Friday, 2nd June 2023

Ethiopian Human Rights Commission documents mass civilian casualties

A new report says at least 750 civilians have been killed or executed in Ethiopia's Afar and Amhara regions since July. Both are part of a larger conflict that broke out in northern Tigray region in late 2020.


31 Dec 2017
Scientists in Switzerland have perfected a technique to read ancient, fragile documents without opening them. The work, at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), uses X-ray tomography to scan an entire book, page by page, without even touching it. Stuart MDill has more.
9 Feb 2018
Egyptian activists have created a video archive documenting events that took place during and after the country’s uprising in 2011. Hundreds of people contributed to the 858 hours of footage, which can now be accessed online.
27 Feb 2018
Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja as admitted as evidence documents tendered by the EFCC’s counsel Rotimi Jacobs in the trial of a former governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako.
22 Mar 2018
A suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 26 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year.
22 Jul 2019
Atiku Vs Buhari: PDP tenders 118 cartons of INEC documents, closes case
25 Sep 2019
Babachir Lawal: Court fixes October 16 for ruling on documents from EFCC
30 Sep 2019
Two blasts and a rocket attack have marred the opening of Afghanistan's presidential election. Turnout is expected to be low after the Taliban ordered their fighters to disrupt the vote.
11 Jan 2020
The disclosed emails and messages are yet another embarrassment for the US aircraft manufacturer after two deadly crashes. Employees said they could mislead regulators to get the now-grounded 737 MAX certified.
18 Jan 2020
Maina's trial: Five incriminating documents discovered
21 Jul 2020
The house of representatives has declared Julius Berger unfit to handle major projects in the country.
25 Jan 2021
Medics at the Mamuju Regional Hospital battle exhaustion and the risk of Covid-19 as they race to treat scores of people injured by a devastating earthquake on Indonesia's Sulawesi island. Most of the patients are treated under tents after the hospital's main building was damaged.
28 Jun 2021
The BBC has published sensitive details on UK warships encountering Russian forces off Crimea last week. The documents were found in a heap behind a bus stop.