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Colombian ex-military officers admit role in killing 120 civilians and other stories

Today we look at a public hearing in Colombia’s False Positives scandal, acute food insecurity and drought in the Horn of Africa, and more

South Korean workers strike for secure employment and public services and other stories

Today we look at the strike for secure work and public services in South Korea, the TPLF’s advances in Ethiopia and airstrikes by the government, and more

With historic win in elections, Ethiopia’s Abiy Ahmed consolidates power

Despite the numerous shortcomings, the participation of 46 political parties in an election with a voter registration of 78% and voter turnout of above 90%, was a major milestone in Ethiopia’s democratization

No polls in war-hit Tigray as Ethiopia holds parliamentary elections & other stories

Today’s episode looks at parliamentary elections in Ethiopia, protests in Palestine and cuts to unemployment benefits in the US

UN calls for investigation into Tigray war citing rights violations and other stories

Today we take a look the UN’s call for an investigation into Ethiopia’s Tigray region, a campaign to boycott Amazon, the ongoing Covid-19 vaccine development efforts in Cuba, and the declaration of an end of absolute poverty in China

Ethiopian refugees in Sudan Sudan struggles to cope with refugees of war in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

As many as 43,000 refugees crossed over from Tigray into Sudan during the two-and-a half week-long military conflict between November 4-28. They are mainly in the El Gedaref and Kassala States

What is happening in Ethiopia?

Hundreds have reportedly died and the fighting has now spilled across the country’s national borders into neighboring countries.

As conflict in Ethiopia continues, observers fear return of repressive state

Soon after coming to power in 2018, prime minister Abiy Ahmed had opened up the political space by freeing political prisoners and allowing other political parties to operate freely. The war in Tigray may lead to a reversal of these gains

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