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Ethiopia’s Chief of Staff, 3 Others Killed in Amhara Coup Attempt

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia’s chief of staff and at least three other senior officials were killed during a coup attempt by an army general in the northern state of Amhara, state television said Sunday.…

Ruling Party Candidate Declares Victory in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT – Mauritania’s ruling party candidate Mohammed Ould Ghazouani has won an absolute majority of votes in the country’s presidential election, the electoral commission said Sunday.

UPR candidate and former defense minister Ghazouani, 62, won …

Central African Republic Facing Acute Food Shortages

GENEVA – A new report finds nearly half of all people in the Central African Republic are suffering acute food shortages. The latest assessment by the Integrated Food Security Phase Classification, a joint effort by …

Sudan Protesters Hold Night Gatherings to Rekindle Movement

KHARTOUM – As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief on the movement’s latest updates.

Grappling with a power outage, …

Cameroon Truckers Resume Work after CAR Rebels Release Hostages

GAROUA BOULAI, CAMEROON – Truckers from Cameroon are crossing into the Central African Republic again, after the C.A.R. government convinced rebels to release abducted drivers. The truckers provide an important lifeline to the landlocked C.A.R.…