Monday, January 17, 2022
Sudan needs $150 million in aid to cope with the flood of Ethiopian refugees crossing its border from conflict-stricken Tigray, the United Nations refugee agency chief has said during a visit to a camp. The Tigray conflict broke out on...
Ten-year-old Samarwat Tkhal fled fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray region this month — now she sells food to survive, among tens of thousands of fellow refugees building a new life in neighbouring Sudan. Tkhal, wearing a red T-shirt and yellow trousers,...
The assassination of a prominent Libyan activist in broad daylight in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi has invited a storm of condemnations from across the world, the Anadolu Agency reports. Hanan al-Barassi, an outspoken critic of abuses committed by militias...
Sudan’s government has agreed to a peace deal with five rebel groups in a move seen by observers as a significant step towards resolving multiple deep-rooted civil conflicts that have caused immense suffering in the country for decades. The agreement...
Former Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has been released by police after undergoing week-long questioning over suspected embezzlement, his lawyer said. “He has not been charged but his passport, which was taken on his arrest, has not been returned,”...
Algeria decided on Sunday to cut public spending and review its economic policy in the face of the collapse of oil prices, the country’s main resource, due to the pandemic of new coronavirus. Following a Council of Ministers chaired by...
The balance sheet of people with coronavirus in Algeria has experienced a new peak. 16 members of the same family in the Blida region, near Algiers, were infected with the coronavirus following contacts with Algerian nationals living in France,...
Sudan’s ruling generals and protest leaders signed a hard-won constitutional declaration Sunday, paving the way for a transition to civilian rule after more than seven months of demonstrations and violence. Under the agreement, signed at a ceremony in the capital...
Sudan’s public prosecutor has charged ousted President Omar al-Bashir with incitement and involvement in the killing of protesters. The charges stem from an inquiry into the death of a doctor killed during protests that led to the end of Mr...
Tunisian activist, Aya Chebbi was on Thursday appointed the first ever African Union (AU) Youth Envoy, a position created to mobilise young people across the continent towards the pursuit of Agenda 2063. Chebbi, a Pan-African feminist from Tunisia, who shot...

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