Some 7,000 people, who fled two separate escalating conflicts in western Ethiopia, have been living among Sudanese host communities in dire conditions, says the UN refugee agency.
Sunday's move, seen as the boldest economic measure taken by the joint military-civilian government, could provoke a popular backlash as the price of goods and services rise in response to the fall of the pound’s value.
The UAE signals a shrinking presence by tearing down some military structures in the Horn of Africa, though it continues to expand its military, economic and political footprint in the region.
A statement by Ethiopia's minister of Women, Children and Youth marks the first official acknowledgement of crimes activists say have been widespread.
Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia have been locked in inconclusive talks for nearly a decade over the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, after Addis Ababa broke ground on the project in 2011.
In the era of the Abraham Accords, why is Algeria articulating fiercely pro-Palestinian positions?
A looming mass hunger crisis is added to an already-grim humanitarian situation as civilians bear the the brunt of the costs of conflict
The bloodshed, which appeared not to involve any signatories to the deal, came just over two weeks after the United Nations / African Union peacekeeping force UNAMID ended years of operations.
Armed clashes in Genena, provincial capital of West Darfur, leave at least 83 dead and 160 others wounded, medics say.
At least 48 killed and nearly 100 wounded in tribal clashes in West Darfur's provincial capital Genena, SUNA news agency says.
Officials say the helicopter exploded after crashing, but a three-person crew survived it. Separately, Khartoum warns Addis Ababa of consequences after the latter's military aircraft crossed its border.
Addis Ababa alleges troops of Khartoum advanced into the disputed Al Fashqa border region, violating international law, while the latter accuses Ethiopian army of killing civilians inside the Sudanese border.
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