Mass prisoner release in Ethiopia’s eastern-Somali region

Ethiopia has released more than 1,500 prisoners in its eastern Somali region, government officials said on social media, days after the government declared a state of emergency to try... Read more »

Worsening Ethiopian drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle

Dabafayed – Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopia’s government and aid agencies hope will blunt the worsening toll... Read more »

Ethiopia faces social media blackout after new ethnic unrest

By Associated Press By Associated Press December 12 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Ethiopia faces a social media blackout as clashes intensify between ethnic groups in various parts of the... Read more »

Ethiopia: Ethnic Violence in Ethiopia Leaves Deep Wounds

Photo: J.Jeffrey/DW The Somali woman in the wheelchair pretended to be dead to escape the violence. By James Jeffrey Ethiopia has experienced one of its worst population displacements due... Read more »

Ethiopia: 20 perish in ethnic conflict, over 90 others arrested by the police

Ethiopia says more than 20 people have been killed in a renewed clash between the Oromos and Somali ethnic group in Eastern Ethiopia. Government spokerperson, Negeri Lenco said 98... Read more »

More than 20 killed, 103 arrested in ethnic clashes in Ethiopia

Ethiopian Government Spokesman Negeri Lencho delivers a speech during a press conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on December 2, 2016. ( Minasse Wondimu Hailu – Anadolu Agency ) Read more »

Ethiopian government says renewed ethnic clashes kill more than 20 people

By The Associated Press Sun., Nov. 26, 2017 ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA—Ethiopia’s government says more than 20 people have been killed in renewed clashes between ethnic Oromos and Somalis in... Read more »

Ethnic Violence Escalates in Ethiopia Amidst Shadowy Politics

Displaced Somali at giant camps surrounded by the Kolenchi hills in Ethiopia’s most eastern Somali region. Credit: James Jeffrey/IPS Near the Oromia-Somali Regional Border, Ethiopia: Ethnic animosity unleashed in... Read more »

Ethiopia students abandon varsity education over ethnic tensions

Ethnic tensions in Ethiopia is affecting university education as students from the northen Amhara region have abandoned their studies in the Oromia region. Local media portal, Addis Gazetta, reports... Read more »

Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 40 | 30 Oct. – 12 Nov. 2017 – Ethiopia

HIGHLIGHTS Government and partners continue to respond to the rising needs of conflictinduced IDPs in Oromia and Somali regions, but humanitarian needs surpass available resources. Government and partners responding... Read more »