At least 44 people were killed in western Ethiopia over the weekend in clashes between rival ethnic groups.
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
Ethiopian officials have confirmed several people were killed over Saturday night during ethnic violence in the outskirts of the capital, Addis Ababa.
At least 40 people were killed in eastern Ethiopia over the weekend by regional paramilitary forces, senior officials said on Monday.
Ten people have been killed over the past few days in violent clashes in the western Ethiopian region of Benishangul-Gumuz.
More than 30 people have been killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ituri province during the latest round of ethnic violence in the country’s northeast.
At least 45 people were killed in South Sudan on Wednesday during an ethnic attack in the central Duk County.
At least 50 people have been killed and more than 50,000 displaced during a week of clashes between Ethiopia’s Oromo and Somali ethnic groups.
On Friday, a group calling themselves the “Mamelodi Concerned Residents” marched against South Africa’s immigration laws in the country’s capital, Pretoria. The protest sparked a wave of looting shops owned by foreign nationals – particularly Somali immigrants – which prompted clashes
South Sudanese gunmen have killed 140 Ethiopian civilians in a cross-border attack, according to the Ethiopian government.