Ethiopia:Over 800,000 Displaced People Face Cold and Heavy Rains

[Africa Renewal] Dilla -Over 800,000 internally displaced persons are living without adequate shelter and safe sanitation in Ethiopia, resulting in a worsening humanitarian situation further exacerbated by cold, wet weather brought on by the rainy season.

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East Africa:Ethiopia and Eritrea – Longtime Foes to Come to the Table

[Reporter] Almost twenty years under “no war, no peace” situation, the subsequent governments of Ethiopia and Eritrea are finally coming to the negotiation table to resolve their difference and implement the longstanding Algiers Agreement that has put a stop to the 1998-2000 boarder clash.

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Tanzania:Maasai Clash With Tanzania in Court Over Eviction From Serengeti

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Maasai herders near Tanzania’s famous Serengeti wildlife park have asked a regional court to stop the government intimidating witnesses supporting their legal bid to return to their ancestral land, a lawyer for the community said on Thursday.

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