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Members of Amhara militia control a motor vehicle checkpoint at the entrance of Dansha town
Ethiopia to begin 'final phase' of offensive in Tigray region, says PM

Abiy's government set a 72-hour ultimatum on Sunday for the TPLF to lay down its arms or face an assault on Mekelle, the highland regional capital city of 500,000 people.

By REUTERS
26/11/2020
Members of Amhara region militias ride on their truck as they head to face the Tigray People's Liber
Ethiopia: Amid calls for mediation with Tigray, who has leverage?

Here are details on who has influence in Ethiopia and whether they are using it.

By REUTERS
23/11/2020
Women from several African countries dance, as part of the Treatment Action Campaign requesting for
New study advances HIV prevention method, expanding treatment options

Promising research supports an injection once every two months, over a daily pill, to prevent HIV infections, especially among women, who are twice as likely to get HIV as men in their age group.

By REUTERS
15/11/2020
Members of Amhara militia control a motor vehicle checkpoint at the entrance of Dansha town
Tigray conflict risks spiraling out of control: UN's Bachelet

"There is a risk this situation will spiral totally out of control, leading to heavy casualties and destruction, as well as mass displacement within Ethiopia itself and across borders," she said.

By REUTERS
13/11/2020
Chief of the Defence Staff of the French Army General Francois Lecointre arrives at Gao French Army
France says it has killed senior al-Qaeda North Africa operative in Mali

"A historic figure of the jihadist movement in the Sahel, Bah ag Moussa is considered responsible for several attacks against Malian and international forces," Parly said in a statement.

By REUTERS
13/11/2020
UN says 11,000 have fled Ethiopia to Sudan, 50% of them children

About 7,000 of those crossing have arrived at Hamdayat in Sudan's Kassala state, with another 4,000 arriving at Luqdi in al-Qadarif state.

By REUTERS
12/11/2020
Former Ghana president Jerry Rawlings dies at 73

From 1981 to 1993, Rawlings ruled as chairman of a joint military-civilian government.

By REUTERS
12/11/2020
Members of Amhara militia control a motor vehicle checkpoint at the entrance of Dansha town
Ethiopian military has 'liberated' west Tigray, PM says

Air strikes and ground combat have killed hundreds, sent refugees flooding into Sudan, stirred Ethiopia's ethnic divisions and raised questions over the credentials Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

By REUTERS
12/11/2020
File photo of Mali President Amadou Toumani Toure
Former Mali president Toure, democratic icon toppled in coup, has died

Toure's life, in many ways, symbolized the stop-start nature of democracy in the West African country.

By REUTERS
10/11/2020
'Green Revolution' helped save thousands of children's lives - study

This analysis managed to show a causal and statistically significant link between two data sets: types of crops grown and reduced mortality rates.

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