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Morocco News Gazette

US: Ethiopia, Tigray Actors Can Avoid Sanctions by Ending Conflict

NAIROBI — The U.S. government is urging the Ethiopian government, rebel group Tigray People’s Liberation Front, and other warring factions to end the conflict in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region and allow humanitarian aid to reach millions in need of ...

Sudan Blames Failed Coup Attempt on Bashir Loyalists

A coup attempt thwarted in Sudan Tuesday was planned by military and civilian operatives associated with former President Omar al-Bashir, the country’s prime minister said in a televised statement."What happened [was] an orchestrated coup by factions i...

Cameroonians Call for Cease-Fire in Conflict Zones on Peace Day

YAOUNDE — For this year's U.N. World Peace Day (September 21), thousands of Cameroonians have called for a cease-fire between the military and separatists. People who marched in several cities and towns said they were tired of burying civilians caught ...

Cameroon Repatriates Nigerian Ex-Fighters, Family Members

YAOUNDE — More than 850 former Boko Haram fighters and their family members who escaped from the jihadist group to Cameroon have left northern Cameroon for Nigeria. Nigerian authorities say they are taking the former militants to Nigerian disarmament c...

‘I Just Cry’: Dying of Hunger in Ethiopia’s Blockaded Tigray

NAIROBI — In parts of Ethiopia’s Tigray region, people now eat only green leaves for days. At a health center last week, a mother and her newborn weighing just 1.7 pounds died from hunger. In every district of the more than 20 where one aid group works...

Africa’s COVID-19 Cases Surpass 8.13 Million: Africa CDC

ADDIS ABABA, The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa reached 8,134,511 as of yesterday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.The Africa CDC, the specialised healthcare agency of the African Union, i...