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Aid coming to north Ethiopia, refugees recount war suffering

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Relief agencies in Ethiopia prepared convoys on Thursday to truck aid into Tigray region, where a month of war is feared to have killed...

United Nations and Ethiopia reach aid pact for war-hit Tigray

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Ethiopia and the United Nations reached an agreement on Wednesday to channel desperately needed humanitarian aid to a northern region where a month of...

UN aid agencies call for ceasefire in Ethiopia, seek $200 million...

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United Nations aid agencies called on Friday for an immediate temporary ceasefire in Ethiopia and the setting up of humanitarian corridors that would enable...

US aid for Ethiopian reform

The US will provide financial assistance to Ethiopia as it pursues political reforms, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s office said during a visit by...

ISS: Humanitarian aid in Nigeria’s north-east – helping or hurting?

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Ten years of Boko Haram’s violence has turned Nigeria’s north-east into a conflict hotspot for aid organisations. These groups help alleviate the symptoms of...

Merkel bolsters support for West African states

Chancellor Angela Merkel promised Burkina Faso and another four West African countries millions of euros in new German aid to fight terrorism in the...

Dire need for food aid in Ethiopia

More than eight million people need food aid in Ethiopia, a five percent rise from last year, due to a surge in violence that...

Multi-million euro French aid for Gambia

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France gave 30 million euros ($34 million) of aid to Gambia as part of efforts to support democratic transition and ensure stability...

South Sudan violence blocking food aid

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Violence in South Sudan is blocking deliveries of food aid needed to stave off severe hunger in some areas, the World Food...

Aid worker held hostage in Nigeria killed

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A medical aid worker held hostage in Nigeria since March was killed by Islamist militants after their deadline expired, government said. Three aid...

Museveni warns against interference as US military cuts loom

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Uganda President Yoweri Museveni warned against foreign interference in the country's politics days after an opposition call for the United States to...

More aid expected for Lake Chad region

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More than $1 billion in fresh aid is likely to be pledged at a donor conference to the drought-plagued region around Lake...

CAR aid worker attacks on the rise

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Armed groups are increasingly attacking aid workers in Central African Republic, obstructing delivery of life-saving supplies to people caught in conflict, the...

UN aid boat attacked

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Unidentified forces attacked a UN aid vessel off the Yemeni port Hodeidah at the weekend and started a fire in the engine...

US aid cuts squeeze African family planning services

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The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception, advice on...

US to review South Sudan assistance

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The United States will review assistance programmes to South Sudan, the White House said, citing frustration with the lack of progress in...

South Sudan aid workers released

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Ten aid workers who went missing in South Sudan last week have been freed from an armed group that detained them in...

Aid workers released in South Sudan

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South Sudan's rebels released seven aid workers detained for nearly three weeks in the Central Equatoria region on accusations of spying for...

More than US$533 million in aid coming to Africa

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The United States will give more than $533 million in humanitarian aid for victims of conflicts and drought in Ethiopia, Somalia, South...

Aid workers killed in Nigeria

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Three aid workers were killed in the north-eastern Nigerian town Rann during an attack by militants on a military facility, a United...

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