How to Stop Ethnic Nationalism From Tearing Ethiopia Apart

How to Stop Ethnic Nationalism From Tearing Ethiopia Apart

BY ADDISU LASHITEW | First Published in Foreign Policy On Nov. 28, 2020, Ethiopia’s military took control of Mekele, the capital of Tigray region, after a monthlong fight with the Tigray People’s Liberation... Read more »
Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

Amnesty report describes Axum massacre in Ethiopia’s Tigray

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, the large majority men, in a massacre late November in the Ethiopian city of Axum in the Tigray region,... Read more »
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US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

US calls for withdrawal of Eritrean forces in Ethiopia following investigation into massacre

(CNN) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Saturday for the withdrawal of Eritrean and Ethiopian regional forces from the Tigray region of Ethiopia, and an end to killings and human rights... Read more »
Ethiopia offers reward for rebellious leaders of Tigray

Ethiopia offers reward for rebellious leaders of Tigray

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ethiopia is offering a reward of more than $250,000 for information on the whereabouts of Tigray’s rebellious leaders who fled the regional capital Mekele three weeks ago. The state... Read more »
Sudan’s PM meets Ethiopian leader after cross-border attack

Sudan’s PM meets Ethiopian leader after cross-border attack

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan’s prime minister met his Ethiopian counterpart Sunday, as Sudanese forces continued their advances to reclaim territories controlled by Ethiopian militias along the two countries’ shared border. Abdalla Hamdok’s... Read more »
Report: Hospitals in Ethiopia’s Tigray struck by artillery

Report: Hospitals in Ethiopia’s Tigray struck by artillery

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Many of the hospitals in Ethiopia’s conflict-hit Tigray region, outside its capital, have been struck by artillery during the two months of fighting, according to the first humanitarian assessment of... Read more »
Ethiopia Says Seyoum Mesfin Killed by Military After Refusing to Surrender

Ethiopia Says Seyoum Mesfin Killed by Military After Refusing to Surrender

NAIROBI (REUTERS) – Ethiopia said on Wednesday its military had killed three members of the Tigray region’s former ruling party, including former Ethiopian Foreign Minister Seyoum Mesfin. The three Tigray People’s Liberation Front... Read more »
Ethiopia army says 4 key members of Tigray party killed, Sebhat Nega arrested

Ethiopia army says 4 key members of Tigray party killed, Sebhat Nega arrested

AFP – The Ethiopian army says it has killed four senior members of the Tigray region’s ruling party targeted in a military offensive, state-affiliated media reported late Thursday. Those killed included the... Read more »
Death toll from attack in western Ethiopia reaches 222, Red Cross says

Death toll from attack in western Ethiopia reaches 222, Red Cross says

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) -The death toll from a Wednesday attack in the western Benishangul-Gumuz region of Ethiopia has risen to 222 people, a volunteer from the country’s Red Cross told Reuters on... Read more »
Ethiopia Says National Election to Be Held in June

Ethiopia Says National Election to Be Held in June

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA – Ethiopia will hold a parliamentary election on June 5, the electoral board said Friday, as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed seeks to quell political and ethnic violence in several... Read more »