Geopolitics
New York: Already reeling from COVID-19, the fighting in Ukraine has introduced significant and worrying new risks likely to heavily impact Africa, UN development experts warned on Friday. more
Greater global solidarity needed to achieve peace and security for Africa

New York: The deputy UN chief on Thursday emphasized the “vital importance” of peace and security in Africa, thanking ambassadors in the Security Council for helping the UN sh ...

Tigray Crisis: TPLF lays down preconditions for peace talks with Ethiopian govt

Adis Ababa: The rebel leadership of Ethiopia's Tigray have demanded full withdrawal of Eritrean troops and the fighters of the neighbouring Ethiopian state of Amhara as pre-conditions ...

Tigray Crisis: Rebel forces dismiss federal govt's unilateral ceasefire, capture more territory

Addis Ababa: The rebel forces have occupied more territories in the north Ethiopian region of Tigray after they took over Mekelle, the capital of the region, according to media reports.

Ethiopia declares unilateral ceasefire in Tigray region

Addis Ababa: Ethiopia's government has called a one-sided ceasefire in its northern Tigray region after the anti-government force Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) said on ...

Tigray crisis: Heavy casualties reported in air raids by Ethiopian air force

Several people have reportedly been killed or injured in an airstrike by Ethiopia's air force in a market in northern region of restive Tigray.

Election in Ethiopia takes place amid controversies, humanitarian crisis, armed conflicts

Ethiopia voted on Monday amid an ongoing conflict, raging humanitarian crisis in northern Tigray region, jailed opposition and many failing to make it to the the polls booths, said media ...

Thousands flee fresh clashes in Central African Republic: UN agency

New York: Recent fighting between government forces and rebels in northern Central African Republic (CAR) has forced more than 2,000 refugees into neighboring Chad over the past week, the ...

CAR President calls for better representation of Africa on the Security Council

New York: Central African Republic, like nearly every nation on the planet, has not been spared by the COVID-19 pandemic, with indictors predicting a contraction by up to 1.2 of the count ...

South African President warns pandemic has set back African development

New York: Despite the continent-wide approach taken by African countries to combat COVID-19, the pandemic has set back their development aspirations, South African President Cyril Ramapho ...