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 »
6 elephants killed by poachers in single day in Ethiopia

6 elephants killed by poachers in single day in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — At least six elephants were killed in a single day by poachers in Ethiopia last week, wildlife officials said, the largest such slaughter in memory in the East African nation.... Read more »
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Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia PM Abiy under harsh criticism over his silence as 67 killed in unrest

By Simon Marks | New York Times ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia —Weeks after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is coming under harsh criticism over his silence in the face of... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia: At least 17 killed in violence over Sidama autonomy

Al Jazeera – At least 17 people have been killed in clashes between Ethiopian security forces and activists seeking a new autonomous region for their Sidama ethnic group, according to a local... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia’s army chief, 3 other officials killed in renegade general’s coup attempt, government says

By Paul Schemm | Washington Post ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — A coup attempt by a renegade general in one of Ethiopia’s largest regional states resulted in the death of four officials, including the national... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Ethiopia airs voice of alleged coup leader killed in crackdown

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has released a recording of the state militia commander it says led a failed coup attempt last week in which dozens of people, including five top officials,... Read more »
Under Abiy, Ethiopia’s media have more freedom but challenges remain

Asamnew Tsige, Suspected ringleader in Ethiopian Coup Attempt, is Reported Killed

Reuters ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The general suspected of being behind a coup attempt in the Ethiopian region of Amhara has been captured and killed, state media reported on Monday. The suspect, Gen. Asamnew... Read more »
After years of repression, Ethiopia’s media is free — and fanning the flames of ethnic tension

Tension as 11 Killed on Kenya-Ethiopia Border in Water Row

By Jacob Walter Tension is high in North Horr Constituency, Marsabit County after the killing of 11 people following a dispute over a watering point. Two people were also wounded and another... Read more »
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Ethiopian Woman Killed by Her Husband in United States

According to the local news report, Ethiopian decent woman killed by her husband. The Prince William County detectives are investigating a murder-suicide of a couple who were found shot to death inside... Read more »
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Minnesota man among those killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash

ST. CLOUD, Minn. (FOX 9) – A Minnesota man was among the Americans killed on an Ethiopian Airlines flight, which crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday, according to family and friends. They told... Read more »