Khartoum (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Sudan on Tuesday launched a coronavirus vaccination roll-out, giving priority to medical workers, state news agency SUNA said.
Journalists should be included in the list of first beneficiaries of COVID-19 vaccination, says NUSOJ
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - The National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) welcomes the news that like many other countries in Africa, Somalia will soon become a recipient of the COVID-19 vaccines and the first COVID-19 vaccination rollout is expected to begin immediately.
New York (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - The United Nations said on Thursday it is "now abundantly clear to all" that Eritrean troops are operating throughout Ethiopia's northern Tigray region and "well-corroborated" reports suggest they are responsible for atrocities.
Mogadishu (Diplomat.so) - Eyewitnesses reported that many Somalis suffer from new symptoms of the emerging coronavirus, which affects most members of the same family, forcing them to receive treatment in the hospital.
Due to human rights and democracy, the EU imposes restrictive measures against 19 Venezuelan officials
Brussels (Diplomat.so) - The European Council today added 19 leading Venezuelan officials to the list of those subject to restrictive measures, due to their role in acts and decisions undermining democracy and the rule of law in the country, or as a result of serious human rights violations.
Nairobi (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - Clean water supplies are running short in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region where a conflict has left infrastructure damaged and looted, equipment stolen and a dam inoperative, a state-run news agency said on Wednesday.
Johannesburg (Reuters + Diplomat.so) - African countries will pay between $3 and $10 per vaccine dose to access 270 million COVID-19 shots secured this month by the African Union (AU), according to a draft briefing on the plan prepared by the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and provided to…
Mogadishu (Agencies + Diplomat.so) - Somalia's Information Minister Osman Abukar Dubbe on Tuesday denied claims that hundreds of Somali soldiers have been killed while fighting alongside the Ethiopian army against the Tigray People's Liberation Front.
Washington (Agencies + Diplomat.so) - President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to be the next Director of National Intelligence has said she intends to release an unclassified report to the United States Congress on the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.