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World Dec 24Africa CDC: New virus variant appears to emerge in Nigeria
Another new variant of the coronavirus appears to have emerged in Nigeria, Africa's top public health official said Thursday, but he added that further investigation was needed.
World Dec 12Shadowy Ethiopian massacre could be ‘tip of the iceberg’
Witnesses say security forces and their allies attacked civilians in Mai-Kadra with machetes and knives or strangled them with ropes. The stench of bodies lingered for days during the early chaos of the Ethiopian government’s offensive in the defiant Tigray…
World Dec 04Thousands killed in Ethiopia’s conflict, Tigray side asserts
The senior adviser to the Tigray leader in an interview with Tigray TV has urged young people and others in the region to "rise and deploy to battle in tens of thousands," days after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed over the…
World Dec 02U.N., Ethiopia sign deal for aid access to embattled Tigray
The United Nations says it and Ethiopia’s government have signed a deal to allow “unimpeded” humanitarian access to the embattled Tigray region, at least the parts under federal government control.
World Nov 30Tigray leader urges Ethiopia’s prime minister to ‘stop the madness’
The fugitive leader of Ethiopia’s defiant Tigray region is calling on Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to “stop the madness” and withdraw troops from the region.
World Nov 28Ethiopia says its military now controls the Tigray capital
Ethiopia's military launched an offensive on the Tigray regional capital Saturday in a quest to arrest the region’s defiant leaders, and the city was being “heavily bombarded,” Tigray TV reported.
World Nov 26Africa CDC sees COVID-19 vaccinations in 2nd quarter of 2021
Africa's top public health official says vaccinations against COVID-19 on the continent might not start until the second quarter of next year.
World Nov 26Ethiopian Prime Minister says troops ordered to move on Tigray capital
Ethiopia's prime minister said Thursday the army has been ordered to move on the embattled Tigray regional capital after his 72-hour ultimatum ended for Tigray leaders to surrender, and he warned the city's half-million residents to stay indoors and disarm.
World Nov 25Ethiopian leader urges international community to pause ‘interference’ in their internal conflict
Ethiopia’s prime minister is rejecting growing international consensus for dialogue and a halt to deadly fighting in the country’s Tigray region as “unwelcome,” saying his country will handle the conflict on its own as a 72-hour surrender ultimatum runs out.
World Nov 20U.N. prepares for up to 200,000 Ethiopian refugees in Sudan
The United Nations refugee agency says about 32,000 people have fled Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region into neighboring Sudan, and it is preparing to take in up to 200,000 in the next six months if necessary.