Sudan TribuneUN envoys accuse South Sudan's warring parties of committing sexual violenceSudan TribuneOver 1.8 million people, she said, have been displaced with 1.3 million internally and another 453,000 to neighbouring countries of Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan. Around 4 million, she added, are facing serious food insecurity unless the warring ...South Sudan sexual violence 'rampant,
The GuardianAddis Ababa's monorail project keeps Ethiopia on track for transformationThe GuardianThe edifices are there to prop up Africa's first light rail system, an arresting sign of Ethiopia's progress since the dark days of famine and military rule (pdf) in the 1980s. The government hopes the project, funded and built by China, will be ...
The GuardianEthiopia's'African tiger' leaps towards middle incomeThe GuardianIt is now three decades since Ethiopia experienced the infamous famine that cost the lives of more than a million people. The tragedy prompted the BBC's Michael Buerk to describe it as “a biblical famine in the 20th century” and “the closest thing to ...
Sudan TribuneUN pledges $10 million for South Sudanese refugees in SudanSudan TribuneOctober 22, 2014 (KHARTOUM) - The United Nations high commissioner for refugees Antonio Guterres and UN secretary-general's humanitarian envoy, Abdullah al Matouq, have launched an appeal for help to Sudan describing the humanitarian situation in ...Ethiopia: EU increases humanitarian funding for refugees
BBC NewsRemembering Ethiopia's famine 30 years onBBC NewsThirty years ago the BBC broadcast the first television reports of a devastating famine in Ethiopia. Up to a million people died in the disaster, but the reports prompted a huge international response, including the Live Aid concert in aid of victims ...How a Report on Ethiopia's'Biblical Famine' Changed the WorldNBCNews.comE
Sudan TribuneSouth Sudan admits summoning its ambassador from Addis AbabaSudan Tribune“He is claimed to have leaked sensitive and classified diplomatic information to the rebels,” a source who spoke on condition of anonymity told Sudan Tribune on Tuesday. Meanwhile, sections of the Nuer community in Ethiopia have expressed fears that ...and more »
The GuardianEthiopia, 30 years after the famineThe GuardianThe millionaire magnate, who has gone into the local wine business with Bob Geldof, mused on the new Ethiopia: “Most of the people need first security, second food … and democracy after that.” An hour's drive away stand the corrugated iron watchtowers ...Ethiopia: Critical Infrastructure projects keeps on track for Africa's .
BBC NewsEthiopia: The famine report that shocked the worldBBC NewsIt is 30 years since Ethiopia was in the grip of one of the worst famines to ever hit the country. Shocking pictures filmed by a BBC News team sparked a global effort to raise funds to help. Former minister Dawit Giorgis was in charge of relief work ...and more »
Wall Street JournalSouth Sudan's Warring Factions Agree to Talks Mediated by TanzaniaWall Street JournalThe intraparty talks are intended to complement the peace negotiations being mediated by the regional Inter Governmental Authority for Development in Ethiopia, according to Eemeli Isoaho, a project officer with Crisis Management Initiative.South Sudan sexual violence 'rampant,' two-y
IBNLiveKenya: 5 Suspected Bombers KilledABC NewsKenyan and Somali soldiers killed five suspected Islamic extremist bombers attempting to cross into the country from Ethiopia in a car laden with explosives and six suicide vests, a Kenyan military spokesman said Sunday. Bogita Ongeri said authorities ...Suspected Militants From Al Qaeda-Linked Terror Group Try to Enter Kenya With ...TheBlaze.co