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Malians March Against ‘Foreign Meddling’ on Independence Day

An estimated 3,000 Malians marched Wednesday through the streets of Bamako on the country’s day of independence from France.Protesters, many of whom were against what they perceive as “foreign meddling,” marched in support of the military government, a…

HRW: Kenya Has Failed to Protect Women, Girls From Abuse During Pandemic

A prominent human rights group has accused Kenya’s government of failing to adopt preventive measures to protect women and girls during pandemic lockdowns and curfews. Human Rights Watch says the government failed to ensure access to health, economic, …

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

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 assistance…

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

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 assistance…

HRW: Kenya Has Failed to Protect Women, Girls From Abuse During Pandemic

A prominent human rights group has accused Kenya’s government of failing to adopt preventive measures to protect women and girls during pandemic lockdowns and curfews. Human Rights Watch says the government failed to ensure access to health, economic, …

French Minister in Mali to Thwart Hiring of Russian Mercenaries

France’s Armed Forces minister arrived in Mali on Sunday to pressure the military junta to end talks to bring Russian mercenaries into the country and push it to keep a promise to return the country to constitutional order in February.Diplomatic and se…