United Arab Emirates has been providing assistance to Russian mercenaries, according to a US Defense Intelligence Agency assessment reported by Foreign Policy magazine. Wagner supports the Haftar militia against the UN-backed government in Libya.
Tigray People's Liberation Front chief Debretsion says he is close to Mekelle city "fighting the invaders" as PM Abiy lauds federal troops for defeating TPLF in just "three weeks."
UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi has urged Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy to address reports of abduction of some of the 100,000 Eritrean refugees near Tigray border.
Debretsion Gebremichael, leader of Tigray People's Liberation Front, says his fighters have captured pilot of downed plane and retaken Axum town from federal troops. Ethiopian government hasn't commented yet.
UN revises death toll from initial 43 as residents bury scores of victims following a massacre allegedly by Boko Haram militants in northeastern Borno state.
The latest explosions came just hours after Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed declared victory in his government’s fighting against forces of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, which runs the northern Tigray region bordering Eritrea.
Boko Haram militants slaughter at least 43 farm labourers in northeastern Borno state, says local militia leader who helped survivors.
Officials in Chad say that cattle theft, sparked by the animals trampling farmers' fields, triggered the deadly violence.
Attacker blows himself up in an ice-cream parlour in capital Mogadishu, killing six people and wounding eight others, officials say.
Fighting rages in several areas outside Tigrayan Mekelle city as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed once again rules out dialogue with leaders of the defiant region.
Following his election victory with securing 57.87 percent of the vote, Burkina Faso's Roch Kabore pledges dialogue in his troubled country "for peace and development".
The head of the Zimbabwe Miners Federation says that the incident occurred in the town of Bindura, around 70 kilometres north of the capital Harare.
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