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184,000 Displaced in West Darfur Need Food, Shelter

More than 180,000 people who were displaced during recent fighting in Sudan’s Darfur region are in dire need of food, shelter and other assistance according to the International Displacement Monitoring Center (IDMC).The Switzerland-based organization c…

Influential South Sudan Chiefs Warn of Conflict Over Land Grabs

Ten traditional chiefs from South Sudan’s Central Equatoria state have demanded the state government stop a campaign of illegal land grabs and are threatening the use of force unless officials intervene.In an open letter dated February 10 and addressed…

Amnesty Report Describes Axum Massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, mostly men, in a late November massacre in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Amnesty International says in a new report, echoing the findings of an Associated Press story last week and ci…

Guinea Receives Ebola Vaccine, Neighbors Prepare

West African countries are taking steps to prevent a regional outbreak of Ebola after the deadly virus killed at least five people in Guinea. As Guinea launched an Ebola vaccination drive Tuesday, after an outbreak in the West African nation’s souther…