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Six Eritreans rescued in Uganda in human trafficking scam

The Ugandan immigration department on Monday said they have rescued six Eritreans who were being trafficked to the East African country. Agnes Igoye, deputy National Coordinator of Prevention of Trafficking in Persons at the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, said the victims wer

Burundi starts COVID jabs; just North Korea, Eritrea remain

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One of the world’s last three countries to administer COVID-19 vaccines started giving out doses on Monday as the East African nation of Burundi launched its national campaign.

Opinion | Ethiopia Is Plunging Into Chaos. It's Time for a New Dayton Peace Process.

Millions are starving; atrocities abound. But there’s still time to turn things around — if we act now.

Hundreds of protesters march through Manchester city centre

Crowds chanted and spoke out following recent events in the Libyan capital Tripoli

Hundreds of protesters march in Manchester to support Eritrean refugees in Libya

Hundreds of protesters marched through Manchester city centre this afternoon to send a defiant message of support to Eritrean refugees in Libya. The demonstration began in Piccadilly Gardens at noon before crowds marched through Manchester to St Peters Square by 2pm this afternoon (October 16).

Travelers from Romania barred from PH

The IATF has barred the entry of travelers from Romania up to the end of the month and has updated its list of “green” countries.

The Surreal Saga of Gitmo; US Rejoins the Human Rights Council; the Taliban Break Promises

The Taliban break promises to women in Afghanistan; Mali moving toward combatant reintegration; the Kafkaesque legal work representing Gitmo detainees. You are reading This Week @UN, summarizing the most pressing issues facing the organization. The information is gathered from UN press briefings, PassBlue reporting and other sources. This week, frozen assets and aid funding contribute ... Read more

US rejoins Human Rights Council

The US on Thursday returned to the UN Human Rights Council, three-and-a-half years after its dramatic walkout — time seized upon by China to assert wider influence. The UN General Assembly elected 18 new members of the UN’s top rights body, with countries starting their three-year council term from Jan. 1 next year. Although member states were chosen in a secret ballot, the election was a non-contest, with 18 candidate countries standing for 18 seats. Beyond the US, the other states elected are: Argentina, Benin, Cameroon, Eritrea, Finland, Gambia, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Montenegro, Paraguay, Qatar, Somalia and the United

Priti Patel could suspend visas from countries that refuse to take back illegal migrants

Pakistan, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Eritrea and Philippines understood to be countries most reluctant to co-operate with Home Office

Ethiopia: Abiy Ahmed Vs Debretsion Gebremichael, former spymasters duel

The conflict that has been raging in Tigray for almost a year has driven more than 400,000 people into famine. A look into the rivalry between Abiy Ahmed and Debretsion Gebremichael

U.S. wins seat on UN rights council, returning after Trump denounced it and quit

The United States won a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council that former president Donald Trump denounced and quit.

In about-face, Burundi receives first Covid vaccines

In about-face, Burundi receives first Covid vaccines

Desert Locust situation update 14 October 2021

English Situation Report on Ethiopia and 8 other countries about Agriculture and Insect Infestation; published on 14 Oct 2021 by FAO

Migrants face tough conditions in Libyan detention after crackdown

Hundreds of migrants in Libya's Ain Zara detention centre live in basic conditions, sleeping on mattresses in the open air after a crackdown that rights groups have condemned.

Eritrea, Burundi, North Korea have yet to start vaccination

Eritrea and Burundi along with North Korea are the only countries that have yet to roll out COVID-19 vaccination campaigns.

Eritrea: Ambassador Isa Ahmed Isa Presents Credential

Asmara, 13 October 2021- Ambassador Isa Ahmed Isa Eritrean Ambassador to Sudan, presented his credentials to the Chairman of the Transitional Military Council of the Republic of Chad, Gen. Mahamat Idris Deby as non-resident Ambassador to that country.