04-Dec-2020 to 10:16

Ethiopia’s Tigray region returns to normalcy-Police

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian government Thursday said Mekele, capital of Ethiopia’s Tigray region has returned to normalcy after three weeks of fighting between the rebellious-Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) and central government, Police have said

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03-Dec-2020 to 12:15

Five Botswana soldiers survive helicopter crash

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Five members of the Botswana Defence Force escaped death by a whisker on Wednesday when a helicopter they were travelling in crashed on take-off during an anti-poaching operation in the north of the country, army spokesperson Tebo Dikole said on Thursday.

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29-Nov-2020 to 11:41

Ethiopia's Tigray renegades "defeated"

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian army has claimed the capture of the regional capital Mekele, the last remaining stronghold of the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) whose insurgents have been waging a three-week conflict against federal troops.

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28-Nov-2020 to 10:17

Three Ethiopian peacekeepers deported from South Sudan

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The United Nations has confirmed that three Ethiopian peacekeepers on a mission in South Sudan have been deported to their country without due procedure.

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28-Nov-2020 to 10:13

Ethiopia declines AU mediation on Tigray conflict

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, declined arbitration by Chairperson of the African Union to mediate the 24-day armed conflict between the federal government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF), APA has learned.

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28-Nov-2020 to 10:00

Ethiopian police claim killing of 23 members of rebel group

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian police said they have killed 23 members of a rebel group which is accused of massacring at least 100 civilians on different occasions over the past three months in the Metekel Zone of Benshangul Gumuz region in western Ethiopia.

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27-Nov-2020 to 17:42

SADC targets regional response to Mozambique crisis by March 2021

APA-Gaborone (Botswana) — Southern African leaders on Friday agreed to come up with a comprehensive regional response to the armed insurgency in Mozambique which has triggered a humanitarian crisis amid a surge in internally displaced persons in the country.

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