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Uganda’s Museveni heads for election win, rival alleges fraud

Long-time leader Yoweri Museveni was heading for a resounding win in Uganda’s presidential election with nearly all votes counted on Saturday, although his main rival...

Official: Pirates kidnap six Ukrainians off Nigeria’s coast

The Ukrainian Foreign Ministry on Saturday confirmed that six of its nationals were among the crew members abducted off the coast of Nigeria, from a...

Ethiopian military has taken ‘full control’ of Tigray capital – government

Ethiopian federal forces have taken “full control” of the Tigray region’s capital Mekelle, the prime minister and the military’s chief of staff said on Saturday...

Ethiopian forces begin offensive on Tigray capital

Ethiopian government forces began an offensive to capture the regional capital Mekelle in the rebellious northern Tigray region on Saturday, said a diplomat in direct...

African envoys head for Ethiopia as ultimatum expires for assault

African envoys went to Ethiopia to plead for peace on Wednesday, hours before an ultimatum was to expire for Tigrayan forces to surrender or face...

Ethiopian government says rebels have committed ‘atrocities’ during two-week Tigray conflict

Ethiopia’s government on Thursday said rebels have committed “serious crimes” after conflict broke out this month in the northern Tigray region, as US President-elect Joe...

UN warns of war crimes in Ethiopia conflict

The United Nations warned Friday of possible war crimes in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, as the US condemned the massacre of civilians in fighting which the...

Official: United States, allies weighing visa restrictions over abuses in Tanzania election

Thinkstock Photos The United States and its allies are considering actions such as visa restrictions to respond to alleged rights abuses and irregularities in Tanzania’s...