12-Mar-2021 to 08:10

Ethiopian court releases former speaker of House of Federation on bail

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopia’s Federal High Court released Keria Ibrahim, one of the senior officials of the outlawed Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), on bail.

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11-Mar-2021 to 08:02

UN blames TPLF for provoking war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — A top United Nations development agency says the leadership of the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in Ethiopia deserves much of the blame for provoking the war and subsequently causing the humanitarian crisis in the region.

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10-Mar-2021 to 18:22

Ethiopia: Eritrean troops reportedly participated in Tigray conflict

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — Ethiopian Human Rights Commissioner Daniel Bekele said there is evidence indicating Eritrean troops have crossed into Ethiopia and participated in the conflict between the defunct Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and Ethiopian Federal army.

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09-Mar-2021 to 20:48

29 civilians massacred in Ethiopia's restive Oromia region

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — At least 29 civilians were killed over the weekend by the rebel Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) in Debis and other three localities in the Horo Gudru zone of Ethiopia's restive Oromia region.

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05-Mar-2021 to 10:04

Ethiopia: UN urges independent inquiry in troubled Tigray

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Thursday stressed the urgent need for an objective, independent assessment of the facts on the ground in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, given the persistent reports of serious human rights violations and abuses she continues to receive.

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02-Mar-2021 to 14:19

Mozambique gov’t, private contractors complicit in war crimes – AI

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — Rights group Amnesty International (AI) has accused armed militias, government forces and private military contractors of committing war crimes amid allegations of indiscriminate attacks on hundreds of people in the country’s troubled Cabo Delgado.

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02-Mar-2021 to 13:43

Foreign sailors arrested in cocaine bust in S/African waters

APA-Cape Town (South Africa) — Ten foreign sailors have been arrested while in possession of nearly US$40-million worth of cocaine hidden in a ship while sailing in South African waters off the coast of Saldanha Bay, the police said on Tuesday.

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