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26-Nov-2022 to 09:19

Obasanjo in Tigray to assess peace implementation

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Olusegun Obasanjo, African Union Special Envoy to the Horn of Africa and chief mediator of the Ethiopian conflict is in the Tigrayan capital Mekelle to assess the implementation of the peace deal signed in Pretoria, South Africa earlier this month.

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25-Nov-2022 to 14:30

More Burundi refugees in Rwanda repatriated

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — As of October 2022, UNHCR has facilitated the voluntary repatriation of 30,317 Burundian refugees from Rwanda since August 2020, an official source confirmed Friday.

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25-Nov-2022 to 14:15

UN issues Ethiopia cholera warning

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has warned of an ongoing cholera outbreak in southeastern Ethiopia after 20 deaths reported were reported from the disease.

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25-Nov-2022 to 10:16

Ethiopia to resume flight to Tigray region

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Airlines sets to resume flights to Tigray, Ethiopia’s embateled region following the peace deal reached between the government and the rebel Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), Mesfin Tassew, CEO of the airlines confirmed on Thursday.

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24-Nov-2022 to 09:04

Abiy, Biden discuss Ethiopia peace implementation

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has held talks with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the implementation of the peace deal to end the bloody conflict in northern Ethiopia, according to the state department.

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24-Nov-2022 to 08:57

UNSC demands M23 withdrawal from eastern DRC

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — The UN Security Council on Wednesday demanded the immediate withdrawal of the armed group known as the 23 March Movement (M23) from eastern Congolese territories and the cessation of any further advances.

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24-Nov-2022 to 08:34

Uganda witnesses drop in Ebola cases

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Ugandan health officials say they have noticed a drop in the number of Ebola infections in the country, where no new cases have been reported for at least two weeks.

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