Nearly 200 refugees ‘thrown’ into Yemen sea, 50 missing | Yemen News

More refugees and migrants have been “deliberately drowned” by human smugglers for the second time in 24 hours off the coast of Yemen, according to the United Nations migration agency. Patrol teams... Read more »

South Sudan army captures Ethiopia border town held by rebels

South Sudan’s government said on Friday it had taken the last town before the main rebel base of Pagak, where thousands of civilians have fled to escape fighting near the border with... Read more »

Is Nigeria on the brink of another civil war? | Politics

On August 1, 1966, after the collapse of last-ditch attempts by Nigeria’s power brokers to prevent the impending civil war, Lieutenant Colonel Odumegwu Ojukwu said only one thing would make the rebels... Read more »

Ethiopia: Rational and Objective of the next Transitional Government

Flag of Ethiopia By Admassu Feleke Let me premise my opinion by stating that a peaceful transition to a new government is always preferable than any one achieved through armed struggle; the... Read more »

Ethiopia: First wheelchair basketball tournament ends with a win – ICRC (press release)

First wheelchair basketball tournament in Ethiopia organized by the ICRC and Ethiopia Basketball Federation. / CC BY-NC-ND / ICRC / D. Lucas-Kalokoh The game clock was ticking down when a sharp-shooting player... Read more »

Ethiopia foils 'Eritrea-backed' Ginbot 7 planned attack in Tigray region – International Business Times UK

Ethiopian security forces claim to have killed dozens of “Eritrean mercenaries” as they foiled a planned terror attack allegedly backed by neighbouring Eritrea. The Ethiopian Ministry of Defense said members of the... Read more »

Somalia: The Forgotten Story

Filmmaker: Hamza Ashrif Somalia’s modern history is a tale of independence, prosperity and democracy in the 1960s, military dictatorship in the 1970s and 1980s – followed by a desperate decline into civil... Read more »

India-Pakistan: The media turns up the heat

On The Listening Post this week: As tensions between India and Pakistan rise, as does the heated rhetoric on the news. Plus, in Burundi, the media is silenced amid political unrest. India-Pakistan... Read more »

Ethiopia rejects Machar, says won't entertain leader of an armed struggle – africanews

Ethiopia has stated that former South Sudan first vice president is only welcome to the country on a temporary basis because Ethiopia will not entertain anyone leading an armed struggle. The Ethiopian... Read more »

South Sudan: Opposition leader Machar flees country

South Sudan’s former vice president and opposition leader Riek Machar has left the country for a neighbouring state, opposition officials said, several weeks after he withdrew from the capital Juba during fierce... Read more »