[ENOUGH] Today, the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution to renew the South Sudan sanctions regime and for an arms embargo until May 31, 2019
[Monitor] President Museveni has urged the United Kingdom to drop sanctions on South Sudan because they will not help to resolve the challenges the world’s youngest nation is facing.
[Guardian] Ethiopian Airlines has finalised preparations to resume daily flights to Asmara, Eritrea starting from July 17, 2018, with the most technologically advanced commercial aircraft, the Boeing 787.
[The Herald] Addis Ababa -Eritrea will reopen its embassy in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday July 16, after over two decades of closure.
[Nation] Nyang’oma Kogelo village in Siaya County has come to life as villagers await the arrival of their son, former US President Barack Obama who jets into the country on Sunday.
[Deutsche Welle] Ethiopia has welcomed Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki for his first visit in 22 years.
[Shabelle] The Al Qaeda-affiliated Somalia-based militant group Al-Shabaab was reported to have carried out an overnight attack in the southern strategic city of Baidoa.
[UN News] The Security Council on Friday extended the mandate of the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping operation in Sudan’s Darfur until the end of June next year, but reduced the number of troops deployed in the field with an eye towards the mission’s eventual exit.
[News24Wire] As former US president Barack Obama prepares to return to South Africa – and the continent – for the first time since he left office, ahead of next week’s annual Nelson Mandela lecture, he has paid homage to some of Africa’s best writers.
[HRW] Last week Human Rights Watch released “We are Like the Dead,” a report documenting torture, rape, and other serious human rights abuses in Ethiopia’s notorious Jail Ogaden in the Somali Region.