Conflicts

DR Congo and Rwanda in fresh talks in Angola, Kagame absent

DR Congo and Rwanda in fresh talks in Angola, Kagame absent

Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has witnessed fierce fighting in recent months...

Germany to pull troops from UN Mali mission by May 2024

Germany to pull troops from UN Mali mission by May 2024

Germany will withdraw its troops from the UN's peacekeeping mission in Mali by May...

East Africa troops to 'enforce peace' in east DR Congo

East Africa troops to 'enforce peace' in east DR Congo

Kenyan President William Ruto said Monday that East African troops would 'enforce...

W.Africa coastal states eye more cooperation over Sahel jihadism

W.Africa coastal states eye more cooperation over Sahel...

Gulf of Guinea neighbours Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast and Togo are confronting increased...

Clashes in eastern DR. Congo as envoy pursues 'dialogue' initiative

Clashes in eastern DR. Congo as envoy pursues 'dialogue'...

After lying dormant for years, the rebels took up arms again in late 2021, claiming...

WHO urges 'immediate' food, medical aid for Tigray

WHO urges 'immediate' food, medical aid for Tigray

The World Health Organization said people in Tigray needed urgent assistance after...

Military leaders of Ethiopia warring parties talk disarmament

Military leaders of Ethiopia warring parties talk disarmament

In a statement issued Monday, the African Union (AU), which mediated the Pretoria...

Tigray rebels accuse Ethiopia of attacks after peace deal

Tigray rebels accuse Ethiopia of attacks after peace deal

The breakthrough agreement sealed in South Africa has been hailed internationally...

Ethiopia warring parties agree to truce, says mediator

Ethiopia warring parties agree to truce, says mediator

"The two parties in the Ethiopian conflict have formally agreed to the cessation...

Ethiopia rivals gear up for South Africa peace talks

Ethiopia rivals gear up for South Africa peace talks

The African Union-led negotiations have been flagged to start Monday, after a surge...

Sudan names new military chief for conflict-hit Blue Nile

Sudan names new military chief for conflict-hit Blue Nile

Blue Nile, which borders South Sudan and Ethiopia, is awash with guns & is still...

Abiy vows 'end' to war as AU discusses Tigray peace talks

Abiy vows 'end' to war as AU discusses Tigray peace talks

The government says it has been invited by the African Union to peace talks in South...

Malawi finds mass grave of suspected Ethiopian migrants

Malawi finds mass grave of suspected Ethiopian migrants

Police were alerted by villagers in the Mzimba area, about 250 kilometres (155 miles)...

Pro-Russia demonstrators rally in Burkina after coup

Pro-Russia demonstrators rally in Burkina after coup

The impoverished Sahel state plunged into turmoil at the weekend when Lieutenant-Colonel...

African Union condemns latest Burkina Faso coup

African Union condemns latest Burkina Faso coup

Junior officers toppled a junta leader on Friday, saying he had failed to fight...

Rwanda genocide on trial at home and abroad

Rwanda genocide on trial at home and abroad

In September 1998 it handed down the world's first genocide conviction at an international...