News Highlights: Ethiopian troops executed three MSF workers in 2021 – NYT, Deaths off the Libyan coast, UN says EU has double standards

In this week’s News Highlights: NYT report states Ethiopian troops were ordered to execute three MSF aid workers; WHO Chief calls attention to humanitarian crisis in Tigray; Ethiopian government says it is investigating burning of man in Benishangul-Gumuz; Ethiopia suffering from ‘media fatigue’; UNITAMS concerned over West Darfur; South Sudan’s hunger crisis; 70 migrants and refugees dead off Libya in two weeks; UN concerned over Libyan politics; EU clears path to extend funding for Ukraine refugees; UN Human Rights chief scolds EU over double standards; Cyprus President promises to improve camps; Italy to provide allowance to non-EU migrants; One child refugee in Ukraine every second; Far-right Belgian party proposes to suspend asylum for all non-Ukrainian refugees; UK monthly cheque for people housing Ukrainians raises human trafficking concerns.

Horn Highlights: UN SR says repression in Eritrea continues, Eritrea votes against UNGA resolution to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, No supplies in Tigray

In this week’s Horn Highlights: UN Special Rapporteur says repression in Eritrea continues; Eritrea one of four countries to vote with Russia over Ukraine invasion; OCHA reports to have run out of supplies in Tigray; Eritrean refugees isolated in Ethiopia; Ethiopian PM urges restraint in Ukraine after abstaining from UN vote; Ethio-Sudanese border crossing reopens; Ethiopian journalists publish open letter on press freedom regression; Mekelle university staff unpaid in over a year; 20 people killed in Benishangul Gumuz; UN warns of drought in Ethiopia; Sudan open to Russian Naval Base following Hemedti visit to Russia; UN High Commissioner oral update on Sudan;UN warns of global warming effects in Africa.

Horn Highlights: Ethiopian general vows to eliminate Tigray forces, Eritrean refugees dying in camps, Hemedti meets Ethiopian officials

In this week’s Horn Highlights: Ethiopian general threatens elimination of Tigray forces as tensions build; Witnesses say Somali troops committed atrocities while embedded amidst Eritrean troops in Tigray; Sudan’s Hemedti meets with Ethiopian officials; Eritrean refugees in Tigray dying of preventable causes, says UNHCR; Humanitarian supplies in Tigray critically low; Protests in Sudan continue as demands fail to be met; Ethiopia delays publishing inflation data as inflation hits high point.