Ethiopia and Eritrea signed an agreement on Monday, 9th of July, 2018, to bring an end to the war between the countries. The Joint Declaration signed by President Isaias Afwerki and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, states that State of war that existed between the two countries has come to...
A move to end a state of emergency has been approved by the Ethiopian parliament, two months earlier than it was initially planned. The state of emergency was enforced in the middle of the month of February after the former Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned which led to a power...
Burundi has kicked off the week-long annual National Prayer Retreat organized by the country’s First Family in the stadium of the province of Kayanza. The crusade was opened by the country’s President Pierre Nkurunziza together with his wife Denise and its objective includes thanking God for his actions in Burundi...
· French leader Emmanuel Macron visits Africa to attend the European Union and the European Union summit in Abidjan centred on the youth after which he will be visiting Ghana before returning to France. · Emmanuel Macron referred to Africa as the continent of the future. · During this visit to...
The United States has promised to aid a new force to patrol the southwestern Sahara desert with $60 million to enable them to fight armed groups in the Sahel region. The death of US soldiers last month during an attack in Niger has drawn greater interest from the US who...
South Sudan’s army on Monday said it has captured the main rebel stronghold of Pagak near the Ethiopian border, which has been terrorizing residents of the area and has caused thousands of people to flee. Spokesman Lam Paul Gabriel said the rebel forces were caught after they were raided by...
Somali security forces on Sunday said they killed 18 Islamist insurgents during an operation in the northern region of Puntland. "We killed 18 militants and burnt six of their bases in Galgala hills in an operation over four days to eliminate al Shabaab," said Colonel Mohamed Ismail, a senior officer...
The United Nations Security Council recently joined forces with the West African force to fight against militant groups, human traffickers, and drug pushers in the Sahel region after diplomats said France had softened the resolution’s language to get the support of the U.S.The Sahel region has become a breeding...
The U.N. Security Council is calling on Eritrea and Djibouti to peacefully end a conflict which started over a land dispute along their border.Djibouti accused Eritrea of sending its troops to occupy Ras Doumeira which is the land in question after a party of 450 Qatari peacekeepers departed last...
Armed rebel groups have agreed to an "immediate" nationwide ceasefire in exchange for political representation. Sectarian violence has plagued the African country since Muslim militias overthrew the government in 2013.On Monday, The Central African government and several armed rebel groups signed a Vatican-backed peace accord in Rome aimed at...