14 August 18

South Sudan most dangerous country for aid workers, report says

South Sudan has been named as the world’s most dangerous country for aid workers for the third year running in the latest report from Humanitarian Outcomes.

13 August 18

Ethiopia: 40 killed by paramilitary troops in Oromiya

At least 40 people were killed in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend by regional paramilitary forces, senior officials said on Monday.

07 August 18

Somalia: 6 people killed in two car bomb attacks

At least six people were killed in Somalia on Sunday in two separate car bomb attacks.

06 August 18

South Sudan: Leaders sign new peace deal to end 5 years of civil war

South Sudan’s rival leaders have signed a power-sharing deal to bring an end to five years of civil war in the world’s youngest nation.

01 August 18

South Sudan arrests government critic, wife says

Authorities in South Sudan have arrested a prominent economist and government critic, according to his wife.

30 July 18

Ethiopia: Thousands gather for funeral of Renaissance dam engineer

Thousands of people gathered in Addis Ababa on Sunday to attend the funeral of engineer Semegnew Bekele.

27 July 18

Somalia announces its first prosecution for female genital mutilation

Somalia’s attorney general has announced the country’s first prosecution for female genital mutilation (FGM), following the death of a 10-year-old girl last week.

27 July 18

Ethiopia: Renaissance dam engineer found dead in car

The project manager of a controversial dam project along the Blue Nile River in Ethiopia was found dead in his car on Thursday.

25 July 18

Eritrea-Ethiopia leaders awarded in UAE for peace efforts

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have been awarded the UAE’s highest award for their recent peace efforts.

14 July 18

Eritrea President makes first Ethiopia visit since border war started in 1998

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki is making his first visit to neighbouring Ethiopia since a bitter border war erupted between the two countries in 1998.


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