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 protest to run... 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, Ethiopia on July... 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 spying on them.... Read more »