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Ethiopia. US calls for release of those arrested during state of emergency

Ethiopia. US calls for release of those arrested during state of emergency

US State Department spokesman Ned Price has welcomed the lifting of the state of emergency in Ethiopia and called on authorities for the release of detainees. According to the spokesperson, the lifting of the state of emergency was “another important step” by the Ethiopian government paving the way “for a …

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Somalia: Mogadishu hit by gunfire and explosions

Somalia: Mogadishu hit by gunfire and explosions

Several police stations and security checkpoints in Mogadishu, the Somali capital, were attacked early on Wednesday, officials and militants said. It comes as the nation prepares for a much-delayed presidential election. Internal Security Minister Abdullahi Nor accused Al Shabaab militants of carrying out the attack. Al-Shabab spokesman, Abdiasis Abu Musab, …

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Tanzania: President Samia announces the construction of the country’s own vaccine factory

Tanzania: President Samia announces the construction of the country's own vaccine factory

The Tanzanian president has announced that the country plans to produce its own vaccine against coronavirus and other diseases in the country. During a visit to European Union Council President Charles Michel in Brussels, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan said the country was also aiming to export vaccines to countries …

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Uganda: police urges not to report them adultery cases

Fred Enanga

Police officers, who arrest and detain anyone suspected of having sexual intercourse with a married person, will face disciplinary courts, Dailymonitor reports, quoting Ugandan police spokesperson Fred Enanga, as saying. Police spokesperson Fred Enanga said it is not criminal to have sexual intercourse with married people and that the police …

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Ethiopia: end of ties between Tigray Muslims and Ethiopian Islamic body

Ethiopia: end of ties between Tigray Muslims and Ethiopian Islamic body

The Tigray region’s top Islamic council announced that it has severed ties with the country’s umbrella body – the Ethiopia’s Islamic Affairs Council. This comes days after Tigray’s Orthodox religious leaders announced they had cut ties with the Ethiopian Orthodox church to establish their own synod. Muslim leaders say they …

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