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Trapped in Ethiopia’s Tigray, people ‘falling like leaves’

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NAIROBI, Kenya — The plea arrived from a remote area that had so far produced only rumors and residents fleeing for their lives. Help...

Ethiopia hints at Tigray military move; cease-fire in doubt

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia’s government says its military could re-enter the capital of its embattled Tigray region within weeks, calling into question the unilateral...

Eritrean forces withdraw from key towns in Ethiopia’s Tigray

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Soldiers from Eritrea have withdrawn from three key towns in Ethiopia’s Tigray region a day after Tigray fighters took control of...

‘Like a hell’: Ethiopia airstrike survivors recall massacre

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Maerg was serving customers at his cafe in Ethiopia’s Tigray village of Togoga when the military airstrike occurred, filling the...

Up to 900,000 in Ethiopia’s Tigray face famine, US says

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NAIROBI, Kenya — The United States estimates that up to 900,000 people in Ethiopia’s Tigray region now face famine conditions amid a deadly conflict,...

As virus surges in Uganda, hospitals accused of profiteering

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KAMPALA, Uganda — As he struggled to breathe earlier this month, Dr. Nathan Tumubone was tormented by thoughts of hospitalization as a COVID-19 patient....

Aid group MSF ‘horrified’ as colleagues murdered in Ethiopia

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NAIROBI, Kenya — The medical charity Doctors Without Borders says it is “horrified by the brutal murder” of three colleagues in Ethiopia’s Tigray region,...

Police: 17 soldiers dead when helicopter crashes in Kenya

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NAIROBI, Kenya — A police official in Kenya says 17 soldiers have died when the helicopter they were travelling in for a training exercise...

Southern African leaders agree to send troops to Mozambique

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JOHANNESBURG — A summit of southern African leaders has agreed to send a regional military force to Mozambique to help that country battle its...

Kipruto, Cheruiyots left out of Kenya Olympic team

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto and world 1,500-meter titleholder Timothy Cheruiyot missed out on Kenya's provisional team for the Tokyo Games...