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 to violence in... 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 people were arrested... 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 ) – Ethiopia says... 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 the past week.... 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 Ethiopia has displaced... 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 that the Amhara... 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 to needs of... Read more »

Ethiopia reassigns varsity admissions in wake of Oromia-Somali crisis

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Education has made changes to placement of freshmen into universities located in the Oromia and Somali states. The latest move effectively means students from Oromia and Somali regions will... Read more »

Ethiopia Humanitarian Bulletin Issue 39 | 16 – 29 October 2017 – Ethiopia

HIGHLIGHTS The Government and partners developed an ‘HRD Status Update’, highlighting all outstanding Humanitarian Requirements Document Mid-Year Review requirements against revised sector requirements to address new needs since August. Cluster continues providing... Read more »

At least five killed as police fire at protest in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – At least five people were killed in a town in Ethiopia’s restive Oromiya region on Thursday after police opened fire during a protest, witnesses said. Protesters had blocked... Read more »