• October 1, 2022

Airstrike in Ethiopia’s Tigray region kills civilians

An airstrike in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region killed at least five civilians earlier this week as the revived war continues, according to humanitarian workers and an internal document seen by The …

World Bank approves $750 million credit to boost Nigerian reforms

The World Bank has approved a US$750 million credit line for Nigeria to help the country push through reforms to attract investment and create jobs. Several states in Nigeria are struggling …

Liberated Mocímboa marks one year since liberation from Jihadist

In the port city of Mocímboa da Praia in northern Mozambique life is slowly coming back to normal. The city was liberated from jihadists a year ago. Since August 2020 that …

11 wounded in crackdown on anti-coup sit-in – Sudan’s doctors

Sudanese security forces descended on an anti-coup sit-in to try and disperse protesters in the capital, Khartoum, wounding at least 11 people, a medical group said Tuesday. The crackdown came shortly …

Sudan women’s activist wins human rights award

Sudanese women’s activist Amira Osman Hamed has won a Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk, the organisation announced Friday. Ms Hamed, an engineer in her 40s, who …

Sudan’s army chief denies collaborating with Israel

Sudan’s General Abdel-Fattah Burhan, head of the Sudanese Sovereign Council denied growing cooperation between Sudan and Israel on security and intelligence after the two countries had exchanges of information. He made …

Sudanese barricade streets as two-day civil disobedience starts

Sudanese shuttered shops and barricaded streets with burning tyres and rocks on Tuesday, staging angry rallies to protest against one of the bloodiest days since a coup derailed the country’s democratic …

Sudanese minister says the country will achieve democratic transition

A minister in Sudan’s deposed government said on Wednesday that negotiations are ongoing to restructure the transitional government after last week’s coup. Gibril Ibrahim briefed journalists on the latest developments in …

At least 9 killed in Sudan as protests against military coup continue

Street protests continued in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum Friday, as demonstrations continued against the military who seized power in a coup this week. Protesters placed stones across roads and burnt …

Sudan, Ethiopia and Egypt set to resume Nile dam conflict

Sudan has said it will hold three-way talks on Tuesday with Egypt and Ethiopia over a controversial Nile dam project that US President Donald Trump has warned could lead to military …

US officially removes Sudan from State Sponsors of Terrorism list

President Donald Trump has said the United States will remove Sudan from its State Sponsors of Terrorism list after the government in Khartoum paid compensation to victims of attacks. Trump, who …