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Blinken calls for urgent negotiations on Ethiopia’s military escalation

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NAIROBI: US Secretary of State Antony Blink is very concerned about Ethiopia‘s military escalation and called for urgent negotiations on the crisis, said a spokesman for the US State Department. “Secretary Blinken expressed great concern at the worrying signs of military escalation in Ethiopia and stressed the need to

State-run television says Ethiopia’s prime minister is at the forefront

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NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – A state-run television broadcaster on Friday reportedly showed Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister on the front lines of the country’s year-long war against Tigray forces, four days after announcing he would steer the army away. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in military uniform, claimed that

State-run television says Ethiopia’s prime minister is at the forefront

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A state-owned broadcaster has claimed to show Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister on the battlefield in the country’s years-long war against Tigray forces Past CARA ANNA Associated Press 26 November 2021, 14:27 • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NAIROBI, Kenya – A state-owned

Ethiopia to the United States: Stop spreading “false information” about war

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The Ethiopian government has warned the United States to “spread false information” as the fighting in the country’s years-long war approaches the capital Addis Ababa, while thousands protested outside the US and British embassies PastAssociated Press 25 November 2021, 21:17 • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare on TwitterEmail

The United States ends sanctions program against Burundi and notes reforms

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The United States has suspended a sanctions program for Burundi and says circumstances have changed in the East African nation several years after a bloody political crackdown. Past ELOGE WILLY KANEZA Associated Press 19 November 2021 at 10:11 • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article

A horrible photo of a child sleeping in the rubble of a house wins the 2021 environmental photographer award

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Spanish photographer Antonio Aragon Renuncio took a painful picture of a child sleeping among the rubble of a house destroyed by rising sea levels, on a beach in Togo, in order to highlight a problem facing many West African countries . This photo

Ethiopia’s detention of Tigrayans captures American and British citizens

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NAIROBI, Kenya – American and British citizens have been swept away EthiopiaThe Associated Press has discovered the mass prisons of ethnic Tigrayans during a new state of emergency in the country’s escalating war. Thousands of Tigrayans in the capital Addis Ababa and in Africa’s second most populous country have

The UN says that Ethiopia is imprisoning about 70 drivers who deliver aid

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The UN says that the Ethiopian authorities have arrested and detained about 70 truck drivers who have been contracted with the UN and other aid groups in the last week since the government declared a state of emergency in the middle of the country’s escalating war Past CARA ANNA

NRL boss Peter V’landys supports push for Kenya to be rugby league’s next market

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PNG, UK, Pacific and New Zealand have always been traditional overseas routes to the NRL. Now there might be another one, and it certainly caught the interest of Peter V’landys. A renowned Australian track and field coach competing internationally turned to the NRL and two clubs to create a

Family of murdered Kenyan woman sues British army to demand answers | News

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A British soldier is said to have confessed to killing Agnes Wanjiru and showing comrades where he dumped her body. The family of a young Kenyan mother who is alleged to have been murdered by a British soldier almost a decade ago are planning to sue the army to