After heavy artillery strikes on Saturday, the federal government claimed the city of Mekelle was now under its control, but there was no way to independently confirm the assertion.
Acting Defense Secretary Christopher C. Miller met with troops and commanders in the region as turmoil bedevils the nation with approaching elections and an enduring threat from the Shabab.
In several countries, entrenched leaders are taking advantage of coronavirus restrictions and a world distracted by the pandemic to clamp down hard on prominent political opponents.
He also held ambassadorial postings in Liberia and Australia and, as director general, helped diversify the elite, mostly white Foreign Service.
The owners of the two rings, which were found in a backpack in the Mediterranean, survived the capsizing of their vessel as they crossed from Libya to Europe.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said that a deadline for the region’s dissident leaders to surrender had lapsed. The conflict threatens to destabilize the entire Horn of Africa.
The officer’s combat death came as President Trump considers pulling back on American operations in the region.
The African crested rat gnaws on poisonous tree branches, then grooms its noxious spittle into its fur.
Anna Getaneh opened African Mosaique almost four years ago in a home her father had built where she spent some of her childhood years.
Representing Nelson and Winnie Mandela among many others, Ms. Jana fought for equality in South Africa both in and out of the courtroom.
Chelsea’s recent match against Rennes in the Champions League was a rare meeting of Black goalkeepers on club soccer’s biggest stage. The hard question is: Why?
Ahmad Ahmad, the president of one of FIFA’s six regional confederations, was accused of abusing his office, mishandling funds and trading in gifts.
Two days after police took him into custody, presidential contender Bobi Wine resurfaced on Friday in court where he was charged with flouting coronavirus rules and released.
Shepherd Bushiri, the founder of a megachurch in South Africa, fled to his home country, Malawi, amid fraud and money laundering charges, leaving the two nations to argue over his fate.
One of the detained presidential candidates, the popular musician-turned-lawmaker Bobi Wine, was accused of breaking coronavirus restrictions at campaign rallies.
Three people died and 38 were injured in demonstrations that broke out after officers arrested Bobi Wine, a popular musician seeking the presidency in next year’s election.
The disease killed at least 55 people in an outbreak that began June 1, the 11th bout of Ebola to strike the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The president of the Confederation of African Football, Ahmad Ahmad, and another top official face questions about revisions to a multimillion-dollar television deal.
An elite commando unit supported by U.S. forces could fall apart, officials say, leaving the country more vulnerable to the Shabab and other terrorist groups.
Blocked roads, cut communications, intensifying combat: Aid groups say they stand ready to help people caught in the Ethiopian fighting, if only they could.