Fighting has escalated between Ethiopia's national army and rebels from Tigray, days after Addis Ababa launched a new major offensive in the restive northern region.
The United Nations says Mozambique has rescued a number of children who had been abducted by the al-Shabab terrorist group to be forcefully recruited as child soldiers.
The United Nations has denounced Ethiopia’s decision to expel seven UN officials from the country amid increasing international criticism over the dire humanitarian situation in the restive region of Tigray.
Sudan’s army says it has warded off an attempted incursion by Ethiopian forces into its territory, amid border tensions between the two African countries.
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian underlined the significance that the new Iranian administration attaches to Africa in its foreign policy.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has denounced the “shocking inequity” in the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, urging the Western governments to put a halt to booster doses until at least the end of the year.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,024,502 as of Sunday morning, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
At least 30 civilians in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been killed in a weekend massacre in the restive northeast of the Central African nation, local officials said.
Some 7,000 schools in Ethiopia’s war-torn Tigray region have been damaged in fighting in the East African country, and nearly 1.5 million students are unable to attend school, the Ethiopian education minister has said.
Millions of Muslims across the world observe Ashura, which commemorates the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the third Shias’ Imam and the grandson of Prophet Mohammad (Blessings of God upon him and his progeny).