The Ethiopian government and Tigrayan rebels on Tuesday accused each other of blocking a humanitarian aid convoy carrying emergency supplies for a starving population in the northern region. This, the AFP news agency reports, after Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s government earlier announced “an indefinite humanitarian truce effective immediately”, saying it hoped to help hasten delivery of emergency aid into the Tigray region, where hundreds of thousands face starvation. To read the full article visit the News Blog page on the Future Media website.