Security Forces in Ethiopia Have Killed More than 200 People, Rights Group Says
Tear gas and bullets from security forces have become a regular part of the state’s crackdown in the Oromia state amid the ongoing students protest movement against a government development plan.
The African Union Plans a Trip to Burundi After Its Peacekeeping Plan Fails
Plans to send AU troops into Burundi, with or without the government's consent, began to unravel over the weekend as several African leaders said they would not support the proposal.
Death Toll Rises to 140 in Ethiopia Protests Against Urban Expansion
Student-led protests erupted in November defending the rights of the country's largest ethnic group. As the unrest continues, human rights activists say security forces are carrying out a violent crackdown.
Two Convicted Ethiopian War Criminals Have Been Sheltering in an Italian Embassy for 24 Years
VICE News has received confirmation that two former ministers in Ethiopia's murderous Derg regime are still in the Italian embassy in Addis Ababa, where they've been hiding out since 1991.
South Sudan's President Signs Deal to End Civil War, But Peace Still in Doubt
South Sudan President Salva Kiir has signed the deal a week after refusing to do so, but it's not clear that the pact will actually end his country's bloody conflict.
South Sudan's President Refuses to Endorse Peace Deal as Deadline Passes
The agreement gives President Salva Kiir a majority stake in a transitional government. Rebel leader Riek Machar expressed shock to reporters after learning that Kiir had declined to sign.