Tag Archives: Ethiopia

23 October 18

Ethiopia signs peace deal with ONLF rebel group

Ethiopia has signed a peace deal with rebel group, the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), after 34 years of insurgency in the country’s eastern Somali Region State.

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19 October 18

Ethiopia releases 1,174 detainees held over Addis Ababa violence

Authorities in Ethiopia have released more than 1,100 people arrested over violent protests in and around the capital of Addis Ababa in September.

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15 October 18

Eritrea and Ethiopia start trading over newly open border

After 20 years of bitter conflict, the border between Eritrea and Ethiopia is officially open for business and merchants are trading freely across the former war zone.

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09 October 18

Ethiopia: Rights body calls for army deployment following ethnic violence

Ethiopia’s national human rights commission is calling upon the government to deploy national defence forces in areas recently hit by an uptake in ethnic violence.

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03 October 18

Ethiopia: Dozens killed in latest round of ethnic clashes

At least 44 people were killed in western Ethiopia over the weekend in clashes between rival ethnic groups.

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02 October 18

Ethiopia: 5 charges with terrorism over PM assassination attempt

Five people in Ethiopia have been charged with terrorism for trying to kill Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in a grenade attack during a rally in June.

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27 September 18

Ethiopia: Thousands arrested in Addis Ababa following ethnic clashes

Security forces in Ethiopia have arrested thousands of people following ethnic clashes in the capital, Addis Ababa.

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20 September 18

Eritrea and Ethiopia sign fresh peace accord in Saudi Arabia

Eritrea President Isaias Afwerki and Ethiopia Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed have signed a fresh peace accord in the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah.

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18 September 18

Ethnic violence is rising through Ethiopia, staining its ‘new era’ in blood

The impact of Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed’s short time in office has been celebrated as a new era for the politically troubled nation. He took office at a time when tensions between the country’s largest ethnic groups and the
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17 September 18

Ethiopia: Several people killed in ethnic clashes near Addis Ababa

Ethiopian officials have confirmed several people were killed over Saturday night during ethnic violence in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.

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