Ethiopia: At least 200 civilians, mostly Amharas, killed in Saturday attack, say reports and officials

Ethiopia: At least 200 civilians, mostly Amharas, killed in Saturday attack, say reports and officials

The attack on the town of Gimbi was connected to fighting between government forces and the OLA, according to a statement from the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The EHRC told CNN Monday that the assault has left “scores of people injured, villages destroyed, and entire communities traumatized.” The OLA — which last year aligned … Read more

Tanzania signs natural gas deal with Equinor and Shell | News

Tanzania signs natural gas deal with Equinor and Shell |  News

Agreement marks significant step forward in Tanzania’s efforts to export part of its vast off-shore gas deposits. Tanzania has signed a framework agreement with Norway’s Equinor and Britain’s Shell that will bring them closer to starting construction on a $30bn project to export liquefied natural gas (LNG). The deal announced on Saturday foresees a final … Read more

Prince Charles Rwanda: Clarence House refuses to comment on report that Prince of Wales finds UK’s plan to send migrants to Rwanda ‘appalling’

Prince Charles Rwanda: Clarence House refuses to comment on report that Prince of Wales finds UK’s plan to send migrants to Rwanda ‘appalling’

CNN — Clarence House said it would not comment on what it calls “supposed anonymous private conversations with The Prince of Wales” after British newspaper The Times reported that Prince Charles privately described the UK government’s controversial plan to send asylum-seekers to Rwanda “appalling.” “He said he was more than disappointed at the policy,” The … Read more

OPEC+ agrees on bigger oil-output hikes for coming months | OPEC News

OPEC+ agrees on bigger oil-output hikes for coming months |  OPEC News

The group has finally bowed to months of pressure from major consumers to help ease the pain of high energy prices. By Salma El Wardany and Ben Bartenstein and Grant SmithBloomberg Published On Jun 2, 2022Jun 2, 2022 OPEC+ will increase the size of its oil-supply hikes by about 50%, bowing to months of pressure … Read more

Nearly 15 million people died in first two years of COVID-19 pandemic, new WHO study finds

Nearly 15 million people died in first two years of COVID-19 pandemic, new WHO study finds

A health worker conducts a COVID-19 test on the third consecutive day of mass testing in Beijing, on May 5.Mark Schiefelbein/The Associated Press The first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic has killed nearly 15 million people around the world, a new detailed estimate from the World Health Organization has found. The latest estimate, focusing … Read more

‘The world has not forgotten us’: Nigeria’s Buhari thankful for UN chief’s visit amid war in Ukraine

‘The world has not forgotten us’: Nigeria’s Buhari thankful for UN chief’s visit amid war in Ukraine

Guterres, who is visiting Nigeria for the first time as secretary-general, said he had traveled to Nigeria “to express his solidarity with victims of terrorism,” according to a statement from his office. Buhari received Guterres at the Presidential Villa in the capital Abuja Wednesday, where he expressed gratitude for the UN’s support for the country’s … Read more

OPEC fails to boost output as members face capacity woes | Oil and Gas News

OPEC fails to boost output as members face capacity woes |  Oil and Gas News

Even group leader Saudi Arabia did not increase output by as much as permitted by the agreed quota. By Grant Smith and Julian LeeBloomberg Published On 3 May 2022May 3, 2022 The OPEC cartel — which has struggled for many months to revive oil supplies halted during the pandemic — effectively failed to increase output … Read more

Spain intercepts fishing boat with 3 metric tons of cocaine

Spain intercepts fishing boat with 3 metric tons of cocaine

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police have detained a fishing boat loaded with nearly three metric tons (3.3 short tons) of cocaine south of the Canary Islands, authorities said Sunday. The police intercepted the 20-meter-long (65-foot-long) vessel called the AKT 1 on Wednesday around 300 nautical miles (555 kilometers) south of the Spanish archipelago located in … Read more

Ghana: WWDC 2022 Is Official for June 6 – Expect to See iOS 16, M2, and More From Apple

Ghana: WWDC 2022 Is Official for June 6 – Expect to See iOS 16, M2, and More From Apple

After much speculation, Apple has announced its developer conference, WWDC, will be held in San Jose between June 6 and June 10, with a keynote being held on June 6, where it’s expected to announce iOS 16, macOS 13, and more. Mirroring previous years, the event will be fully remote (opens in new tab), with … Read more