Leaders of the Sidama ethnic group in southern Ethiopia had planned to unilaterally declare their own federal state on Thursday, but then settled for a new referendum.
A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle loaded with explosives into the popular Medina hotel in the southern port town of Kismayo before several heavily armed gunmen forced their way inside, shooting as they went.
After decades of war and thousands of death, two neighbouring countries signed a peace deal last year to end the war. But the peace deal has not been fully implemented.
Tribal elders are capable of bridging the trust deficit between the Somali government and Al Shabab - and they might be the only chance left for peace.
Providing new political vision that resuscitate the lost spirit of Somalinimo to eventually reunite the strength in the larger interest of the nation.
As both Burundi and Rwanda mark 57 years of independence on July 1, how have two countries that share so much found themselves in such radically different situations?
President Mnangagwa’s office has appointed war veterans and inexperienced lawyers to the bench and other key judicial posts.
Sixteen people, including three children, were killed outside the Mahamasina stadium during national independence day celebrations.
The regional government in Kenya’s Amhara said that armed militia killed several dozens of people when they attacked the police headquarters, ruling party headquarters, and president's office during the coup attempt.
The largest country in the Horn of Africa was shaken by a coup attempt on June 23, but what brought the country to this point?
Ethiopia PM Abiy Ahmed names Amhara security chief Asaminew Tsige as the chief suspect in an "attempted coup" in the region that left its president, top adviser, and attorney general dead on Saturday.
Three of the four suspects found guilty of orchestrating the 2015 attack on Kenya's Garissa University in which nearly 150 people died.
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