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An Italian court ruled Friday that an Eritrean accused of being a human trafficking kingpin known as "the General" was telling the truth when he claimed it was a case of mistaken identity.
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on Thursday announced the reopening of his country's eastern border with Eritrea, which has been shut since last year.
Ethiopian military officials say they are moving troops away from the border with Eritrea, months after the former rivals made a surprising peace.
It is difficult to see how the EU can allow its key African migration work to be supervised by Eritrea, writes The Conversation.
The presidents of Somalia and Eritrea have met with Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed to cement regional economic ties as relations warm between the once-rival nations.
The UN Security Council is preparing to lift sanctions on Eritrea after the United States dropped its insistence on prolonging the measures despite a peace deal with Ethiopia, diplomats have said.
For three years, fear and poverty kept Nebyat Zerea from leaving Eritrea to find her husband, until the day last month when the border with Ethiopia reopened and everything changed.
Eritrea's foreign minister has called for sanctions against his country to be lifted as a result of the peace deal with Ethiopia and demanded compensation for the economic hardship.
Ethiopia and Eritrea signed an agreement at a summit in Saudi Arabia, bolstering a historic peace accord between the two former Horn of Africa enemies, officials have said.
Zimbabwean ex-president Robert Mugabe has revealed how his 'adulterous relationship' with Grace began, and the body of Kofi Annan has received a hero's welcome upon landing in Ghana.
The United Nations chief says the world is losing the race with climate change and "this can be a disaster for Africa" and beyond.
An Ethiopian official says Eritrea has partially closed two border crossings that opened this year after the former rivals made peace and restored relations.
The United States wants better ties with Eritrea following this month's lifting of UN sanctions against the Horn of Africa nation, Washington's top Africa diplomat has said.
The UN Security Council voted unanimously on Wednesday to lift sanctions against Eritrea following its thaw in relations with Ethiopia and other neighbouring countries - but it kept an arms embargo on Somalia and a ban on trade in charcoal, a key source of funds for al-Shabaab militants.
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has received Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki and Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed at the airport in Gondar, Ethiopia.
Italy's prime minister has made a rare visit to Eritrea to support its surprising new peace with neighbouring Ethiopia as the international community waits to see what happens next in one of the world's most closed-off nations.
Italy's prime minister is visiting Ethiopia and is awaited in Eritrea after the neighbours and once-bitter rivals made surprising peace earlier this year.
The UN chief Antonio Guterres has hailed a summit between Djibouti and Eritrea in Saudi Arabia, voicing hope in a statement that it would help create "greater peace" in the region.
Leaders from the east African nations of Ethiopia and Eritrea are to sign an agreement in Saudi Arabia as the two countries ease tensions after decades of hostilities
Taking the next step in their dramatic diplomatic thaw, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea have officially opened the border where a bloody war divided them for decades, with emotional residents embracing after years of separation.
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