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Ethiopian govt and Tigray rebels ready for peace talks after AU meeting in South Africa

By AFP Ethiopia’s government and rebels from the country’s Tigray region said Wednesday they were ready to attend peace talks after the African Union invited both parties to negotiations in South Africa. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s national security adviser said the government had “accepted this invitation” while the leader of rebel-held Tigray said they were

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Trump vows to end Africa’s ‘vicious, violent’ conflicts

PRESIDENT of the United States, Donald Trump, says he is on a mission to achieve global peace especially peace on the African continent. In comments made to journalists on the sidelines of a North America Treaty Organization (Nato) summit in Brussels, Trump stressed that Africa’s problems were so complicated that only few people could understand

Half of South Sudanese hungry, as famine looms again

“The situation is deteriorating with each year of conflict as more people lose the little they had. “We are alarmed as the lean season when the harvest runs out is expected to start this year much earlier than usual,” said Adnan Khan, World Food Programme (WFP) country director. NEARLY half of the population in war-torn