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Bodies Found in River Between Ethiopia’s Tigray and Sudan

A Sudanese official says local authorities in Kassala province have found around 50 bodies, apparently people fleeing the war in neighboring Ethiopia's Tigray region, floating in the river between the countries over the past week, some with gunshot wo...
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US Official Says Getting Vaccines to Africans is ‘Top Priority’

The Biden administration is in the process of delivering 25 million vaccine doses to African countries in a massive effort to help African nations beat the COVID-19 pandemic. VOA's Hayde Adams, the host of "Straight Talk Africa," spoke with Akunna Cook...
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Flooding Kills 7 in South Sudan’s Unity State, Official Says

Authorities in Unity state say at least seven people are reported dead after floods submerged several homes in Mayendit County in recent days. The floods have also displaced about 400 families, officials say. Mayendit County Commissioner Gatluak Nyan...
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Burkina Faso Sees More Child Soldiers as Jihadi Attacks Rise

Awoken by gunshots in the middle of the night, Fatima Amadou was shocked by what she saw among the attackers: children.Guns slung over their small frames, the children chanted “Allahu akbar,” as they surrounded her home in Solhan town in Burkina Faso’.....
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US Military Targets Al-Shabab in Somalia With More Airstrikes

The United States military has confirmed that it carried out another airstrike against al-Shabab militants, its third in less than two weeks. Sunday’s strike was in support of Somali government forces in the vicinity of Qeycad, in the central Galmudug ...
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More Than 700 Saved From Mediterranean This Weekend, Aid Group Says

Rescue ships picked up more than 700 people trying to cross the Mediterranean in makeshift vessels this weekend, mainly off the coasts of Libya and Malta, a migrant aid group said Sunday.The latest figures came as United Nations migration officials re...
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