Tag Archives: Ethiopia

22 April 17

Ethiopia: Report says 669 killed in recent violence

A government-backed report says almost 700 people have been killed during violent unrest in Ethiopia since August 2016.

06 April 17

Ethiopia extends state of emergency by four months

The Ethiopian government has extended the country’s state of emergency by four months in a move widely anticipated by critics.

19 March 17

Ethiopia: Rubbish dump landslide kills at least 60

At least 60 people have been killed and dozens more injured in a landslide at Ethiopia’s largest rubbish dump.

13 March 17

German NGO warns of famine risk in Ethiopia

The executive director of German NGO, Menschen für Menschen (People for People), warns that Ethiopia risks enduring another famine in the near future.

06 March 17

Ethiopia accuses Eritrea of failed dam attack

Ethiopia has accused Eritrean rebels of staging an attack on the massive Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.

28 February 17

How long will Ethiopia’s state of emergency suppress dissent?

On February 2, Ethiopia’s communications minister told the Financial Times that the country’s state of emergency had succeeded in suppressing nationwide anti-government protests.

28 November 16

Riek Machar Refused Entry into Ethiopia, Sent Back to South Africa

South Sudan’s exiled rebel leader Riek Machar was allegedly refused entry into Ethiopia on Monday.

10 November 16

Ethiopia Pulls Troops Out of AMISOM

Ethiopia is pulling more out troops from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), raising concerns over an Al-Shabaab resurgence.

03 November 16

Ethiopia’s PM Hands Cabinet Roles to Oromo People in Reshuffle

Ethiopia’s prime minister reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday, in a bid to create a more ethnically diverse body of high-ranking officials.

26 October 16

Somalia: Al-Shabaab Seizes Another Town As Peacekeepers Withdraw

Islamist militant group Al-Shabaab seized control of another town in central Somalia after African Union peacekeepers abandoned the area.


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