UN's humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths condemns "dangerous" accusations by Ethiopia that aid workers were biased in favour of and even arming rebel forces in war-hit Tigray.
In order to curb the political violence of the past two days, President Edgar Lungu said he had authorised the military, including the army and air force, to help the police.
Some 5,000 Ethiopian refugees are expected to cross into Sudan in the coming days, a Sudanese official says, as world marks 70th anniversary of 1951 Refugee Convention amid worsening refugee crisis.
Thousands of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia have endured mass rights violations amidst the Tigray war and an information blackout. Here is my humble attempt to shed light on what happened during a terrifying three months of abuse.
Government in Uganda handed $56,500 to each of the 529 lawmakers to get new luxury vehicles at a time when Covid-19 cases are surging, drawing criticism human rights groups and NGOs in the country.
At least 20 civilians have been killed and some 70,000 displaced as rebel forces from Ethiopia's northern Tigray region mount attacks on neighbouring Afar region, Ethiopian officials say.
An assassination attempt on Madagascar President Andry Rajoelina has been foiled and several “foreign and Malagasy” suspects arrested, prosecutor says.
The fraudsters targeted people looking to pay for immunisation, including corporate employees, at a time when vaccines were in short supply.
The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has been at the centre of a regional dispute ever since Ethiopia broke ground on the project in 2011.
Spokesman for Tigray People's Liberation Front says they carried out operations against special forces and militia fighters from Oromia region, Ethiopia's largest, who were massing along the Tigray-Afar border.
Ethiopia's Tigray forces free 1,000 captured soldiers
Leader of the Tigray People's Liberation Front says the group still has 5,000 and that it will keep senior officers "who will face trial".
Tigray forces have seized Alamata, southern Tigray's main town, and advanced to region's west where fertile farmlands have long been contested.
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