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  • Angola: Elections 2022 - Indifferent Reception for President Lourenço in Malanje August 13, 2022
    [Maka] Who writes the campaign speeches for the Angolan President? A statistician? For a couple of hours on Wednesday, João Lourenço stupefied would-be MPLA supporters at a campaign rally in Malanje with a stuttering list of his government's 'achievements' over the past five years, doing nothing to inspire confidence in MPLA's ability to deliver on […]
  • Angola: How Angola is Training Nurses to Support Safe Birth During Emergencies August 13, 2022
    [UNFPA] Namibe -- "Working with women, my biggest challenge is to bring knowledge, because those who do not have knowledge will not be able to do anything. Those with knowledge already know what to do during pregnancy," said Carolina Manuel Sousa, 42, a third-class midwifery nursing technician in Namibe province, Angola.
  • Rwanda: Blinken's Delicate Mediation Between Rwanda and DR Congo August 13, 2022
    [DW] While in Congo's capital Kinshasa, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken chose cautionary words to set the tone for the sensitive talks with President Paul Kagame on Thursday in neighboring Rwanda, the last stop on his trip. After meeting with his Congolese counterpart, Christophe Lutundula, and President Felix Tshisekedi, Blinken said the US sought […]
  • Congo-Kinshasa: Crisis Highlights UN's Shortcomings August 13, 2022
    [DW] After weeks of deadly protests against the UN peacekeeping mission in Congo, MONUSCO, Mathias Gillmann, the mission's spokesman, has been declared persona non grata in Congolese territory.
  • Rwanda: Rwanda, U.S. Biotech Firm in Joint Effort to Address Biosecurity Challenges August 12, 2022
    [New Times] The government has entered into a partnership with American Biotechnology Company, Ginkgo Bioworks, in a bid to develop new biosecurity capabilities in Rwanda.

Ethiopia

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  • PM Abiy Inaugurates Dire Dawa Free Trade Zone August 14, 2022
    [ENA] Addis Ababa -- Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has today inaugurated the Dire Dawa Free Trade Zone, which is believed to improve Ethiopia's entire economy by boosting the import and export trade of the country.
  • Somali Civilians 'Massacred' By Afar Militia August 14, 2022
    [Shabelle] The armed militia from the Afar region attacked Andhufo town, the latest flare-up in a local boundary dispute that adds to broader tensions in Ethiopia.
  • Trials At Peace in Violence-Ravaged Metekel August 12, 2022
    [Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- A conflict hotspot in the Benishangul-Gumuz region, Metekel has seen an escalation of violence since 2020 that has resulted in mass displacements, indiscriminate killings, and property damage. The first attack in September 2020 left scores dead; displacing over 300, according to accounts by the then woreda administrator.
  • Ethiopia in Position 'To Protect Airspace From Any Attack' - Air Force Chief August 12, 2022
    [Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- Lieutenant General Yilma Merdassa, the Commander in chief of Ethiopia's Air Force told state media that the Air Force is "in a position to protect and defend our airspace from any kind of attack."
  • 3rd Round Filling of Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Successful - Premier August 12, 2022
    [Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- The third round filling of Renaissance Dam has been successfully completed, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announced. Speaking on the occasion, PM Abiy assured downstream countries of the Nile, Egypt and Sudan, that when Ethiopia set out to build a dam on the Nile, from the beginning it did not want […]