Horn of Africa

Ethiopia: US citizens urged to leave ‘immediately’ the country

US citizens urged to leave Ethiopia

The US State Department has warned American citizens living in Ethiopia to immediately leave the country as the security situation is worsening. The State Department says Washington had no plans to organise a mass evacuation, as it did in Afghanistan. The US and the African Union have been pressuring the …

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Sudan: General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan to speed up transition process

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

Sudan’s military chief, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, has agreed to accelerate the return to a transitional government following talks with the United States and the United Nations. The UN special envoy for Sudan, Volker Perthes, said the discussions had yielded the outline of a potential deal to reverse last month’s …

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Ethiopia : federal troops to continue fight despite ceasefire calls

Ethiopia federal troops to continue fight despite ceasefire calls

The Ethiopian government has said it will continue its fight against Tigrayan rebel forces, despite growing international calls for a ceasefire. A statement on social media said Ethiopia was fighting an existential war and would not crumble under foreign propaganda. African nations, the European Union and the United States have …

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