Ethiopia falls into violence a year after leader's Nobel peace prize win

Ethiopia falls into violence a year after leader’s Nobel peace prize win

Ethiopia faces a dangerous cycle of intensifying internal political dissent, ethnic unrest and security crackdowns, observers have warned, after a series of protests in recent weeks highlighted growing discontent with the government... Read more »
How Hachalu Hundessa's murder reveals Ethiopia's political divide

How Hachalu Hundessa’s murder reveals Ethiopia’s political divide

Al- Jazeera Firaol Ajema and his friends, dressed in black T-shirts, have been meeting each afternoon in recent days to listen to the music of Ethiopian pop star Hachalu Hundessa, also known... Read more »
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Ethiopia's Parliament passes gun control law

Ethiopia’s Parliament passes gun control law

nazret.com – Ethiopia’s Parliament passed gun control legislation aimed at tackling the surge in ethnic violence threatening the government of Abiy Ahmed. Since Abiy came to power, ethnic violence has increased in... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Five arrested for attack on mosques in northern Ethiopia

Five people suspected of burning down four mosques in Ethiopia‘s Amhara region have been arrested, a regional spokesman said, as rising inter-communal and ethnic violence threatens political reforms initiated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Rising misery as Ethiopia struggles to stem ethnic tensions

AFP – More than a year after his house in southern Ethiopia was razed to the ground, his coffee plantation destroyed and cattle stolen, Teketel Memheru is still too terrified to return... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia PM presses plan to return displaced people after violence

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Prime Minister on Thursday pursued a plan to return displaced people to their homes following ethnic violence, meeting communities who recently went home, as relief workers voiced fears... Read more »