Category Archives: Judicial

UNHCR Ready to Provide Aid in Tigray as Soon as Access Restored

GENEVA – The U.N. refugee agency reports it is ready to resume its humanitarian operation in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region as soon as the Ethiopian government gives it the green light to go ahead.

Aid agencies have been unable to …

UN Ramps Up Aid as Ethiopian Refugees in Eastern Sudan Top 43,000

GENEVA – U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to review aid operations aimed at helping growing numbers of refugees fleeing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.  More than 43,000 Ethiopians have crossed the border …

Former Niger President Mamadou Tandja Dies At Age 82

The West African nation of Niger is observing three days of national mourning following the death of former President Mamadou Tandja at the age of 82.

The government said Tuesday Tandja died in the capital, Niamey, but no cause of …

Warring Sides in Ethiopia Both Claim They Are Winning

Ethiopia predicted Wednesday it would soon defeat the Tigray People’s Liberation Front in the country’s northern region while the TPLF maintained it had secured military victories in a two-week war that threatened to further destabilize the Horn of Africa.

Army …

Sudanese Opposition Leaders Pledge Commitment to Peace Deal

KHARTOUM – Sudanese rebel leaders who returned to Khartoum this week said they are fully committed to implementing a new peace agreement with the government in good faith.

Al Hadi Idris, chairman of the Sudan Revolutionary Front, an umbrella organization …