Ethiopia: Oromia region observes shutdown called by opposition

Ethiopia’s Oromia region has been hit by a five-day shutdown called by the main opposition group – the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). The OFC says it has planned the... Read more »

New tax law triggers protests in Ethiopia’s Oromia

OROMIA, ETHIOPIA – JULY 18: An outside view of stores after Ethiopian craftsmen shut down their shops to protest against tax regulations in Holeta of the Oromia Regio,... Read more »

Ethiopia anger ‘a fire under ashes’ amid state of emergency

Ambo – At their campus in the farmland west of Ethiopia’s capital, the students of Ambo University attend lectures, play football and worry about which of their classmates is... Read more »