanda frees Victoire Ingabire, more than 2,000 other political prisoners

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has approved the release of more than 2,000 political prisoners, including opposition leader Victoire Ingabire who was jailed in 2012 for conspiring against the government.

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17 September 18

Ethiopia: Several people killed in ethnic clashes near Addis Ababa

Ethiopian officials have confirmed several people were killed over Saturday night during ethnic violence in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.

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16 September 18

South Sudan: SPLM-IO accuses government of violating ceasefire

South Sudan’s leading rebel group has accused government forces of attacking its defensive positions, days after both parties signed the “final final” draft of a peace deal aimed at bringing an end to the country’s five-year civil war.

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16 September 18

Eritrea-Ethiopia border opens for the first time in 20 years

The border between Eritrea and Ethiopia has opened for the first time in 20 years as the two country’s move forward with their reconciliation efforts.

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15 September 18

Ethiopians clash in Addis Ababa over the use of regional flags

Clashes erupted in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on Wednesday between residents of the city and youth from the Oromia region.

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14 September 18

South Sudan leaders sign ‘final’ peace deal to end war

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar have signed the final version of a peace deal that promises to end the country’s brutal five-year civil war.

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13 September 18

ICRC: South Sudan ceasefire appears to be holding

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) says South Sudan’s latest ceasefire appears to be holding.

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12 September 18

Tanzania President calls for an end to birth control

Tanzania President John Magufuli has called upon couples in the country to stop using contraception.

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