Ethiopia police find mass grave of 200 people

Police in Ethiopia say they have discovered a mass grave with 200 bodies near the border between the Somali and Oromia regions of the country. Hundreds of thousands of people have been... Read more »

Ethiopia: What US$280 million can do – Ethiopia

At least 7.9 million people need humanitarian assistance accross Ethiopia because of drought, disease outbreaks, loss of livestock, and displacement due to an upsurge in violence along the border between Oromia and... Read more »

East Ethiopia – The forgotten crisis – Ethiopia

The grazing regions of Oromia and Somali in southern and eastern Ethiopia have witnessed an escalation in inter-ethnic violence in recent months. Since last September, more than one million people have fled... Read more »

Ethiopians Flee to Kenya After Army ‘Mistakenly’ Kills Nine

Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group fled to neighboring Kenya after the military said it “mistakenly” killed nine civilians and injured 12 others in a market town that straddles their... Read more »

Strikes Spread in Tense Ethiopian Region as Tillerson Visits

Strikes protesting Ethiopia’s state of emergency spread across the restive Oromia region ahead of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s arrival for talks with the Horn of Africa nation’s embattled government. The... Read more »

Ethiopia: Conflict Displacement Situation Report (23 January 2018) – Ethiopia

Executive Summary This document has been prepared jointly by OCHA and the National Disaster Risk Management Commission (NDRMC), in partnership with Cluster Coordinators, to provide an update on the situation of populations... Read more »

Ethiopia rehabilitates 86,000 displaced people by regional conflict – Xinhua

ADDIS ABABA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) — Ethiopia has rehabilitated 86,000 people displaced by conflict between Oromia and Somali regional states, an Ethiopian official said on Tuesday. Speaking to journalists, Negeri Lencho, Minister... Read more »

Ethiopia: What’s Driving Clashes Between Ethiopia’s Somali, Oromia Regions?

analysis By Salem Solomon Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region in the Horn of Africa, has displaced thousands of ethnic Oromos, according to Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia’s information minister. The forced relocations are the latest... Read more »

What’s Driving Clashes Between Ethiopia’s Somali, Oromia Regions?

Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region in the Horn of Africa, has displaced thousands of ethnic Oromos, according to Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia’s information minister. The forced relocations are the latest fallout of simmering conflict... Read more »

Ethiopia: Floods Leave Thousands Homeless in Ethiopia

By Adane Bikila in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Addis Ababa — EXTENSIVE flooding has displaced more than 93 000 people in crisis-torn Ethiopia. The Ambeira zone in Afar region, special zones surrounding the... Read more »