East Africa

Diplomacy: Chinese foreign minister arrives in Ethiopia

Wang Yi in Ethiopia

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa for an official visit as battle between federal troops and rebels escalates in the north. Mr. Wang has been welcomed by Ethiopian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Demeke Mekonnen. Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of #Ethiopia, H.E. …

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Backed by Congolese army, Uganda launches air strikes against rebel group ADF

Uganda launches air strikes against rebel group ADF

The Ugandan army has launched joint air and artillery strikes against the rebels of the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, BBC News reports. Uganda People’s Defence Forces Spokesperson Brigadier General Flavia Byekwaso has confirmed this via her official twitter account. She said that the …

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