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: 2,000 charged over violence sparked by pop star's death

Ethiopia: 2,000 charged over violence sparked by pop star’s death

Al- Jazeera About 2,000 people are facing charges over violence that erupted in Ethiopia after the June killing of an iconic pop star from the Oromo ethnic group. Attorney General Gideon Timothewos... Read more »
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Ethiopian PM says singer's death part of plot to sow unrest

Ethiopian PM says singer’s death part of plot to sow unrest

Addis Ababa (AFP) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said Friday that the killing of a popular singer, and subsequent violence that has left nearly 100 dead this week, represented “coordinated attempts”... Read more »
At least 52 Killed in Ethiopia Protests over Musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa Death

At least 52 Killed in Ethiopia Protests over Musician Haacaaluu Hundeessaa Death

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – At least 50 people were killed in Ethiopia’s Oromiya region in protests following the fatal shooting of a popular singer, a regional spokesman said on Wednesday, laying bare... Read more »
Ethiopian migrants head home after brush with death in Mozambique

Ethiopian migrants head home after brush with death in Mozambique

Addis Ababa (AFP) – As the truck travelled south, Yosef Moliso and the other Ethiopian migrants trapped inside its sealed cargo container pounded on the walls for help while struggling to breathe.... Read more »
Ethiopia charges ex-head of military firm METEC with corruption

Ethiopia Defense Force to investigate civilian death in West Gondar

Ethiopian Ministry of Defense said it will investigate the death of eight civilians in West Gondar region. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Defense Forces, General Berhanu Jula told journalists that the... Read more »