News Highlights:  Somali President visits Eritrea, Over 10.000 returned to Libya by coastguard in 2022, ECHR ruling against Greece 

In this week’s News Highlights: Somali President visits Eritrea and Somali soldiers trained there; EHRC publishes first annual report; UNOPS and Ethiopia agree on first reconstruction plan in Tigray; UNOCHA reports on women affected by conflict in Ethiopia; Pro-democracy groups in Sudan sceptical towards al-Burhan’s promises; NGO calls for stop to harassment of Christians  in Sudan; UNMISS chief calls for stability in South Sudan; UNHCR and IOM update on refugees in Libya, over 10.000 returned this year; ECHR rules Greek authorities acted unlawfully during 2014 boat disaster; Lampedusa centers in crisis; Frontex warns of more migration due to food crisis; European Commission and Morocco agree to cooperate against smuggling; UN releases report on children in armed conflict; and UNHCR says that the protection of refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic was inadequate.

News Highlights: Journalists in danger in the Horn, Frontex director resign after accusations, Deaths at sea rise in the Mediterranean

In this week’s News Highlights: TPLF states a general was murdered in Ethiopian federal prison; Somali region of Ethiopia has not seen rain since 18 month; Dozens of resistance committees members arbitrarily held in Sudanese jail; Al-Shabaab strikes on Somalian African Union base; Ethiopia as ‘worst jailers of journalists’ on the continent; Video allegedly shows abuses by the Ethiopian army towards ethnic Tigrayan boy; US Chargé d’Affaires calls for an immediate protection of journalists in South Sudan; New investigation strategy on crimes against humanity by the ICC in Libya; Eritrean refugees detained and pushed back by Egyptian authorities; Frontex director resigns after accusations of illegal pushbacks; UNHCR calls for urgent state action as deaths at sea rise in the Mediterranean; 547 migrants and refugees crossing the Channel in two days; Migrant and refugee camp attacked in Paris; Erdogan’s project of voluntary return for one million Syrian refugees; public seminar on Libya at the European Parliament; Alleged human trafficking network dismantled in North Wales; 20th World Press Freedom Index reveals ‘polarisation’ of journalism.

Horn/News Highlights: Rain remains absent in the Horn, UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda criticised, Human trafficking in Cyprus on the rise

This week, the Horn and News highlights are sent out in a combined format on Wednesday. In this week’s Horn and News Highlights: Conflict renewed in Oromia special zone of the Amhara region; Horn of Africa faces fourth consecutive crop failure;$300 million grant approved by the WB to finance reconstruction in Ethiopia; MSF staff member killed in South Sudan; Boat sinking leaves 6 dead and 29 missing off Libyan coasts; Migrants and refugees in Tunisia ask for evacuation through sit-in outside UN Office; Cigarette plant using refugee forced labourers dismantled in Italy; New UK plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda for processing widely criticised; Migrant and refugee collective takes control of office building in Paris; Large building of migrants and refugees evacuated in Brussels; Human trafficking on the rise in Cyprus; Number of entries in Europe highest since 2016, says Frontex; Seventy-third session of the Committee against Torture of the OHCHR.