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EU holds onto Ethiopia budget support over Tigray conflict

The Europen Union has withheld millions of Euros in budgetary support to Ethiopia over the Tigray conflict. Humanitarian workers are voicing concern over the living conditions facing survivors of the...
Marrakesh News

The US formally supports Morrocco‘s claim to Western Sahara

Official recognition of Morrocco’s claim to Western Sahara is likely linked to Rabat’s normalization of relations with Israel by the United States but is unlikely to affect the current US and EU posit...
Maputo News

Portugal to help train Mozambique security forces against militants

Portugal has offered to train the Mozambique security forces to tackle a wave of Islamist militant attacks to the country’s North. A recent surge in violence was witnessed in the country’s Cabo Delgad...
Accra News

Ghanian President Nana Akufo-Addo wins a second term

  The 76-year-old veteran politician was confirmed for a second term as President-elect. He faces an uphill task of fulfilling old pledges and rebooting an economy grappling with the effects of C...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia PM ends offensive after the capture of Tigray’s capital Mekelle

Despite the TPLF vowing to continue fighting, Abiy Ahmed announced an end to military operations in the Tigray region after the army declared “full control” over the city. Ethiopia’s government has...
Addis Ababa News

Tigray rejects the 72-hour surrender ultimatum

  Gebretsion Micheal the leader of Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) rejected the 72-hour Monday ultimatum by Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in regards to the dissident region of Tigray....
Addis Ababa News

Clock ticking for Tigray as Ethiopia PM gives a 72-hour ultimatum

  In an unprecedented move, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has issued a scathing attack on the ‘rebellious’ Tigray region while the latter promises to keep on the fight. Ethiopia’s PM has s...
Marrakesh News

Tension rises between Morocco and Mauritania

One of the oldest conflicts in Africa on the verge of a new war? The situation in the desert border area between Morocco and Mauritania has become very tense after the Popular Front for the Liberatio...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia Tigray conflict

For over a week, Ethiopian government forces have declared war against the regional government of Tigray in the country’s North. Thus far unconfirmed reports indicate the loss of hundreds of lives. ...
Addis Ababa News

Ethiopia accuses Trump of stoking the fires of war over the dam issue

Ethiopia demanded a clarification from U.S President Donald J. Trump over comments he made regarding blowing up the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, a project whose construction is mired in deep contr...
Addis Ababa News

Sudan restores ties with Israel

This year Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates signed a peace accord to end hostilities and normalize relations with Israel. The United States and Israel will boost trade with Sudan and help the confl...
Nairobi News

Uganda ‘pop’ sensation turned MP Bobi Wine arrested during an office raid

The Uganda Security forces detained popular pop star turned politician Bobi Wine on Wednesday in a raid at his offices in Kampala. The opposition MP’s real name is Robert Kyagulanyi and this is not hi...
Cairo News

Will Libya be divided to East and West Libya?

The rapid development of events in Libya have led to the consent of the rebel general Khalifa Haftar  to talks with the internationally recognized government in Tripoli. They would seek a peaceful s...
Nairobi News

Kenya Vs Djibouti, a tussle for top UN seat

Kenya just bagged a seat as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, but it did not come without a diplomatic tussle from Djibouti who posed a serious challenge.Kenya has just grabbed the UN...
Marrakesh News

Is Morocco an oasis of peace and stability in the restless region?

The Europeans associate the Kingdom of Morocco with high-end tourism on one hand and migrations from Africa to the European continent on the other hand.   Among the African states Morocco is neares...


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